Samsung UN65KS8500 vs Sony XBR-65X850

Samsung UN65KS8500
Sony XBR-65X850

Top Prices

B&H Photo
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BrandsMart USA
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Best Buy
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Walmart
Delivery unknown
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Electronic Express
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In stock (10 available)
Adorama
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onecall
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In stock, only 2 left!

Reasons For

3 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 240HzHz, however the Sony XBR-65X850 is only a 120HzHz motion interpolation frequency TV (120Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Two RF ports Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has two RF ports, however the Sony XBR-65X850 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.

0.9g lighter Edit
Samsung UN65KS8500 is 23.2kgg heavy, but the Sony XBR-65X850 is a 24.1kgg heavy TV (0.9g heavier). 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.

2 Reasons For
Cheaper by $201
The Sony XBR-65X850 is $201 cheaper than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
More expensive by $201
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is $201 more expensive than the Sony XBR-65X850.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is only stocked by 7 retailers, but the Sony XBR-65X850 is stocked by 11 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
4 Reasons Against
Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony XBR-65X850 has a motion interpolation frequency of 120HzHz, however the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 240HzHz motion interpolation frequency TV (120Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Only one RF port Edit
The Sony XBR-65X850 has one RF port, however 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.

Moderately heavier Edit
Sony XBR-65X850 is 24.1kgg heavy, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 23.2kgg heavy TV (0.9g 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.

Older by one year
The Sony XBR-65X850 is one year older than the Samsung UN65KS8500.

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Date Released

9 months Ago 21 months Ago

Display

Screen Size
64.5" 64.5"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Edge-Lit LED
 Edge-Lit LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
240Hz
BEST
120Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Operating System
 Android
 Android

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 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 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400

Power

Typical Power Consumption
70W 261W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Maximum Power Consumption
220W Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
BEST
78mm
Weight
23.2kg
BEST
24.1kg
Package Weight
33kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
23.7kg
BEST
25.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
297.2mm 265mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
906.8mm 892mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,442.72mm
BEST
1,452.88mm
Height
830.6mm 844mm
Width
1,442.72mm 1,452.88mm
Packaging Height
942.3mm
BEST
943mm
Packaging Depth
BEST
224mm
Packaging Width
1,560mm 1,553mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type
TM1680A Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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