Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 is better in this review because it has lower lag, FreeSync support good for gaming, gets brighter both in SDR and HDR, has wider color gamut that enhances HDR performance, has faster response time and is better to be used as a PC monitor.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands.

Wall mount; the two TVs have VESA 200×200

Borders; Samsung NU8000 has 0.35” (0.9cm) Samsung NU6900 has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Samsung NU8000 is 2.28” (5.8cm) whereas Samsung NU6900 is 2.36” (6.0cm)

Max temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 96oF (35oC) whereas Samsung NU6900 has 104oF (40oC)

Average temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 89oF (32oC) while Samsung NU6900 has 90oF (32oC).

Bottom line: Samsung NU6900 is better.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung NU8000 has 5461:1 while Samsung NU6900 has 6107:1

Local dimming; Samsung NU8000 has local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 509cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 273cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 529cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 270cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.0 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 7.4

50% Std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 2.775% while Samsung NU6900 has 4.226%

50% DSE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.161% whereas Samsung NU6900 has 0.158%

Viewing angle; Samsung NU8000 has 5.3 while Samsung NU6900 has 5.2

Black uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.7 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 8.8

Native Std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 0.727% whereas Samsung NU6900 has 0.681%

Total reflections; Samsung NU8000 has 5.8% while Samsung NU6900 has 6.1%

Pre calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 7.8 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 8.5

White balance dE; Samsung NU8000 has 1.98 while Samsung NU6900 has 1.42

Color dE; Samsung NU8000 has 3.44 while Samsung NU6900 has 2.65

Gamma; Samsung NU8000 has 2.13 while Samsung NU6900 has 2.16.

Post calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 9.1 while Samsung NU6900 has 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.21 while Samsung NU6900 has 0.13

Color dE; Samsung NU8000 has 2.25 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 1.23

Gamma; Samsung NU8000 has 2.21 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 2.20.

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung NU8000 has 12.8ms while Samsung NU6900 has 16.2ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are flicker-free.

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

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps. Samsung NU8000 has motion interpolation 60fps.

24p Judder; Samsung NU8000 is judder-free.

Variable refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 has FreeSync.

Native refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 has 120Hz (except 49”)

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung NU8000 has 9.4 while Samsung NU6900 has 9.0

Supported resolutions; Samsung NU8000 has 8.8 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 7.5

Total inputs; the two TVs have Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung NU8000 has 4 HDMI and 2 USB while Samsung NU6900 has 2 HDMI, 1 USB and 1 IR in.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi.

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

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung NU8000 has 67.27Hz while Samsung NU6900 has 80.00Hz

Max; Samsung NU8000 has 87.0dB SPL whereas Samsung NU6900 has 86.3dB

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung NU8000 has 1.235 whereas Samsung NU6900 has 1.189

IMD @ Max; Samsung NU8000 has 3.68% while Samsung NU6900 has 2.86%

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same features.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU6900: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung NU8000 operates on Tizen version 2018 whereas Samsung NU6900 on Tizen version 2018 with reduced features.

Interface; the two TVs are easy to use and not smooth.

Ads; the two TVs have ads.

Apps and features; both TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Samsung NU8000 has small whereas Samsung NU6900 has medium.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Conclusion

In this review, Samsung NU8000 is a better TV because it has lower lag, FreeSync support good for gaming, gets brighter both in SDR and HDR, has wider color gamut that enhances HDR performance, has faster response time and is better to be used as a PC monitor.