Samsung UN65KS8500 vs Sony XBR-65X850

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Samsung UN65KS8500
Sony XBR-65X850

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 240Hz, however the Sony XBR-65X850 is only a 120Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (120Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has two RF ports quantitys, however the Sony XBR-65X850 only has one RF ports quantity. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

920g lighter Edit
Samsung UN65KS8500 is 23.2kg heavy, but the Sony XBR-65X850 is a 24.1kg heavy TV (920g heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by $228.35
Over five years the Samsung UN65KS8500 is $228.35 cheaper to run than the Sony XBR-65X850. Read more
Better selling
The Samsung UN65KS8500 ranks No. 1228 by number of sales, whereas the Sony XBR-65X850 ranks No. 1779.
Significantly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UN65KS8500 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the Sony XBR-65X850 is 80% (based on 1 review).
1 Reason For
Cheaper by $155
The Sony XBR-65X850 is $154.97 cheaper than the Samsung UN65KS8500.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
More expensive by $155
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is $154.97 more expensive than the Sony XBR-65X850.
8 Reasons Against
Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony XBR-65X850 has a motion interpolation frequency of 120Hz, however the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 240Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (120Hz faster). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Sony XBR-65X850 has one RF ports quantity, however the Samsung UN65KS8500 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Moderately heavier Edit
Sony XBR-65X850 is 24.1kg heavy, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 is a 23.2kg heavy TV (920g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Fewer sellers
The Sony XBR-65X850 is only stocked by 8 stores, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 is stocked by 16 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one year
The Sony XBR-65X850 is one year older than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
$228.35 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Sony XBR-65X850 are $313.07 which is $228.35 more than the Samsung UN65KS8500. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Sony XBR-65X850 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1779 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8500 ranks No. 1228.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Sony XBR-65X850 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UN65KS8500 is 100% (based on 9 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

10 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 83.36
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 84.72
Purchase price $ 1,552.97
Total cost of ownership $ 1,637.69
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 310.81
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 313.07
Purchase price $ 1,398.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,711.07
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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.
2.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
54
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
64.5" 64.5"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-Lit LED
 Edge-Lit LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
240Hz
BEST
120Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto volume leveler
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3 3
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

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

Performance

Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Processor Cores
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
70W
BEST
261W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 120
 110 - 120
AC Input Frequency
 60
 60
Power Consumption (max)
220W Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 78mm
Weight
23.2kg
BEST
24.1kg
Package Weight
33kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
23.7kg
BEST
25.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
297.2mm 265mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
906.8mm 892mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,442.72mm
BEST
1,452.88mm
Height
830.6mm 844mm
Width
1,442.72mm 1,452.88mm
Package Height
942.3mm
BEST
943mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 224mm
Package Width
1,560mm 1,553mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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