Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Samsung NU8000 is slightly better when we compare NU8000 Vs Q7F as it gets brighter perfect for watching in bright rooms and has better black uniformity that improves dark room performance.

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands

Wall mount; Samsung Q7F has VESA 400×400 while Samsung NU8000 has VESA 200×200.

Borders; Samsung Q7F has 0.31” (0.8cm) while Samsung NU8000 has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q7F is 1.54” (3.9cm) while Samsung NU8000 is 2.28” (5.8cm)

Max temperature; Samsung Q7F has 115oF (46oC) whereas Samsung NU8000 has 96oF (35oC)

Average temperature; Samsung Q7F has 100oF (38oC) whereas Samsung NU8000 has 89oF (32o)

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q7F has 4709:1 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 5461:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7F has 234cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 509cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7F has 419cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 529cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q7F has 7.8 while Samsung NU8000 has 8.00

50% Std. Dev; Samsung Q7F has 3.955% while Samsung NU8000 has 2.775%

50% DSE; Samsung Q7F has 0.147% while Samsung NU8000 has 0.161%

Viewing angle; Samsung Q7F has 4.6 while Samsung NU8000 has 5.3

Black uniformity; Samsung Q7F has 6.6 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 8.7

Native Std. Dev; Samsung Q7F has 1.618% while Samsung NU8000 has 0.727%

Total reflections; Samsung Q7F has 1.5% whereas Samsung NU8000 has 5.8%

Pre-calibration; Samsung Q7F has 7.8, the same as Samsung NU8000.

White balance dE; Samsung Q7F has 3.02 while Samsung NU8000 has 1.98

Color dE; Samsung Q7F has 2.37 while Samsung NU8000 has 3.44

Gamma; Samsung Q7F has 2.28 while Samsung NU8000 has 2.13

Picture mode; both TVs have movie.

Post calibration; Samsung Q7Fn has 9.3 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 9.1

White balance; Samsung Q7F has 0.31 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 0.21

Color dE; Samsung Q7F has 1.64 while Samsung NU8000 has 2.25

Gamma; both TVs have 2.21

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung Q7F has 8.1ms whereas Samsung NU8000 has 12.8ms.

Flicker-free; both TVs are not flicker-free

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); both TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; both TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps.

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free.

Native refresh rate; both TVs have 120Hz except 49” for Samsung NU8000.

Variable refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 has FreeSync.

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q7F has 8.9 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 9.4

Supported resolutions; Samsung Q7F has 8.2 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 8.8

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung Q7F has 3 USB while Samsung NU8000 has 2.

Inputs specifications; each TV supports 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 Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung Q7F has 67.27Hz, the same as Samsung NU8000.

Max; Samsung Q7F has 91.3dB SPL whereas Samsung NU8000 has 87.0dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q7F has 0.46 while Samsung NU8000 has 1.235

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q7F has 3.37% while Samsung NU8000 has 3.68%

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung NU8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung Q7F operates on Tizen Version 2017 while Samsung NU8000 on Tizen version 2018

Interface; Samsung Q7F is easy to use with average smoothness while Samsung NU8000 is easy to use and not smooth.

Ads; both TVs have ads

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

Remote; the two TVs have small remotes.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Conclusion

In this review, Samsung NU8000 is a better TV because it gets brighter, is perfect for watching in bright rooms and has better black uniformity that improves dark room performance.