Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better.

When we compare JS8500 Vs KS8000 in this review, Samsung KS8000 is better as it has low input lag great for playing video games, better HDR look, great movies and gets brighter.

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: DESIGN

Resolution; the two TVs have 4k

Wall mount; Samsung JS8500 has VESA 400×400

Borders; Samsung JS8500 has 0.71” (1.8cm) whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm)

Max thickness; not tested

Temperature; not tested

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design features

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung JS8500 has 3560:1 while Samsung KS8000 has 6906:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS8000 has 489cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS8000 has 453cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung JS8500 has 8.1 while Samsung KS8000 has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Samsung JS8500 has 2.454% while Samsung KS8000 has 3.536%

50% DSE; Samsung JS8500 has 0.147% whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.165%

Viewing angle; Samsung JS8500 has 4.2 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 4.7

Black uniformity; Samsung JS8500 has 7.3 while Samsung KS8000 has 9.9

Native Std. Dev; Samsung JS8500 has 1.147% while Samsung KS8000 has 0.432%

Total reflections; not tested

Screen finish; the two TVs have glossy

Pre-calibration; Samsung JS8500 has 8.8 while Samsung KS8000 has 8.9

White balance dE; Samsung JS8500 has 1.98 while Samsung KS8000 has 1.46

Color dE; Samsung JS8500 has 1.37 while Samsung KS8000 has 1.64

Gamma; Samsung JS8500 has 2.37 while Samsung KS8000 has 2.15

Post calibration; Samsung JS8500 has 9.7 while Samsung KS8000 has 9.8

White balance dE; Samsung JS8500 has 0.42 while Samsung KS8000 has 0.30

Color dE; Samsung JS8500 has 0.56 while Samsung KS8000 0.21

Gamma; Samsung JS8500 has 2.20, the same as Samsung KS8000.

Color gamut; Samsung JS8500 has 8.3 while Samsung KS8000 has 8.2

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: MOTION

100% response time; not tested

Flicker-free; not tested

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI

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

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free

Native variable rate; each TV has 120Hz

Variable refresh rate; not tested

Bottom line: Samsung JS8500 is better

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung JS8500 has 7.9 while Samsung KS8000has 9.0

Supported resolutions; Samsung JS8500has 9.0, the same as Samsung KS8000

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung JS8500 has 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 component in and 1 composite in.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDMI 2.0 full bandwidth, HDCP 2.2 and CEC. Samsung JS8500 has USB 3.0.

Audio pass-through; the two TVs have ARC, 5.1 Dolby digital and 5.1 DTS

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: SOUND QUALITY

Low—frequency response; Samsung JS8500 has 95.00Hz whereas Samsung KS8000 has 84.76Hz

Max; Samsung JS8500 has 91.2dB SPL while Samsung KS8000 has 92.2dB SPL

Distortion; Samsung JS8500 has 8.1 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 7.5

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung JS8500 has 0.147% whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.165

Bottom line: Samsung JS8500 is better

Samsung JS8500 Vs Samsung KS8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung JS8500 operates on Tizen while Samsung KS8000 on Tizen (2016)

Ad-free; the two TVs don’t have ads

Apps and features; each TV has apps and features

TV controls; Samsung KS8000 has TV controls

Bottom line: Samsung JS8500 and Samsung KS8000 have the same smart features.

Conclusion

Samsung KS8000 is a better TV in this review as it has low input lag great for playing video games, better HDR look, great movies and gets brighter.