Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
77

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 QE82Q950RBTXXU Overview

Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU was introduced in 2019. 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 4000 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. 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 QE82Q950RBTXXU TV 77 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
80
VIDEO FEATURES
76
AUDIO FEATURES
54
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
74
FORMAT SUPPORT
73
OVERALL
77

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘
Backlight Name ๐Ÿ‘
High Number of Local Dimming Zones ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
3D Capable ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
8K FPS via HDMI ๐Ÿ‘
Powerful Picture Processor ๐Ÿ‘
Speaker Channels ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth Audio Playback ๐Ÿ‘
Real Game Enhancer+ ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
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
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Active Voice Amplifier ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No WiSA Ready ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU 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 QE82Q950RBTXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2Q950R
ModelQE82Q950RBTXXU
Release Year2019
Size82"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)82"
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameDirect Full Array Elite
Direct Full Array 16x
Dimming NameUltimate 8K Dimming
Number of Local Dimming Zones480
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleUltra Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Peak Brightness4000 nits
Picture Quality Index4300
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 4000
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
8K FPS via HDMI8K/60p
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 8K
Upscaling8K AI
BlacksUltra Black Elite
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2
Speaker TypeDown Firing
Speaker Power Rating60 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
Active Voice AmplifierNo
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
Smartphone ConnectivityYes
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
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 InteractionYes
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+Yes
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
Gallery ModeYes
360 VRYes
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYes
Time ShiftYes
IP ControlYes
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-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyD
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1835.0 x 1055.6 x 34.8 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1835.0 x 1117.0 x 398.6 mm
Stand Size1540.0 x 398.6 mm (Basic)
694.0 x 398.6 mm (Minimum)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)2039.0 x 1224.0 x 260.0 mm
One Connect BoxYes
No Gap Wall-MountYes Included
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand50.0 kg
Weight With Stand51.2 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)77.1 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1990C

Successor

The 2019 Q950R series has a successor - 2020 Q950TS series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung QE85Q950TSXXU Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU
AMD Freesyncโ„ข Yes Premium No
4K HFR Yes No
2K HFR Yes No
Active Voice Amplifier Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung QE85Q950TSXXU Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU
3D Capability No No
Lower 8K FPS 8K/60p 8K/60p

For this comparison we chose 85" version of the successor - model QE85Q950TSXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE82Q950RBTXXU vs Samsung QE85Q950TSXXU where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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