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Samsung UE65KS9500

£2,099.00
65" 4K Curved Jun 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £247.00 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Features ambient lighting
Good sound quality
17 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Amongst 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year, this 4K and 8K TV is one of the most highly awarded by experts in televisions.

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

The writers at two other expert review sites both endorsed this Samsung television. The expert at review website Expert Reviews gave this TV a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Homecinemachoice.com.

The writer at one other expert review site thought that this television was good. Pocket Lint gave this TV an "Editor's Choice" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Ten experts from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and whathifi.com have rated this TV on average 91%. That puts this television in the top 16% of all the latest 4K and 8K TVs.

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 47,290 user and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. We also found that Samsung has excellent ratings 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.


Price

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Pricey

We checked 227 latest 4K and 8K TVs and they range in price from £175 to £15,999. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other latest 4K and 8K TVs.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This TV was released in June 2016.


Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The UE65KS9500 features ambient lighting. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also feature ambient lighting.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UE65KS9500 features Digital Clean View functionality, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Features USB Recording

The UE65KS9500 features USB recording. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE65KS9500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE65KS9500 features extended PVR. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also feature extended PVR.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE65KS9500 has a game mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE65KS9500 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also feature local dimming.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is A, based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the UE65KS9500 will cost £247 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 415 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.


Display

Great Picture Quality

Three customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. Website Hardocp.com mentioned “Superb colors and clarity” in their review of this TV. They also wrote “These are graphics options and capabilities you could not” in their review.

Not 3D

The UE65KS9500 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG OLED55E6 (£1,999) which is also higher rated.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Three customers who reviewed the Samsung UE65KS9500 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned last year “It's got a great picture on all sources, is easy to use, with solid sound quality” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year have between one and five loudspeakers, including the UE65KS9500 which has four point two loudspeakers.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 60 Watts, the Samsung UE65KS9500 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs. 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television have RMS rated powers of between 6W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 29W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE65KS9500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG OLED55E6 (£1,999).

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the Sony KD-55XE9305 (£2,395).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE65KS9500 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE65KS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched in the last year also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The UE65KS9500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The UE65KS9500 has a mounting kit. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE65KS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other new similar spec televisions also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The UE65KS9500 supports timeshift, as do most of the other new TVs.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE65KS9500 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE65KS9500 supports internet TV, as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE65KS9500 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions that were launched in the last year also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Design

Good Sound Quality

Four customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Website Hardocp.com wrote “Great picture quality”. Techradar mentioned “Good sound quality”. A few weeks ago expert review site Avforums.com wrote in their Samsung UE65KS9500 review “The Q Smart platform appears well designed”.

One Connect Box is Convenient, Pretty Good Sound Delivery

Two people reckoned that this TV was good looking. Last year Pocket Lint scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “One Connect box is convenient, pretty good sound delivery”. Expert website Avforums.com wrote “The Q Style is attractive” in their review of this TV.

Two customers reckoned that the Samsung UE65KS9500 was well designed. Techradar gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV in April last year “Appealing curved screen design”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue65ks9500txxu, samsung ue65ks9500txzt, product ue65ks9500txxu, samsung ue65ks9500txxc, samsung samue65ks9500, bb ue65ks9500txxc, anthem ue65ks9500, ue65ks9500lxxn
Barcodes 08806088314532, 08806088318653, 08806088318790, 08806088345222

Samsung UE65KS9500 Review Sources

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