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Samsung UN55KS8500

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$950.00 $182.35 cheaper than 27 days ago
54.6" Edge-Lit LED Curved Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
Summit the peak of television technology. Using the latest color combination breakthroughs, the Samsung KS8500 Curved 4K SUHD TV and its Quantum Dot Color creates our best picture yet, allowing... More
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 22,325 expert and user reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This television was released just eight months ago, so it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older televisions.

Supports Smart TV Features

The UN55KS8500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs, the Samsung UN55KS8500 has a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN55KS8500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year. Most of the comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the UN55KS8500 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

four HDMI ports

The UN55KS8500 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN55KS8500 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN55KS8500 have between one and two RF ports, including the UN55KS8500 which has two RF ports.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UN55KS8500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UN55KS8500 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UN55KS8500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN55KS8500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN55KS8500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the new 4K and 8K TVs the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the UN55KS8500 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN55KS8500 is 30mm and the thickest is 99mm. At 88.9 millimeters, the Samsung UN55KS8500 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UN55KS8500.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UN55KS8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as 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.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Processor Core
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Remote Control Type
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.61
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.03
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0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ks8500, samsung ks8500s, samsung ks8500se, samsung ks8500ser, samsung un55ks8500, samsung ks8500seri, samsung un55ks8500f, samsung ks8500serie, samsung un55ks8500fx, samsung ks8500series, samsung un55ks8500fxz, samsung un55ks8500fxza, samsung un55ks8500fxzar, samsung un55ks8500fxzarb
Barcodes 0083832500511U, 00887276149233

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Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
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32% Higher RMS Rated Power
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Larger Screen Size
Vastly Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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