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Samsung UE65KS9500
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Samsung UE65KS9500

65" Curved Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the superior brands.

Just Released Six Months Ago

This TV is one of the newest televisions to be released.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UE65KS9500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the UE65KS9500.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including a cheaper TV such as the LG 65B6 ($2,800.00) or you might consider a better rated TV such as the LG OLED65E6 ($3,097.00).

There are a number of other televisions which also support smart TV features which you might also want to consider including the LG OLED65C6V.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UE65KS9500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the UE65KS9500 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the LG 65B6 ($2,800.00) or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the LG OLED65E6 ($3,097.00) are also worth considering.

Other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at include the LG OLED65C6V.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on recently released comparable spec TVs.

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Four Point Two Loudspeakers

The UE65KS9500 is a four point two loudspeaker TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the UE65KS9500 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The UE65KS9500 has a fairly high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs. Newly released 4K and 8K TVs have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last year, the Samsung UE65KS9500 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LOEWE 54443O51 or the LG OLED65E6 ($3,097.00).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UE65KS9500 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the LG 75UH855.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UE65KS9500 do not feature OLED technology. The UE65KS9500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the OLED65E6 ($3,097.00), or the OLED65B6 ($2,598.95) both from LG.

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At 28.2 kilograms, the Samsung UE65KS9500 is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UE65KS9500. The weights of 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the UE65KS9500 range from 7.5kg to 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the latest 4K and 8K TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 212 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UE65KS9500 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Samsung UE65KS9500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Expert Reviews

7 June 2016

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8 January 2016

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Electricity cost when switched on $186.17
Electricity cost when on standby $1.39
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Total running cost over 5 years $187.56
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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