Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 is a better TV in this review of NU7100 Vs NU8000 because it is much brighter, has smoother, and has automatic low latency mode and support for a variable refresh rate.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: DESIGN

The design features of Samsung NU7100 Vs NU8000 have the following comparisons;

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; the two TVs have VESA 200×200

Borders; Samsung NU8000 has 0.35” (0.9cm) while Samsung NU7100 has 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max thickness; Samsung NU8000 is 2.28” (5.8cm) while Samsung NU7100 is 0.55” (1.4cm)

Max temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 96oF (35oC) while Samsung NU7100 has 108oF (42oC)

Average temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 89oF (32oC) whereas Samsung NU7100 has 91oF (33oC)

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: PICTURE QUALITY

When we compare Samsung 7100 Vs 8000 we have the following;

Native contrast; Samsung NU8000 has 5461:1 whereas Samsung NU7100 as 5397:1

Local dimming; Samsung NU8000 has local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 509cd/m2 while Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 529cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.0 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 7.6

50% std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 2.775% while Samsung NU7100 has 3.538%

50% DSE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.161% whereas Samsung NU7100 has 0.153%

Viewing angle; Samsung NU8000 has 5.3, the same as Samsung NU7100.

Black uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.7 while Samsung NU7100 has 9.5

Native std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 0.727% while Samsung NU7100 has 0.519%

Total reflections; Samsung NU8000 and Samsung NU7100 have 5.8%

Pre-calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 7.8 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.2

White balance dE; Samsung NU8000 has 1.98 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 2.98

Color dE; Samsung NU8000 has 3.44 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 3.80

Color temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 6213K while Samsung NU7100 has 6313K

Post calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 9.1 while Samsung NU7100 has 9.4

White balance dE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.21 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 0.20

Color dE; Samsung NU8000 has 2.25 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 1.65

Color temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 6471K whereas Samsung NU7100 has 6565K

Wide color gamut; Samsung NU8000 has this.

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung NU8000 has 12.8ms while Samsung NU7100 has 24.1ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have.

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

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

Variable refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 has FreeSync

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: INPUTS

 

Input lag; Samsung NU8000 has 9.4 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 9.7

Supported resolutions; Samsung NU8000 has 8.8 while Samsung NU7100 has 7.5

Total inputs; the two TVs have 2 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung NU8000 has 4 HDMI whereas Samsung NU7100 has 3 HDMI, 1 component in and 1 composite in.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDR10+, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.1 and Wi-Fi support.

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

Bottom line: Samsung NU7100 is better

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: SOUND QUUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung NU8000 has 67.27Hz whereas Samsung NU7100 has 80.00Hz

Max; Samsung NU8000 has 87.0dB SPL whereas Samsung NU7100 has 85.5dB SPL

Distortion; Samsung NU8000 has 6.8 while Samsung NU7100 has 6.6

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung NU8000 has 1.235 whereas Samsung NU7100 has 0.927

IMD @ Max; Samsung NU8000 has 3.68% whereas Samsung NU7100 has 6.58%

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Samsung NU8000 Vs Samsung NU7100: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; the two TVs operate on Tizen versions 2018.

Interface the two TVs are easy to use.

Smoothness; Samsung NU8000 is not smooth whereas Samsung NU7100 has average

Ad-free; the two TVs have ads

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Samsung NU8000 has small while Samsung NU7100 has medium.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Conclusion

When we compare NU8000 Vs NU7100 in this review, Samsung NU8000 is better because it is much brighter, is smoother, has automatic low latency mode and support for a variable refresh rate.