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Samsung UN65KS8000

64.5" Edge-Lit LED Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
Smart never looked so good. The Samsung KS8000 4K SUHD TV and its Quantum Dot Color covers you in our most superior picture yet, immersing you in whatever you're watching. While HDR1000 High... More
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8 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 70% from CNET.com.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all Samsung televisions and also specifically for Samsung 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good ratings.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung UN65KS8000 supports smart TV features. Most of the other latest TVs also support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UN65KS8500[pl_3430689_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Samsung UN65KS8000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the UN65KS8000.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE49KS9000[pl_3387559_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 43PUS6101[plb_3409438_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Samsung UN65KS8000 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the UN65KS8000 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The UN65KS8000 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Two RF Ports

Most televisions that were launched in the last 12 months have between one and two RF ports, including the UN65KS8000 which has two RF ports.

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Very Thin

The thicknesses of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UN65KS8000 range from 30mm to 99mm. The UN65KS8000 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 45.72 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The UN65KS8000 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the UN65KS8000 are also not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the Panasonic TX-65DX780[plb_3332785_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most latest 4K and 8K TVs do not have a built-in camera. The UN65KS8000 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE60JU6400[pl_2894934_price] both from Samsung or the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the UN65KS8000 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the U65S8806[pl_3212361_price], or the U55S8806[pl_3213698_price] both from TCL-Digital or the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W. The UN65KS8000 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 20 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65KS8000.

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4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec televisions that have been available for the last year. 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

Samsung released the UN65KS8000 nine months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
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Smart TV
Smart TV
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Audio
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RMS Rated Power
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Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
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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
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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Colour of Product
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VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
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Certificates
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Energy Star Certified
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Manual
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

(1)
29 June 2016

A bright image and plenty of smart extras will help the Samsung KS8000 gain some followers, but its picture falls short of the competition...

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Electricity cost when switched on $82.86
Electricity cost when on standby $1.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $84.21
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65ks8000, samsung un65ks8000f, samsung un65ks8000fx, samsung un65ks8000fxz, samsung samun65ks8000, samsung un65ks8000fxza
Barcodes 00841434140777, 00887276149219

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Higher RMS Rated Power
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Hugely Higher RMS Rated Power
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$42 More Expensive
One Less RF Port
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