Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA Review and Specs

Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
75

Highlights

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

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Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA Overview

Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA 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. It supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. AMD Freesync™ 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 QN65LS03TAFXZA 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
74
VIDEO FEATURES
77
AUDIO FEATURES
52
OTHER FEATURES
82
CONNECTIVITY
75
FORMAT SUPPORT
73
OVERALL
75

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 QN65LS03TAFXZA Samsung QN65LS03RAFXZA
AMD Freesync™ Yes Premium Yes
VRR Yes No
Filmmaker Mode Yes No
Active Voice Amplifier Yes No

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the predecessor - model QN65LS03RAFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA vs Samsung QN65LS03RAFXZA 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 QN65LS03TAFXZA.

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

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QN65LS03TAFXZA 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 QN65LS03TAFXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2LS03T The Frame
ModelQN65LS03TAFXZA
Release Year2020
Size65"
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignFrame Edge
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Dual LEDYes
Backlight DimmingFrame Dimming
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
ContrastMega Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color (100% Color Volume)
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
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™Yes Premium
NVidia G-SyncNo
VRRYes
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
BlacksNo
Dynamic Black EQYes
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureYes
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.2
Speaker Power Rating4 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby AC-4No
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorNo
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
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC
HDCP Version2.3
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 ModeYes
Dcor ModeYes
Motion DetectionYes
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+No
Game ModeYes
Art ModeYes
Art StoreYes
USB HID SupportYes
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
360 VRYes
Time ShiftYes
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 TunerNo
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)90 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)57.2" x 32.7" x 1.8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)57.2" x 34.5" x 11.5"
Stand Size0.5" x 6.6" x 11.5"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)63.4" x 38" x 8.7"
One Connect BoxYes
One Connect Box Size (W x H x D)13.7" x 5.4" x 2.6"
No Gap Wall-MountYes Included
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand55.6 lbs
Weight With Stand56.2 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)86.9 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM2050A

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