Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC Review and Specs

Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC (Canadian version)

SCORE:
78

Highlights

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

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Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC Overview

Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC was introduced in 2020. 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 QN50LS03TAFXZC TV 78 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
75
VIDEO FEATURES
83
AUDIO FEATURES
51
OTHER FEATURES
84
CONNECTIVITY
80
FORMAT SUPPORT
78
OVERALL
78

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC.

The TV has strengths such as Color Depth, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, Filmmaker Mode, Active Voice Amplifier and Bluetooth Audio Playback. And it has weaknesses sush as 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 VRR, no HGIG Compatibility, Weak Picture Processor, Few Speaker Channels, no Dolby Atmos, DTS Digital Surround, no WiSA Ready, Real Game Enhancer+ and no NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0).

PROS
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
HLG 👍
Filmmaker Mode 👍
Active Voice Amplifier 👍
Bluetooth Audio Playback 👍
CONS
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 VRR 👎
No HGIG Compatibility 👎
Weak Picture Processor 👎
Few Speaker Channels 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
DTS Digital Surround 👎
No WiSA Ready 👎
Real Game Enhancer+ 👎
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) 👎

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 LS03T The Frame series is 2019 LS03R The Frame series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC Samsung QN49LS03RAFXZC
Filmmaker Mode
Active Voice Amplifier

DOWNGRADES Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC Samsung QN49LS03RAFXZC
AMD Freesync™

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the predecessor - model QN49LS03RAFXZC. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC vs Samsung QN49LS03RAFXZC where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QN50LS03TAFXZC 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 QN50LS03TAFXZC.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
Country VersionCanada
SeriesLS03T The Frame
ModelQN50LS03TAFXZC
Release Year2020
Size50"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TV
DISPLAY
DesignFrame Edge
Actual Size (Diagonal)49.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits
Color Depth16.7 Million
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR 4x
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
Blacks
Dynamic Black EQ
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Filmmaker Mode
Natural Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom Link
Bluetooth Headset Support
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
Adaptive Sound Control Adaptive Sound+
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC
HDCP Version2.3
HDMI-CEC Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemTizen
Internet Browser
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Far-Field Interaction
Teletext
Closed Captions
PVR Function Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode
Decor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode
Art Mode
Art Store
USB HID Support
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
360 VR
Time Shift
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog Tuner
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
FM Radio
GENERAL
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)68 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1121.2 x 642.3 x 45.8 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1121.2 x 689.4 x 213.9 mm
Stand Size931.3 x 213.9 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1269 x 780 x 216 mm
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount Included
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand13.3 kg
Weight With Stand13.6 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24.1 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A

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