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Samsung UE78KS9500

£4,450.00
A relatively new but expensive to run 4K television
78" 4K No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UE78KS9500 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78KS9500 number 212 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 479 in 4K TVs and number 907 across all TVs.
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Poor
66
Good Features
78
14 Months Old
23
£356 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A, its running costs of £356 over 5 years are in the most expensive 4% of all 4,375 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
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 very good for watching sport, ranking number 591 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films, ranking number 454 in TVs for films as well being good for playing games, ranking number 381 in TVs for gaming.
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Good
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61
Good

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £3,599 on eBay 4 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 63% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Samsung UE78KS9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 69,963 expert and owner reviews (including 38,398 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Unexceptional Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £4,450.00 it is more expensive than 97% of TVs.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the UE78KS9500 of 78" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE78KS9500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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

The UE78KS9500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UE78KS9500 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features USB recording, unlike 93% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE78KS9500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UE78KS9500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions is 1W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 19W. The subwoofer RMS power of the UE78KS9500 of 30W is moderately high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The UE78KS9500 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE78KS9500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE78KS9500 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Supports Netflix

The UE78KS9500 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This Samsung TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features ambient lighting. 99% of televisions do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE78KS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features voice control, unlike 85% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE78KS9500 features Digital Clean View functionality. 97% of televisions do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UE78KS9500 supports screen mirroring, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

Most televisions have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the UE78KS9500 which has four point two loudspeakers.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Samsung UE78KS9500 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE78KS9500 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE78KS9500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Moderately High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE78KS9500 of 70W is in the highest 1% of all televisions when sorted 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 Wi-Fi

The UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE78KS9500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since June 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, the UE78KS9500 is one of the less economic to run TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the UE78KS9500 will cost £356 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

08806088314549, 08806088315928, 08806088318806, 08806088345239

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