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Samsung UN55KS8000

54.6" Edge-Lit LED Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Smart never looked so good. The Samsung KS8000 4K SUHD TV and its Quantum Dot Color covers you in our most superior picture yet, immersing you in whatever you're watching. While HDR1000 High... More
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Samsung HDR 4K Smart TV - UN55KS8000 - Review
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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

4K and 8K TVs manufactured 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

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the Samsung UN55KS8000 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The UN55KS8000 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the UN55KS8000 also have a WiFi connection.

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that were released around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The UN55KS8000 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs that were released around the same time as the UN55KS8000. Most of the recently released similar spec TVs only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this Samsung TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The UN55KS8000 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN55KS8000 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The Samsung UN55KS8000 has one of the higher RMS rated power (40 Watts) amongst TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of new 4K and 8K TVs is 10W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W.

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Very Thin

The thicknesses of TVs that have been available for the last year range from 30mm to 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. The Samsung UN55KS8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 43.18 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UN55KS8000 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other new comparable spec TVs are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most recently released TVs do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung UN55KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the UN55KS8000, the UN55KS8000 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year have between one and two RF ports, including the UN55KS8000 which has one RF port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55KS8000

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently 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.

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Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Samsung released the UN55KS8000.

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
RS-232 Ports
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
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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
Stand Depth

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.80
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.18
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN55KS8000uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ks8000, samsung ks8000s, samsung ks8000se, samsung ks8000ser, samsung ks8000seri, samsung un55ks8000, samsung un55ks8000f, samsung ks8000serie, samsung ks8000series, samsung un55ks8000fx, samsung un55ks8000fxz, samsung un55ks8000fxza
Barcodes 00612046998564, 00887276149189

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