Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG Review and Specs

Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG (German version)

SCORE:
81

Highlights

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

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Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG Overview

Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 500 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. AMD Freesync™ allows TV to display variable refresh rate during gaming and its powerful Quantum Processor 4K picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG TV 81 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
81
VIDEO FEATURES
85
AUDIO FEATURES
58
OTHER FEATURES
88
CONNECTIVITY
79
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
81

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG.

The TV has strengths such as High Refresh Rate, Wide Viewing Angle, Color Depth, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, AMD Freesync™, 4K HFR, 2K HFR, VRR, Filmmaker Mode, Active Voice Amplifier, Bluetooth Audio Playback and Real Game Enhancer+. And it has weaknesses sush as LED Type, no 3D Capability, no Dolby Vision, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no IMAX Enhanced, no NVidia G-Sync, no HGIG Compatibility, Weak Picture Processor, Few Speaker Channels, no Dolby Atmos, DTS Digital Surround and no WiSA Ready.

PROS
High Refresh Rate 👍
Wide Viewing Angle 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
HLG 👍
AMD Freesync™ 👍
4K HFR 👍
2K HFR 👍
VRR 👍
Filmmaker Mode 👍
Active Voice Amplifier 👍
Bluetooth Audio Playback 👍
Real Game Enhancer+ 👍
CONS
LED Type 👎
No 3D Capability 👎
No Dolby Vision 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No IMAX Enhanced 👎
No NVidia G-Sync 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
Weak Picture Processor 👎
Few Speaker Channels 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎

Major Changes from its predecessor

An indirect predecessor of 2020 Q70T series can be considered a 2019 Q60R series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG Samsung GQ82Q60RGTXZG
AMD Freesync™ Premium
4K HFR
VRR
Filmmaker Mode
Active Voice Amplifier
Real Game Enhancer+

For this comparison we chose 82" version of the predecessor - model GQ82Q60RGTXZG. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG vs Samsung GQ82Q60RGTXZG where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG has a QLED display which is a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that can produce pure monochromatic red, green, and blue light. Quantum dot displays are capable of producing wider color gamut compared to OLED displays and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. And together with Vertical Alignment (VA) type panel their contrast is comparable to the OLED displays with nearly perfect black levels.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Samsung GQ85Q70TGTXZG.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
Country VersionGermany
SeriesQ70T
ModelGQ85Q70TGTXZG
Release Year2020
Size85"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)84.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Peak Brightness500 nits
Picture Quality Index3400
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR
AMD Freesync™ Premium
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
Blacks
Dynamic Black EQ
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Natural Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom Link
Bluetooth Headset Support
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
Adaptive Sound Control Adaptive Sound+
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1 (Port 4)
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 3)
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CEC Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs3
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet Browser
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Far-Field Interaction
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions
PVR Function
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode Ambient Mode+
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode Pro
Art Mode
USB HID Support
360 VR
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Time Shift
VIDEO FORMATS
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
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 2
SAT Tuner
Analog Tuner
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T2 HD
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL
Energy Efficiency ClassA+
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)198 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1896.3 x 1082.5 x 59.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1896.3 x 1186.4 x 392.1 mm
Stand Size1721.6 x 392.1 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)2090 x 1247 x 260 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand47.5 kg
Weight With Stand48.7 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)63.8 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteQLED Premium Smart Remote - TM2050C
Universal Control Capability for remote

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