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Samsung UE78KS9500

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Samsung UE78KS9500
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A fairly new and huge 4K television, good for playing games
78" 4K No No Sep 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung UE78KS9500 Review

Released 1 year ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung UE78KS9500 number 267 in Netflix recommended TVs.
54
Value for Money
Average
84
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Age
16 Months Old
60
Running Costs
£270 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £270 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
A quantum leap in picture quality<br>quantum dot display
Quantum dot colour
HDR 1000
Ultra black
Peak illuminator ultimate
The smartest TV on the planet<br>3 clicks to your favourite content
Curved screen<br>immersive viewing experience
360 degree design<br>combining the very best in picture quality with incredible design

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 475 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 835 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 831 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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. The price has dropped from £3,999 to £3,200 in the last 54 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 71% 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.

Samsung UE78KS9500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 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

Poor Value for Money

The product has good features and is less than 18 months old but at £3,200.00 it is in the most expensive 2% of televisions.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A, however the UE78KS9500 has an average 5 year running cost of £270 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run TVs.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This television was released in September 2016.

Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Samsung UE78KS9500's display diagonal of 78" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The UE78KS9500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung UE78KS9500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE78KS9500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE78KS9500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE78KS9500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE78KS9500 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UE78KS9500's RMS rated power of 70W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE78KS9500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Netflix

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

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the UE78KS9500 which has four point two loudspeakers.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The Samsung UE78KS9500's subwoofer RMS power of 30W is higher than 92% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features Digital Clean View functionality, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Samsung UE78KS9500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The UE78KS9500 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Features Extended PVR

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

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE78KS9500 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UE78KS9500 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Features USB Recording

The UE78KS9500 features USB recording. 90% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ue78ks9500txxu, product ue78ks9500txxu, panasonic ue78ks9500, audiolab ue78ks9500, anthem ue78ks9500, ue78ks9500lxxn

Barcodes:

08806088314549, 08806088315928, 08806088318806, 08806088345239

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