Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA Review and Specs

Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
63

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 QN65Q8CAMFXZA Overview

Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA was introduced in 2017. It has a 4200R LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 1200 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 QN65Q8CAMFXZA TV 63 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
68
VIDEO FEATURES
60
AUDIO FEATURES
41
OTHER FEATURES
57
CONNECTIVITY
65
FORMAT SUPPORT
75
OVERALL
63

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Backlight Name ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
Contrast Ratio ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Speaker Channels ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘Ž
Low Number of Local Dimming Zones 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
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA 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 QN65Q8CAMFXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2Q8C
ModelQN65Q8CAMFXZA
Release Year2017
Size65"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignZERO (Soft Edge)
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignCurved
Curvature4200R
Display TypeLCD
Panel TypeSVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeBottom Edge LED
Dual LEDNo
Backlight DimmingLocal Dimming
Backlight NamePrecision Black Pro
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
Number of Local Dimming Zones12
ContrastQ Contrast
ColorQuantum Dot Color
4K Color Drive Elite
Viewing AngleQ Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage79%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Brightness500 nits
Peak Brightness1200 nits
Contrast Ratio5000โˆถ1
Input Lag20 ms
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+No
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic Range4K HDR Elite
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQ Engine
Blacks4K Elite Black
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeNo
Contrast EnhancementYes Auto Depth 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 ) 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 InteractionNo
TeletextNo
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 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)0.4 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)56.7" x 32.6" x 4.2"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)56.7" x 36.1" x 14.8"
Stand Size37.8" x 8.3" x 35.7"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)63.3" x 37.8" x 8.3"
One Connect BoxYes Optical
No Gap Wall-MountYes
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand58.4 lbs
Weight With Stand66.6 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)89.9 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1790A

Successor

An indirect successor of the 2017 Q8C series can be considered a 2018 Q8FN series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.

UPGRADES Samsung QN65Q8FNBFXZA Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA
LED Type Direct LED Bottom Edge LED
More Local Dimming Zones 40 12
HDR10+ Yes No
AMD Freesyncโ„ข Yes No

DOWNGRADES Samsung QN65Q8FNBFXZA Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA
DTS Digital Surround No Yes

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model QN65Q8FNBFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN65Q8CAMFXZA vs Samsung QN65Q8FNBFXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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