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Samsung UE65KS8000

£1,499.99
Trusted Reviews Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 4K TV with good features and a giant 65" display diagonal
65" 4K No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE65KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UE65KS8000 number 23 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 51 in 4K TVs and number 69 across all TVs.
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16 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Good Features
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14 Months Old
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£191 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
77
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%, based on 16 reviews. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk plus one other site. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £191 over 5 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the UE65KS8000 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 65 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films, ranking number 69 in TVs for films as well being average for playing games, ranking number 64 in TVs for gaming.
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How Big is the Samsung UE65KS8000?

The Samsung UE65KS8000 is 1,448.9mm wide and 835.8mm tall. It is 40.8mm thick and weighs 26.4kg.

Samsung UE65KS8000 front dimensions
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Samsung UE65KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this television is one of the most awarded by experts in TVs.

The editors of review websites Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Whatnext.pl all endorse this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of two other expert review sites both thought that this television was very good. This was from Hdtvtest.co.uk and Flatpanelshd.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

The experts at three other expert review sites all decided that this Samsung TV was very good. 01net.com gave this television a "5 Star" award, it received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info and it received an "Award" from Benchmark.pl.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 16 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this TV is 85%. Experts think this Samsung TV is one of the better TVs.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £1,499.99 it is more expensive than 83% of TVs.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The UE65KS8000's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The UE65KS8000 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UE65KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Samsung UE65KS8000 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the UE65KS8000 of only 40.8mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE65KS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE65KS8000 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The UE65KS8000 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE65KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE65KS8000 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE65KS8000 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Timeshift

The Samsung UE65KS8000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE65KS8000 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE65KS8000 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE65KS8000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The UE65KS8000's RMS rated power of 60W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Equalizer

The UE65KS8000 has an equalizer. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UE65KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung UE65KS8000 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE65KS8000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE65KS8000 features Digital Clean View functionality. 97% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The UE65KS8000 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE65KS8000 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE65KS8000 has an ECO mode. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE65KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Motion Control

The Samsung UE65KS8000 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the UE65KS8000 which has four point one loudspeakers.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This TV was released in June 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the UE65KS8000 is one of the most expensive to run televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE65KS8000 is £191.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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08806088240602, 08806088243498, 08806088244150, 08806088249513, 08806088252117, 08806088262321

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