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Samsung UN55KS8500

54.6" Edge-Lit LED Curved Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

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.

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Has a WiFi Connection

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.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

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.

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Four HDMI 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Quite Thick

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.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung UN55KS8500

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 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.

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Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Samsung released the UN55KS8500.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
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
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
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Processor Cores
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $72.63
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $74.01
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0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 ks8500, samsung hwj8500, samsung ks8500s, samsung ks8500se, samsung hwj8500r, samsung ks8500ser, samsung ks8500seri, samsung un55ks8500, samsung un55ks8500f, samsung ks8500serie, samsung ks8500series, samsung un55ks8500fx, samsung un55ks8500fxz, samsung un55ks8500fxza, samsung un55ks8500fxzar, samsung un55ks8500fxzarb
Barcodes 0083832500511U, 00887276149233

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32% Higher RMS Rated Power
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Larger Screen Size
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Larger Screen Size
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
Three Less HDMI Ports
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