Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

When we compare Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6F in this review, Samsung Q6FN is better as it has a VA panel, performs better in dark rooms, supports FreeSync and has lower input lag.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Sony X850F has VESA 300×300 while Samsung Q6FN has VESA 200×200

Borders; Sony X850F has 0.39” (1.0cm) while Samsung Q6FN has 0.35” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; Sony X850F is 2.13” (5.4cm) whereas Samsung Q6FN is 2.48” (0.9cm).

Maximum temperature; Sony X850F has 109oF (34oC) while Samsung Q6FN has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; Sony X850F has 93oF (34oC) whereas Samsung Q6FN has 90oF (32oC).

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X850F has 89:1 while Samsung Q6FN has 6203:1

Local dimming; Samsung Q6FN has local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850F has 371cd/m2 while Samsung Q6FN has 502cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X850F has 457cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 524cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X850F has 7.4 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 7.5

50% Std. Dev; Sony X850F is 3.555% whereas Samsung Q6FN is 3.029%

50% DSE; Sony X850F is 0.190% while Samsung Q6FN is 0.189%.

Viewing angle; Sony X850F has 7.7 while Samsung Q6FN has 5.2

Black uniformity; Sony X850F has 5.8 while Samsung Q6FN has 8.8

Native Std. Dev; Sony X850F is 2.113% while Samsung Q6FN is 0.685%.

Total reflections; Sony X850F has 3.5% while Samsung Q6FN has 5.8%.

Pre calibration; Sony X850F has 6.7 while Samsung Q6FN has 8.3

White balance dE; Sony X850F has 4.42 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 1.62

Color dE; Sony X850F has 3.10 while Samsung Q6FN has 2.93

Gamma; Sony X850F has 2.15 while Samsung Q6FN has 2.17.

Post calibration; Sony X850F has 9.2 while Samsung Q6FN has 9.5

White balance dE; Sony X850F has 0.26 while Samsung Q6FN has 0.19

Color dE; Sony X850F has 2.17 while Samsung Q6FN has 1.42.

Gamma; Sony X850F has 2.19, the same as Samsung Q6FN.

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED: MOTION

 

100% response time; Sony X850F has 14.9ms while Samsung Q6FN has 5.1ms.

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; the two TVs are judder-free.

Variable refresh rate; Samsung Q6FN has FreeSync.

Native refresh rate; the two TVs have 120Hz.

Bottom line: the two TVs have similar motion performance.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X850F has 8.5 while Samsung Q6FN has 9.6

Supported resolutions; Sony X850F has 9.6 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 8.8

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X850F has 3 USB, 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm, 1sahred Component in, 1 shared composite in and 1 IR in while Samsung Q6FN has 2 USB.

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

Sony X850F has USB 3.0 and Variable Analog audio out whereas 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.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency Extension; Sony X850F has 119.87Hz whereas Samsung Q6FN has 75.51Hz

Max; Sony X850F has 88.0dB SPL whereas Samsung Q6FN has 85.6dB SPL.

Weighted THD @ Max; Sony X850F has 22.734 whereas Samsung Q6FN has 1.156

IMD @ Max; Sony X850F has 36.40% whereas Samsung Q6FN has 13.73%.

Bottom line: Samsung Q6FN is better.

Sony X850F Vs Samsung Q6FN/Q6/Q6F QLED:

Smart OS; Sony X850F operates on Android TV version 7.0 whereas Samsung Q6FN on Tizen version 2018.

Interface; Sony X850F has average ease of use and not smooth whereas Samsung Q6FN easy to use and not smooth.

Ads; Sony X850F is ad-free whereas Samsung Q6FN has ads.

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

Remote; Sony X850F has large while Samsung Q6FN has small.

TV controls; both TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: Sony X850F is better.

Conclusion

Samsung Q6FN is better as it has a VA panel, performs better in dark rooms, supports FreeSync and has lower input lag.