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Samsung UN49KS8500

$1,225.95
$900.00 $326 cheaper than 62 days ago
Samsung UN49KS8500
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A very economical to run and top-rated 48.5" 4K TV, with great features but representing only average value for money
48.5" 4K No 93.98mm Apr 2016
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Samsung UN49KS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN49KS8500 number 172 across all TVs and number 199 in best selling TVs.
97
Reviews
236 Reviews
67
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$76 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this television 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $76 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Higher than average RMS rated power
About this product
Exceptional color. authentic images
Dynamic brightness reveals hidden details
Remaster your non-suhd content
See small details come to life
An incredible view, wherever you sit
Designed to excite the senses
Looks great from any angle
The features you want, all in one place
Indulge your inner gamer
Easily connect, share and play your favorite content
Vibrant viewing experience

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How Big is the Samsung UN49KS8500?

The Samsung UN49KS8500 is 1,087.12mm wide and 93.98mm tall. It is 629.92mm thick and weighs 14.1kg.

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Samsung UN49KS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $900.00 it is more expensive than 60% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The UN49KS8500 is typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UN49KS8500 will cost $76 over 5 years to run.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN49KS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common 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 UN49KS8500's display diagonal of 48.5" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the UN49KS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN49KS8500 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The UN49KS8500's thickness of 94mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 97% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN49KS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN49KS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UN49KS8500 of 40W is higher than 95% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Samsung UN49KS8500 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features Voice Control

The UN49KS8500 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN49KS8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the Samsung UN49KS8500 is more than most TVs. This Samsung TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung UN49KS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN49KS8500 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UN49KS8500 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Samsung UN49KS8500 has an ECO mode. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN49KS8500 supports screen mirroring. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UN49KS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN49KS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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00887276149356

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