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Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
96
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Highlights

  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) QLED Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • Ultra Viewing Angle
  • Quantum Processor 8K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Overview

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU was introduced in 2020. It has a QLED screen with 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 3000 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 8K picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 8K UHD (7680 x 4320).

We give Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU TV 96 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
98
VIDEO FEATURES
95
AUDIO FEATURES
92
OTHER FEATURES
94
CONNECTIVITY
93
FORMAT SUPPORT
93
OVERALL
96

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU.

PROS
👍   High Resolution
👍   High Refresh Rate: 100 Hz/120 Hz
👍   Direct LED
👍   Full Array Local Dimming
👍   Ultra Viewing Angle
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HDR10+
👍   HLG
👍   AMD Freesync™
👍   8K FPS via HDMI
👍   4K HFR
👍   2K HFR
👍   Quantum Processor 8K
👍   Speaker Channels
👍   Active Voice Amplifier
👍   Bluetooth Audio Playback
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth
👍   Works with Alexa
👍   New HDMI 2.1 (Port 4)
👍   HDCP 2.3
👍   Real Game Enhancer+
CONS
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos
👎   No DTS Digital Surround

Predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 Q950TS series is 2019 Q950R series. In this section we show their comparison.

UPGRADES Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU vs Samsung QE65Q950RBTXXU
Higher Picture Quality Index 4700 vs 4300
AMD Freesync™ Premium vs
4K HFR vs
2K HFR vs
Adaptive Picture vs
More Speaker Channels 4.2.2 vs 4.2
Higher Speaker Poer Rating 70 W vs 60 W
Object Tracking Sound OTS+ vs
Q-Symphony vs
Active Voice Amplifier vs
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 3) vs
HDCP Version 2.3 vs 2.2
AVI vs

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU vs Samsung QE65Q950RBTXXU
3D Capability vs
Lower 8K FPS 8K/60p vs 8K/60p

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the predecessor - model QE65Q950RBTXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU vs Samsung QE65Q950RBTXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

QLED Technology

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU is a Quantum dot LED (QLED) TV which has a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that produces different colors of light depending on the size of the particle. Quantum dots are able to emit precise colored light because particle sizes adjust at quantum-level velocities, resulting in accurate and efficient light emissions. This results in more accurate color reproduction and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. besides color Quantum dots also offer high brightness which results in high contrast ratio. This is especially important when displaying HDR content.

VA Panel

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.

Full-Array Local Dimming

The TV has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles.

HDR10

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU supports HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

HDR10+

This TV also supports HDR10+ which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits maximum brightness on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and support up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
SeriesQ950TS
ModelQE65Q950TSXXU
Size65"
CountryUK
Release Year2020
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Display TypeQLED
DesignUltra Slim
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Panel TypeMVA
LED TypeDirect LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameDirect Full Array 32x
Dimming NameUltimate 8K Dimming Pro
Supreme UHD Dimming
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleUltra Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Peak Brightness3000 nits
Picture Quality Index4700
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 3000
AMD Freesync™ Premium
NVidia G-Sync
8K FPS via HDMI8K/60p
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 8K
Upscaling8K AI
Dynamic Black EQ
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2.2
Speaker TypeDown Firing and Up Firing
Speaker Poer Rating70 W
Multiroom Link
Bluetooth Headset Support
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound OTS+
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 Protocol802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Smartphone Connectivity
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 Inputs3
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
SoCMediaTek
CPUARM Cortex-A73
CPU Cores4
GPUARM Mali-G52
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
Dcor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode Pro
Art Mode
USB HID Support
360 VR
Time Shift
IP Control
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-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM Radio
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyD
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)344 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1433.1 x 814.3 x 15.0 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1433.1 x 881.1 x 261.9 mm
Stand Size358 x 261.9 mm(Basic)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1625 x 956 x 205 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount Included
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand26.5 kg
Weight With Stand32.1 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)52.4 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteQLED Premium Smart Remote - TM2090C
Universal Control Capability for remote

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