Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
72

Highlights

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

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Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU Overview

Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU was introduced in 2020. 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. 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 QE43LS03TAUXXU TV 72 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
67
VIDEO FEATURES
75
AUDIO FEATURES
49
OTHER FEATURES
90
CONNECTIVITY
73
FORMAT SUPPORT
73
OVERALL
72

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 LS03T The Frame series is 2019 LS03R The Frame series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU Samsung QE43LS03RAUXXU
Filmmaker Mode Yes No
Active Voice Amplifier Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU Samsung QE43LS03RAUXXU
AMD Freesync™ No Yes

For this comparison we chose 43" version of the predecessor - model QE43LS03RAUXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU vs Samsung QE43LS03RAUXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU.

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE43LS03TAUXXU 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 QE43LS03TAUXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2LS03T The Frame
ModelQE43LS03TAUXXU
Release Year2020
Size43"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignFrame Edge
Actual Size (Diagonal)42.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDYes
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth8 bits
Color Depth16.7 Million
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Picture Quality Index3000
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 4x
AMD Freesync™No
NVidia G-SyncNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
BlacksNo
Dynamic Black EQYes
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureYes
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby AC-4No
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorNo
Active Voice AmplifierYes
Adaptive Sound ControlYes Adaptive Sound+
WiSA ReadyNo
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYes
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsNo
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteNo
DLNAYes
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet BrowserYes
Voice CommandYes
Light SensorYes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)Yes
Parental Control (V-Chip)Yes
Far-Field InteractionYes
TeletextYes
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes
Dcor ModeYes
Motion DetectionYes
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeYes
Art StoreYes
USB HID SupportYes
360 VRYes
Time ShiftYes
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFYes
DivXNo
Flash VideoYes
H.263Yes
H.264Yes
H.265Yes
MKVYes
M2TSYes
MP4Yes
MPEG-4Yes
QuickTimeNo
RealVideoYes
TSYes
VC-1Yes
VP7Yes
VP8Yes
VP9Yes
VOBYes
VROYes
WebMYes
WMVYes
XvidNo
AUDIO FORMATS
AACYes
AC4No
AIFFYes
ALACYes
APEYes
aptXNo
eAAC+No
EAC3No
FLACYes
HE-AACNo
LPCMNo
M4AYes
MIDIYes
MP2No
MP3Yes
OGGYes
RealAudioNo
WMAYes
WAVYes
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPYes
GIFYes
JPEGYes
JPSNo
MPOYes
PNGYes
TUNER
Digital TunerYes 1
SAT TunerYes
Analog TunerYes
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyB
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)97 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)966.6 x 555.3 x 45.8 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)966.6 x 602.4 x 213.9 mm
Stand Size808.1 x 213.9 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1089 x 680 x 210 mm
One Connect BoxYes
No Gap Wall-MountYes Included
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand11.0 kg
Weight With Stand11.2 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)20.6 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A

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