Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better.

Samsung Q8FN is a better TV in this review of Samsung Q8FN Vs Sony X900F as it has a better reflection handling, lower input lag, supports FreeSync and automatic low latency mode. It also can flicker at a lower frequency.

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: DESIGN

Stand; each TV has a stand

Wall mount; the two TVs can be mounted on wall.

Borders; Sony X900F has 0.35” (0.9cm) while Samsung Q8FN has 0.51” (1.3cm)

Max thickness; Sony X900F is 2.76” (7.0cm) whereas Samsung Q8FN is 2.28” (5.8cm)

Maximum temperature; Sony X900F has 94oF (33oC) whereas Samsung Q8FN has 94oF (34oC)

Average temperature; Sony X900F has 87oF (30oC) whereas Samsung Q8FN has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Sony X900F has 5089:1 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 5551:1

Local dimming; the two TVs have local dimming.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900F has 578cd/m2 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 543cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Sony X900F has 894cd/m2 while Samsung Q8FN has 628cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Sony X900F has 7.5 while Samsung Q8FN has 7.1

50% std. Dev; Sony X900F has 4.335% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 3.354%

50% DSE; Sony X900F has 0.165% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.205%

Viewing angle; Sony X900F has 5.2, the same as Samsung Q8FN.

Color washout; Sony X900F has 24o, the same as Samsung Q8FN

Color shift; Sony X900F has 19o whereas Samsung Q8FNhas 16o

Black uniformity; Sony X900F 7.7 whereas 8.1

Native std. Dev; Sony X900F has 0.923% while Samsung Q8FN has 0.855%

Std. Dev w/L.D; Sony X900F has 1.056% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.834%

Total reflections; Sony X900F has 3.5% whereas Samsung Q8FN has 1.2%

Pre-calibration; Sony X900F has 8.9 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 7.0

White color dE; Sony X900F has 1.66 while Samsung Q8FN has 3.34

Color dE; Sony X900F has 1.60 while Samsung Q8FN has 3.80

Gamma; Sony X900F has 2.20 while Samsung Q8FN has 2.30

Picture mode; Sony X900F has custom while Samsung Q8FN has movie.

Post calibration; Sony X900F has 9.5 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 8.8

White balance dE; Sony X900F has 0.13 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 0.39

Color dE; Sony X900F has 1.33 while Samsung Q8FN has 2.83

Gamma; Sony X900F has 2.19 while Samsung Q8FN has 2.20

Color volume; Sony X900F has 7.1 while Samsung Q8FN has 8.5

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same features in terms of picture quality.

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: MOTION

100% response time; Sony X900F has 10.2ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 12.9ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have flicker-free.

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

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have the same interpolation @ 30fps and 60fps

Variable refresh rate; Samsung Q8FN has FreeSync.

Bottom line: Sony X900F and Samsung Q8FN have the same motion features.

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: INPUTS

Input lag; Sony X900F has 8.4 while Samsung Q8FN has 9.3

1080p @ 60 Hz; Sony X900F has 40.9ms while Samsung Q8FN has 20.0ms.

1080p @ 60 Hz outside game mode; Sony X900F has 103.5ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 73.0ms.

4k @ 60Hz; Sony X900F has 24.2ms whereas Samsung Q8FN has 19.7ms

Supported resolutions; Sony X900F has 9.6 whereas Samsung Q8FN has 8.8

1080p @ 60 Hz @ 4:4:4; the two TVs support this.

Total inputs; the two TVs have 4 HDMI, 1 digital optical audio out, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony X900F has 3 USB, 1 Analog, composite in and IR in while Samsung Q8FN has 2 USB.

Inputs specifications; the two TVs have HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and Wi-Fi. Sony X900F has variable Analog audio out, USB 3.0 and Dolby vision while Samsung Q8FN has HDR10+

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, Dolby digital and DTS.

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: SOUND QUALITY

Frequency response; Sony X900F has 6.5 while Samsung Q8FN has 6.3

Low-frequency extension; Sony X900F has 95.14Hz whereas Samsung Q8FN has 75.51Hz

Std. Dev. @ max; 6.81dB while Samsung Q8FN has 6.73dB

Max; Sony X900F has 90.0dB SPL whereas Samsung Q8FN has 85.5dB SPL.

Distortion; Sony X900F has 5.1 while Samsung Q8FN has 7.1

Weighted THD @ max; Sony X900F has 9.787 while Samsung Q8FN has 0.951

IMD @ max; Sony X900F has 72.215 while Samsung Q8FN has 1.39%

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN/Q8/Q8F QLED 2018: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Sony X900F operates on Android version 7.0 whereas Samsung Q8FN operates on Tizen version 2018.

Interface; Sony X900F has an average easy to use and non-smooth whereas Samsung Q8FN has an easy to use and non-smooth.

Ad-free; the two TVs have ads

Apps and features; the two TVs come with preinstalled apps and features.

Remote; Sony X900F has a large remote while Samsung Q8FN has a small remote.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: Samsung Q8FN is better

Conclusion

In this review of Sony X900F Vs Samsung Q8FN, Samsung Q8FN is better as it has an enhanced reflection handling and is good for gaming.