Based on 20,173 expert and owner reviews, Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its large TVs range compared to other manufacturers.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that came out in the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Only Released Five Months Ago
This TV was only released five months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to have more advanced features.
Like most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN55KS8000, the Samsung UN55KS8000 is Smart TV.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UN55KS8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other recently released large TVs also have a WiFi connection.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on large TVs that are a comparable age to it.
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Three USB 2.0 Ports
Most new large TVs have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung UN55KS8000 which has three USB 2.0 ports.
Features One App
The Samsung UN55KS8000 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured app is Twitter, but this app is not featured on this television. The apps Facebook are also featured on this Samsung television.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the UN55KS8000 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst large TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of large TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN55KS8000 is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The UN55KS8000 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 112 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN55KS8000 have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 150kWh.
The Samsung UN55KS8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 43.18 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The thicknesses of recently released large TVs range from 17mm to 100mm.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most latest similar spec TVs are not 3D compatible. The UN55KS8000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most recently released large TVs do not have a built-in camera. The UN55KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only One RF Input
Most latest televisions have one RF input, including the Samsung UN55KS8000 which has one RF input.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UN55KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN55KS8000 also do not feature OLED technology.
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4K Ultra HD
Motion Interpolation Frequency
3840 x 2160
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV Features
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
ENG, ESP, FRE
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
VESA Mounting Interface
400 x 400
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110 - 120
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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