Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better.

Samsung KS8000 is a better TV when we compare Sony 850D Vs Samsung KS8000 because it handles motion better, has low input lag, is very bright and movies and HDR are better.

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall

Borders; Sony X850D has 0.51” (1.3cm) whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm)

Max thickness; not tested

Temperature; not tested

Bottom line: Sony X850D is better

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X850D has 1248:1 while Samsung KS8000 has 6906:1

Local dimming; Samsung KS8000 has local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850D has 362cd/m2 while Samsung KS8000 has 489cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850D has 403cd/m2 while Samsung KS8000 has 453 cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X850D has 7.4 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Sony X850D has 3.981% whereas Samsung KS8000 has 3.536%

50% DSE; Sony X850D has 0.180% while Samsung KS8000 has 0.165%

Viewing angle; Sony X850D has 6.7 while Samsung KS8000 has 4.7

Native std. Dev; Sony X850D has 1.792% while Samsung KS8000 has 0.432%

Pre-calibration; Sony X850D has 6.0 while Samsung KS8000 has 8.9

White balance dE; Sony X850D has 4.97 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 1.46

Color dE; Sony X850D has 3.47 while Samsung KS8000 has 1.64

Gamma; Sony X850D has 2.11 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 2.15

Post calibration; Sony X850D has 9.4 while Samsung KS8000 has 9.8

White balance dE; Sony X850D has 0.31 while Samsung KS8000 has 0.30

Color dE; Sony X850D has 1.34 while Samsung KS8000 has 0.21

Gamma; Sony X850D has 2.21 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 2.20

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: MOTION

100% response time; not tested

Flicker-free; not tested

Optional BFI; the two TVs have optional BFI

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

Bottom line: Sony X850D is better

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X850D has 6.9 while Samsung KS8000 has 9.0

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 9.0

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X850D has 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1 composite in, 1 composite in and 1 IR in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2. Sony X850D has variable Analog audio out and USB 3.0.

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

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X850D has 143.00Hz while Samsung KS8000 has 84.76Hz

Std. Dev. @ Max; Sony X850D has 6.25dB whereas Samsung KS8000 has 6.49dB

Max; Sony X850D has 88.1dB SPL while Samsung KS8000 has 92.2dB SPL

Distortion; Sony X850D has 5.8 whereas Samsung KS8000 7.5

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X850D has 4.780 whereas Samsung KS8000 has 0.165

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Sony X850D Vs Samsung KS8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X850D operates on Android whereas Samsung KS8000 has Tizen (2016)

Version; not tested

Interface; not tested

Ad-free; Sony X850D has ads while Samsung KS8000 is ad-free.

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

Remote; not tested

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Samsung KS8000 is better

Conclusion

Samsung KS8000 is a better TV in this review, as it handles motion better, has low input lag, is very bright, and has HDR.