Samsung UN65KS8500 vs Samsung UN65KS9000

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Samsung UN65KS8500
Samsung UN65KS9000

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
50% higher subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 20WW subwoofer RMS power TV. That's 10W higher than the Samsung UN65KS9000 (10WW). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

One more RF port Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is a two RF port TV, whereas the Samsung UN65KS9000 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

14% lighter Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has a weight of 23.2kgg. That's 3.2g lighter than the Samsung UN65KS9000 (26.4kgg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

$436 cheaper
The Samsung UN65KS8500 costs $1,545.79, whereas the Samsung UN65KS9000 is $1,981.98.
Available from 2 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
2 Reasons For
A bit larger screen size Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has a screen size of 65"", whereas the Samsung UN65KS8500 is only a 64.5"" TV (0.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 60WW RMS rated power TV. That's 40W higher than the Samsung UN65KS8500 (60WW). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 64.5"" TV. That's 0.5" smaller than the Samsung UN65KS9000 (65""). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Significantly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has an RMS rated power of 20WW, whereas the Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 60WW RMS rated power TV (40W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

5 Reasons Against
Lower subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has a subwoofer RMS power of 10WW, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 20WW subwoofer RMS power TV (10W higher). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

Only one RF port Edit
The number of RF ports on the Samsung UN65KS9000 is one, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

3.2g heavier Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 26.4kgg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 23.2kgg heavy TV (3.2g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by $436
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is $436.19 more expensive than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
Less retailers
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is only stocked by 18 stores, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8500 is stocked by 20 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.

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Display

Screen Size
64.5" 65"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting
 Edge-Lit LED
 Edge-Lit LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
240Hz 240Hz
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 165.1cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W
BEST
10W
RMS Rated Power
20W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Ports & Interfaces

Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+

Networking

WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
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 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac

Management Features

On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
OSD Language
3 3

Performance

Processor Core
4 4

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400

Power

Typical Power Consumption
70W 70W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 130kWh
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Maximum Power Consumption
220W
BEST
225W

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
Weight
23.2kg
BEST
26.4kg
Package Weight
33kg
BEST
35.7kg
Weight (with Stand)
23.7kg
BEST
28.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
297.2mm
BEST
414mm
Height (with Stand)
906.8mm
BEST
929.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,442.72mm
BEST
1,442.7mm
Height
830.6mm
BEST
835.6mm
Width
1,442.72mm
BEST
Packaging Height
942.3mm 909.3mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
1,560mm 1,546.8mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
TM1680A Smart Remote Control (TM1680A)
Cable Included
 AC
 AC

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Supreme UHD Dimmng
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