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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when Samsung released the UN55KS8000.
4K Ultra HD
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3840 x 2160
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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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400 x 400
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110 - 120
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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