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11 Reasons For
Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 23,817 expert and owner reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE65KS8000 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE65KS8000 has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Price Has Recently Dropped by £348.99
The price of the UE65KS8000 has dropped by £348.99 in the last 26 days.
Supports Smart TV
The UE65KS8000 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year also support smart TV.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support smart TV and we think the LG 65UH950[plb_3394080_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV including the Samsung UE65KU6680[plb_3422756_price], or the LG 65UH650[plb_3421696_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The Samsung UE65KS8000 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months also have a wi-Fi.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 65UH950[plb_3394080_price].
It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 65UH650[plb_3421696_price], or the Samsung UE65KU6680[plb_3422756_price].
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year.
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2160p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE65KS8000 have RMS rated powers of between 7W and 120W. The UE65KS8000 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (60 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.
Four Number of Loudspeakerss
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is a four number of loudspeakers TV.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The UE65KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television.
The average depth of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year is 63mm. With a depth of only 40.8 millimeters, the Samsung UE65KS8000 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Sony KD-65XD8599[plb_3301860_price] (44mm) which is also cheaper.
8 Reasons Against
The UE65KS8000 is not 3D. Most of the other latest televisions are also not 3D.
If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the TX-65DX750[pl_3392214_price], or the TX-50DX780[pl_3332672_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 65UH950[plb_3394080_price].
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UE65KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
The price range of recently released 4K and 8K TVs is from £175 to £19,999. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
Only Two Channels Quantitys
The UE65KS8000 is a two channels quantity TV.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most latest 4K and 8K TVs do not feature OLED technology. The UE65KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the OLED55C6V[pl_3372742_price], or the OLED55B6[pl_3349267_price] both from LG is also worth considering.
Only Supports One Video Formats Supported
The UE65KS8000 has a greater number of video formats than most recently released 4K and 8K TVs. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Samsung television. The video formats supporteds H.265 are also supported by this TV.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The annual energy consumptions of new 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. The UE65KS8000 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (164 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec TVs.
The Samsung UE65KS8000 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UE65KS8000 (26.4 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Newly released TVs have weights of between 7.6kg and 59kg, and the average weight is 19kg.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest comparable spec TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Nine Months Ago
Samsung released the UE65KS8000 nine months ago.
Running Costs Are Average
The efficiency rating of this television is A+. The UE65KS8000 has an average 5 year running cost of £190 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 389 latest comparable spec televisions.
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