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Samsung KS8000 VS. Samsung KS9000
Samsung KS9000 TV Samsung KS9000

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February 11, 2020

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Bottom line: Which one is better?

When we compare Samsung KS8000 Vs KS9000 in this review, Samsung KS8000 is better because it has a finer quality sound and more user-friendly functions in terms of smart TV technology.


Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall.

Borders; KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm) whereas KS9000 has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Bottom Line design
KS9000 is better


Native contrast; KS8000 has 6906:1 while KS9000 has 6820:1

Local dimming; each TV has local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; KS8000 has 489cd/m2 whereas KS9000 has 511cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; KS8000 has 453cd/m2 whereas KS9000 has 471cd/m2

Gray uniformity; KS8000 has 7.5 while KS9000 has 7.8

50% std. Dev; KS8000 has 3.536% whereas KS9000 has 3.194%

50% DSE; KS8000 has 0.165% while KS9000 has 0.159%

Viewing angle; KS8000 has 4.7, the same as KS9000.

Black uniformity; KS8000 has 9.9 while KS9000 has 9.4

Native std. Dev; KS8000 has 0.432% while KS9000 has 0.541%.

Reflections; KS8000 has 9.5, the same as KS9000.

Screen finish; each TV has glossy.

Pre-calibration; KS8000 has 8.9 while KS9000 has 9.1

White balance dE; KS8000 has 1.46 while KS9000 1.04

Color dE; KS8000 has 1.64 whereas KS9000 1.50

Gamma; KS8000 has 2.15 whereas KS9000 has 2.23

Post calibration; KS8000 has 9.8 whereas KS9000 has 9.7

White balance dE; KS8000 has 0.30 whereas KS9000 has 0.55

Color dE; KS8000 has 0.21 while KS9000 has 0.30

Gamma; KS8000 has 2.20 while KS9000 has 2.21

Bottom Line picture quality
KS8000 and KS9000 have the same picture quality.


Response time; KS8000 has 7.8 whereas KS9000 has 8.1

Flicker-free; KS8000 has 4.8 whereas KS9000 has 2.8

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); KS8000 has 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 motion
KS8000 and KS9000 have the same motion features.


Input lag; KS8000 has 9.0 whereas KS9000 has 9.1

1080p @ 60 Hz; KS8000 has 20.9ms whereas KS9000 has 20.5ms

1080p @ 60 Hz outside Game mode; KS8000 has 113.5ms while KS9000 has 124.1ms.

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have the same supported resolutions

Total inputs; KS8000 and KS9000 have 4 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. KS8000 has 3 USB while KS9000 has 2.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2.

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

Bottom Line inputs
KS9000 is better


Frequency response; KS8000 has 6.9 while KS9000 has 7.2

Low-frequency extension; KS8000 has 84.76Hz while KS9000 has 71.27Hz

Std. Dev @ max; KS8000 has 6.49dB while KS9000 has 5.37dB

Distortion; KS8000 has 7.5 while KS9000 has 7.1

Weighted THD @ Max; KS8000 has 0.165 whereas KS9000 has 0.353

Bottom Line sound quality
KS9000 is better


In terms of smart features, when we compare KS8000 Vs KS900 we note the following;

Smart OS; the two TVs operate on Tizen (2016) platform

Ad-free; the two TVs are ad-free

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

TV controls; KS8000 and KS9000 have TV controls.

Bottom Line smart features
KS8000 and KS9000 have the same smart features

KS8000 is a better TV when we compare KS9000 Vs KS8000 because it has user-friendly functions in terms of smart TV technology and has a finer quality sound.

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