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Samsung 65KS9500 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Samsung 65KS9500 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the sound and durability are generally positive. The color and usability also get good feedback. Comments about the size and remote control are different. There are some negative views about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 65KS9500 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE65KS9500


The £3,800 UE65KS9500 is Samsung's flagship 65-inch TV for 2016. It's chock-full of headline-grabbing features: an unprecedented, HDR-friendly peak brightness of 1,400 nits, a direct backlight system with local dimming, quantum dot colours, a curved...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung 65KS9500


Samsung normally makes the first big TV technology splash at every CES by hosting an exclusive, invite-only event two nights before the show actually begins. And it did the same again this year with an event at the Keep Memory Alive Center in Las Vegas.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Samsung UE65KS9500 review


Superb picture and sound from this pricey curved Samsung...

Superb HDR image ; Notably subtlety in colour palette ; Very detailed ; Smooth motion

No backlighting on remote

If you’re looking for a high-end, curved 4K television, the KS9500 ticks all the boxes

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE65KS9500 review


No TV yet has delivered quite such an extravagant demonstration of what the Ultra HD, HDR and wide colour spectrum technologies can achieve

Oct, 2016

Techradar Recommended 2016

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung UE65KS9500 review


Samsung's flagship UHD/HDR TV sets new standards

Stunning HDR picture quality ; Appealing curved screen design ; Good sound quality ; Effective HDR upscaling

Some HDR backlight issues ; Striping with UHD Blu-rays ; Curved screen distorts reflections ; No 3D support

The UE65KS9500 produces hands down the most dramatic demonstration of what new HDR technology is capable of. Its brightness in particular is unprecedented, which helps it deliver a much fuller sense of HDR's expanded light range and colour capabilities...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by : Stephen (

Samsung KS9500 Review – SUHD 4K Ultra HD 240MR Smart LED 4k TV (UN55KS9500, UN65KS9500)


While not quite the flagship 2016 SUHD 4K HDR TV from Samsung's so-far excellent lineup of models for this year , the KS9500 is definitely a worthwhile contender for any serious home entertainment setup. Offering nearly the same specs and quality as...

Excellent peak brightness ; Superb High Dynamic Range ; Tizen smart OS works wonderfully ; The TV looks great ; Color performance is fantastic ; Deep, rich black levels ; Amazing contrast ; Great motion control performance

VA display panel means poor viewing angles ; No 3D support ; Local dimming is mediocre ; No full-array LED backlighting ; Curved screen adds almost $200 pointless dollars to price

A few minor to moderate flaws aside, the 2016 Samsung SUHD KS9500 delivers some of the best picture performance we’ve seen in any 2016 LCD 4K HDR TV and is only beaten out by a few Full-array LED models and LG’s 2016 OLED 4K HDR TVs . This TV is one...

Apr, 2016

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Samsung UE65KS9500 review: Curved 4K HDR excellence


Samsung's flagship television delivers astonishing HDR picture quality - and it's pretty good at everything else, too

Dazzling HDR presentation ; Superb gaming responsiveness ; Effective anti-reflection screen filter

Occasional motion stutter ; Posterisation in some HDR scenes ; Curved screen catches reflections

It might not emerge from our stringent tests with a completely clean bill of health, but then few TVs do – and make no mistake, the Samsung UE65KS9500 is one of the best TVs we’ve reviewed, especially if you can find it cheaper than its original £2,899...

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Samsung KS9500 (UE65KS9500) UHD 4K TV Review


In our exclusive review we take a look at Samsung's flagship KS9500, which not only has all the features found on their other SUHD models but adds a...

Excellent greyscale and colour accuracy ; Great black levels and contrast ratios ; Impressive local dimming ; Effective video processing ; Good backlight uniformity ; HDR content looks stunning ; Incredibly low input lag ; HDR+ feature is interesting ;...

No flat option ; No 3D support ; Occasional banding on pans

The Samsung UE65KS9500 is everything that you would expect from a modern flagship TV, delivering an irresistible combination of design, build quality, features and performance. The look of the KS9500 is very attractive, with a surprisingly slim form...

Expert review by : Julia Maehner (

Test: Samsung UE65KS9590 (65-Zoll-4K-TV)


Zunächst zum wichtigsten Kriterium, zum Bild des Fernsehers. Der Samung bietet ein sehr gutes 4K-Bild und dank des deutlich erweiterten Farbraums ein tolles HDR-Bild mit starken Farben und tollen Kontrasten. Mit der Funktion „HDR+“ können Sie normales...

Tolles Bild von allen Quellen ; HDR+ holt mehr raus ; Satter Ton ; Flottes OS

Keine Zifferntasten an der FB

Fazit: Der Samsung UE65KS9590 überzeugt im Test mit einem sehr guten Bild und sattem Ton – allerdings muss er ein paar Federn bei der Ausstattung lassen, was ihn einen Platz in der Top-Fünf der Bestenliste kostet. Warum das aber kein Beinbruch ist,...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Audun Hage (

Samsung UE65KS9505


Samsung UE65K9505 serverer oss en virkelig heftig bildeopplevelse, som er en toppmodell verdig.

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS / DTS, Dolby Digital / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in subwoofer:Y / Yes
Multiroom audio technology:Samsung Multiroom Link
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 4.2
Number of Speakers:2 / 4.2
RMS rated power:40 / 60
Subwoofer RMS power:10 / 20


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y / Yes
Energy Star certified:Y


Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver
Year of production:2016


3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:1.78:1, 16:9 / 16:9
Colour depth:10
Display curvature radius:4.2
Display diagonal:165.1
Display diagonal (metric):163 / 165.1
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED / QLED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI): Yes
LED backlighting type:Edge-Lit LED
Motion interpolation frequency:200 / 240
Motion interpolation technology:PQI (Picture Quality Index) / PQI (Picture Quality Index) 2700 / Supreme MR
OLED technology: No
PQI (Picture Quality Index):2400 / 2700
Screen curvature:4.2
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p


On/off switch:Y / Yes
Smartphone remote support:Y / Yes
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management features

Auto power off:Y / Yes
ECO mode:Y / Yes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:English, Spanish, French
On/Off timer:Y / Yes
Picture-in-Picture:Y / Yes
Sleep timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game, Movie / Game, Movie, Natural, Sports


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Browsing:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Web Browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes

Other features

Dimming type:Supreme UHD / Supreme UHD Dimming / Supreme UHD Dimmng

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, Samsung Slim Gender
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mounting kit:Y / Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote control type:Smart Remote Control (TM1680A) / TM1680A
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:195 / 195.5 / 230 / 947
Package height:230 / 942 / 942.3 / 947
Package Type:Box
Package weight:37.9 / 38.7
Package width:1559.5 / 1560 / 1590


Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Ambient lighting: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, MIDI, MP3, Vorbis, WAV, WMA / ASF, MP3
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
BD Wise Plus: No
ConnectShare (HDD):Y
ConnectShare (USB):Y
Digital Clean View:Y
Extended PVR:Y / Yes
Game mode:Y / Yes
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y / Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Local Dimming:Y / Yes
Logical Channel Number (LCN): Yes
MBR support:Y
Peak Illuminator Pro:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Auto Motion Plus
Processor Cores:4
Quantum dot color technology:Y
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible: Yes
Subtitles function:Y / Yes
Teletext function:Y / Yes
USB cloning:Y
USB Recording:Y / Yes
Video compression formats:DivX, H.263, H.264, H.265, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, VP6, VP8
Video formats supported:3GP, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, PS, SVAF, TS, VOB, VRO, WEBM / AVI / H.265
Voice Control:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y / Yes
Common interface (CI):N / No
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.3
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite Video In:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):N
PC Audio in:Y / Yes
PC in (D-Sub):N / No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
RS-232 ports:1
RS-232C ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 120 / 220 - 240
Annual energy consumption:130 / 212
Energy efficiency class:A / B
Power consumption (max):225 / 240 / 395
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):153 / 70

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y / Yes
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:1.5
Interactive TV:Y
Internet TV:Y / Yes
Lifestyle apps:Google Apps,Samsung Billing
Operating system installed:TIZEN
Screen mirroring:Y / Yes
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Timeshift:Y / Yes
Video apps:Hulu+, NetFlix, YouTube

TV tuner

Auto channel search:Y / Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 / DVB-T2
Number of Tuners:2
Tuner type:Analog & Digital
Twin Tuner: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:109.1 / 109.2 / 11.6 / 115.9
Depth (with stand):36.6 / 36.9 / 366.1 / 403.8 / 404.6
Height :83.3 / 833 / 835.6 / 835.8
Height (with stand):91.2 / 91.5 / 915.3 / 928.7 / 929.6
Package depth:195.5 / 23 / 230 / 94.7
Package height:23 / 94.7 / 942.3 / 947
Package weight:37.9 / 38.7
Package width:1559.5 / 159 / 1590
Weight:26.5 / 28.2
Weight with stand:28.8 / 31.3
Width:144.2 / 1441.6 / 1442.7 / 1443.4
Width (with stand):144.2 / 1441.6 / 1442.7 / 1443.4