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9 Reasons For
Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have excellent reviews as do all televisions built by Samsung.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
This television has only been on the market for eight months. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have better features.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN49KS8500, the UN49KS8500 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UN49KS8500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year also have a WiFi connection.
2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UN49KS8500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the comparable spec televisions that were released in the last year. Most of the latest TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.
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Four HDMI Ports
The UN49KS8500 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN49KS8500 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is 10W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. At 40 Watts, the Samsung UN49KS8500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 102 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN49KS8500 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released in the last year. The annual energy consumptions of new 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UN49KS8500 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN49KS8500 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN49KS8500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN49KS8500 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One RF Input
The Samsung UN49KS8500 is a one RF input TV. Most of the other latest TVs have between one and two RF inputs.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year, the Samsung UN49KS8500 does not feature OLED technology.
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Only One RF Port
The Samsung UN49KS8500 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other recently released similar spec televisions have between one and two RF ports.
At 93.98 millimeters, the UN49KS8500 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. The thinnest thickness of recently released televisions is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been around for a comparable 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.
4K Ultra HD
Motion Interpolation Frequency
3840 x 2160
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Audio Decoding Technology
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Consumer Electronics Control
On Screen Display Language
ENG, ESP, FRE
VESA Mounting Interface
400 x 400
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AC Input Voltage
110 - 120
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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