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Samsung UN65KS8500

Samsung UN65KS8500
alaScore 90

8 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Samsung UN65KS8500. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung UN65KS8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung UN65KS8500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung UN65KS8500 Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)Samsung UN65KS8500 Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV (2016 Model)

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Mark Peters (

Samsung Curved TV


Samsung Curved Ultra High Definition TV : Samsung Electronics unveiled a new marketing campaign highlighting its new Curved UHD TV. To communicate the immersive multimedia entertainment experience of Curved UHD TVs, Samsung collaged memorable moments...

The Curved TV ads from Samsung will run nationally on major networks, cable and online. In addition to the TV spots, the campaign will also include print, digital and out-of-home components that will feature the curve in new and innovative ways....

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Stephen (

Samsung KS8500 Review – 2016 SUHD 4K Ultra HD 240MR Smart LED TV (UN49KS8500, UN55KS8500, UN65KS8500)


The KS8500 is nearly identical to its KS8000 cousin and the main thing which distinguishes the two as far as we can tell consists of the difference in curved vs. flat screen design. That said, this model, like the KS8000, offers one truly superb 4K LCD...

Superb HDR quality ; Very high peak brightness ; Some solid Tizen smart OS improvements ; One sexy looking TV ; Remarkable color performance ; Very deep black levels ; Great contrast

VA panel causes poor viewing angles ; No 3D support ; No USB 3.0 ; Still no Full-array LED backlighting ; Curved screen adds $200 to price without a point

The bottom line for the KS8500 is that this is one excellent HDR 4K LCD TV with some superb brightness, rich contrast and great color settings. I n comparison to almost any 2015 SUHD TV, the KS8500 wins out and only the 2015 SUHD JS9500 offers...

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio decoding technologies:DTS Premium Sound 5.1,Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Subwoofer RMS power:20


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


Color of product:Black, Silver


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:64.5
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-Lit LED
Motion interpolation frequency:240
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Power consumption (max):220
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):70


VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

ECO mode: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE


Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM1680A
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:7.5
Package height:37.1
Package weight:72.8
Package width:61.4


Local dimming: Yes
Processor cores:4
Voice Control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
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
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:110 - 120
Power consumption (max):220
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):70

Smart TV

Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:ATSC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):11.7
Height (with stand):35.7
Package depth:7.52
Package height:37.1
Package weight:72.8
Package width:61.4
Weight with stand:52.2
Width (with stand):56.8