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Samsung UN49KS8000

$800.00
A very highly rated and cheap to run 48.5 inch 4K TV
48.5" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN49KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN49KS8000 number 11 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 18 in 4K TVs and number 58 across all TVs.
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Good Features
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$73 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
77
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of $73 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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How Big is the Samsung UN49KS8000?

The Samsung UN49KS8000 is 1,089.66mm wide and 632.46mm tall. It is 43.18mm thick and weighs 13.8kg.

Samsung UN49KS8000 front dimensions

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Samsung UN49KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $800.00 it is more expensive than 59% of televisions.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN49KS8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung UN49KS8000's display diagonal of 48.5" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN49KS8000 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN49KS8000 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The UN49KS8000's thickness of only 43.2mm is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN49KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN49KS8000 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung UN49KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN49KS8000 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The UN49KS8000 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This Samsung television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN49KS8000 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Parental Controls

The UN49KS8000 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UN49KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 91% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Interactive TV

The UN49KS8000 supports interactive TV. 93% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UN49KS8000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN49KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The UN49KS8000 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN49KS8000 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The UN49KS8000's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UN49KS8000 is $73, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ks8000series, samsung 49ks8000
Barcodes 00887276149172

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN49KS8000

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