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Samsung UE65KS8000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Samsung UE65KS8000. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the remote control. Many are critical about the reliability and energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung UE65KS8000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung UE65KS8000 review: Serious 4K HDR performance for under £1,500

 

A giant UHD-premium TV with great all-round performance - and gamers and sports fans will love it

Gorgeous design ; Great 4K and HDR image quality ; Best-in-class input lag

Best viewed head-on ; Backlighting is visible in a dark room ; No Dolby Vision

In summary, whilst not a world-beater, the Samsung UE65KS8000 is a good all-rounder, suitable for gamers, sports fans and those wishing to dip their toes into HDR. If you’re looking for a king-sized 4K HDR TV for under £2,000, then this is one TV you...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Samsung UE65KS8000 review

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This jumbo Samsung may set you back a pretty penny, but the 65-inch UE65KS8000 offers almost anything and everything you could wish for. As one of Samsung's highest-end TVs of 2016, you'll get top specs, including 4K HDR, but can it deliver the...

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

Good looking and slimline. Excellent picture quality.

None so far

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

1080p is outstanding on normal freeview transmission and 4K will blow your mind, Sound quality is fantastic, 65"screen is amazing.

There are two remotes and the so called smart remote is more a pain, stick with the normal remote and you'll be fine.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Very happy

 

This was one of my best buy for a while good build quality excellent picture the 4K is absolutely outstanding

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

Very easy set up and a highly effective single remote that works on the b/ray player, Apple TV and amazon fire. Fantastic picture quality. Extremely pleased.

Noe yet after 2 months of use.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

Great picture for the money compared to OLED rivals.

Sitting about 10ft away from the screen with normal broadcast TV (ie. not HD) the pictures never appear to be in focus. So too much work for the processor to do to fill in all the missing information.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

The picture is fantastic, although the default settings are the usual Samsung style overly-saturated HDR types - we prefer the "movie" setting.

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

Fantastic tv, but does take quite a bit of setting up to acheive natural and realistic colours. Onscreen menus are easy and intuitive to use.

Not a criticism of this actual tv, but it's worth remembering that a screen of this size needs the highest resolution input possible. 4K/HD images look fantastic, low resolution (older movies) look trrrible!

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung UE65KS8000

 

I love it all

No bad points

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:Dolby
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:4 / 5
Number of Speakers:4 / 5
RMS rated power:60

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Grey / Silver

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:65
Display Diagonal (metric):64.2
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Motion interpolation technology:PQI (Picture Quality Index)
PQI (Picture Quality Index):2300
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:164
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (max):235
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):118

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
ECO mode: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:27
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Mounting kit: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM1680A+TM1240A

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.63
Package height:35.8
Package weight:78.7
Package width:60.9

Performance

Channel list copy function:Y
Extended PVR: Yes
Game mode: Yes
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Local dimming: Yes
Motion control:Y
Processor cores:4
Subtitles function: Yes
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:H.265
Video formats supported:H.265
Voice Control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:164
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (max):235
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):118

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes
Timeshift: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Auto channel search: Yes
Channels quantity:2
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2
Number of tuners:2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.61
Depth (with stand):16.3
Height:32.9
Height (with stand):36.6
Package depth:5.63
Package height:35.8
Package weight:78.7
Package width:60.9
Weight:58.2
Weight with stand:63.1
Width:57
Width (with stand):57