Samsung UN49KS8000 vs Samsung UN49KS8500
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Samsung UN49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and very economical to run 48.5" 4K TV, with very good features
97
Reviews
998 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
48.5" 4K No 43.18mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 48.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 43.18mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Samsung UN49KS8500

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Samsung UN49KS8500

$900.00
$325.95
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 48.5" 4K TV, with a reasonable price and great features
98
Reviews
236 Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
48.5" 4K No 93.98mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 48.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 93.98mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Samsung UN49KS8000

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and very economical to run 48.5" 4K TV, with very good features
97
Reviews
998 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
48.5" 4K No 43.18mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 48.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 43.18mm
Release Date Apr 2016
Samsung UN49KS8500

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

Samsung UN49KS8500

$900.00
$325.95
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and very economical to run 48.5" 4K TV, with a reasonable price and great features
98
Reviews
236 Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Running Costs
$73 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
48.5" 4K No 93.98mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
Display Diagonal 48.5"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 93.98mm
Release Date Apr 2016

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Reasons For

Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
1 Reason For
Hugely Thinner
Samsung UN49KS8000 is 43.18mm thick. That's 50.8mm thinner than the Samsung UN49KS8500 (93.98mm).

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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User Reviews Are a Bit Better
Based on 224 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UN49KS8500 is 98%, but the average rating of the Samsung UN49KS8000 is 95% (based on 355 reviews).

Size and Dimensions

Reviews & Awards

Average User Rating

The Samsung UN49KS8500 has better user reviews than the Samsung UN49KS8000. The average user reviews score for the Samsung UN49KS8500 is 98% based on 224 reviews, where as the average score for the Samsung UN49KS8000 is 95% based on 355 reviews.
Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
5 stars
286 reviews
4 stars
59 reviews
3 stars
7 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
3 reviews
Best
5 stars
206 reviews
4 stars
15 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the Samsung UN49KS8000 than the Samsung UN49KS8500 the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 89.6% recommend the product, based on a total of 356 reviews for the Samsung UN49KS8000 and 356 reviews for the Samsung UN49KS8000.

Date Released

Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
22 months old 22 months old

Key Features

Thickness

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Energy Efficiency

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.
Samsung UN49KS8000
Samsung
UN49KS8000
11 trees 0.45 tonnes CO2
Samsung UN49KS8500
Samsung
UN49KS8500
11 trees 0.45 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Display Diagonal 48.5" 48.5"
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 240Hz
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
2160p
 2160p
2160p
 2160p
Colour Depth
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Subwoofer RMS Power 20W 20W
RMS Rated Power 40W 40W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Smart TV Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Video App
Netflix
 Netflix
Netflix
 Netflix
Lifestyle Apps
Facebook
 Facebook
Facebook
 Facebook
 
 
 
Power Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Power Consumption (typical) 55W 55W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption 102kWh 102kWh
Maximum Power Consumption 163W 163W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Tuner Type
Digital
 Digital
Digital
 Digital
 
 
 
Performance Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Processor Cores 4 4
 
 
 
Packaging Content Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Cables Included
AC
 AC
AC
 AC
 
 
 
Management Features Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Number of OSD Languages 3 3
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Thickness 43.18mm
BEST
93.98mm
Weight 13.8kg
BEST
14.1kg
Weight With Stand 14.2kg
BEST
14.5kg
Depth (with Stand) 233.68mm 233.68mm
Height (with Stand) 698.5mm 701.04mm
Width (with Stand) 1,089.66mm 1,087.12mm
BEST
Height 632.46mm 629.92mm
Width 1,089.66mm 1,087.12mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port 1 1
RS-232 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 3 3
HDMI Port 4 4
 
 
 
Technical Details Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
RF Input 1 1
Stand Depth Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Samsung UN49KS8000 Samsung UN49KS8500
Package Weight 16.3kg
BEST
19.2kg
Package Height 726.44mm 721.36mm
BEST
Package Width 1,191.26mm 1,186.18mm
BEST

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