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Samsung UE78KS9000

£4,198.99
A huge 78" 4K television, superb for watching sport on
78" 4K No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE78KS9000 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78KS9000 number 220 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 502 in 4K TVs and number 862 across all TVs.
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Poor
65
Good Features
76
15 Months Old
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£275 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £275 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 428 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films on, ranking number 463 in TVs for films.
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Good
92
Excellent

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 76% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Samsung UE78KS9000?

The Samsung UE78KS9000 is 1,744.6mm wide and 1,011.4mm tall. It weighs 44.3kg.

Samsung UE78KS9000 front dimensions

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Samsung UE78KS9000 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 70,672 expert and owner reviews (including 39,029 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £4,198.99 it is more expensive than 95% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The UE78KS9000 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Very Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the Samsung UE78KS9000 of 78" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UE78KS9000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE78KS9000 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE78KS9000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE78KS9000 is more 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 Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78KS9000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE78KS9000 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Four Point One Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE78KS9000 is a four point one loudspeaker television.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE78KS9000 of 60W is in the highest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE78KS9000 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE78KS9000 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE78KS9000 features extended PVR, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE78KS9000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE78KS9000 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE78KS9000 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE78KS9000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Local Dimming

The UE78KS9000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Samsung UE78KS9000 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE78KS9000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UE78KS9000 features Digital Clean View functionality, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Features USB Recording

The UE78KS9000 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UE78KS9000 supports a maximum display resolution of 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 televisions. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Samsung released the UE78KS9000 in May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, the UE78KS9000 is in the most expensive 7% of all 4,021 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on adequate energy prices, we estimate the UE78KS9000 will cost £275 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ue78ks9000txxu, audiolab ue78ks9000, product ue78ks9000, anthem ue78ks9000
Barcodes 08806088312217, 08806088312224, 08806088312491, 08806088312873, 08806088368832

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