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Samsung Q900TS Review

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Experts

86
239

Consumers

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The Samsung Q900TS QLED 8K is a flagship TV with excellent peak brightness, judder removal, fast response time, and excellent reflection diffusion. But, be aware of the poor viewing angles and lack of Dolby Vision.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Samsung Q900TS QLED 8K TV is one of Samsung’s three flagship 8K TVs released in 2020. Samsung touts that this TV offers mind-blowing sharpness and depth thanks to its native 8K resolution. In addition, its 8K AI upscaling quantum processor also claims to provide depth of real 8K even with lower resolution content. In addition, Samsung advertises this TV to have an invisible frame with minimized bezels. As a result, it’s well-positioned for gamers and movie buffs who like to stay on the cutting edge of technology and don’t have a strict budget. Find out what else it has in store for you by reading our Samsung Q900TS QLED 8K TV review below. And don’t forget to check out the top rated TVs available today.

Best For

  • 8K

Consensus

our Verdict

The Samsung Q900TS QLED 8K TV is a great choice for gamers and content consumers alike. It has a great peak brightness, fast response time, and excellent reflection diffusion. Plus, it supports HDMI 2.1, VRR, ALLM, and eARC, making it perfect for next-gen gaming consoles. Just be aware of the poor viewing angles and lack of Dolby Vision.

Reason to Buy

  • Real 8K with infinity screen
  • 8K AI upscaling
  • VRR, ALLM, and eARC
  • HDMI 2.1 support
  • Fast response time
  • Low input lag
  • Excellent reflection diffusion
  • Great peak brightness
  • Judder removal

Reason to Avoid

  • Poor viewing angles
  • Dithering effects with 8K
  • Cross-hatching effects with 4K
  • Low frame rate content appears to stutter
  • Cheaply built stand
  • VRR doesn’t work with 1440P resolution
  • No Dolby Vision HDR
  • No USB 3.0 port

Samsung Q900TS Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeFull-Array
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs4
HDR FormatHDR10, HDR10+
HomeKit CompatibleHomeKit CompatibleNo
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeVA
Max Resolution7860 x 4320
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen size65"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformTizen
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync
VRRVRRYes
Works WithWorks WithAmazon Alexa, Bixby, Bluetooth, Google Assistant, Remote Control, SmartThings, Wi-Fi

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)91.55
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)94.35
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)67.61
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)73.62
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)1,594
SDR Brightness (nits)1,003
HDR Brightness (nits)1,409
Input Lag (ms)10.1
Response Time (ms)8.8
Color Washout (Degrees)26
Color Shift (Degrees)25
Brightness Loss (Degrees)47
Reflections (%)2.2
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)100.79
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db3.95
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db5.02
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.819
Intermodulation Distortion @80db0.87
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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Expert Score

81

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Customer Score

86

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True Score

79

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Expert Score Breakdown

  • Rtings
    101.4

    Category Trust Score

    90
    The Samsung Q900TS is great for mixed usage. It’s great for movies thanks to its… read more

    By:

    Shaqil Hossain
  • Techradar
    56.6

    Category Trust Score

    NR
    For a high-end 8K TV, the Q900TS is a great buy if you don’t want… read more

    By:

    John Archer
  • Forbes
    43.2

    Category Trust Score

    82
    Samsung has worked absolute wonders with the 75Q900S/75Q950TS. It delivers key advances over its predecessor… read more

    By:

    Henry St Leger

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