LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better.

When we compare LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000 in this review, Samsung KS8000 is better because it has a better picture quality, low input lag, handles motion better and gets brighter and does better to HDR content.

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Borders; LG UH8500 has 0.59” (1.5cm) while Samsung KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm)

Max thickness; not tested

Temperature; not tested

Bottom line: LG UH8500 is better

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; LG UH8500 has 1188:1 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 6906:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak scene brightness; LG UH8500 has 312cd/m2 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 489cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; LG UH8500 has 352cd/m2 while Samsung KS8000 has 453cd/m2

Gray uniformity; LG UH8500 has 6.9 while Samsung KS8000 has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; LG UH8500 has 4.790% while Samsung KS8000 has 3.536%

50% DSE; LG UH8500 has 0.209% while Samsung KS8000 has 0.165%

Viewing angle; LG UH8500 has 6.2 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 4.7

Black uniformity; LG UH8500 has 6.4 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 9.9

Native std. Dev; LG UH8500 has 1.740% while Samsung KS8000 has 0.432%

Total reflections; not tested.

Screen finish; LG UH8500 has semi-gloss while Samsung KS8000 has glossy.

Pre-calibration; LG UH8500 has 8.5 while Samsung KS8000 has 8.9

White balance dE; LG UH8500 has 2.18 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 1.46

Color dE; LG UH8500 has 1.90 while Samsung KS8000 has 1.64

Gamma; LG UH8500 has 2.07 while Samsung KS8000 has 2.15

Post calibration; LG UH8500 has 9.7 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 9.8

White balance dE; LG UH8500 has 0.29 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.30

Color dE; LG UH8500 has 0.56 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.21

Gamma; LG UH8500 has 2.21 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 2.20

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: MOTION

Response time; LG UH8500 has 8.7 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 7.8.

Flicker-free; LG UH8500 has 2.8 while Samsung KS8000 has 4.8

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Samsung KS8000 has optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps.

Variable refresh rate; not tested.

Bottom line: LG UH8500 is better

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: INPUTS

Input lag; LG UH8500 has 8.3 while Samsung KS8000 has 9.0

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 9.0

Total inputs; each TV has 3 USB, 1 Optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. LG UH8500 has 3 HDMI, 1 component in, 1 composite in whereas Samsung KS8000 has 4 HDMI.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2. LG UH8500 has Dolby Vision and USB 3.0.

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, 5.1 Dolby and DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; LG UH8500 has 6.7 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 6.9

Low-frequency extension; LG UH8500 has 89.80Hz whereas Samsung KS8000 has 84.76Hz

Max; LG UH8500 has 93.1dB SPL whereas Samsung KS8000 has 92.2dB SPL

Distortion; LG UH8500 has 7.9 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 7.5

Weighted THD @ Max; LG UH8500 has 0.058 whereas Samsung KS8000 0.165

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

LG UH8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; LG UH8500 has WebOS whereas Samsung KS8000 has Tizen (2016)

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: LG UH8500 is better

Conclusion

When we compare the two phones, Samsung KS8000 is better as it has a better picture quality, low input lag, handles motion better, gets brighter and does better to HDR content.