Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

In review of Q6F Vs X900E, Sony X900E is better because it is brighter and has better local dimming great for watching movies.

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Samsung Q7F has VESA 400×400 whereas Sony X900E has VESA 300×300

Borders; Samsung Q7F has 0.31” (0.8cm) whereas Sony X900E has 0.43” (1.1cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q7F is 1.54” (3.9cm) whereas Sony X900E is 2.28” (5.8cm)

Max temperature; Samsung Q7F has 115oF (46oC) while Sony X900E has 95oF (35oC)

Average temperature; Samsung Q7F has 100oF (38oC) whereas Sony X900E has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q7F has 4709:1 whereas Sony X900E has 5411:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7F has 234cd/m2 while Sony X900E has 481cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7F has 419cd/m2 whereas Sony X900E has 546cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q7F has 7.8 whereas Sony X900E has 7.6

50% Std. Dev; Samsung Q7F has 3.955% while Sony X900E has 3.784%

50% DSE; Samsung Q7F has 0.147% while Sony X900E has 0.159%

Viewing angle; Samsung Q7F has 4.6 whereas Sony X900E has 5.0

Black uniformity; Samsung Q7F has 6.6 whereas Sony X900E has 7.3

Native Std. Dev; Samsung Q7F has 1.618% while Sony X900E has 1.203%

Total reflections; Samsung Q7F has 1.5% while Sony X900E has 3.4%

Pre-calibration; Samsung Q7F has 7.8 while Sony X900E has 8.3

White balance dE; Samsung Q7F has 3.02 whereas Sony X900E has 2.15

Color dE; Samsung Q7F has 2.37, the same as Sony X900E.

Gamma; Samsung Q7F has 2.28 whereas Sony X900E has 2.17

Post calibration; Samsung Q7F has 9.3 while Sony X900E has 9.2

White balance dE; Samsung Q7F has 0.31 while Sony X900E has 0.25

Color dE; Samsung Q7F has 1.64 whereas Sony X900E has 1.97

Gamma; Samsung Q7F has 2.21 while Sony X900E has 2.20.

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung Q7F has 8.1ms while Sony X900E has 10.7ms

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) and (60fps).

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 120Hz.

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

Bottom line: Sony X900E is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q7F has 8.9 while Sony X900E has 8.2

Supported resolutions; Samsung Q7F has 8.2 whereas Sony X900E has 9/.1

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X900E has 1 shared Component in, 1 Analog audio Out 3.5mm, 2 shared composite in and 1 IR in.

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support. Sony X900E has USB 3.0 and Variable Analog audio out.

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

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung Q7F has 67.27Hz whereas Sony X900E has 142.54Hz

Max; Samsung Q7F has 91.3 dB SPL while Sony X900E has 90.1dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q7F has 0.746 while Sony X900E has 14.200

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q7F has 3.37% while Sony X900E has 21.65%

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better

Samsung Q7F/Q7 QLED 2017 Vs Sony X900E: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung Q7F operates on Tizen version 2017 while Sony X900E on Android TV version 6.0

Interface; Samsung Q7F is easy to use with average smoothness whereas has an average ease of use and is not smooth.

Ads; Samsung Q7F has ads while Sony X900E is ad-free

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

Remote; Samsung Q7F has small whereas Sony X900E large.

TV controls; they both have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung Q7F is better.

Conclusion

Sony X900E is better because it is brighter and has better local dimming great for watching movies.