Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA Review and Specs

Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA (USA version)

SCORE:
73

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 QN85Q70TAFXZA Overview

Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA 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 and can reach 500 nits of peak brightness. 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 QN85Q70TAFXZA TV 73 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
73
VIDEO FEATURES
77
AUDIO FEATURES
56
OTHER FEATURES
73
CONNECTIVITY
75
FORMAT SUPPORT
71
OVERALL
73

Major Changes from its predecessor

An indirect predecessor of 2020 Q70T series can be considered a 2019 Q60R series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA Samsung QN82Q60RAFXZA
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 82" version of the predecessor - model QN82Q60RAFXZA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA vs Samsung QN82Q60RAFXZA 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 QN85Q70TAFXZA.

PROS
High Resolution 👍
High Refresh Rate 👍
Wide Viewing Angle 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
HDR10+ 👍
HLG 👍
AMD Freesync™ 👍
4K HFR 👍
2K HFR 👍
VRR 👍
Filmmaker Mode 👍
Active Voice Amplifier 👍
Bluetooth Audio Playback 👍
Real Game Enhancer+ 👍
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 👎
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) 👎

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Samsung QN85Q70TAFXZA 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 QN85Q70TAFXZA.

BASICS
BrandSamsung
CountryUSA
Series 2Q70T
ModelQN85Q70TAFXZA
Release Year2020
Size85"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
DesignBoundless
Actual Size (Diagonal)84.5"
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%
Peak Brightness500 nits
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+Yes
Dolby VisionNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®No
IMAX EnhancedNo
High Dynamic RangeQuantum HDR
AMD Freesync™Yes Premium
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRYes
2K HFRYes
VRRYes
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorQuantum Processor 4K
Upscaling4K AI
BlacksNo
Dynamic Black EQYes
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion Plus
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz
Black Frame InsertionYes
Filmmaker ModeYes
Natural ModeYes
Contrast EnhancementYes Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency ModeYes
Depth EnhancementNo
Adaptive PictureYes
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W
Multiroom LinkYes
Bluetooth Headset SupportYes
Dolby AtmosNo
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS Digital SurroundNo
Object Tracking SoundNo
Q-SymphonyNo
Dialog EnhancementYes
Audio Pre-selection DescriptorYes
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 (Port 4)
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (Port 3)
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
Picture-In-PictureYes
Closed CaptionsYes
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFS
Digital Clean ViewYes
Ambient ModeYes Ambient Mode+
Dcor ModeNo
Motion DetectionNo
ConnectShare™Yes
Embedded POPYes
Real Game Enhancer+Yes
Game ModeYes Pro
Art ModeNo
USB HID SupportYes
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French
360 VRYes
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYes
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 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)114 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)74.7" x 42.6" x 2.4"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)74.7" x 46.7" x 15.1"
Stand Size3.1" x 10.9" x 15.4"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)82.3" x 49.1" x 10.2"
One Connect BoxNo
No Gap Wall-MountNo
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand104.7 lbs
Weight With Stand107.4 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)140.7 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteQLED Premium Smart Remote - TM2050C
Universal Control Capability for remoteYes

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