Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU vs Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
82
SCORE:
78

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Overview

Here we are comparing Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU to Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU 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. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

Let us first have a glance at the highlights of the models.

Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Highlights

Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quantum Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quantum Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU

Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU

DISPLAY
81
VIDEO FEATURES
86
AUDIO FEATURES
74
OTHER FEATURES
82
CONNECTIVITY
79
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
82
DISPLAY
76
VIDEO FEATURES
83
AUDIO FEATURES
53
OTHER FEATURES
79
CONNECTIVITY
79
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
78

Advantage of Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU over Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU over Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU.

Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Backlight Name Direct Full Array 12x Direct Full Array 4x
Higher Peak Brightness 1500 nits 1000 nits
High Dynamic Range Quantum HDR 1500 Quantum HDR 8x
Quantum HDR 1000
AMD Freesync™ Premium
4K HFR
VRR
Blacks Ultra Black
Filmmaker Mode
Adaptive Picture
More Speaker Channels 2.2.2 2.1
Higher Speaker Power Rating 60 W 40 W
Object Tracking Sound OTS
Q-Symphony
Active Voice Amplifier
HDMI Version 2.1 (Port 4) 2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 3)
HDCP Version 2.3 2.2

Advantage of Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU over Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU over Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU.

Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Higher Panel Bit Depth 8 bits + FRC 10 bits
Depth Enhancement Auto Depth Enhancer
RS-232C Remote

Common Strengths of Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU and Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU

STRENGTHS Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
High Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Backlight Name Direct Full Array 12x Direct Full Array 4x
Wide Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle
Color Depth 1.07 Billion 1.07 Billion
HDR10
HDR10+
HLG
2K HFR
Bluetooth Audio Playback
Real Game Enhancer+

Common Weaknesses of Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU and Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU

WEAKNESSES Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
No 3D Capability
No Dolby Vision
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
No IMAX Enhanced
No NVidia G-Sync
No HGIG Compatibility
Weak Picture Processor Quantum Processor 4K Quantum Processor 4K
No Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround
No WiSA Ready

Detailed 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 - Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU and here - Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU.

BASICS Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
BrandSamsungSamsung
Country VersionUKUK
SeriesQ80TQ70R
ModelQE55Q80TATXXUQE55Q70RATXXU
Release Year20202019
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
DesignBoundlessStylish Q
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Display TechnologyLCDLCD
Panel TypeVAVA
Backlight TypeQLEDQLED
LED TypeDirect LEDDirect LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameDirect Full Array 12xDirect Full Array 4x
Dimming NameSupreme UHD DimmingSupreme UHD Dimming
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%100%
Peak Brightness1500 nits1000 nits
VIDEO Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 1500Quantum HDR 8x
Quantum HDR 1000
AMD Freesync™ Premium
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4KQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI4K AI
BlacksUltra Black
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion PlusAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz200 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Speaker Channels2.2.22.1
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDown Firing and Up FiringDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating60 W40 W
Multiroom Link
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound OTS
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/nIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Apple Airplay Airplay 2 Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.1 (Port 4)2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 3)
HDCP Version2.32.2
HDMI-CEC Anynet+ Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs22
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs33
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemTizenTizen
Internet Browser
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Far-Field Interaction
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
PVR Function Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFSFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode Ambient Mode+
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode
Art Mode
VIDEO FORMATS Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog Tuner
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2DVB-T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2DVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4Version 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
Energy Efficiency ClassBB
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)154 W128 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1227.6 x 706.7 x 53.9 mm1230.6 x 708.1 x 61.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1227.6 x 783.4 x 255.8 mm1230.6 x 780.2 x 248.3 mm
Stand Size390.0 x 255.8 mm975.9 x 248.3 mm (Basic)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1459 x 842 x 178 mm1408.0 x 854.0 x 180.0 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand17.9 kg18.0 kg
Weight With Stand21.0 kg18.5 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)27.0 kg24.5 kg
ACCESSORIES Samsung QE55Q80TATXXU Samsung QE55Q70RATXXU
RemoteQLED Premium Smart Remote - TM2050CTM1950C

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