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13 Reasons For
Samsung Has Good TV Reviews
Based on 23,817 expert and user reviews, Samsung has good reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers.
Three RF Inputs
The Samsung UE78KS9500 has more RF inputs than most of the TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. Most of the recently released 4K and 8K TVs only have between one and two RF inputs, however this Samsung TV has three RF inputs.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
This TV was released just eight months ago, so it is likely to use better technology than some of the older TVs.
Price Drop of £930.00
In the last 22 days the price of the UE78KS9500 has dropped by £930.00.
Supports Smart TV
Like most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs, the UE78KS9500 supports smart TV.
Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500L[plb_3973673_price], or the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price].
Alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at include the Sony KD75ZD9[plb_3860342_price].
Has a Wi-Fi
The UE78KS9500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also have a wi-Fi.
We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LOEWE Bild 7.55[plb_3826826_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE78HU8500L[plb_3973673_price], and the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.
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LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many recently released TVs.
2160p Supported Video Modes
This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Across all the TVs that have been on the market for the last year the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. When compared to other recently released similar spec TVs that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the UE78KS9500's RMS rated power of 70 Watts is one of the highest.
Four Point Two Number of Loudspeakerss
Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UE78KS9500 have between 1 and 11 number of loudspeakerss, including the UE78KS9500 which has four point two number of loudspeakerss.
Three RF Ports Quantitys
Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UE78KS9500 only have between one and two RF ports quantitys, however the UE78KS9500 has three RF ports quantitys.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE78KS9500 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The UE78KS9500 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
7 Reasons Against
We think this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other televisions that were released in the last 12 months. The cheapeast new 4K and 8K TV that we found costs £175 and the most expensive costs £19,999.
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months, the UE78KS9500 is not 3D.
Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UE78KS9500, the UE78KS9500 does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500L[plb_3973673_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UE78KS9500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UE78KS9500 also do not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the LG OLED65G6[plb_3372691_price] which is also higher rated.
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High Running Costs
Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this 4K and 8K TV is A, the UE78KS9500 is one of the less economic to run latest 4K and 8K TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UE78KS9500 is £356.
Very High Annual Energy Consumption
At 307 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE78KS9500 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other new comparable spec TVs. Recently released comparable spec TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 420kWh.
The UE78KS9500 is one of the heaviest TVs that are a similar age to the UE78KS9500 (43.1 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age. The average weight of newly released 4K and 8K TVs is 19kg.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year. 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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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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