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Samsung JU6500 VS. Samsung NU7100
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Samsung JU6500 vs. Samsung NU7100

October 4, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of JU6500 Vs NU7100, Samsung NU7100 is better because it has low input lag, decent picture quality and better uniformity.

DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Samsung NU7100 has VESA 200×200

Borders; Samsung JU6500 has 0.67” (1.7cm) while Samsung NU7100 has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Samsung NU7100 has 2.24” (5.7cm)

Max temperature; Samsung NU7100 has 108oF (42oC)

Average temperature; Samsung NU7100 has 91oF (33oC)

Bottom Line design
the two TVs are similar.
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PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung JU6500 has 2947:1 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 5397:1

Local dimming; the two TVs don’t have

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung JU6500 has 7.2 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.6

50% Std. Dev; Samsung JU6500 has 2.793% while Samsung NU7100 has 3.538%

50% DSE; Samsung JU6500 has 0.197% while Samsung NU7100 has 0.153%

Viewing angle; Samsung JU6500 has 4.2 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 5.3

Black uniformity; Samsung JU6500 has 7.8 while Samsung NU7100 has 9.5

Native Std. Dev; Samsung JU6500 has 0.932% whereas Samsung NU7100 has 0.519%

Reflections; Samsung JU6500 has 8.0 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 7.5

Pre-calibrations; Samsung JU6500 has 9.0 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.2

White balance dE; Samsung JU6500 has 1.41 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 2.98

Color dE; Samsung JU6500 has 1.34 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 3.80

Gamma; Samsung JU6500 has 2.24 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 2.02

Post calibration; Samsung JU6500 has 9.8 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 9.4

White balance dE; Samsung JU6500 has 0.22 while Samsung NU7100 has 0.20

Color dE; Samsung JU6500 has 0.26 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 1.65

Gamma; Samsung JU6500 has 2.20 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 2.19.

Color gamut; Samsung JU6500 has 7.1 while Samsung NU7100 has 6.7.

Bottom Line picture quality
Samsung JU6500 is better
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MOTION

Response time; Samsung JU6500 has 8.1 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.2

100% response time; Samsung NU7100 has 24.1ms.

Flicker-free; Samsung JU6500 ha 4.8 while Samsung NU7100 has 6.0

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation (30fps)

24p Judder; the two TVs are not judder-free.

Native refresh rate; they both have 60Hz.

Bottom Line motion
Samsung NU7100 is better
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INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung JU6500 has 8.7 while Samsung NU7100 has 9.7

Supported resolutions; Samsung JU6500 has 9.0 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.5

Total inputs; the two TVs have 1 digital optical audio out, 1 shared component in, 1 shared composite in, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung JU6500 has 4 USB, 3 USB and 1 Analog Audio out 3.5mm while Samsung NU7100 has 3 HDMI and 2 USB.

Inputs specifications; they support HDR10, HDMI 2.0 full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2. Samsung JU6500 supports USB 3.0 while Samsung NU7100 supports HDR10+ and HLG.

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom Line inputs
Samsung NU7100 is better
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SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung JU6500 has 95.00Hz while Samsung NU7100 has 80.00Hz

Max; Samsung JU6500 has 93.4dB SPL whereas Samsung NU7100 has 85.5dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung JU6500 has 0.115 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 0.927

Bottom Line sound quality
Samsung JU6500 is better
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SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung JU6500 operates on Tizen while Samsung NU7100 on Tizen version 2018 with reduced features.

Interface; Samsung NU7100 is easy to use with average smoothness.

Ads; Samsung JU6500 is ad-free whereas Samsung NU7100 has ads.

Apps and features; Samsung NU7100 has apps and features.

Remote; Samsung NU7100 has medium.

TV controls; Samsung NU7100 has TV controls.

Bottom Line smart features
Samsung NU7100 is better
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Conclusion

Samsung NU7100 is better because it has low input lag, decent picture quality and better uniformity.

$ 1069.53