Samsung UN65KS8000
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Samsung UN65KS8000

Trusted Reviews Recommended Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 64.5" 4K TV with not bad features
64.5" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung UN65KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung UN65KS8000 as follows for Summary.
989 Reviews + 9 Awards
Good Features
16 Months Old
£114 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Expert Reviews plus three other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from plus one other site. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of £114 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report product quality, superior picture quality and that it is easy to use.
This Samsung TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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How Big is the Samsung UN65KS8000?

The Samsung UN65KS8000 is 1,445.2mm wide and 835.6mm tall. It is 45.72mm thick and weighs 23.5kg.

Samsung UN65KS8000 front dimensions

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Samsung UN65KS8000 In-Depth Analysis


Nine Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this television is one of the most awarded.

This TV received a "Recommended" award from websites Expert Reviews, Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and all of whom concluded that this television was very good.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both decided that this Samsung television was very good. This was from and who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

The experts at three more expert review sites all thought that this TV was very good. This television received a "5 Star" award from, it received an "Ulitmate" award from and gave it an "Award".

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 16 expert reviews from sites including, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar this TV has an overall expert rating of 85 out of 100.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 973 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is fantastic. 291 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

36 customers who bought the Samsung UN65KS8000 reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report Great Image Quality

29 owners considered that the Samsung UN65KS8000 had good picture quality, 17 customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

14 people who bought the Samsung UN65KS8000 concluded that it was easy to use, 10 people who bought the product thought it was easy to setup and seven people who bought it said that it was easy to use the menus. two owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good interface.

Users Report Great Sound Quality

19 people who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality.

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Five people reckoned that this TV was thin.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

10 customers who bought it thought it had good features.

Customers Report Excellent Design

21 customers said in their reviews that it was good looking and six customers who reviewed it wrote that it was well designed.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

11 customers who purchased it wrote that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report That it is Great for Playing Games On

Three owners agreed that the Samsung UN65KS8000 was great for gaming.

Users Report Good Smart TV Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had great smart functions.

Users Report Good Technical Guidance

Two customers agreed that this TV had good technical guidance.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

11 owners concluded that this TV was good value for money.


Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Samsung UN65KS8000's display diagonal of 64.5" is in the largest 13% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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The UN65KS8000 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range 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 UN65KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN65KS8000 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The UN65KS8000's thickness of only 45.7mm is in the thinnest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Samsung UN65KS8000 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung UN65KS8000 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 TVs. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN65KS8000 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UN65KS8000 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN65KS8000 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UN65KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung UN65KS8000 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN65KS8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The UN65KS8000 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV was released in April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The UN65KS8000 has an average running cost of £114 over 5 years based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 65ks8000
Barcodes 00887276149219

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