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Samsung JS9500 VS. Samsung KS9500
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Samsung JS9500 vs. Samsung KS9500

October 3, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

When we compare Samsung JS9500 Vs KS9500 in this review, Samsung KS9500 is better because it has great picture quality, gets very brighter and handles reflections better.

DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Samsung KS9500 has VESA 400×400

Borders; Samsung JS9500 has 0.59” (1.5cm) whereas Samsung KS9500 has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Max temperature; Samsung KS9500 has 101oF (38oC)

Average temperature; Samsung KS9500 has 92oF (33oC)

Bottom Line design
Samsung KS9500 is better
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PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung JS9500 has 3106:1 while Samsung KS9500 has 6663:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS9500 has 519cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS9500 has 486cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung JS9500 has 6.8 while Samsung KS9500 has 7.7

50% Std. Dev; Samsung JS9500 has 3.817% whereas Samsung KS9500 has 3.258%

50% DSE; Samsung JS9500 has 0.201% whereas Samsung KS9500 has 0.157%

Viewing angle; Samsung JS9500 has 4.2 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 4.7

Black uniformity; Samsung JS9500 has 7.2 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 9.5

Native Std. Dev; Samsung JS9500 has 1.216% whereas Samsung KS9500 has 0.531%

Screen finish; the two TVs have glossy

Pre-calibrations; Samsung JS9500 has 8.5 while Samsung KS9500 has 8.0

White balance dE; Samsung JS9500 has 2.07 while Samsung KS9500 has 2.65

Color dE; Samsung JS9500 has 1.89 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 2.37

Gamma; Samsung JS9500 has 2.13 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 2.11

Post calibration; Samsung JS9500 has 9.7 while Samsung KS9500 has 9.8

White balance dE; Samsung JS9500 has 0.31 while Samsung KS9500 has 0.28

Color dE; Samsung JS9500 has 0.49 while Samsung KS9500 has 0.33

Gamma; Samsung JS9500 has 2.20, the same as Samsung KS9500.

Bottom Line picture quality
the two TVs are similar
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MOTION

Response time; Samsung JS9500 has 8.2 while Samsung KS9500 has 8.0

Flicker-free; Samsung JS9500 has 4.8 while Samsung KS9500 has 2.8

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Samsung JS9500 has optional BFI

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

J24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free

Native refresh rate; each TV has 120Hz

Bottom Line motion
Samsung JS9500 is better
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INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung JS9500 has 9.0 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 9.1

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 9.0

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung JS9500 has 3 USB, 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 component, 1 composite in and 1 IR in while Samsung KS9500 has 2 USB.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HDMI 2.1 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2. Samsung JS9500 has USB 3.0

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

Bottom Line inputs
Samsung KS9500 is better
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SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung JS9500 has 53.00Hz while Samsung KS9500 has 60.00Hz

Max; Samsung JS9500 has 91.5dB SPL whereas Samsung KS9500 has 90.5dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung JS9500 has 0.439 whereas Samsung KS9500 has 0.168

Bottom Line sound quality
the two TVs have the same qualities
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SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung JS9500 operates on Tizen whereas Samsung KS9500 on Tizen (2016)

Ads; the two TVs are ad-free

Apps and features; Samsung KS9500 has apps and features

TV controls; Samsung KS9500 has TV controls

Bottom Line smart features
Samsung JS9500 and Samsung KS9500 have the same smart features.
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Conclusion

When we compare the two TVs in this review, Samsung KS9500 is a better TV because it has great picture quality, gets brighter and handles reflections better.

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