73.7"
41.46 "
85"
6'2"

Samsung QN85Q80B

ABOUT THIS TV

Samsung QN85Q80B 400x400 Image Samsung QN85Q80B

The QN85Q80B is a 85 inch 4K TV from Samsung. It was launched in 2022. It comes with a 10-bit VA panel with Anti-glare/Matte finish.

It can display a max resolution of 3840 x 2160 with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and pixel density of 52 ppi.

Picture Quality

After screen size and resolution, the very next feature of a display that will impact your viewing experience is Color Gamut.

The Samsung QN85Q80B is rated with a 100% DCI P3 color gamut coverage, which is equivalent to 136.36% sRGB. The color quality on this TV should be Lifelike!

What Color Gamut means ?

Color gamut specification of a display is a measure of the range of colors that the display can show.

A panel with poor color reproduction will produce undersaturated colors that will spoil the immersion.

Different manufacturers use different units to define color gamut. Viz — sRGB (most popular), NTSC, DCI P3 etc.

For example, the color gamut of this TV is specified using DCI P3.

But you don't need to worry about that, here is a chart that you can use to choose a TV with good color accuracy.

Color Gamut Chart

Now, after color gamut, the static contrast ratio of a TV has equally important role in picture quality.

Understanding Static Contrast

There are two types of contrast specifications for a TV. Static and Dynamic. We are interested in static contrast ratio. Dynamic doesn't matter much.

This specification tells the intensity of black levels. That is, a TV with SC ratio < 1000:1 may produce black images something like this:

Example of a disply with low contrast ratio

Apart from that, such TVs may suffer from backlight bleeds that will impact your experience — as shown below.

Backlight bleed exampleThe image is an example of another display, it is not this one

Note that, static contrast ratio and resolution go hand in hand when it comes to details. To put it into perspective, a TV with low contrast ratio will show both dark gray and black as black, thus lesser detail overall.

If given a choice, always prefer a FHD TV with high contrast ratio over a 4K TV with low contrast ratio.

This TV is rated with a static contrast ratio of 8000:1., enough to achieve deep blacks. The panel comes with local dimming feature which is a plus.

HDR is also supported on this TV in form of HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive, HDR10+ Gaming and Quantum HDR 12X.

As for brightness, it is can produce a maximum brightness of 250 nits, which is powered by Direct LED (Full-Array Local Dimming) backlight.

Gaming Performance

If you are planning to use your TV only for content consumption, you can ignore these specs. But if you are also going to use the TV for gaming or use it as a PC monitor, you would want to take a TV that features the lowest input lag and response time.

Sadly, we cannot find the input lag specification for this unit. But since this is not a cheap TV from Samsung, input lag on this TV could be 20ms or below.

What is Input lag ?

This lag is the amount of time at which your inputs changes the content of the TV. Though, this won't matter much if you aren't into competitive/FPS games like call of duty.

Although for better experience, get a TV that features an input lag and response time of < 20ms.

Dimensions and Ergonomics

The width of this TV is 74.5 inches while its height is 45.8 inches.

In terms of thickness, it is just 2.2 inches thick.

In total this TV weighs approximately 50.12 kgs including its stand. Without stand, it weighs 43.32 KGs.

Now, coming to ergonomics — If you plan to wall mount the TV, you can make use of the VESA mount provided with this TV, which by the way has an interface size of 600 x 400 mm. However, there is no Swivel, Tilt or Pivot feature support in this TV.

Hardware and Audio

The core of this TV is powered by a 4-Core CPU. However, Samsung didn't provide any information about the RAM on the TV's official specsheet.

The UI on this TV is powered by Tizen 6.5 Operating System.

For display connectivity, Samsung has provided four HDMI 2.1 ports on this TV.

To connect USB devices, it includes two USB 2.0 ports. Other connectivity ports include — 1x Cable/Antenna In (F-type female), 1x RS232 (C) and 1x Ethernet RJ45.

Regarding wireless connectivity, you will have — Wi-Fi (5Ghz + 2.5Ghz), Wifi-Direct, Bluetooth and DLNA.

Speaking of speakers, Samsung has provided 2 x 10W speakers on the QN85Q80B. It also comes with a built-in subwoofer. So you don't have to invest on an external sound system.

Now, coming to power usage, it uses 151W on average and 0.5W on standby.

For powering this unit, you will need an 100 V - 120 V/50 Hz - 60 Hz outlet.

SPECSHEET

GENERAL
Brand
Samsung
Type
Smart TV
Size
85" (inches)
Model Series
Q80B
Model Number
QN85Q80B
Operating System
Powered by Tizen 6.5
Launch Year
2022
DISPLAY
Panel
85" 10 bit VA Panel
Bit Depth
10 bits (8 bits + FRC) ~1073741824 colors
Resolution
4K - 3840 x 2160 ~52 ppi
Refresh Rate
120 Hz
Response Time
N/A
Input Lag
N/A
Brightness
N/A
Backlight Source
Direct LED (Full-Array Local Dimming)
Static Contrast
N/A
Dynamic Contrast
N/A
Display Coating
Anti-glare/Matte
Color Gamut
sRGB: 136.36% (eq.)
DCI P3: 100% (Rated)
NTSC 1953: 97.83% (eq.)
Rec 2020: 60% (eq.)
Adobe RGB: 90% (eq.)
HARDWARE
Display Ports
4 x HDMI 2.1
Network Connectivity
  • LAN
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
  • 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
  • 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
  • 802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • DLNA
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • 1 x Ethernet RJ45
Other Ports
  • Wireless Dex
  • Wireless TV On - Samsung WOW
  • Wired TV On - Samsung WOL
  • 1 x Cable/Antenna In (F-type female)
  • 1 x RS232 (C)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
Audio
Speakers: 2 x 10W
Inbuilt Subwoofer: 2 x 10
Ports: 1 x Optical Audio Out
Chipset
RAM: N/A
CPU: 4 Core CPU
GPU: N/A
Power Consumption
Average: 151 W
Maximum: 520 W
Standby: 0.5 W
Power Outlet
100 V - 120 V @ 50 Hz - 60 Hz
Energy Class
N/A
FEATURES AND TECHNOLOGY
Marketed Features
Screen Interpolation
Value: 240 MR
Technology: Motion Rate
Frame Rate Control
Yes
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Screen
Width: 73.7 " (inches)
Height: 41.46 " (inches)
Diagonal: 85" (inches)
Body
Width: 74.5 " (inches)
Height: 42.6 " (inches)
Depth: 2.2 " (inches)
Weight: 43.32 kg
Body with Stand
Width: 74.5 " (inches)
Height: 45.8 " (inches)
Depth: 13.3 " (inches)
Weight: 50.12 kg
ERGONOMICS
Viewing Angle
Horizontal: 178 °
Vertical: 178 °
Pivot Support
Left Pivot: N/A
Right Pivot: N/A
Tilt Support
Forward Tilt: N/A
Backward Tilt: N/A
Swivel Support
Left Swivel: N/A
Right Swivel: N/A
Height Adjustment
No
Vesa Mount Support
Yes
Interface: 600 x 400 mm
ENVIRONMENT LIMITS
Altitude
Storage: N/A
Operation: N/A
Temperature
Storage: N/A
Operation: N/A
Humidity
Storage: N/A
Operation: N/A

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