LG OLED55B6 vs Samsung UN65KS8500
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LG OLED55B6vsSamsung UN65KS8500

LG OLED55B6

89

Overall Score

89

Overall Score

LG OLED55B6

$1,496.99
$153.01
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 55" 4K TV, with very low running costs and a reasonable price
99
Reviews
142 Reviews + 11 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K Yes 48.6mm Mar 2017 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 48.6mm
Release Date Mar 2017
Energy Efficiency B
Samsung UN65KS8500

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Samsung UN65KS8500

$2,264.98
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-rated 64.5" 4K television, with very low running costs and a good price
97
Reviews
259 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
3D No
Release Date Apr 2016
LG OLED55B6

89

Overall Score

89

Overall Score

LG OLED55B6

$1,496.99
$153.01
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 55" 4K TV, with very low running costs and a reasonable price
99
Reviews
142 Reviews + 11 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$150 Over 5 Years
89
Overall Score
Excellent
55" 4K Yes 48.6mm Mar 2017 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 55"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 48.6mm
Release Date Mar 2017
Energy Efficiency B
Samsung UN65KS8500

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

Samsung UN65KS8500

$2,264.98
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and top-rated 64.5" 4K television, with very low running costs and a good price
97
Reviews
259 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
64.5" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 64.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
3D No
Release Date Apr 2016

Top Prices

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
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$1,496.99
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$1,779.18
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LG OLED55B6P OLED 55" / 4K Ultra HD / webOS 3.0 Smart TV
$2,499.99
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$2,999.99
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NEW Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA UN65KS8500F LED-LCD TV 65-in 65in Curved 4K SUHD (Brand new, unopened) - on
$2,264.98
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Samsung UN65KS8500 Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)
$4,100.00
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Reasons For

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
6 Reasons For
OLED/QLED Technology
The LG OLED55B6 features OLED/QLED technology, however the Samsung UN65KS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology.

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

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Higher RMS Rated Power
The LG OLED55B6 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UN65KS8500 (20W).

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.

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Two More Loudspeakers
The LG OLED55B6 has four loudspeakers, however the Samsung UN65KS8500 only has two loudspeakers.

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

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Cheaper by $768
The LG OLED55B6 costs $767.99 less than the Samsung UN65KS8500.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
More Popular
The LG OLED55B6 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
4 Reasons For
Larger Display Diagonal
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has a display diagonal of 64.5", but the LG OLED55B6 is only a 55" TV (9.5" smaller).

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

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Cheaper to Run by $63 Over Five Years
Over five years the Samsung UN65KS8500 only costs $96 to run however the LG OLED55B6 costs $160 to run (66% more).
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Slightly Better User Reviews
The Samsung UN65KS8500 has an average user review score of 98% based on 237 reviews, whereas the LG OLED55B6 has an average rating of 96% (based on 97 reviews).
Better Brand
Samsung TVs have an average rating of 91.5%, but LG has an average rating of 86.4%.

Reasons Against

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
11 Awards
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Average Expert Rating

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Best
5 stars
22 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Samsung UN65KS8500 has better user reviews than the LG OLED55B6. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UN65KS8500 is 98% based on 237 reviews, where as the average score for the LG OLED55B6 is 96% based on 97 reviews.
LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
5 stars
82 reviews
4 stars
11 reviews
3 stars
3 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
217 reviews
4 stars
17 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Samsung has a better average brand rating than LG. The average brand rating for Samsung is 91.48% based on 114,841 reviews, where as the average brand rating for LG is 86.37% based on 32,326 reviews.
LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
LG

86

86

Based on 32,326 reviews
Samsung

91

91

Based on 114,841 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the Samsung UN65KS8500 than the LG OLED55B6 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 83.1% recommend the product, based on a total of 249 reviews for the Samsung UN65KS8500 and 249 reviews for the Samsung UN65KS8500.

Date Released

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
10 months old Best 22 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, 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. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. 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.

OLED/QLED Technology

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Best
Yes
No

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
LG OLED55B6
LG
OLED55B6
24 trees 0.94 tonnes CO2
Samsung UN65KS8500
Samsung
UN65KS8500
15 trees 0.57 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Display Diagonal 55" 64.5"
BEST
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 240Hz
BEST
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
2160p
 2160p
2160p
 2160p
Colour Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
Zoom
 Zoom
Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric) 139cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Subwoofer RMS Power Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
RMS Rated Power 40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker 4
BEST
2
Sound Modes
Speech Standard
Music Movie
Sports Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speech Standard
Music Movie
Sports Game
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 4 2
 
 
 
Smart TV LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Video App
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Design LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Peak Luminance Ratio 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Power Consumption (typical) 145W
BEST
70W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption 212kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 220W
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Video Formats Supported
MP4 WMV
AVI ASF
MOV MPEG
MPEG2 MPEG4
H.264 MKV
VOB DAT
M4V TP
TRP TS
VP8 AVC
VP9 PMP
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 VP8
 AVC
 VP9
 PMP
MP4 WMV
AVI ASF
MOV MPEG
MPEG2 MPEG4
H.264 MKV
VOB DAT
M4V TP
TRP TS
VP8 AVC
VP9 PMP
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VOB
 DAT
 M4V
 TP
 TRP
 TS
 VP8
 AVC
 VP9
 PMP
Audio Formats Supported
MP3 OGG
WAV WMA
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
MP3 OGG
WAV WMA
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
PNG BMP
JPEG XR
 PNG
 BMP
 JPEG XR
PNG BMP
JPEG XR
 PNG
 BMP
 JPEG XR
Processor Cores 4 4
Teletext 2,000 Pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Luminance 65% Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
AC AV
Component
 AC
 AV
 Component
AC AV
Component
 AC
 AV
 Component
 
 
 
Networking LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 
 
 
Management Features LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Programming Period 8 Day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Thickness 48.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 15.3kg
BEST
23.2kg
Weight With Stand 18.6kg
BEST
23.7kg
Depth (with Stand) 225mm
BEST
297.2mm
Height (with Stand) 759mm 906.8mm
Width (with Stand) 1,229mm
BEST
1,442.72mm
Height 715mm 830.6mm
Width 1,229mm 1,442.72mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Headphone Outputs 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 2 2
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 2 3
BEST
HDMI Version
2.0a
 2.0a
2.0a
 2.0a
HDMI Port 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version 1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232C Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG OLED55B6 Samsung UN65KS8500
Package Weight 25.1kg
BEST
33kg
Package Height 826mm
BEST
942.3mm
Package Depth 228mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 1,451mm
BEST
1,560mm

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