Samsung KS8500 55" Class SUHD Smart Curved LED TV

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Samsung KS8500 55" Class SUHD Smart Curved LED TV
Key Features
  • 4K SUHD (3840 x 2160) Curved LED Panel
  • HDR10 Compatible
  • MR 240
  • Screen Mirroring Technology
View content at 4 times the resolution of 1080p with the Samsung KS8500 55" Class SUHD Smart Curved LED TV. Lower resolution video sources can also be upscaled to near-4K quality. This TV has a 55" LED edge-lit curved LCD display, and incorporates MR 240 technology to digitally enhance fast-moving images to reduce blur. The KS8500 has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity to allow access to your favorite apps and Internet-based content via the Samsung Smart Hub, plus content sharing and screen mirroring with your other smart devices such as your smartphone or tablet.
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Samsung KS8500 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Picture Quality
  • 3Smart Features
  • 4Smart Connectivity
  • 5Smart Home Support
  • 6Audio
  • 7Included Accessories
  • 8Industry Certification

View content at 4 times the resolution of 1080p with the Samsung KS8500 55" Class SUHD Smart Curved LED TV. Lower resolution video sources can also be upscaled to near-4K quality. This TV has a 55" LED edge-lit curved LCD display, and incorporates MR 240 technology to digitally enhance fast-moving images to reduce blur. The KS8500 has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity to allow access to your favorite apps and Internet-based content via the Samsung Smart Hub, plus content sharing and screen mirroring with your other smart devices such as your smartphone or tablet.

With one component video and four HDMI inputs, there are multiple options for connecting high-definition video sources. The component input also acts as a hybrid port, which allows you to connect a composite video source. Three USB ports are also onboard for connecting multimedia peripherals like flash drives.

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Picture Quality

Quantum Dot Color

Accurate shades and lifelike colors are augmented with SUHD Quantum Dot.

4K Ultra High Definition

Enjoy enhanced detail with 4x the resolution of Full HD.

HDR 1000

See the sunlight in its full radiant glory and find the small detail in the dark shadows with HDR 1000.

Ultra Black

Enhances contrast and preserves deep blacks and color richness in brighter room light settings.

Edge-Array Backlighting

Experience enhanced vibrancy of your favorite media and entertainment with expanded brightness levels across the entire screen.

Peak Illuminator Pro

Enjoy extended shades of colors, greater dynamic range, improved contrast detail, and darker scene highlights that come alive.

MR 240

Enjoy fast-action moving picture resolution with an enhanced refresh rate, processing speed, and backlight technology.

Auto Depth Enhancer

Experience an immersive sense of depth on a curved screen with enhanced contrast across multiple zones of the picture.

Precision Black

Experience darker blacks and greater image contrast.

UHD Dimming

Optimizes color, contrast, and image detail by processing the image characteristics prior to them being displayed on the screen.

Ultra Clear Panel

Minimize glare from nearly any angle with a screen that absorbs ambient light, reduces reflections, and lets the picture come to life.

UHD Upscaling

Upgrade lower resolution media to near-ultra high-definition with enhanced detail and optimized picture quality.

Smart Features

Quad-Core Processor

Enjoy a fluid browsing experience and faster control when switching between apps, streaming content, and other media.

Smart Hub

Access live TV, streaming content sources, and apps in one place with Smart Hub, and you only need one remote control for it all.

Smart Apps

Put your favorite media and entertainment at your fingertips with apps built for your Samsung Smart TV, including streaming TV and movies, sports, social media, interactive games, weather, and more.

Full Web Browser

Browse the web right on your TV. Enjoy everything from online shopping and social media to entertainment news.

Smart Connectivity

Screen Mirroring

Mirror your phone or other compatible device's screen onto the TV screen instead of using your device's smaller screen to show content, media playback, or other functions.

ConnectShare Movie

Plug your favorite entertainment and media into your TV. Watch videos, play music, or view photos through a USB connection.

Smart View 2.0

Watch your TV entertainment on your mobile device or your mobile media on your TV.

Briefing on TV

Have your Samsung Smart TV act as an alarm when synchronized with your other Samsung mobile devices. Use the large screen to display important items such as the time, weather, and your daily schedule.

Smart Interaction with Voice Control

Voice recognition is designed to make it easier and more fun when navigating through your favorite content choices.

Smart Home Support

Smart Home Control

Control your TV experience via the SmartThings mobile device App. Once connected, your Smart TV can be turned on and off remotely. Requires an Internet connection, a SmartThings platform Hub, and the SmartThings App.

Smart Home Hub Support

Take your TV to the next level and turn it into the brain of your smart home. With the optional Samsung SmartThings USB EXTEND dongle connected the TV, simply activate the SmartThings app and your TV is set up as the SmartThings Hub. The SmartThings app on your TV or mobile device facilitates control over other devices such as connected lights, locks, sensors, thermostats, and more. Enhancing the entertainment experience is now in your hands. Wi-Fi Internet connection, SmartThings App, and the optional SmartThings USB EXTEND are required.

Audio

Dolby Digital Plus

Enjoy the augmented digital sound quality on all your favorite movies, TV shows, and streaming content. Dolby Digital Plus optimizes your entertainment experience with enhanced sound richness and clarity.

DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Feel like you're part of the action by immersing your senses in 5.1 surround sound.

Included Accessories

Premium Smart Remote Control

Take control of your Smart TV; a simplified button configuration makes it easier to navigate quickly, perform voice commands with the built-in microphone, or use the remote for basic TV control operations.

One Connect Mini

No more reaching behind the TV to make or change component connections. Connect your cable or satellite box, Blu-ray player, other components, and USB devices into the One Connect Box. The supplied cable provides a clutter-free, single cable connection to the TV.

Industry Certification

Ultra HD Premium

The UHDA's ULTRA HD PREMIUM logo identifies products and services that meet or exceed strict performance levels for resolution (4K - 4 times sharper than HD), high dynamic range (HDR - brilliant brights, deepest darks), and wide color spectrum (more lifelike colors), along with recommendations for immersive audio (multi-dimensional sound), among others.

4K Ultra HD Connected

The Samsung KS8500-Series complies with the Consumer Technology Association's (CTA) 4K Ultra High-Definition Connected definition requirements.

Samsung KS8500 Specs

Display
HDR CompatibilityHDR10
Video
Video SystemNTSC
Connectivity
USB Ports3 x USB (Version Unspecified) (Audio, Photo, Video)
EthernetLAN
Power40 W
Convenience
Supported LanguagesEnglish
French
Spanish
General
Power ConsumptionTypical: 60.0 W
Maximum: 165.0 W
Standby: < 3.0 W
Packaging Info
Package Weight51.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)52 x 31.5 x 6.75"

Samsung KS8500 Reviews

Beautiful picture...amazing depth.

By WildHog
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-11-06

I love the picture. and amazing depth to get lost in. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]

This TV is Amazing.

By TBo812
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-06-10

I have owned this TV for over a year now and it is definitely worth every penny! My DirecTV and PS Pro video quality is amazing and the sound is fantastic. Voice control feature from the remote is a great option esp for the kids. Only took me half a year to try it lol. Anyone looking for their next TV should without a doubt get this one. Also is very easy to clean, no cleaner needed. Microfiber cltoh does wonder. Fantastic Job Samsung.

Quantum dot hdtv

By Jeffery
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-02-28

Love it, best tv I've ever owned out of all the hdtvs I've had, better colors, brighter. Compares to the QLED.

What a Great TV

By Norman
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-01-01

After reading about it on rtings.com and discovering that it was on sale, I decided to buy this TV.� I looked at the LG B7 and the Sony XBR900 and a few others, but I felt that TV was the right intersection between its price (on sale), its features, and its projected reliability.� I have always had a Samsung TV as an adult, so it was easy to feel good about buying another Samsung.� Yes, the LG B7 is probably a better TV on paper, but I didn't want to spend 2X the money on it.�� Out of the box, the Samsung was a bit blue in color, but I ran through the settings and tweaked the color to my liking.� I like that the ports for the TV are accessible from a dongle of sorts; no more crawling behind the TV to hook things up.�� The first thing I connected was the Roku.� The TV detected it and assigned a nice icon to the on-screen input menu.� Watching Netflix from it was great on this TV. The second thing I connected was the Xbox One X.� The TV detected it, but I had to make a few minor changes for the Xbox One X to be fully detected in 4K.� After doing that, the Xbox One X is detected in 4K and HDR!� Until now, I was only playing the Xbox on a nice monitor, but I am wondering now if I should switch to playing on this TV! Overall, it's just a great TV.� I've watched Blu-ray discs on it, played Xbox, watched Netflix, and even browsed the web.� It's a great TV and I think I made the right choice. About the curve, it's not so curvy that you really notice it, but we concluded that it's a nice feature.� I would not buy another TV just because of the curve, but I just wanted to mention that it's ok with us.

Had it for almost a year now!

By S
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-09-12

Works great - dependable! I had one stuck pixel when I got it but I guess I don't mind too much but would prefer if it had none.

Samsung KS8500 Curved Screen

By Kenneth
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-08-04

Very happy with this purchase! As it was an older model we got an excellent deal on the pricing. The picture is amazing, great colors, bright, crisp display.

Love it

By Alfredo
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-07-31

Excellent user experience - no complaints.

Excellent

By CARY
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2018-07-19

Was very surprised BH actually had this TV available and at such a steal of a price. Picture and sound is outstanding. Was shipped double boxed and received it in 1 day. Ty

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It's 3d compatible?
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No, this model is not the 3D version.
Answered by: Joel B.
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DOES IT HAVE BLUE TOOTH?
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Yes it does. Sometimes I use my LG Bluetooth headphones to listen to the TV directly without disturbing my spouse.
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MR? What does that mean
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This TV has a 55 LED edge-lit curved LCD display, and incorporates MR 240 technology to digitally enhance fast-moving images to reduce blur.
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Date published: 2018-08-26

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What color is the tv ?
Asked by: Anonymous
Hard to answer, there are so many! Blue, yellow, orange, green, pink... I mean it really depends on what you are watching! ;) Chrome on the front and stand, black in the back :)
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what setting is the best for picture ?
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Depends on what you are watching. Trust your eyes. Try all of these modes to see which one you like depending upon the content:Choosing a picture mode:Settings Picture Picture Mode Try NowYou can select the Picture Mode that provides the best viewing experience. DynamicMakes the picture brighter and clearer in bright viewing environments. StandardIs the default mode suitable for general viewing environments. NaturalReduces eye strain for a comfortable viewing experience. MovieIs suitable for watching TV or movies in a dark room.
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Is the leg spacing adjustable ?
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non. the legs are not adjustable.
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How good is the speakers with this set?
Asked by: Anonymous
Sounds great to me
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Date published: 2018-08-26
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