Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU Review and Specs
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Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
94

Highlights

  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) LCD 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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Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU Overview

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD 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 Freesyncโ„ข 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 94 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

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

Pros and Cons

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

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘
Full-Array Dimming ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘
8K FPS via HDMI ๐Ÿ‘
4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
Powerful Picture Processor ๐Ÿ‘
Speaker Channels ๐Ÿ‘
Active Voice Amplifier ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth Audio Playback ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi Direct ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
Does Not Work with Alexa ๐Ÿ‘
Old HDMI 2.1 (Port 4) ๐Ÿ‘
Real Game Enhancer+ ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
No Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘Ž
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 Q950TS series is 2019 Q950R series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU Samsung QE65Q950RBTXXU
AMD Freesyncโ„ข โœ” Premium โœ–
4K HFR โœ” โœ–
2K HFR โœ” โœ–
Active Voice Amplifier โœ” โœ–

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU Samsung QE65Q950RBTXXU
3D Capability โœ– โœ–
Lower 8K FPS 8K/60p 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 Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE65Q950TSXXU 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.

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.

Detailed Specifications

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

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2Q950TS
ModelQE65Q950TSXXU
Release Year2020
Size65"
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
DesignUltra Slim
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeMVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Dual LEDโœ–
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 Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ”
Dolby Visionโœ–
HLGโœ”
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ–
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 3000
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ” Premium
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
8K FPS via HDMI8K/60p
4K HFRโœ”
2K HFRโœ”
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 8K
Upscaling8K AI
Dynamic Black EQโœ”
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame Insertionโœ”
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Contrast Enhancementโœ” Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ”
Adaptive Pictureโœ”
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2.2
Speaker TypeDown Firing and Up Firing
Speaker Power Rating70 W
Multiroom Linkโœ”
Bluetooth Headset Supportโœ”
Dolby Atmosโœ–
Dolby Digitalโœ”
Dolby Digital Plusโœ”
DTS Digital Surroundโœ–
Object Tracking Soundโœ” OTS+
Q-Symphonyโœ”
Dialog Enhancementโœ”
Audio Pre-selection Descriptorโœ”
Active Voice Amplifierโœ”
Adaptive Sound Controlโœ” Adaptive Sound+
WiSA Readyโœ–
Bluetooth Audio Playbackโœ”
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Inputโœ”
Wi-Fiโœ”
Wi-Fi Directโœ”
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ax/ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetoothโœ”
Bluetooth Version4.2
Smartphone Connectivityโœ”
Apple Airplayโœ” Airplay 2
Chromecastโœ–
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexaโœ”
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1 (Port 4)
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ” eARC (Port 3)
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CECโœ” Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)โœ”
USB Inputs3
USB 3.0 Portsโœ–
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs3
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputsโœ–
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ–
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
DLNAโœ”
OTHER
SoCMediaTek
CPUARM Cortex-A73
CPU Cores4
GPUARM Mali-G52
Operating SystemTizen
Internet Browserโœ”
Voice Commandโœ”
Light Sensorโœ”
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ”
Parental Control (V-Chip)โœ”
Far-Field Interactionโœ”
Teletextโœ”
Picture-In-Pictureโœ”
Closed Captionsโœ”
PVR Functionโœ” Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean Viewโœ”
D้cor Modeโœ–
Motion Detectionโœ–
ConnectShareโ„ขโœ”
Embedded POPโœ”
Real Game Enhancer+โœ”
Game Modeโœ” Pro
Art Modeโœ–
USB HID Supportโœ”
360 VRโœ”
Time Shiftโœ”
IP Controlโœ”
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPโœ”
AV1โœ”
AVIโœ”
ASFโœ”
DivXโœ–
Flash Videoโœ”
H.263โœ”
H.264โœ”
H.265โœ”
MKVโœ”
M2TSโœ”
MP4โœ”
MPEG-4โœ”
QuickTimeโœ–
RealVideoโœ”
TSโœ”
VC-1โœ”
VP7โœ”
VP8โœ”
VP9โœ”
VOBโœ”
VROโœ”
WebMโœ”
WMVโœ”
Xvidโœ–
AUDIO FORMATS
AACโœ”
AC4โœ–
AIFFโœ”
ALACโœ”
APEโœ”
aptXโœ–
eAAC+โœ–
EAC3โœ–
FLACโœ”
HE-AACโœ–
LPCMโœ–
M4Aโœ”
MIDIโœ”
MP2โœ–
MP3โœ”
OGGโœ”
RealAudioโœ–
WMAโœ”
WAVโœ”
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPโœ”
GIFโœ”
JPEGโœ”
JPSโœ–
MPOโœ”
PNGโœ”
TUNER
Digital Tunerโœ” 1
SAT Tunerโœ”
Analog Tunerโœ”
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 Radioโœ–
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 Boxโœ”
No Gap Wall-Mountโœ” Included
VESA Wall Mountโœ”
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 remoteโœ”

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