Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU Review and Specs

Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU (UK version)

SCORE:
75

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quantum Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU Overview

Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU was introduced in 2020. 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, HDR10+ and HLG. AMD Freesyncโ„ข allows TV to display variable refresh rate during gaming and its powerful Quantum Processor 4K picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU TV 75 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
78
AUDIO FEATURES
72
OTHER FEATURES
80
CONNECTIVITY
74
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
75

Major Changes from its predecessor

An indirect predecessor of 2020 Q80T series can be considered a 2019 Q70R series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU Samsung QE82Q70RATXXU
Backlight Name Direct Full Array 12x Direct Full Array 4x
AMD Freesyncโ„ข Yes Premium No
4K HFR Yes No
VRR Yes No
Filmmaker Mode Yes No
Active Voice Amplifier Yes No

For this comparison we chose 82" version of the predecessor - model QE82Q70RATXXU. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU vs Samsung QE82Q70RATXXU 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 QE85Q80TATXXU.

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QE85Q80TATXXU 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 QE85Q80TATXXU.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUK
Series 2Q80T
ModelQE85Q80TATXXU
Release Year2020
Size85"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)84.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
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 12x
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Peak Brightness1500 nits
Picture Quality Index3800
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 1500
AMD Freesyncโ„ขYes Premium
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRYes
2K HFRYes
VRRYes
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
BlacksUltra Black
Dynamic Black EQYes
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureYes
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.2.2
Speaker TypeDown Firing and Up Firing
Speaker Power Rating60 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundYes OTS
Q-SymphonyYes
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
Active Voice AmplifierYes
Adaptive Sound ControlYes Adaptive Sound+
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
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1 (Port 4)
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (Port 3)
HDCP Version2.3
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 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
PVR FunctionYes
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes Ambient Mode+
D้cor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShareโ„ขYes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+Yes
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
360 VRYes
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYes
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 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 EfficiencyA
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)257 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1892.8 x 1083.2 x 54.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1892.8 x 1163.1 x 338.8 mm
Stand Size420.0 x 338.8 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)2146 x 1245 x 260 mm
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand43.3 kg
Weight With Stand50.1 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)65.6 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteQLED Premium Smart Remote - TM2050C
Universal Control Capability for remoteYes

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