Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

In this review, Samsung Q6FN is a better TV when we compare Samsung Q6F Vs Q9F because it has low input lag and supports FreeSync variable refresh rates great for video games, interpolates low frame rate content and has deep and uniform blacks.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Samsung Q9F has VESA 400×400 whereas Samsung Q6FN has VESA 200×200

Borders; Samsung Q9F has 0.43” (1.1cm) while Samsung Q6FN has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q9F has 1.02” (2.6cm) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 2.48” (6.3cm).

Max temperature; Samsung Q9F has 100oF (38oC) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; Samsung Q9F has 93oF (34oC) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung Q9F is better.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q9F has 5065:1 while Samsung Q6FN has 6203:1

Local Dimming; both TVs have local diming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q9F has 367cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 502cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q9F has 690cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 524cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q9F has 6.5 while Samsung Q6FN has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Samsung Q9F has 6.341% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 3.029%

50% DSE; Samsung Q9F has 0.218% while Samsung Q6FN has 0.189%

Viewing angle; Samsung Q9F has 4.4 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 5.2

Black uniformity; Samsung Q9F has 6.5 while Samsung Q6FN has 8.8

Native Std. Dev; Samsung Q9F has 1.691% while Samsung Q6FN has 0.685%.

Total reflections; Samsung Q9F has 1.6% while Samsung Q6FN has 5.8%

Pre calibration; Samsung Q9F has 6.7 while Samsung Q6FN has 8.3

White balance dE; Samsung Q9F has 3.91 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 1.62

Color dE; Samsung Q9F has 3.08 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 2.93

Gamma; Samsung Q9F has 2.44 while Samsung Q6FN has 2.17.

Post calibration; Samsung Q9F has 9.4 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 9.5

White balance dE; Samsung Q9F has 0.33 while Samsung Q6FN has 0.19

Color dE; Samsung Q9F has 1.56w while Samsung Q6FN has 1.42.

Gamma; Samsung Q9F has 2.20 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 2.19.

Color gamut; Samsung Q9F has 8.7 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 8.3

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung Q9F has 10.7ms while Samsung Q6FN has 12.9ms.

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

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

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

24p Judder; both TVs are judder-free.

Variable refresh rate; Samsung Q6FN has FreeSync.

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 120Hz.

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q9F has 9.1 while Samsung Q6FN has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Samsung Q9F has 8.2 while Samsung Q6FN has 8.8

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung Q9F has 3 USB while Samsung Q6FN has 2.

Inputs specifications; each TV supports HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi. Samsung Q6FN supports HDR10+.

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

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung Q9F has 106.79Hz whereas Samsung Q6FN has 75.51Hz.

Max; Samsung Q9F has 92.3dB SPL whereas Samsung Q6FN has 85.6dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q9F has 2.942 while Samsung Q6FN has 1.156

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q9F has 2.98% while Samsung Q6FN has 13.73%.

Bottom line: Samsung Q9F is better.

Samsung Q9F/Q9 QLED 2017 Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED 2018: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung Q9F operates on Tizen version 2017 while Samsung Q6FN on Tizen version 2018.

Interface; Samsung Q9F is easy to use with average smoothness whereas Samsung Q6FN is easy to use but not smooth.

Ads; both TVs have ads.

Apps and features; both TVs have apps and features.

Remote; both TVs have small remotes.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Samsung Q9F is better.

Conclusion

Samsung Q6FN is better in this review as it has low input lag and supports FreeSync variable refresh rates great for video games. It interpolates low frame rate content and has deep and uniform blacks.