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Samsung UN55KS8500

$1,397.99
Samsung UN55KS8500
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A very economical to run and critically acclaimed 54.6" 4K television, with a reasonable price and very good features
54.6" 4K No 88.9mm May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Used - Samsung UN55KS8500 Curved 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)
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Samsung UN55KS8500 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung UN55KS8500 number 6 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 14 in 55 inch TVs and number 23 in 4K TVs.
97
Reviews
243 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Running Costs
$80 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

It has great expert reviews and 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 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 TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Higher than average subwoofer RMS power
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

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Samsung UN55KS8500?

The Samsung UN55KS8500 is 1,224.28mm wide and 88.9mm tall. It is 706.12mm thick and weighs 17.2kg.

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Samsung UN55KS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,397.99 it is more expensive than 81% of TVs.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The UN55KS8500 is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the UN55KS8500 is $80.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The UN55KS8500's display diagonal of 54.6" is in the largest 32% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The UN55KS8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all televisions the worst resolution 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The UN55KS8500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The UN55KS8500 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the UN55KS8500 of 88.9mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 92% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The UN55KS8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Higher Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The Samsung UN55KS8500's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 65% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average subwoofer RMS power of all televisions is 18W, with the lowest being 1W and the highest being 70W.

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Features Voice Control

The UN55KS8500 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN55KS8500 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The UN55KS8500 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN55KS8500 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the UN55KS8500 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Samsung UN55KS8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN55KS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung UN55KS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this Samsung TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Energy Star Certified

The UN55KS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung consumer un55ks8500fxza, samsung un55ks8500fxzarb, samsung un55ks85002yw

Barcodes:

0007.15663E+11, 00715663064534, 0083832500511U, 00887276149233

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