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Samsung UN55KS9500

Samsung UN55KS9500
94
Reviews
6 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
68
Value for Money
Good
72
Running Costs
$240 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and excellently reviewed 4K 55" TV, with low running costs. It features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) and local dimming, supports Wi-Fi and has an ethernet port. Our review analysis indicates that it has good picture quality, colour saturation but has a bad remote control.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (55")
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Features local dimming
Fast high frequency rate (240Hz)
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93.98mm
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240Hz
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$237
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung UN55KS9500 number 41 in 55 inch TVs, number 106 in 4K TVs and number 155 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
83
Features
69
Value for Money
72
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79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

our review analysis indicates that it has great user reviews with an average user rating of 84%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung TV has running costs of $240 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 13% of all 5,400+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
The UN55KS9500 has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Features local dimming
Exceptional color. authentic images
Dynamic brightness reveals hidden details
Remaster your non-suhd content
See small details come to life

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

94
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.2 stars (6 reviews)

67%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Samsung UN55KS9500?

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One Person Thought it Was Not Reasonably Priced
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One Person Thought it Was Robust
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One Person Thought it Was Easy to Use
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One Customer Thought it Had Poorly Designed Technical Features
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The Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Picture Quality

Several people thought that the Samsung UN55KS9500 had good picture quality and colour saturation.

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Has Good Picture Quality
3 people agree
No people disagree
  • Great sound and better picture quality...
    Abidemi - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Nov 2017
  • Highly recommend :) Would easily buy again... It has a fantastic picture quality great built in smart OS, and does wonders for gaming and PC use if you ...
    Newegg.com - Newegg.com 16 Dec 2016
  • ... panels. It seemed odd, and curved pictures were always, in my mind... Outstanding image quality. Deep, rich colours. Gentle curve enhances experience. ...
    techsmart.co.za 23 Jan 2017
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    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Owner Thought This TV Produced High Quality Audio
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    Two People Thought the Samsung UN55KS9500 Did Not Have a Good Remote Control

    Two people thought that the Samsung UN55KS9500 had a bad remote control.

  • ... colours. Gentle curve enhances experience. Easy to navigate interface. Remote could be improved. Only way to power on TV is via remote.
    techsmart.co.za 23 Jan 2017
  • ... experience. Easy to navigate interface. Remote could be improved. Only way to power on TV is via remote.
    techsmart.co.za 23 Jan 2017
  • One Customer Thought the Samsung UN55KS9500 Was Good for Gaming
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    How Good Are Samsung TVs?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Features local dimming
    Fast high frequency rate
    Has a desktop stand included
    Has an ethernet port
    High RMS rated power
    Energy Star certified
    Four loudspeakers
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
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    4K

    The highest resolution of the UN55KS9500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd television, which is the most common resolution. 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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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the UN55KS9500 of 55" is in the largest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The UN55KS9500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although this is within the context that 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Not 3D

    Like most other TVs, the UN55KS9500 is not 3D. 80% of televisions are not 3D.

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    Thick

    The thickness of the UN55KS9500 of 94mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The UN55KS9500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The Samsung UN55KS9500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 80% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The Samsung UN55KS9500 features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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    Fast High Frequency Rate

    The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 280Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 4,300Hz. The high frequency rate of the UN55KS9500 of 240Hz is faster than 78% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The Samsung UN55KS9500 has a desktop stand included. 54% of TVs do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The UN55KS9500 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The RMS rated power of the Samsung UN55KS9500 of 60W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 3% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 520W.

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    Energy Star Certified

    The Samsung UN55KS9500 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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    Four Loudspeakers

    Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the Samsung UN55KS9500 which has four loudspeakers.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Samsung UN55KS9500, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Samsung UN55KS9500
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,199.00 it is more expensive than 69% of televisions.

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    Value for Money of Similar TVs

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung UN55KS9500 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN55KS9500 Running Costs

    The UN55KS9500 has an average running cost of $240 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 5,400+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $235
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    $237
    Total running cost over 5 years
    Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung UN55KS9500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
    1.3T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    34
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 34 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    How Big is the Samsung UN55KS9500?

    The Samsung UN55KS9500 is 1,226.82mm wide and 93.98mm tall. It is 713.74mm thick and weighs 17.9kg.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung UN55KS9500

    QWhat is the HD type of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 is a 4K TV.
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 is a 55 inch TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 feature OLED / QLED technology?
    ANo, the Samsung UN55KS9500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology.
    QWhat is the thickness of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 has a thickness of 93.98 millimeters.
    QIs the Samsung UN55KS9500 3D?
    ANo, the Samsung UN55KS9500 is not 3D.
    QWhat is the high frequency rate of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 has a high frequency rate of 240 hertz.
    QWhat is the LED backlighting type of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 has an edge led LED backlighting type.
    QWhat is the screen shape of the Samsung UN55KS9500?
    AThe Samsung UN55KS9500 is a curved TV.
    QIs the Samsung UN55KS9500 Smart TV?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 is Smart TV.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 support VESA mounting?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 is a TV which supports VESA mounting.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 is a TV which features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 feature local dimming?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 features local dimming.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 support Wi-Fi?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 supports Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 have an ethernet port?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 has an ethernet port.
    QDoes the Samsung UN55KS9500 have a desktop stand included?
    AYes, the Samsung UN55KS9500 has a desktop stand included.
    4.2 Stars

    67%

    67%

    67% of Customers Would Recommend
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    Samsung UN55KS9500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    High Frequency Rate
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Display Technology
    Native Refresh Rate
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Smart TV
    Other Features
    Processor Cores
    Design
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Maximum Power Consumption
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    TV Tuner
    Digital Signal Format System
    Performance
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Local Dimming
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Management Features
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    DVI Port
    Headphone Outputs
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    RS-232C Port
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Desktop Stand Included
    Package Height
    Handheld Remote Control
    Package Width
    Remote Control Type
    Manual

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un55ks9500fxzarb

    Barcodes

     00083832500719,  00887276139425

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