Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
71

Highlights

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

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Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU Overview

Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU was introduced in 2018. 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 Q Engine picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU TV 71 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
73
VIDEO FEATURES
73
AUDIO FEATURES
36
OTHER FEATURES
77
CONNECTIVITY
66
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
71

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2018 Q6FN series is 2017 Q6F series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU Samsung QE55Q6FAMTXXU
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle No
HDR10+ Yes No
AMD Freesync™ Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU Samsung QE55Q6FAMTXXU
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
DTS Digital Surround No Yes

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the predecessor - model QE55Q6FAMTXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU vs Samsung QE55Q6FAMTXXU 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 QE49Q6FNATXXU.

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU 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 QE49Q6FNATXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2Q6FN
ModelQE49Q6FNATXXU
Release Year2018
Size49"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignQ Style - Slim
Actual Size (Diagonal)48.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Backlight NameUltra Slim Array
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastQ Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR
Quantum HDR 1000
AMD Freesync™Yes
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQ Engine
BlacksNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
Depth EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.1
Speaker Power Rating40 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby AC-4Yes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementNo
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorNo
Active Voice AmplifierNo
WiSA ReadyNo
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYes
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Works with AlexaNo
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs3
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsNo
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteYes
DLNAYes
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet BrowserYes
Voice CommandYes
Light SensorYes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)Yes
Parental Control (V-Chip)Yes
Far-Field InteractionNo
TeletextYes
Picture-In-PictureYes
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes
Dcor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
Gallery ModeYes
Time ShiftYes
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFYes
DivXNo
Flash VideoYes
H.263Yes
H.264Yes
H.265Yes
MKVYes
M2TSYes
MP4Yes
MPEG-4Yes
QuickTimeNo
RealVideoNo
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 2
SAT TunerYes
Analog TunerYes
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/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)95 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1091.6 x 634.6 x 54.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1091.6 x 703.3 x 247.7 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1249 x 768 x 157 mm
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand13.4 kg
Weight With Stand13.9 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)18.6 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1850A

Successor

The 2018 Q6FN series has a successor - 2019 Q60R series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


DOWNGRADES Samsung QE49Q60RATXXU Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU
Lower Resolution 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Lower Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz 50 Hz/60 Hz
Backlight Type QLED QLED
LED Type Edge LED Edge LED
Viewing Angle No Wide Viewing Angle
3D Capability No No
HDR10 Yes Yes
HDR10+ Yes Yes
Dolby Vision No No
HLG Yes Yes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor® No No
IMAX Enhanced No No
AMD Freesync™ No Yes
NVidia G-Sync No No
4K HFR No No
2K HFR Yes No
VRR No No
HGIG Compatibility No No
Less Powerful Picture Processor Quantum Processor 4K Q Engine
Filmmaker Mode No No
Dolby Atmos No No
DTS Digital Surround No No
Active Voice Amplifier No No
Ethernet Input Yes Yes
Real Game Enhancer+ No No

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the successor - model QE49Q60RATXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE49Q6FNATXXU vs Samsung QE49Q60RATXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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