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Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews
Samsung has excellent average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.
Just Released Eight Months Ago
The UN55KS8000 was only relased by Samsung eight months ago.
Supports Smart TV Features
The UN55KS8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UN55KS8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN55KS8000 also have a WiFi connection.
2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The Samsung UN55KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Four HDMI Ports
The Samsung UN55KS8000 is a four HDMI port TV.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The UN55KS8000 has a quite high RMS rated power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. Across all the similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN55KS8000 the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W.
The average thickness of comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm. With a thickness of only 43.18 millimeters, the UN55KS8000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN55KS8000.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year are not 3D compatible. The Samsung UN55KS8000 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the UN55KS8000 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UN55KS8000 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN55KS8000 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One RF Port
The Samsung UN55KS8000 is a one RF port TV.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for 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.
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 0.49 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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