Samsung UE49KS7000 review
|Review: May 2016|
In a nutshell: The Samsung UE49KS7000 is an affordable version of Samsung's flagship KS9000 SUHD TV. It has a flat screen instead of curved, and a branch-style stand with silver metal feet instead of a central stand. The audio system is also less powerful. But it's several hundred pounds cheaper too, and that makes it a top buy. With 4K viewing and HDR capability, the KS7000 produces extraordinarily clear pictures. Plus you get Netflix and Amazon support - everything is here, except for 3D.
Samsung's KS7000 SUHD series is the same as the KS8000, but with a different stand and a slightly downgraded speaker system. And the KS8000 is a flat-screen version of the curved KS9000, which is Samsung's premier offering for 2016.
We highly rate the 49KS7000, as we prefer the flat screen, and you can make a big saving by choosing this model, while still getting the amazing picture clarity and other features of the more expensive models.
Samsung UE49KS7000 features include:
- 49-inch UHD LED-backlit screen
- 3840 x 2160 resolution
- Quantum dot display
- 10 bit support
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
- Motion rate: 200
- Precision Black local dimming
- Peak Illuminator Pro
- Picture Quality Index (PQI): 2100
- Samsung Smart TV, voice recognition
- Freeview HD & Freesat HD tuners
- Audio: Dolby Digital Plus, DTS codec, 2.1 channels, 40W RMS
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Direct, ethernet, HDMI x4, ARC support, USB x3, screen mirroring, Digital audio output (optical), Bluetooth, CI slot, Anynet+
- Power consumption: 170W
- Energy efficiency class: A
- Remote controls: TM1680A + TM1240A
- Size without stand (WxHxD): 1089.1 x 633.6 x 43.4 mm
- Size with stand (WxHxD): 1089.1 x 699.0 x 233.2 mm
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Can it receive BBC iPlayer ITV 4oD 5oD?
Asked by Bill
on 2nd Jan 2017
How far are the feet apart on a Samsung 49ks7000?
Asked by David
on 2nd Jan 2017
Reply by Peter
on 13th Jan 2017
100cm (from outside edge of front legs) - I measured them in Currys today.
UE49KS7000 v UE49KU6400?
Asked by vicky
on 3rd Nov 2016
I am in a dilema of which TV to buy other than the £500 difference can anyone offer advice?
Reply by Tony Ward
on 22nd Dec 2016
Vicky - I was (past tense) having the same question, went to a leading electrical retailer and compared the picture side by side, rather than in a separate aisle, where I thought the 6470 was impressive. Next to each other the 7000 wins it ends down, if you have the budget, if its a stretch then the 6470 is still really impressive. Also the stands make a difference 7000 legs are towards the ends so you need a big table 6470 its in the middle.
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