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Samsung UN65KS8500

$1,537.54
A very highly rated and cheap to run 64.5 inch 4K TV
64.5" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung UN65KS8500 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Samsung UN65KS8500 number 26 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 47 in 4K TVs and number 71 across all TVs.
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$92 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
74
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $92 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Samsung UN65KS8500 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung UN65KS8500?

The Samsung UN65KS8500 is 1,442.72mm wide and 830.6mm tall. It weighs 23.2kg.

Samsung UN65KS8500 front dimensions

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Samsung UN65KS8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,537.54 it is more expensive than 80% of televisions.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Samsung UN65KS8500's display diagonal of 64.5" is in the largest 13% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the UN65KS8500 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all televisions is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The UN65KS8500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the UN65KS8500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung UN65KS8500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The UN65KS8500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The UN65KS8500 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The UN65KS8500 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The UN65KS8500 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. The best resolution of all televisions is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has an ECO Mode

The UN65KS8500 has an ECO mode. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Voice Control

The UN65KS8500 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung UN65KS8500 features local dimming, unlike 76% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.

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Energy Star Certified

The UN65KS8500 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The UN65KS8500 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The UN65KS8500 is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the UN65KS8500 will cost $92 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung un65ks8500fxza, samsung samun65ks8500, samsung ks8500series
Barcodes 00841434140784, 00887276149271

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