1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG 55QNED80UQA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

SCORE:
92
SCORE:
94

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) QNED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • NanoCell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen5 AI Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Highlights

  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) QLED Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • Ultra Viewing Angle
  • Quantum Processor 8K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55QNED80UQA to Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. The LG 55QNED80UQA has 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) and the Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA has 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG 55QNED80UQA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
92
AUDIO FEATURES
95
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
93
FORMAT SUPPORT
88
OVERALL
92
DISPLAY
97
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
82
OTHER FEATURES
91
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
92
OVERALL
94

Advantage of LG 55QNED80UQA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55QNED80UQA over Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA.

LG 55QNED80UQA vs Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
AMD Freesync™ Premium vs
4K HFR vs
2K HFR vs
VRR vs
HGIG Compatibility vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Dolby Atmos vs
WiSA Ready Up to 2.1 Channel (Separate Dongle Purchase Required) vs
HDMI Version 2.1 vs 2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 3) vs
AVI vs
DivX vs
QuickTime vs
AC4 vs
aptX vs
EAC3 vs
HE-AAC vs
LPCM vs
MP2 vs
JPS vs
More Tuners (SAT) vs

Advantage of Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA over LG 55QNED80UQA.

LG 55QNED80UQA vs Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Higher Resolution 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) vs 8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
LED Type Edge LED vs Direct LED
Backlight Dimming Local Dimming vs Full Array Local Dimming
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle vs Ultra Viewing Angle
HDR10+ vs
More Speaker Channels 2.0 Channel vs 4.2
Higher Speaker Poer Rating 20W vs 6 x 10 W
More USB Inputs 2 vs 3
ASF vs
RealVideo vs
VP7 vs
VOB vs
VRO vs
WebM vs
WMV vs
AIFF vs
ALAC vs
APE vs
M4A vs
MIDI vs
OGG vs
WAV vs
BMP vs
GIF vs
PNG vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
  High Resolution
  High Refresh Rate: 100 Hz/120 Hz
  Wide Viewing Angle
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  HLG
  α7 Gen5 AI Processor 4K
  Bluetooth Audio Playback
  Wi-Fi
  Wi-Fi Direct
  Bluetooth
  Works with Alexa
WEAKNESSES
  No Dolby Vision
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No NVidia G-Sync
  No DTS Digital Surround

Selected Features

QLED backlight on Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA is a Quantum dot LED (QLED) TV which has a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that produces different colors of light depending on the size of the particle. Quantum dots are able to emit precise colored light because particle sizes adjust at quantum-level velocities, resulting in accurate and efficient light emissions. This results in more accurate color reproduction and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. besides color Quantum dots also offer high brightness which results in high contrast ratio. This is especially important when displaying HDR content.

VA Panel on Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

Full-Array Local Dimming on Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles.

HDR10

LG 55QNED80UQA and Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

HDR10+ on Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA

Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA also supports HRD10+ which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - LG 55QNED80UQA and here - Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA.

BASICS LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
BrandLGSamsung
SeriesQNED80Q900R
Model55QNED80UQAQN55Q900RBFXZA
Size55"55"
CountryUSAUSA
Release Year20222019
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Display TypeQNEDQLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeIPSVA
LED TypeEdge LEDDirect LED
Backlight DimmingLocal DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Dimming NameLocal DimmingUltimate 8K Dimming
ColorNanoCell Color ProQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleUltra Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™ Premium
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα7 Gen5 AI Processor 4KQuantum Processor 8K
UpscalingAI 4K Upscaling8K AI
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 240Auto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz240 Hz
Black Frame Insertion Motion Pro
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel4.2
Speaker TypeDown FiringDown Firing
Speaker Poer Rating20W6 x 10 W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready Up to 2.1 Channel (Separate Dongle Purchase Required)
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Apple Airplay Airplay 2 Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual Assistant Google AssistantSamsung Bixby
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 3)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK Anynet+
USB Inputs23
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)
DLNA
OTHER LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemwebOSTizen
Teletext
Gallery Mode
360 VR
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Time Shift
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
3GPP
AV1 4K@60p, 10bit
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9 4K@60p, 10bit
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-M
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz110 -120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1233 x 716 x 44.2 mm
48.5" x 28.2" x 1.7"
48.6" x 28.1" x 1.4"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1233 x 781 x 257 mm
48.5" x 30.7" x 10.1"
48.6" x 30.6" x 8.7"
Stand Size1058 x 257 mm / 41.7" x 10.1"0.5" x 9" x 15.1"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1420 x 835 x 187 mm
55.9" x 32.9" x 7.36"
55.6" x 33.5" x 7.1"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand16.3 kg / 35.9 lbs46.7 lbs
Weight With Stand16.7 kg / 36.8 lbs47.8 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)23 kg / 50.7 lbs69.7 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG 55QNED80UQA Samsung QN55Q900RBFXZA
RemoteMagic Remote Control With Magic TapTM1950C

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