Samsung UN55MU6500 vs Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA

Samsung UN55MU6500
vs
Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA

In this article, we will talk about Samsung UN55MU6500 vs Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA comparison. A noticeable difference when comparing the two models is the screen size, which is 55 inches for the UN55MU6500 and 65 inches for the UN65KS8500FXZA. The UN55MU6500 from series MU6500, but the opponent belongs to series KS8500. Within the series, the set of diagonals remains unchanged.

Display

Both devices support playback of 4K/UHD video. Rivals work well with Full HD video. The UN55MU6500 has VA display, while the UN65KS8500FXZA has SVA display. The UN55MU6500 screen has 60 refresh rate, versus the 120 refresh rate in the UN65KS8500FXZA. Also the HDR feature is realized in both units. Unfortunately, none of the devices supports 3D video playback.

Audio

Both units work well with stereo audio format. Speakers with a power of 20W are installed in UN55MU6500, but in UN55MU6500 has speakers with a power of 40W. None of the TVs in this comparison have Dolby Atmos support.

Dimensions

The Samsung UN55MU6500 has a width of 124.2/48.9 cm/in, compared with a width of 144.27/56.79 cm/in for Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA. The Samsung UN55MU6500 has a height of 71.88/28.29 cm/in, compared with a height of 83.06/32.7 cm/in for Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA. The Samsung UN55MU6500 has a depth of 11.17/4.4 cm/inches, compared with a depth of 10.41/4.1 cm/in for Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA.

Connections

The UN55MU6500 can operate 3 HDMI connectors, whille the UN65KS8500FXZA has 4 HDMIs. There are 2 USB ports available on the Samsung UN55MU6500, but Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA has 3 USB ports. Models in this comparison have Internet access via Wi-Fi. However, Wi-Fi module in the Samsung UN55MU6500 can operate at 5 GHz. Also, in addition to the remote control, you can connect a mouse and keyboard to both TVs via Bluetooth.

Ergonomics

VESA type wall mount is implemented in both TVs and has the same parameters 400 x 400.

Streaming

Users can watch Netflix movies and series on these TVs. It is possible to watch content from Hulu streaming service on these compared models. And of course, you can use HBO on the each of rivals.

Features

Each compared model can be positioned by manufacturers as Smart TV. Displays of compared TVs have the Local Dimming function. And because of this, it is possible to control any of these TVs by voice. The compared devices do not have Amazon Alexa. Besides, each manufacturer provides a mobile application to monitor each of rivals TVs.

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Common

Product

Samsung UN55MU6500
Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA

Model

UN55MU6500
UN65KS8500FXZA

Brand

Samsung
Samsung

Reviews

477
425

General

Series

MU6500
KS8500

Screen sizes in series

49, 55, 65
49, 55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55
65

4K/UHD

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160

Display type

VA
SVA

Screen design

curved
curved

Display width, cm/in

120.97/47.62
142.85/56.24

Display height, cm/in

68.04/26.79
80.35/31.63

Display area, %

92.21
95.79

Display colors

1.07 billion
1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

60
120

Aspect ratio

16:9
16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10
HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not
has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF
3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS, WebM, ASF

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9
Flash Video, VC-1, VP7, VP8, VP9

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178
178

Vertical, degrees

178
178

Audio

Speakers

stereo
stereo

Speakers power, W

20
40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI
ALAC, AIFF, APE, M4A, MIDI

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black
black

Width, cm/in

124.2/48.9
144.27/56.79

Height, cm/in

71.88/28.29
83.06/32.7

Depth, cm/in

11.17/4.4
10.41/4.1

Weight, kg/lbs

16.7/36.82
23.2/51.15

Width with stand, cm/in

124.2/48.9
144.27/56.79

Height with stand, cm/in

77.98/30.7
90.68/35.7

Depth with stand, cm/in

30.99/12.2
29.72/11.7

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

17.9/39.46
23.7/52.25

Connections

HDMI

3
4

USB

2
3

Component video input

1
0

Composite video input

1
1

VGA input

0
0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1
1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1
0

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

400 x 400
400 x 400

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, GooglePlay
Vudu, GooglePlay

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Motion Rate
Supreme Motion Rate

Backlight technology

Edge LED
Edge LED

Manufacturer

Samsung

Native refresh rate, Hz

120
240

Panel bit depth, bits

10
10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0.031/0.012
0.037/0.014

Pixel density, ppi

81
68

Processor

Model

Quad-core
Jazz-M, Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

Tizen 3.0
Tizen 2.4

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120
100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

70
70

Maximum power consumption, W

190
220

Standby power consumption, W

0.3
0.3

User manual

Manual

TVs AVinfoHUB comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 27.5
  • 23.8
  • 27.5Samsung UN55MU6500
  • 23.8Samsung UN65KS8500FXZA

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