Featuring a sleek design, the Samsung KS8000 is a high-end, 4K SUHD TV seemingly built not only to deliver great picture quality, but also to enhance the look of your home. It boasts life-like colours and great video processing, while also offering some smart features as part of the whole package.
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Samsung KS8000 4K TV Key Specs & Features
- 49-inch, 55-inch, 60-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch Panel
- Flat SUHD LED Panel
- 3840 x 2160, 4K Ultra HD Screen with HDR support
- Smart TV with Tizen OS
- Quad-Core Processor
- Magic Remote with Voice control
- Wi-Fi 802.11 ac
- 4 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports
Specs-wise, the Samsung KS8000 SUHD TV is very similar fellow 8 Series cousin, the Samsung KS8500, except that the KS8000 offers a flat screen rather than a curved screen.
Samsung KS8000 also adds a 60-inch and 75-inch screen size option to the three sizes offered by the KS8500 (49-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch).
Samsung KS8000 SUHD 4K TV offers models Samsung 49KS8000, 55KS8000, 60KS8000, 65KS8000, and 75KS8000. However, the 60-inch and 75-inch models will be restricted to certain countries.
Design and Display
The Samsung KS8000 flaunts an elegant, slim design with a premium metallic body and a streamlined rear. It has very thin borders on the top and sides of the screen for pictures that almost appear as floating in the air.
The flat screen uses LED LCD display technology and is edge-lit with local dimming. It boasts 4K resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels which, when combined with Quantum Dot Colour, brings images to life with life-like colours.
Precision Black and UHD Dimming works on image characteristics to ensure colours are adequately optimized before being displayed.
The Samsung KS8000 set, which comes in 49-inch, 55-inch, 60-inch and 65-inch sizes, supports HDR1000, described by Samsung as its ‘best HDR innovation,’ to further accentuate details in images.
Samsung KS8000 is a Smart TV driven by a quad-core processor and running on its South Korean maker’s in-house Tizen operating system, which has been refreshed for better performance.
You can use a variety of apps on the set, although the list is not as wide as that of Android TV. Buyers can enjoy 4K streaming for Amazon, Netflix and YouTube, amongst others.
The platform lets you move easily from live programming to streaming content. You can easily flip through content in apps such as Netflix and Hulu. The Samsung KS8000 comes with a Full Web Browser and features integrated Wi-Fi.
The portable remote that comes with the TV has been redesigned and may be used to control other devices. It can recognize many of these devices as soon as you plug them into the TV.
The Samsung KS8000 and its accompanying remote is said to be capable of controlling devices linked to the SmartThings Smart Home hub.
You get four HDMI ports, three USB ports (including one USB 3.0), an Ethernet port, and optical digital audio output among the connectivity options. You can watch TV content on your smartphone or do the reverse. Sound is provided by down-firing speakers with 40W sound output and backed by Dolby Digital Plus.
Pricing & Availability
Samsung KS8000 4K SUHD LED TVs are not yet available in Nigeria, Kenya, or Ghana. When available, you can buy these TVs at reputable online stores, leading retail chains, as well as Samsung Electronics stores in Nigeria. Samsung KS8000 SUHD LED TVs price in Nigeria is expected at between 750,000 Naira and 2,100,000 Naira.
Samsung KS8000 TV Series Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung KS8000 4K SUHD LED TV:
- Smart TV: Yes
- 3D TV: –
- Colours: Silver
- Video Engine: –
- Dimension (without stand): 1094.2 x 635.8 x 42.5 mm (49-inch), 1400 x 807 x 135 mm (55-inch), 1448.9 x 835.8 x 40.8 mm (65-inch), 1682.8 x 970.7 x 49.9 mm (75-inch)
- Weight: 15.0 kg (49-inch), 17.7 kg (55-inch), 26.4 kg (65-inch), 41.7 kg (75-inch)
- Built-in Camera: No
- USB Playback: Yes
- Display Type: Edge-lit Flat Panel LED Sceen
- Sreen Size: 48.5-inch, 54.6-inch, 59.6-inch, 64.5-inch, or 74.6-inch
- Sreen Resolution: 3840 x 2160, 4K Ultra HD
- More Screen Features: 10-bit Colour, SUHD (Quantum Dot Display), 240Hz or 200Hz Motion Rate, UHD Dimming, Local Dimming, Quantum Dot Colour, HDR 1000, Ultra Clear Ultimate
Smart TV Features
- Platform: Tizen, Smart View 2.0
- Processor: Quad-Core Processor
- Multitasking: Yes
- Smart Evolution Ready: –
- One Connect: –
- Built-in PVR: Yes (Time Shift)
- Voice Command: Yes
- Face Recognition: No
- Gesture Control: –
- App Store: Yes, Smart Hub
- Social: Yes
- Web Browser: Yes
- Skype Support: –
- Screen Mirroring: Yes (TV to Mobile, Mobile to TV), DLNA
- Content Sharing: Yes
Inputs/Outputs & Connectivity
- HDMI Port: Yes, 4 ports
- USB Port: Yes, 3 ports
- MHL Port: –
- RF in: Yes, 1 port
- AV in: –
- Component Video in (Y, Pb, Pr + Audio): –
- Digital Audio Out: Yes (Optical)
- LAN: Yes (Ethernet)
- Built-in Wi-Fi: Yes, DLNA
- Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
- Miracast: –
- WiDi: –
- IoT: Yes
- Audio System: 60W or 40W, 4 Speaker System (Inclusive of 2 Woofers (10W each)), Dolby Digital Plus
- Bluetooth: Yes (LE)
- Scart: No
- HDMI CEC: Yes
- Infra-out: –
- RS232C: Yes
- Headphone jack: –
- Stand Type: Y-Shape (Silver)
- TV Camera Support: –
- 4k Upscaler: Yes
- DirectTV: Yes (Ready)
- Remote: Yes (Samsung Smart Control (TM1680A+TM1240A))
- Warranty: 1 Year (Labour and Parts)
- Power Supply (Voltage): 110V-120V or 220V-240V, 50/60 Hz
- Consumption (Typical): N/A (185W – 365W Max)
- Standby Power: Less than 0.3W Max
- Energy Efficiency Class: A+