Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q90R is better.

Samsung Q90R is better when we compare Q9FN Vs Q90R as it has wider viewing angles because of the Ultra viewing Angle technology and has a faster response time that delivers fast-moving content with little blur trail.

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: DESIGN

Stand; they all have stands

Wall mount; the two TVs have VESA 400×400

Borders; the two TVs have 0.43” (1.1cm)

Max thickness; Samsung Q9FN is 1.61” (4.1cm) whereas Samsung Q90R is 1.54” (3.9cm)

Max temperature; Samsung Q9FN has 97oF (36oC) whereas Samsung Q90R has 105oF (41oC)

Average temperature; Samsung Q9FN has 84oF (29oC) whereas Samsung Q90R has 105oF (34oC)

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar in design

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung Q9FN has 6055:1 whereas Samsung Q90R has 3249:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q9FN has 667cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q90R has 831cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung Q9FN has 908cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q90R has 1287cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung Q9FN has 6.7 whereas Samsung Q90R has 7.3

50% Std. Dev; Samsung Q9FN has 3.553% while Samsung Q90R has 4.127%

50% DSE; Samsung Q9FN has 0.236% while Samsung Q90R has 0.187%

Viewing angle; Samsung Q9FN has 5.4 whereas Samsung Q90R has 6.9

Black uniformity; Samsung Q9FN has 9.6 whereas Samsung Q90R has 8.9

Native Std. Dev; Samsung Q9FN has 0.537% whereas Samsung Q90R has 0.745%

Total reflections; Samsung Q9FN has 1.4% whereas Samsung Q90R has 1.1%

Pre-calibration; Samsung Q9FN has 7.4 whereas Samsung Q90R has 7.2

White balance dE; Samsung Q9FN has 2.88 whereas Samsung Q90R has 3.79

Color dE; Samsung Q9FN has 3.39 while Samsung Q90R has 2.58

Gamma; Samsung Q9FN has 2.19 while Samsung Q90R has 2.21

Picture mode; the two TVs have movie.

Post calibration; Samsung Q9FN has 9.5

White balance dE; Samsung Q9FN has 0.15 whereas Samsung Q90R has 0.30

Color dE; Samsung Q9FN has 1.77 whereas Samsung Q90R has 1.09

Gamma; Samsung Q9FN has 2.20 whereas Samsung Q90R has 2.22.

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung Q9FN has 15.5ms while Samsung Q90R has 9.6ms.

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

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

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

Native refresh rate; they each have 120Hz.

Variable refresh rate; both TVs have FreeSync

Bottom line: Samsung Q90R is better

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung Q9FN has 9.1 whereas Samsung Q90R has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Samsung Q9FN has 8.8 while Samsung Q90R has 9.6

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

Inputs specifications; the two TVs support HDR10, 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 Q90R is better

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung Q9FN has 113.14Hz while Samsung Q90R has 75.51Hz

Max; Samsung Q9FN has 88.4dB SPL whereas Samsung Q90R has 87.5dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung Q9FN has 0.892 whereas Samsung Q90R has 1.104

IMD @ Max; Samsung Q9FN has 1.18% whereas Samsung Q90R has 1.39%

Bottom line: Samsung Q90R is better

Samsung Q9FN/Q9/Q9F QLED 2018 Vs Samsung Q90/Q90R QLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung Q9FN operates on Tizen version 2018 while Samsung Q90R on Tizen version 2019.

Interface; Samsung Q9FN is easy to use and not smooth while Samsung Q90R is easy to use and very smooth.

Ads; they both 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 Q90R is better

Conclusion

When we compare the two TVs, Samsung Q90R is better because it has wider viewing angles because of the Ultra viewing Angle technology and has a faster response time that delivers fast-moving content with little blur trail.