Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung KS8500 is better.

In this review, when we compare KS8000 Vs KS8500, Samsung KS8500 is better as it has a finer quality of sound and has user-friendly functions in terms of smart TV technology.

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: DESIGN

The design features of KS8500 vs KS8000 include the following comparisons;

Stand; each TV has a stand

Borders; KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm) whereas KS8500 has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max temperature; KS8500 has 103oF (40oC)

Average temperature; KS8500 has 96oF (35oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design features.

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; KS8000 has 6906:1 whereas KS8500 has 7143:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; KS8000 has 489cd/m2 whereas KS8500 has 506cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; KS8000 has 453cd/m2 while KS8500 has 467cd/m2

Gray uniformity; KS8000 has 7.5 whereas KS8500 has 7.1

50% std. Dev; KS8000 has 3.536% whereas KS8500 has 3.665%

50% DSE; KS8000 has 0.165% while KS8500 has 0.186%

Viewing angle; KS8000 has 4.7, the same as KS8500.

Black Uniformity; KS8000 has 9.9 while KS8500 has 9.1

Native std. Dev; KS8000 has 0.432% whereas KS8500 has 0.623%

Reflection; KS8000 has 9.5, the same as KS8500.

Screen finish; the two TVs have glossy.

Pre-calibration; KS8000 has 8.9 while KS8500 has 6.4

White balance dE; KS8000 has 1.46 whereas KS8500 has 4.65

Color dE; KS8000 has 1.64 while KS8500 has 3.19

Gamma; KS8000 has 2.15 while KS8500 has 2.16

Post calibration; KS8000 has 9.8 while KS8500 has 9.6

White balance dE; KS8000 has 0.30 while KS8500 has 0.59

Color dE; KS8000 has 0.21 whereas KS8500 has 0.46

Gamma; KS8000 has 2.20 whereas KS8500 has 2.23

Color gamut; the two TVs have 8.2

Wide color Gamut; the two TVs have wide color Gamut.

Bottom line: KS8000 is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: MOTION

Response time; KS8000 has 7.8 whereas KS8500 has 8.2

Flicker-free; the two TVs have 4.8

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

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

Native refresh rate; each TV has 120Hz

Bottom line: KS8500 is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: INPUTS

Input lag; KS8000 has 9.0 whereas KS8500 has 9.1

1080p @ 60 Hz; KS8000 has 20.9ms whereas KS8500 has 23.1ms

1080p @ 60 Hz outside game mode; KS8000 has 113.5ms while KS8500 has 123.2ms

4k @ 60 Hz; KS8000 has 22.7ms whereas KS8500 has 19.2ms

4k @ 60 Hz 4:4:4; KS8000 has 37.4ms while KS8500 has 33.4ms.

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 9.0

1080p @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4; the two TVs support this

Total inputs; KS8000 and KS8500 have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP.

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

Bottom line: KS8500 is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; KS8000 has 6.9 whereas KS8500 has 6.8

Low-frequency extension; KS8000 has 84.76Hz while KS8500 has 75.51Hz

Std. Dev Max; KS8000 has 6.49dB while KS8500 has 6.75dB

Max; KS8000 has 92.2dB SPL while KS8500 has 92.1dB SPL

Distortion; KS8000 has 7.5 whereas KS8500 has 7.3

Weighted THD @ Max; KS8000 has 0.165 while KS8500 has 0.288

Bottom line: KS8000 is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs Samsung KS8500: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; the two TVs have Tizen (2016)

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free.

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

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same smart features

Conclusion

Samsung KS8500 is better in this review of Samsung KS8000 Vs KS8500 because it has user-friendly functions and its sound is finer and of high quality.