Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
66

Highlights

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

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Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU Overview

Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU was introduced in 2017. 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 1500 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10 and HLG. 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 QE65Q8FAMTXXU TV 66 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
60
AUDIO FEATURES
39
OTHER FEATURES
70
CONNECTIVITY
64
FORMAT SUPPORT
75
OVERALL
66

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Backlight Name ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Speaker Channels ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 3D Capability ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HGIG Compatibility ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Filmmaker Mode ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Active Voice Amplifier ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No WiSA Ready ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Real Game Enhancer+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU 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 QE65Q8FAMTXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2Q8F
ModelQE65Q8FAMTXXU
Release Year2017
Size65"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignZERO (Simple Edge)
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeSVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Backlight NamePrecision Black Pro
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastQ Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color
4K Color Drive Elite
Viewing AngleQ Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Peak Brightness1500 nits
Picture Quality Index3100
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+No
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 1500
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQ Engine
Blacks4K Elite Black
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2
Speaker TypeFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating4 x 5 W + 2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundYes
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
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 Inputs3
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 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 InteractionNo
TeletextYes
Picture-In-PictureYes
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes
D้cor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShareโ„ขYes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportNo
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFYes
DivXYes
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 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 1.3
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyA
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)153 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1444.1 mm x 826.4 mm x 44.8 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1444.1 mm x 916.7 mm x 353.6 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1585.0 mm x 958.0 mm x 178.0 mm
One Connect BoxYes Optical
No Gap Wall-MountYes
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand24.3 kg
Weight With Stand28.60 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)36.10 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1790A

Successor

The 2017 Q8F series has a successor - 2018 Q8FN series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung QE65Q8FNATXXU Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU
HDR10+ Yes No
AMD Freesyncโ„ข Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE65Q8FNATXXU Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU
DTS Digital Surround No Yes

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model QE65Q8FNATXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE65Q8FAMTXXU vs Samsung QE65Q8FNATXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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