Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
76

Highlights

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

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Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU Overview

Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU was introduced in 2019. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 50 Hz/60 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. 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 QE43LS01RCUXXU TV 76 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
77
VIDEO FEATURES
83
AUDIO FEATURES
46
OTHER FEATURES
69
CONNECTIVITY
71
FORMAT SUPPORT
78
OVERALL
76

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU.

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

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU 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 QE43LS01RCUXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
Country VersionUK
SeriesLS01R The Serif
ModelQE43LS01RCUXXU
Release Year2019
Size43"
Bezel ColorClay Beige
Smart TV
DISPLAY
DesignSerif
Actual Size (Diagonal)42.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 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 Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Picture Quality Index2400
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR
AMD Freesync™
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 Frequency100 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.0
Speaker Power Rating4 x 10 W
Multiroom Link
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
Adaptive Sound Control
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
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 Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode
Art Mode
Art Store
USB HID Support
Gallery Mode
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 1
SAT Tuner
Analog Tuner
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T2
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)70 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)986.3 x 597.3 x 197.0 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)986.3 x 1028.4 x 417.2 mm
Stand Size895.5 x 417.2 mm (Basic)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1123.0 x 734.0 x 265.0 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
Weight Without Stand16.4 kg
Weight With Stand17.40 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)21.70 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1950C (White)

Successor

The 2019 LS01R The Serif series has a successor - 2020 LS01T The Serif series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung QE43LS01TAUXXU Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU
AMD Freesync™ Premium
Active Voice Amplifier

For this comparison we chose 43" version of the successor - model QE43LS01TAUXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE43LS01RCUXXU vs Samsung QE43LS01TAUXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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