Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA Review and Specs

Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
71

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Quantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
  • No
  • Quantum Processor 4K

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Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA Overview

Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA was introduced in 2019. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 50 Hz/60 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. 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 QN43Q60RAFXZA TV 71 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
71
VIDEO FEATURES
75
AUDIO FEATURES
42
OTHER FEATURES
68
CONNECTIVITY
72
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
71

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2019 Q60R series is 2018 Q6FN series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA Samsung QN49Q6FNAFXZA
2K HFR Yes No
More Powerful Picture Processor Quantum Processor 4K Q Engine

DOWNGRADES Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA Samsung QN49Q6FNAFXZA
Viewing Angle No Wide Viewing Angle
AMD Freesync™ No Yes

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the predecessor - model QN49Q6FNAFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA vs Samsung QN49Q6FNAFXZA 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 QN43Q60RAFXZA.

PROS
High Resolution 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
HLG 👍
2K HFR 👍
CONS
Low Refresh Rate 👎
LED Type 👎
Limited Viewing Angle 👎
No 3D Capability 👎
No Dolby Vision 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No IMAX Enhanced 👎
No AMD Freesync™ 👎
No NVidia G-Sync 👎
No 4K HFR 👎
No VRR 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
No Filmmaker Mode 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No Active Voice Amplifier 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎
Real Game Enhancer+ 👎
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) 👎

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA 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 QN43Q60RAFXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2Q60R
ModelQN43Q60RAFXZA
Release Year2019
Size43"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)42.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Backlight NameUltra Slim Array
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 4x
AMD Freesync™No
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRYes
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
BlacksNo
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementYes Auto Depth Enhancer
Adaptive PictureNo
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2
Speaker TypeDownfiring
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby AC-4Yes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
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
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2
ChromecastNo
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)Yes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsNo
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNo
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteYes
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
TeletextNo
Closed CaptionsYes
PVR FunctionYes Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeNo
Dcor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeNo
Art StoreNo
Gallery ModeYes
Time ShiftYes
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
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)No
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
FM RadioNo
GENERAL
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)50 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.4 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)38.2" x 22.2" x 2.3"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)38.2" x 25" x 8.4"
Stand Size1.3" x 6.6" x 8.4"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)43.2" x 26.7" x 6"
One Connect BoxNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand24.0 lbs
Weight With Stand24.5 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)30.6 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1950C

Successor

An indirect successor of the 2019 Q60R series can be considered a 2020 Q70T series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung QN55Q70TAFXZA Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA
Higher Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz 50 Hz/60 Hz
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle No
AMD Freesync™ Yes Premium No
4K HFR Yes No
VRR Yes No
Filmmaker Mode Yes No
Active Voice Amplifier Yes No
Real Game Enhancer+ Yes No

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the successor - model QN55Q70TAFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN43Q60RAFXZA vs Samsung QN55Q70TAFXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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