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Samsung UN55KS8000

Samsung UN55KS8000
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A top-rated and very economical to run 54.6" 4K TV, with a reasonable price and great features
54.6" 4K No 43.18mm Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Samsung UN55KS8000 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN55KS8000 number 125 in best selling TVs and number 624 across all TVs.
98
Reviews
848 Reviews
76
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has terrific user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this TV 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 $80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
About this product
Exceptional color. authentic images
Dynamic brightness reveals hidden details
Remaster your non-suhd content
See small details come to life
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 UN55KS8000?

The Samsung UN55KS8000 is 1,224.28mm wide and 711.2mm tall. It is 43.18mm thick and weighs 17.4kg.

Samsung UN55KS8000 front dimensions
Samsung UN55KS8000 size in context

Samsung UN55KS8000 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The UN55KS8000 is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the UN55KS8000 will cost $80 over 5 years to run.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN55KS8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all televisions is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Samsung UN55KS8000's display diagonal of 54.6" is larger than 68% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the UN55KS8000 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN55KS8000 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the UN55KS8000 of only 43.2mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 80% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN55KS8000 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the UN55KS8000 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the UN55KS8000 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Samsung UN55KS8000 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN55KS8000 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Samsung UN55KS8000 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The UN55KS8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung UN55KS8000 features voice control. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN55KS8000 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN55KS8000 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the UN55KS8000 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN55KS8000 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN55KS8000 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the UN55KS8000 of 40W is higher than 93% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The UN55KS8000 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 87% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung un55ks8000fxza

Barcodes:

00653341601896, 00887276149189

Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN55KS8000

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