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Samsung UN55KS9500

Samsung UN55KS9500
93
Reviews
7 Reviews
82
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and critically acclaimed 4K 55" television, with very low running costs. It features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI) and local dimming, supports Wi-Fi and has a desktop stand included. Customers report that it has very good picture quality, a good contrast ratio and good colour saturation.
55"
93.98mm
THICK
240Hz
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$87
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Samsung UN55KS9500 we calculated that there is a 80% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung UN55KS9500 number 121 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
82
Features
0
Value for Money
80
Age
82
Running Costs

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has fantastic expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung TV has running costs of £110 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ 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.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.5 stars (8 reviews)

75%

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

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Two People Thought the Samsung UN55KS9500 Did Not Have a Fair Price
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One Customer Thought it Was Reliable
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Some People Thought the Samsung UN55KS9500 Was Easy to Use
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One Person Thought This TV Did Not Have Nice Technical Features
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Nine People Thought it Had a Good Image Quality

Several people thought that the Samsung UN55KS9500 had very good picture quality, had a good contrast ratio and had good colour saturation.

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Has Outstanding Picture Quality
4 people agree
No people disagree
  • ... moderate flaws aside, the 2016 Samsung SUHD KS9500 delivers some of the best picture performance we've seen in any 2016 LCD 4K HDR TV and is only beaten ...
    4k.com 25 Apr 2016
  • 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 a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Good Audio Quality
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    One Owner Thought it Had Inferior 3D Picture Quality
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    Some 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 Person Thought it Was Good for Gaming
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    How Good Are Samsung Televisions?

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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
    Four loudspeakers
    High RMS rated power
    Energy Star certified
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
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    What the Reviews Say

    Nine people thought it had a good image quality
    Some people thought the Samsung UN55KS9500 did not have a good remote control
    4K

    The UN55KS9500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, 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 smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Samsung UN55KS9500 of 55" is in the largest 20% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The Samsung UN55KS9500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Not 3D

    The UN55KS9500 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Thick

    The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm. The Samsung UN55KS9500's thickness of 94mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Samsung UN55KS9500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The UN55KS9500 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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

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    Fast High Frequency Rate

    The high frequency rate of the Samsung UN55KS9500 of 240Hz is faster than 81% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 4,300Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 230Hz.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The UN55KS9500 has a desktop stand included, which is unusual. 55% of televisions 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. 65% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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    Four Loudspeakers

    The Samsung UN55KS9500 is a four loudspeaker TV.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The RMS rated power of the UN55KS9500 of 60W is higher than 98% of all TVs when sorted 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. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    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.

    Better Value For Money Worse Value For Money
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    Age

    Samsung UN55KS9500 Release Date

    November 2016

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    The most common period for new Samsung TVs to be released in is between March and April.

    That means that most of the latest Samsung television technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. April was the biggest month in 2018 for new Samsung televisions, with 65 new Samsung televisions released that month. The biggest month in 2017 for new Samsung television releases was March, with 73 new Samsung televisions released that month. In July 2016, 61 new Samsung televisions were released making it the biggest month that year for new Samsung TV releases.

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    How Fast Do Samsung Television Prices Drop After Release?

    Most TVs drop in price by 6% in the first 6 months after release, however Samsung televisions tend to depreciate slower.

    On average, in the first 6 months after release, Samsung TVs drop in price by 5%. On a typical new Samsung TV costing $1,177, by waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average $56.

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    Running Costs

    Samsung UN55KS9500 Running Costs

    Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UN55KS9500 is £110, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $86
    Electricity cost when on standby $2
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    $87
    Total running cost over 5 years
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    0.49T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    13
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    4.5 Stars

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    75% 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
    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
    Processor Cores
    Packaging Content
    Desktop Stand Included
    Handheld Remote Control
    Remote Control Type
    Manual
    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
    Package Height
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung un55ks9500fxzarb

    Barcodes

     0083832500719U,  00887276139425

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