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Samsung has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.
One Samsung UN65KS9800 reviewer who bought the product considered that it was thin.
Only Released Four Months Ago
This TV was only released four months ago, so it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older televisions.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the UN65KS9800 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the UN65KS9800 has a WiFi connection.
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LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.
The UN65KS9800 is a four loudspeaker television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65KS9800 have between 1 and 11 loudspeakers.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 60 Watts, the Samsung UN65KS9800 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the UN65KS9800 is 27W.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65KS9800 are not 3D compatible. The UN65KS9800 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The UN65KS9800 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UN65KS9800 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One RF Input
Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the UN65KS9800 have between one and two RF inputs, including the UN65KS9800 which has one RF input.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The UN65KS9800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UN65KS9800 also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only One RF Port
Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the UN65KS9800 have between one and two RF ports, including the UN65KS9800 which has one RF port.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
Comparable spec TVs that were released in the last year have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 420kWh. The UN65KS9800 has a quite high annual energy consumption (183 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the UN65KS9800.
The Samsung UN65KS9800 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the UN65KS9800 (28.2 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Recently released 4K and 8K TVs have weights of between 7.5kg and 59kg.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many recently released 4K and 8K TVs. 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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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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