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Samsung UN65KS8000 vs Samsung UN65KS9000

Samsung UN65KS8000 vs Samsung UN65KS9000

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Samsung UN65KS8000
Samsung UN65KS9000

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot higher subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8000 has a subwoofer RMS power of 20W, however the Samsung UN65KS9000 is only a 10W subwoofer RMS power TV (10W lower). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

Cheaper by $301
The Samsung UN65KS8000 is $301 cheaper than the Samsung UN65KS9000.
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.
Better selling
The Samsung UN65KS8000 ranks No. 1092 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung UN65KS9000 ranks No. 7236.
3 Reasons For
0.5" larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has a display diagonal of 65", but the Samsung UN65KS8000 is only a 64.5" TV (0.5" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

67% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 60W RMS rated power TV. That's 40W higher than the Samsung UN65KS8000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Much better expert reviews
Based on 13 expert reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UN65KS9000 is 89%, whereas the average rating of the Samsung UN65KS8000 is 70% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
0.5" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8000 has a display diagonal of 64.5", but the Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 65" TV (0.5" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 40W lower than the Samsung UN65KS9000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Expert review Rating is much Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung UN65KS8000 is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Samsung UN65KS9000 is 89% (based on 13 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Vastly lower subwoofer RMS power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has a subwoofer RMS power of 10W, however the Samsung UN65KS8000 is a 20W subwoofer RMS power TV (10W higher). Read more

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

More expensive by $301
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is $301 more expensive than the Samsung UN65KS8000.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is only stocked by 11 retailers, but the Samsung UN65KS8000 is stocked by 15 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 7236 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8000 ranks No. 1092.

Awards

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hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

13 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 87.98
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.43
Total running cost $ 89.41
Purchase price $ 1,399.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,488.41
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 87.98
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.43
Total running cost $ 89.41
Purchase price $ 1,700.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,789.41
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
64.5" 65"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-Lit LED
 Edge-Lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
240Hz 240Hz
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 165.1cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W
BEST
10W
RMS Rated Power
20W 60W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Smart TV

Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV

Other Features

Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Supreme UHD Dimmng

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
70W 70W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 130kWh
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Power Consumption (max)
220W
BEST
225W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 4

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Remote Control Type
TM1680A Smart Remote Control (TM1680A)
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
3 3

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
45.72mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
23.5kg
BEST
26.4kg
Package Weight
30.3kg
BEST
35.7kg
Weight With Stand
24kg
BEST
28.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
296.4mm
BEST
414mm
Height (with Stand)
909.3mm
BEST
929.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,445.2mm 1,442.7mm
BEST
Height
835.6mm 835.6mm
Width
1,445.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
947.4mm 909.3mm
BEST
Package Width
1,564.6mm 1,546.8mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
4 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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