Samsung NU6900 Review

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The Samsung NU6900 is a splendid TV for most users, as it delivers fantastic contrast, decent black levels, a low response time, and excellent reflection diffusion. But, watch out for the poor viewing angles and low peak brightness.

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Product Snapshot


The Samsung NU6900 TV is an entry-level 4K UHD LCD TV from Samsung launched in 2018. It promises to provide better contrast than IPS LCDs, thanks to its VA panel. In addition, it features low input lag, stutter-free 24FPS playback, and boasts the easy-to-use Tizen OS platform for smooth navigation. Thus, it is well-positioned for budget-conscious non-gaming users who just need a 4K TV that works. Keep reading our Samsung NU6900 review below to learn more about what top experts said. Also, don’t forget to check out the highest-rated TVs available today.


our Verdict

The Samsung NU6900 is a great 4K UHD TV for entry-level users. It offers fantastic contrast, decent black levels, a low response time, and excellent reflection diffusion for bright rooms. Just watch out for the poor viewing angles and low peak brightness.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Fantastic contrast
  • Good black levels
  • Low input lag
  • Good reflection diffusion
  • Great screen uniformity
  • Splendid out of the box color accuracy
  • Support for Chroma 4:4:4 input
  • HDR 10+ supported
  • Low response time

Reason to Avoid

  • Low peak brightness
  • No wide color gamut
  • Poor viewing angles
  • Lacks local dimming
  • No judder removal
  • Lacks HDMI 2.1
  • No VRR, ALLM, or eARC
  • Dolby Vision HDR is not present

Samsung NU6900 Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeEdge
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs2
HDR FormatHDR10+
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeVA
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Screen size43"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformTizen
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)73.7
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)79.14
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)52.88
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)57.68
Color Gamut % (sRGB)96.25
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)0
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)6,107
SDR Brightness (nits)310
HDR Brightness (nits)320
Input Lag (ms)22.8
Response Time (ms)16.2
Color Washout (Degrees)26
Color Shift (Degrees)16
Brightness Loss (Degrees)36
Reflections (%)6.1
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)80
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db3.18
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db3.47
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.541
Intermodulation Distortion @80db0.62
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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    The Samsung NU6900 is an okay TV for mixed usage. It has an outstanding contrast… Read More


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    The Samsung 65-inch LED NU6900 Smart 4K TV gives you ultra-HD resolution and a solid… Read More


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