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Samsung UN65KS8500 vs Sony XBR-65X850

Samsung UN65KS8500 vs Sony XBR-65X850

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Samsung UN65KS8500
Sony XBR-65X850

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Reasons For

3 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.

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

Cheaper to run by $241.03
Over five years the Samsung UN65KS8500 is $241.03 cheaper to run than the Sony XBR-65X850. Read more
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).
4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Sony XBR-65X850 is 3D, but the Samsung UN65KS8500 is not 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Cheaper by $199
The Sony XBR-65X850 is $199.01 cheaper than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
6 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 Sony XBR-65X850 ranks No. 486 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung UN65KS8500 ranks No. 1042.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is not 3D, whereas the Sony XBR-65X850 is 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

More expensive by $199
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is $199.01 more expensive than the Sony XBR-65X850.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is only stocked by 11 stores, but the Sony XBR-65X850 is stocked by 17 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Samsung UN65KS8500 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1042 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Sony XBR-65X850 ranks No. 486.
4 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.

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

Older by one year
The Sony XBR-65X850 is one year older than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
$241.03 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Sony XBR-65X850 are $330.44 which is $241.03 more than the Samsung UN65KS8500. Show assumptions.
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

13 months Ago 25 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 $ 1,499.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,588.41
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 328.05
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.39
Total running cost $ 330.44
Purchase price $ 1,299.99
Total cost of ownership $ 1,630.43
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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
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
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 Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle
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°

Audio

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

Smart TV

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

Design

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

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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC

Performance

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

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
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

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
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 Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
3 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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
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 Port
3 3
HDMI Port
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
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