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Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
89
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Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) QLED 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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Overview

Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA was introduced in 2017. It has a QLED screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 1500 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 QN65Q9FAMFXZA TV 89 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
91
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
67
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
88
FORMAT SUPPORT
93
OVERALL
89

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA.

PROS
  High Resolution
  High Refresh Rate: 100 Hz/120 Hz
  Q Viewing Angle
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  HLG
  Speaker Channels
  DTS Digital Surround
  Wi-Fi
  Wi-Fi Direct
  Bluetooth
CONS
  Side Edge LED
  No Full-Array Local Dimming
  Low Number of Local Dimming Zones: 2 x 16
  No HDR10+
  No Dolby Vision
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No AMD Freesync™
  No NVidia G-Sync
  No 4K HFR
  No 2K HFR
  No VRR
  No Dolby Atmos
  No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

Selected Features

QLED Technology

Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA is a Quantum dot LED (QLED) TV which has a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that produces different colors of light depending on the size of the particle. Quantum dots are able to emit precise colored light because particle sizes adjust at quantum-level velocities, resulting in accurate and efficient light emissions. This results in more accurate color reproduction and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. besides color Quantum dots also offer high brightness which results in high contrast ratio. This is especially important when displaying HDR content.

VA Panel

Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.

HDR10

Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA supports HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
SeriesQ9F
ModelQN65Q9FAMFXZA
Size65"
CountryUSA
Release Year2017
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Display TypeQLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Panel TypeSVA
LED TypeSide Edge LED
Dual LED
Backlight DimmingLocal Dimming
Backlight NamePrecision Black Pro
Dimming NameSupreme UHD Dimming
Number of Local Dimming Zones2 x 16
ContrastQ Contrast Ultimate
ColorQuantum Dot Color
4K Color Drive Elite
Viewing AngleQ Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage80%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage100%
Brightness550 nits
Peak Brightness1500 nits
Contrast Ratio5000∶1
Input Lag20 ms
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
High Dynamic RangeQuantum 4K HDR Elite + with Infinite Array
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQ Engine
BlacksUltra Black
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
Adaptive Picture
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2
Speaker TypeFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating6 x 10 W
Multiroom Link
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
Object Tracking Sound
Q-Symphony
Dialog Enhancement
Audio Pre-selection Descriptor
Active Voice Amplifier
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC Anynet+
InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)
USB Inputs3
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
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions
PVR Function Extended
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean View
Ambient Mode Ambient Mode
Dcor Mode
Motion Detection
ConnectShare™
Embedded POP
Real Game Enhancer+
Game Mode
Art Mode
USB HID Support
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)125 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.4 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)57.1" x 32.6" x 1.0"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)57.1" x 34" x 12.1"
Stand Size38.4" x 8.1" x 12.1"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)62.4" x 37.7" x 7.0"
One Connect Box
No Gap Wall-Mount
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand64.2 lbs
Weight With Stand66.1 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)85.1 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteTM1790A

Successor

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


UPGRADES Samsung QN65Q9FNAFXZA vs Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA
LED Type Direct LED vs Side Edge LED
Backlight Dimming Full Array Local Dimming vs Local Dimming
More Local Dimming Zones 480 vs 2 x 16
Higher Contrast Q Contrast Elite Max vs Q Contrast Ultimate
Higher Brightness 600 nits vs 550 nits
Higher Peak Brightness 1700 nits vs 1500 nits
Higher Contrast Ratio 6000∶1 vs 5000∶1
HDR10+ vs
AMD Freesync™ vs
Blacks Ultra Black Elite vs Ultra Black
USB 3.0 Ports 1 vs
USB HID Support vs

DOWNGRADES Samsung QN65Q9FNAFXZA vs Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA
Lower Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage 78% vs 80%
Higher Input Lag 12 ms vs 20 ms
DTS Digital Surround vs
DivX vs
RealVideo vs

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model QN65Q9FNAFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN65Q9FAMFXZA vs Samsung QN65Q9FNAFXZA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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