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Samsung UE55KS9000

£929.99
55" 4K Curved Jul 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £138.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Features ambient lighting
Has an ECO mode
34 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

TV experts rave about this 4K and 8K TV and have given it five awards.

This Samsung TV was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Trusted Reviews and Expert Reviews, both of which decided that this television was good.

This TV was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review sites Hdtvtest.co.uk and Avforums.com, both of which thought that this television was very good.

This Samsung TV was given a "Best Buy" award by websites Homecinemachoice.com who wrote that this 4K and 8K TV would make a great purchase.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 88 out of 100 based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com.

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UE55KS9000 is £139, which is typical compared to the other 415 recently released TVs.


Other

Released Ten Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since July 2016.


Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The UE55KS9000 features ambient lighting. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months also feature ambient lighting.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE55KS9000 features Digital Clean View functionality. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE55KS9000 features USB recording. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year also feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE55KS9000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Motion Control

The UE55KS9000 features motion control. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs also feature motion control.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE55KS9000 features extended PVR. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year also feature extended PVR.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE55KS9000 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE55KS9000 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE55KS9000 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other latest similar spec TVs.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE55KS9000 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE55KS9000 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE55KS9000 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Display

Not 3D

The Samsung UE55KS9000 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 55" TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE55KS8000 (£750) which is cheaper.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE55KS9000 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung UE49KS8000 (£699.99) which has better reviews; or the UE55KS7500 (£794.99), and the UE55KS8000 (£750) both from Samsung and both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE55KS9000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE55KS9000 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other recently released televisions.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE55KS9000 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The UE55KS9000 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE55KS9000 has a mounting kit, as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE55KS9000 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV have between one and five loudspeakers, including the Samsung UE55KS9000 which has four point one loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 60 Watts, the UE55KS9000 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The RMS rated powers of recently released TVs range from 6W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 29W.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE55KS9000 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other new televisions also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE55KS9000 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE55KS9000 supports timeshift. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE55KS9000 supports internet TV, as do most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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Supports Smart TV

The UE55KS9000 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other new similar spec TVs.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE55KS9000 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

Across all the new 4K and 8K TVs the depths range from 25mm to 100mm. The Samsung UE55KS9000 has one of the thickest depths (93.3 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55KS8000 (£750) (40.8mm and cheaper); or the Samsung UE49KS8000 (£699.99) (42.5mm and higher rated).

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Design

Strong Design

Four owners who bought the Samsung UE55KS9000 thought it was well designed. Website Techradar.com wrote last year “Strong design” in their review of this TV. In the same month website Hardwarezone.com.sg scored it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV “Sensible Smart Hub design, useful universal remote”. Techradar said in their review of this TV “Stunning curved design”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue55ks9000txhwj6500rxuwam5500xu, product series9ue55ks9000, samsung samledue55ks9000s, samsung ue55ks9000txxu, samsung samue55ks9000, certified ue55ks9000t, samsung ue55ks9000ed, audiolab ue55ks9000, product ue55ks9000, anthem ue55ks9000, smart ue55ks9000, ue55ks9000l
Barcodes 08806088211961, 08806088212104, 08806088218076, 08806088234045, 08806088237220

Samsung UE55KS9000 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE55KS9000 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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