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Samsung NU8000 VS. Samsung Q6FN
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Samsung NU8000 vs. Samsung Q6FN

September 18, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of Samsung NU8000 Vs Q6F, Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018 is better as it doesn’t heat faster when used for a long time.

DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have TV stands

Wall mount; each TV can be mounted on wall.

Borders; Samsung NU8000 has 0.35” (0.9cm), the same as Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED

Maximum thickness; Samsung NU8000 is 2.28”(5.8cm) while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED is 2.48”(6.3cm).

Maximum temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 96oC (35oC) while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 90oF (32oC), the same as Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED

Bottom Line design
Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018 is better as it has lower maximum temperature.
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PICTURE QUALITY

Contrast; Samsung NU8000 has 8.9 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 9.2

Native contrast; Samsung NU8000 has 5461:1 whereas Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 6203:1

Contrast with local dimming; Samsung NU8000 has 5458:1 whereas Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 6700:1.

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

Backlight; the two TVs have Edge.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 509cd/m2 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 502cd/m2.

SDR peak 100% window; Samsung NU8000 has 706cd/m2

SDR sustained 100% Window; Samsung NU8000 has 571cd/m2 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 558cd/m2

HDR peak real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU8000 has 529cd/m2 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 524cd/m2

HDR sustained 100% Window; Samsung NU8000 has 572cd/m2 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 546cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.0 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 7.5

50% std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 2.775% while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 3.029%

50% DSE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.161% while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 0.189%

Viewing angle; Samsung NU8000 has 5.3 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 5.2

Black uniformity; Samsung NU8000 has 8.7 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 8.8

Native Std. Dev; Samsung NU8000 has 0.727% while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 0.685%

Reflections; Samsung NU8000 has 7.6 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 7.5

Screen finish; Samsung NU8000 and Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED have semi-gloss.

Total reflections; each TV has 5.8%

Indirect reflections; Samsung NU8000 has 0.5% while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 0.6%

Pre-calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 7.8 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 8.3

White balance; Samsung NU8000 has 1.98 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 1.62

Color temperature; Samsung NU8000 has 6213k while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 6244k

Picture mode; the two have movie.

Post calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 9.1 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 9.5

White balance dE; Samsung NU8000 has 0.21 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 0.19.

White balance calibration; Samsung NU8000 has 20 point, the same as Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED

Color calibration; the two TVs have this

Auto-calibration function; Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has this feature.

Bottom Line picture quality
Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED is better as it has better picture quality.
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MOTION

In terms of motion, NU8000 Vs Q6F has the following comparisons;

Response time; Samsung NU8000 has 8.8 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 8.7

100% response time; Samsung NU8000 has 12.8ms while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 12.9ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have flicker-free.

PWM; dimming frequency; each TV has 240Hz.

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

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation.

Variable refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 and Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED have FreeSync.

Bottom Line motion
Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED is better as it has better motion features
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INPUTS

The input features of Q6 FN Vs NU8000 include the following;

Input lag; Samsung NU8000 has 9.4 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 9.6

1080p @ 60 Hz Outside Game mode; Samsung NU8000 has 72.5ms while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 71.3ms

Supported resolution; Samsung NU8000 and Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED have 8.8

1080p @ 60 Hz @4:4:4; the two TVs have this.

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 2 USB, 1 digital optical Audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet.

Input specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HDR10+, HLGHDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support.

Audio pass-through; the two TVs have ARC, 5.1 Dolby digital via Arc and 5.1 Dolby Digital via Optical.

Bottom Line inputs
the two TVs have the same input features.
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SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; Samsung NU8000 has 6.8 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 6.5

Low-frequency extension; Samsung NU8000 has 67.27Hz while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 75.51Hz.

Distortion; Samsung NU8000 has 6.8 whereas Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 6.0

Weighted THD Max; Samsung NU8000 has 1.235 while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 1.156

IMD max; Samsung NU8000 has 3.68% while Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED has 13.73%

Bottom Line sound quality
Samsung NU8000 is better in terms of sound quality
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SMART FEATURES

The smart features of Q6F Vs NU8000 have these comparisons;

Smart OS version; the two operate on Tizen platform

Interface; the two TVs have an easy to use interface but not smooth.

Ad-free; the two TVs have ads

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

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom Line smart features
the two TVs have the same smart features.
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Conclusion

Samsung Q6FN/Q6F QLED is a better TV in this review of Samsung Q6F Vs NU8000 in terms of motion and picture quality.

$ 1099.99