Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better.

In this review of Q7FN Vs Q8FN, Samsung Q8FN is better because it has better local dimming feature.

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: DESIGN

When we compare Samsung Q7 Vs Q8, we have the following;

Stand; the two TVs have TV stands

Wall mount; the two TVs have wall mounts

Borders; Samsung Q7FN has 0.35” (0.9cm) whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.51” (1.3cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q7FN is 2.05” (5.2cm) whereas Samsung Q8FN has 2.28” (5.8cm)

Max temperature; Samsung Q7FN has 99oF (37oC) while Samsung Q8FN as 94oF (34oC)

Average temperature; Samsung Q7FN has 94oF (33oC) whereas Samsung Q8FN has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung Q7FN is better

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q7FN has 5607:1 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 5551:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7FN has 682cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 543cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q7FN has 717cd/m2 while Samsung Q8FN has 628cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q7FN has 7.7 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 7.1

50% std. Dev; Samsung Q7FN has 3.217% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 3.354%

50% DSE; Samsung Q7FN 0.165% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.205%

Viewing angle; Samsung Q7FN has 5.4 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 5.2

Black uniformity; Samsung Q7FN has 8.9 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 8.1

Native std. Dev; Samsung Q7FN has 0.567% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.855%

Total reflections; Samsung Q7FN has 1.55 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 1.2%

Pre-calibration; Samsung Q7FN has 7.7 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 7.0

White balance dE; Samsung Q7FN has 2.80 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 3.34

Color dE; Samsung Q7FN has 2.80 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 3.80

Gamma; Samsung Q7FN has 2.24 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 2.30

Picture mode; the two TVs have movie.

Post calibration; Samsung Q7FN has 9.4 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 8.8

White balance dE; Samsung Q7FN has 0.27 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.39

Color dE; Samsung Q7FN has 1.66 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 2.83

Gamma; Samsung Q7FN has 2.20, the same as Samsung Q8FN.

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung Q7FN has 12.6ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 12.9ms.

Flicker-free; Samsung Q7FN has 6.0 while Samsung Q8FN has 7.9 and don’t have flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); Samsung Q7FN and Samsung Q8FN have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation at 30fps and 60fps.

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs have FreeSync

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q7FN has 9.4 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 9.3

1080p @ 60 Hz; Samsung Q7FN has 19.6ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 20.0ms.

1080p @ 60 Hz outside game mode; Samsung Q7FN has 71.4ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 73.0ms

Supported resolutions; the two TVs support 1080p @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4, 1080p @ 120 Hz, 1440p @ 120 Hz, 4k @ 60 Hz and 4k @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 Digital optical audio out, tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung Q7FN has 3 USB while Samsung Q8FN has 2

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, HDR10+, HLGHDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support.

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, Dolby and DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung Q7FN is better

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung Q7FN has 71.27Hz whereas Samsung Q8FN has 75.51Hz

Std. Dev. Max; Samsung Q7FN has 5.49dB whereas Samsung Q8FN has 6.73dB

Max; Samsung Q7FN has 85.0dB SPL whereas Samsung Q8FN has 85.5dB SPL

Distortion; Samsung Q7FN has 7.6 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 7.1

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q7FN has 0.519 while Samsung Q8FN has 0.951

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q7FN has 1.25% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 1.39%.

Bottom line: Samsung Q7FN is better

Samsung Q7FN/Q7/Q7F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: SMART FEATURES

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

Interface; the two TVs have easy to use and non-smooth interface.

Ad-free; the two TVs have ads.

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

Remote control; the two TVs have small remotes.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung Q7FN and Samsung Q8FN have the same smart features

Conclusion

When we compare Q7 Vs Q8 in this review, Samsung Q8FN is better because it has better local dimming feature.