Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better.

In this review of Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series, Samsung MU8000 is better as it has great blacks, low input lag and has good brightness.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; each TV has VESA 400×400

Borders; Samsung MU8000 has 0.31” (0.8cm) while Vizio M series XLED has 0.71” (1.8cm)

Max thickness; Samsung MU8000 is 2.09” (5.3cm) while Vizio M series XLED is 2.56” (6.5cm)

Max temperature; Samsung MU8000 has 100oF (38oC) whereas Vizio M series XLED has 99oF (37oC)

Average temperature; Samsung MU8000 has 91oF (33oC) while Vizio M series XLED has 93oF (34oC)

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung MU8000 has 4723:1 whereas Vizio M series XLED has 5606:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU8000 has 385cd/m2 while Vizio M series XLED has 316cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung MU8000 has 417cd/m2 while Vizio M series XLED has 407cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung MU8000 has 7.8 while Vizio M series XLED has 7.2

Viewing angle; Samsung MU8000 has 4.2, the same as Vizio M series XLED

Black uniformity; Samsung MU8000 has 7.1 whereas Vizio M series XLED has 8.7

Native Std. Dev; Samsung MU8000 has 1.271% whereas Vizio M series XLED has 0.625%

Total reflections; Samsung MU8000 has 6.0% whereas Vizio M series XLED has 6.3%%

Pre-calibrations; Samsung MU8000 has 8.9 while Vizio M series XLED has 8.4

White balance dE; Samsung MU8000 has 1.84 while Vizio M series XLED has 2.14

Color dE; Samsung MU8000 has 2.16 while Vizio M series XLED has 2.20

Gamma; Samsung MU8000 has 2.16 while Vizio M series XLED has 2.20

Picture mode; Samsung MU8000 has movie while Vizio M series XLED has calibrated dark

Post calibration; Samsung MU8000 has 9.5 whereas Vizio M series XLED has 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung MU8000 has 0.38 while Vizio M series XLED has 0.13

Color dE; Samsung MU8000 has 1.20 while Vizio M series XLED has 1.08

Gamma; Samsung MU8000 has 2.20, the same as Vizio M series XLED

Bottom line: the two TVs have same performance.

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung MU8000 has 13.3ms while Vizio M series XLED has 18.3ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

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

Motion interpolation; Samsung MU8000 has motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free

Native refresh rate; Samsung MU8000 has 120Hz (except 49”) while Vizio M series XLED has 60Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung MU8000 has 8.9 whereas Vizio M series XLED has 7.0

Supported resolutions; the two TVs have 8.2

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out and 1 Ethernet. Samsung MU8000 has 3 USB and 1 Tuner (cable/Ant0 while Vizio M series XLED has 2 USB, 1 Analog audio out RCA and 1 Component in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi. Vizio M series XLED supports Dolby Vision and Variable Analog audio out.

Audio pass-through; the two TVs support ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung MU8000 has 71.27Hz while Vizio M series XLED has 142Hz

Max; Samsung MU8000 has 90.8dB SPL while Vizio M series XLED has 89.dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung MU8000 has 2.528 whereas Vizio M series XLED has 10.517

IM @ Max; Samsung MU8000 has 14.91% whereas Vizio M series XLED has 6.67%

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Samsung MU8000 Vs Vizio M Series XLED 2017: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung MU8000 operates on Tizen version 2017 whereas Vizio M series XLED on SmartCast version 1.27

Interface; Samsung MU8000 is easy to use and has average smoothness while Vizio M series XLED is easy to use and not smooth.

Ads; Samsung MU8000 has ads whereas Vizio M series XLED is ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features

Remote; Samsung MU8000 has small whereas Vizio M series XLED has medium

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Samsung MU8000 is better

Conclusion

Samsung MU8000 is a better TV in this review because it has great blacks, low input lag and has good brightness.