Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better.

Samsung Q8FN is better in this review of Q6FN Vs Q8FN as it has better local dimming, better blacks, better reflection handling and handless fast action and sports better as it has enhanced response time.

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Borders; Samsung Q8FN has 0.51” (1.3cm) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q8FN is 2.28” (5.8cm) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 2.48” (6.3cm)

Max temperature; Samsung Q8FN has 94oF (34oC) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; each TV has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design features.

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q8FN has 5551:1 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 6203:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q8FN has 543cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 502cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q8FN has 628cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 524cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q8FN has 7.1 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Samsung Q8FN has 3.354% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 3.029%

50% DSE; Samsung Q8FN has 0.205% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 0.189%

Viewing angle; the two TVs have 5.2

Black uniformity; Samsung Q8FN has 8.1 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 8.8

Native Std. Dev; Samsung Q8FN has 0.855% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 0.685%

Total reflections; Samsung Q8FN has 1.2% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 5.8%

Pre-calibrations; Samsung Q8FN has 7.0 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 5.8%

White balance dE; Samsung Q8FN has 3.34 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 1.62

Color dE; Samsung Q8FN has 3.80 while Samsung Q6FN has 2.93

Gamma; Samsung Q8FN has 2.30 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 2.17

Post calibration; Samsung Q8FN has 8.8 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 9.5

White balance dE; Samsung Q8FN has 0.39 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 0.19

Color dE; Samsung Q8FN has 2.83 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 1.42

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: MOTION

100% response time; the two TVs haver 12.9ms

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)

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs have FreeSync.

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q8FN has 9.3 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Samsung Q8FN has 8.8, the same as Samsung Q6FN.

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

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

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

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Low-Frequency extension; Samsung Q8FN has 75.51Hz, the same as Samsung Q6FN.

Max; Samsung Q8FN has 85.5dB SPL whereas Samsung Q6FN has 85.6dB SPL

Distortion; Samsung Q8FN has 7.1 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 6.0

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q8FN has 0.951% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 8.35%

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q8FN has 1.39% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 13.73%

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better.

Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; the two TVs operate on Tizen version 2018

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

Ad-free; the two TVs have ads

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

Remote control; the two TVs have small sized remotes.

TV Controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same smart features.

Conclusion

In this review of Samsung Q6 Vs Q8, Samsung Q8FN is better as it has better local dimming, better blacks, better reflection handling and handless fast action.