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Samsung UN49KS8500
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Samsung UN49KS8500

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48.5" Edge-Lit LED Curved Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Summit the peak of television technology. Using the latest color combination breakthroughs, the Samsung KS8500 Curved 4K SUHD TV and its Quantum Dot Color creates our best picture yet, allowing... More
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Review on Samsung UN49KS8500 Curved 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)
SAMSUNG UN49KS8500 ( KS8500 ) Curved 4K SUHD TV // Specs TV Review #SamsungTV

7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

4K and 8K TVs produced by Samsung have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has good reviews across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN49KS8500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the UN49KS8500 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN49KS8500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UN49KS8500.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many recently released televisions.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN49KS8500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the recently released 4K and 8K TVs. Most of the recently released similar spec TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the UN49KS8500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months. The lowest RMS rated power of recently released 4K and 8K TVs is 10W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN49KS8500 is 59kWh, the highest is 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. At only 102 kilowatt hours, the Samsung UN49KS8500 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the UN49KS8500.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung UN49KS8500 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN49KS8500 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year do not have a built-in camera. The UN49KS8500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year do not feature OLED technology. The Samsung UN49KS8500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two RF ports, including the UN49KS8500 which has one RF port.

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Very Thick

The thinnest thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. At 93.98 millimeters, the UN49KS8500 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN49KS8500.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN49KS8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for the last year. 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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Released Nine Months Ago

Samsung released the UN49KS8500 nine months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Colour Depth
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Interactive TV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Parental Control
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Processor Cores
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
RF Input

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 14 September 2016 by Michael
(Verified Purchase)

The TV is slim and very stylish however more importantly, the quality of the picture is off the charts!! The picture is the equivalent to being in a very high tech movie theater. Extremely pleased... Read more…

Reviewed 8 November 2016 by Jean-claude

Wow....almost perfect...

Reviewed 25 October 2016 by Mrmnbleep
(Verified Purchase)

Wow The picture is unreal.Also better price, packaged correctly. Im very happy...

Reviewed 12 December 2016 by Kathy
(Verified Purchase)

Picture is extremely clear and the curve helps with viewing at all angles. It was a bit of a learning curve to figure out the smart tv options, but once then hooking components was a breeze. The... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2016 by Altrez

So far I like this display a lot. Wouldn't want it as a TV as it's curved so narrow central viewing area, but as a computer monitor it's great!

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $66.58
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.96
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ks8500, samsung hwj8500, samsung ks8500s, samsung ks8500se, samsung hwj8500r, samsung ks8500ser, samsung un49ks8500, samsung ks8500seri, samsung un49ks8500f, samsung ks8500serie, samsung un49ks8500fx, samsung ks8500series, samsung un49ks8500fxz, samsung un49ks8500fxza
Barcodes 00887276149356

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