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Samsung UE88KS9800

£15,999.00
88" 4K Ultra HD Direct-LED Curved Jun 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £450.50 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Features Digital Clean View functionality
Has an ECO mode
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review website kuzniewski.pl scored this television 86 out of 100.

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 47,387 owner and expert reviews (including 11,240 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by £1,200 (8%)

There was a cheaper price of £14,799 at Reliant Direct 41 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 78% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 22% chance that the price will actually go back down.

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Expensive

We think this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other new 4K and 8K TVs. The price range of new 4K and 8K TVs is from £175 to £15,999.


Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

This TV was released in June 2016.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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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Not 3D

The UE88KS9800 is not 3D. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs are also not 3D.

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88 Inches Display Diagonal

This is an 88 inches television.

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Performance

Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE88KS9800 features Digital Clean View functionality, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Features USB Recording

The UE88KS9800 features USB recording. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year also feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UE88KS9800 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Extended PVR

The Samsung UE88KS9800 features extended PVR, as do most of the other televisions that came out in the last year.

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Has a Game Mode

The UE88KS9800 has a game mode, as do most of the other new TVs.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE88KS9800 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions that were released in the last 12 months.

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The UE88KS9800 has an ECO mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an ECO mode.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE88KS9800 supports Picture-In-Picture. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months also support Picture-In-Picture.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE88KS9800 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The UE88KS9800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that were released in the last year.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The UE88KS9800 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other new TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UE88KS9800 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE88KS9800 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung UE88KS9800 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other recently released televisions.

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Audio

Four Point Two Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV have between one and five loudspeakers, including the UE88KS9800 which has four point two loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other televisions that were launched around the same time as this television that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the UE88KS9800 of 70 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV is 6W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung UE88KS9800 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The average subwoofer RMS power of recently released similar spec televisions is 23W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 30 Watts, the Samsung UE88KS9800 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS powers amongst TVs of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The UE88KS9800 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE88KS9800 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other latest TVs.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE88KS9800 supports timeshift. Most of the other recently released televisions also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The UE88KS9800 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung UE88KS9800 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The UE88KS9800 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, however the average running cost of the UE88KS9800 is £451 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 3% of all 409 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers audiolab ue88ks9800, anthem ue88ks9800, ue88ks9800lxxn
Barcodes 00003801030023, 08806088314556, 08806088318929, 08806088345246

Samsung UE88KS9800 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung UE88KS9800 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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