Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG Review and Specs

Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG (German 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 QE88Q9FGMTXZG Overview

Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG 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 1800 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 QE88Q9FGMTXZG 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
59
AUDIO FEATURES
41
OTHER FEATURES
70
CONNECTIVITY
64
FORMAT SUPPORT
75
OVERALL
66

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG.

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 QE88Q9FGMTXZG 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 QE88Q9FGMTXZG.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryGermany
Series 2Q9F
ModelQE88Q9FGMTXZG
Release Year2017
Size88"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignZERO + (Frame Edge)
Actual Size (Diagonal)88"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeSVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeSide Edge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingLocal Dimming
Backlight NamePrecision Black Pro
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastQ Contrast Ultimate
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 Brightness1800 nits
Picture Quality Index3300
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
BlacksUltra Black
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2
Speaker TypeFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating6 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 HD
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+Version 1.4
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyB
Power SupplyAC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1979.0 mm x 1131.0 mm x 30.4 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1979.0 mm x 1169.8 mm x 412.0 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)2220 mm x 1297 mm x 557 mm
One Connect BoxYes
No Gap Wall-MountYes
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand72.7 kg
Weight With Stand74.5 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)141.2 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1790A

Successor

The 2017 Q9F series has a successor - 2018 Q9FN series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung GQ75Q9FNGTXZG Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG
LED Type Direct LED Side Edge LED
HDR10+ Yes No
AMD Freesyncโ„ข Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung GQ75Q9FNGTXZG Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG
DTS Digital Surround No Yes

For this comparison we chose 75" version of the successor - model GQ75Q9FNGTXZG. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QE88Q9FGMTXZG vs Samsung GQ75Q9FNGTXZG where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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