Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

When we compare Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000 in this review, Samsung NU8000 is better as it delivers deeper and more uniform blacks and supports FreeSync variable refresh rate technology.

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Sony X800E has 100×200 while Samsung NU8000 has 200×200

Borders; Sony X800E has 0.51” (1.3cm) whereas Samsung NU8000 has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Sony X800E and Samsung NU8000 are 2.28” (5.8cm).

Max temperature; Sony X800E has 99oF (37oC) while Samsung NU8000 has 96oF (35oC)

Average temperature; Sony X800E has 88oF (31oC) while Samsung NU8000 has 89oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X800E has 961:1 while Samsung NU8000 has 5461:1

Local dimming; Samsung NU8000 has local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X800E has 342cd/m2 while Samsung NU8000 has 509cd/m2.

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X800E has 395cd/m2 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 529cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X800E has 7.1 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 8.0

50% Std. Dev; Sony X800E has 4.785% whereas Samsung NU8000 has 2.775%

50% DSE; Sony X800E has 0.191% whereas Samsung NU8000 has 0.161%

Viewing angle; Sony X800E has 6.6 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 5.3

Black uniformity; Sony X800E has 4.8 while Samsung NU8000 has 0.727%

Native Std. Dev; Sony X800E has 2.787% whereas Samsung NU8000 has 0.727%

Total reflections; Sony X800E has 5.2% whereas Samsung NU8000 is 5.8%

Pre calibration; Sony X800E has 7.6 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 7.8

White balance dE; Sony X800E has 2.90 while Samsung NU8000 has 1.98

Color dE; Sony X800E has 2.78 while Samsung NU8000 has 3.44

Gamma; Sony X800E has 2.17 while Samsung NU8000 has 2.13

Picture mode; Sony X800E has custom while Samsung NU8000 has movie.

Post calibration; Sony X800E has 9.2 while Samsung NU8000 has 9.1

White balance dE; Sony X800E has 0.27 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 0.21

Color dE; Sony X800E has 1.99 while Samsung NU8000 has 2.25

Gamma; Sony X800E has 2.20 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 2.21

Color gamut; Sony X800E has 7.6 whereas Samsung NU8000 has 7.8

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X800E has 8.3ms while Samsung NU8000 has 4.7ms.

Flicker-free; Sony X800E is flicker-free.

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

Motion interpolation; both TVs have TVs motion interpolation 30fps. Samsung NU8000 has motion interpolation 60fps.

Native refresh rate; Sony X800E has 60Hz while Samsung NU8000 has 120Hz (except 49”)

Variable refresh rate; Samsung NU8000 has FreeSync.

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X800E has 8.1 while Samsung NU8000 has 9.4

Supported resolution; Sony X800E has 8.2 whereas Samsung NU8000 as 8.8

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X800E has 3 USB, 1 Analog Audio out, 1 shared component in, 2 shared composite in and 1 IR in while Samsung NU8000 has 2 USB.

Inputs specifications; each TV support HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full Bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi. Sony X800E supports USB 3.0 and Variable Analog audio out while Samsung NU8000 supports HDR10+.

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

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Sony X800E has 106.79Hz while Samsung NU8000 has 67.27Hz

Max; Sony X800E has 93.3dB SPL while Samsung NU8000 has 87.0dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X800E has 15.581 while Samsung NU8000 has 1.235

IMD @ Max; Sony X800E has 35.36% while Samsung NU8000 has 3.68%

Bottom line: Samsung NU8000 is better.

Sony X800E Vs Samsung NU8000: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X800E operates on Android version 7.0 whereas Samsung NU8000 on Tizen version 2018.

Interface; Sony X800E has average ease of use and not smooth while Samsung NU8000 is easy to use and not smooth.

Ads; Sony X800E is ad-free while Samsung NU8000 has ads.

Apps and features; both TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Sony X800E has large while Samsung NU8000 has small.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Sony X800E is better.

Conclusion

Samsung NU8000 is better as it delivers deeper and more uniform blacks and supports FreeSync variable refresh rate technology.