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Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED Review

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The Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED TV is a great option for small rooms. Gamers will enjoy its 120Hz refresh rate and HDMI 2.1 support. Vivid hues, increased color gamut, and contrast ratio lend better image quality for games and movies.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED is this brand’s mid-tier 4K UHD HDR Smart TV released in 2020 for mixed entertainment. The TV lays claim to all kinds of goodies, like 4K resolution and a Quantum Processor 4K to bring lower resolution content to 4K in crisp detail.

And its Quantum HDR promises to bring a broader range of colors than ever before, with 120Hz to smoothen the entire viewing experience. Read through our Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED review and you’ll see why the experts think so. Afterwards, take a look at today’s top-rated TVs.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED TV is a great choice for small rooms that want a bit more out of their 4K experience.

Gamers will appreciate the higher refresh rate and HDMI 2.1 support, while everyone can enjoy the vivid hues, wider color gamut, and stellar contrast ratio for a better gaming and movie experience.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Has an HDMI 2.1 port
  • Sharp, vivid image quality
  • Deep blacks w/ minimal backlight bleeding
  • Stellar contrast ratio
  • Up to 120hz refresh rate
  • Variable refresh rate
  • Very low input lag

Reason to Avoid

  • Limited viewing angles
  • Doesn’t come w/ local dimming
  • Audio is lackluster
  • Lacks Dolby Vision

Samsung Q70/Q70T QLED Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeEdge
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs3
HDR FormatYes
HomeKit CompatibleHomeKit CompatibleNo
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeVA
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen size55", 65", 75", 82", 85"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformTizen
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync, G-Sync
VRRVRRYes
Works WithWorks WithAmazon Alexa, Bluetooth, Google Assistant, Remote Control, SmartThings, Wi-Fi

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)94.4375
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)92.19
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)62.65
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)70.91
Color Gamut % (sRGB)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)0
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)7,144
SDR Brightness (nits)686
HDR Brightness (nits)674
Input Lag (ms)17.6
Response Time (ms)15
Color Washout (Degrees)23
Color Shift (Degrees)26
Brightness Loss (Degrees)32
Reflections (%)5.3
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)80
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db2.82
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db2.91
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.259
Intermodulation Distortion @80db3.99
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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82

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True Score

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Expert Scores

  • Rtings
    101.4

    Category Trust Rating

    80
    The Samsung Q70T is a decent TV for a variety of uses. Its high contrast… Read More

    By:

    Steve May
  • Tom’s Guide
    77.8

    Category Trust Rating

    NR
    Samsung’s Q70T delivers good color and sharp images at a decent price. Read More

    By:

    Unknown
  • CNET
    89

    Category Trust Rating

    80
    The Samsung Q70 has excellent overall image quality with deep black levels and plenty of… Read More

    By:

    Steve May
  • Techradar
    56.6

    Category Trust Rating

    90
    Offering the same high-end upscaling and image processing as its more expensive stablemates, the Samsung… Read More

    By:

    Alexander Tozzi
  • Techradar
    56.6

    Category Trust Rating

    70
    The Samsung Q70 QLED is a mid-range 4K TV model that benefits from a direct… Read More

    By:

    Michael Gowan
  • Expert Reviews UK
    66.2

    Category Trust Rating

    80
    The mid-range Q70T is the cheapest QLED with support for VRR and 4K 120Hz, two… Read More

    By:

    Stephen Withers

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