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Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
On average Samsung 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions built by Samsung.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other recently released similar spec TVs, the UN49KS8000 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Samsung UN49KS8000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other new comparable spec televisions.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on recently released televisions.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UN49KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The UN49KS8000 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN49KS8000 have between one and four HDMI ports.
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Fairly High RMS Rated Power
At 40 Watts, the Samsung UN49KS8000 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN49KS8000. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN49KS8000 the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of only 102 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN49KS8000 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec televisions of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh.
The thinnest thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year is 30mm and the thickest is 99mm. At only 43.18 millimeters, the UN49KS8000 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN49KS8000.
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Not 3D Compatible
The UN49KS8000 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN49KS8000 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One RF Input
Most recently released 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two RF inputs, including the UN49KS8000 which has one RF input.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN49KS8000 do not feature OLED technology. The UN49KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Only One RF Port
The Samsung UN49KS8000 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months have between one and two RF ports.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on new 4K and 8K TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this 4K and 8K TV was released.
4K Ultra HD
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3840 x 2160
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Audio Decoding Technologies
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
ENG, ESP, FRE
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
400 x 400
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110 - 120
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Energy Star Certified
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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