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6 Reasons For
We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months, the UN55KS8500 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The UN55KS8500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The UN55KS8500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN55KS8500. This television is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the UN55KS8500 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
Four HDMI Ports
The UN55KS8500 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN55KS8500 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Two RF Ports
The UN55KS8500 is a two RF port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year have between one and two RF ports.
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5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the UN55KS8500, the UN55KS8500 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN55KS8500 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions that were released in the last 12 months, the UN55KS8500 does not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. The UN55KS8500 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 20 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.
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At 88.9 millimeters, the Samsung UN55KS8500 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs. The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UN55KS8500 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55KS8500
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. 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 UN55KS8500.
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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VESA Mounting Interfaces
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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