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Samsung UE88KS9800

78

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Samsung UE88KS9800

£12,999.00
Samsung UE88KS9800
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A fully featured and fairly new 88" 4K TV, with average running costs and one of the largest display diagonals available
88" 4K No No Jul 2016 A
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Samsung UE88KS9800 Review

With excellent features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Samsung UE88KS9800 number 193 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 401 in 4K TVs and number 669 across all TVs.
84
Reviews
1 Review
52
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Age
18 Months Old
58
Running Costs
£300 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 86%. Hisense televisions also 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £300 over 5 years are in the most expensive 5% of all 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Features USB recording
A quantum leap in picture quality<br>quantum dot display
Quantum dot colour
HDR 1000
The smartest TV on the planet<br>3 clicks to your favourite content
One remote control
Gaming
Smart view
Auto detection
Curved screen<br>immersive viewing experience
360 degree design<br>combining the very best in picture quality with incredible design
360 design

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 395 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 677 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 682 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Samsung UE88KS9800?

The Samsung UE88KS9800 is 1,963.1mm wide and 1,134.7mm tall. It weighs 59kg.

Samsung UE88KS9800 front dimensions
Samsung UE88KS9800 top dimensions
Samsung UE88KS9800 size in context

Samsung UE88KS9800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 86% from kuzniewski.pl. Experts think this television is one of the better televisions.

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Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 109,255 owner and expert reviews (including 50,932 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 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 excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old, however at £12,999.00 it is more expensive than 99% of televisions.

Running Costs

High Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, however the UE88KS9800 is one of the more expensive to run televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UE88KS9800 will cost £300 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since July 2016.

Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The Samsung UE88KS9800's display diagonal of 88" is larger than 99% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UE88KS9800 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all televisions is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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

The UE88KS9800 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung UE88KS9800 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UE88KS9800 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording

The UE88KS9800 features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

The Samsung UE88KS9800 is a four point two loudspeaker television.

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Features Digital Clean View Functionality

The UE88KS9800 features Digital Clean View functionality, unlike 95% of televisions which do not feature Digital Clean View functionality.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The UE88KS9800 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Extended PVR

The UE88KS9800 features extended PVR. 87% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The UE88KS9800 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung UE88KS9800 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UE88KS9800 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UE88KS9800 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS power of the Samsung UE88KS9800 of 30W is higher than 91% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have subwoofer RMS powers of between 1W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UE88KS9800 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UE88KS9800 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The UE88KS9800 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UE88KS9800 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UE88KS9800 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Timeshift

The UE88KS9800 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Samsung UE88KS9800 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UE88KS9800 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UE88KS9800 of 70W is in the highest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UE88KS9800 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. This Samsung TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

audiolab ue88ks9800, cello ue88ks9800tv, samsung ue88ks9800, anthem ue88ks9800, ue88ks9800lxxn

Barcodes:

08806088314556, 08806088318929, 08806088345246

Samsung UE88KS9800

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