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Samsung QN900A 8K QLED Review

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The QN900A 8K QLED is a favorite among critics, owing to its fantastic viewing angles. It does have its drawbacks, like a very reflective screen, but don’t let these few flaws deter you from one of Samsung’s best TVs.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The QN900A 8K is one of Samsung’s flagship TVs released in 2021. It delivers a near-perfect response time and a 120Hz variable refresh rate. Gamers will find the 8k content smart TV more than worth their while to invest in.

It also boasts good viewing angles and a bright display, making it perfect for large gatherings. And if you’re the environmentally-friendly type, the remote is even solar-powered too!

Keep reading our Samsung QN900A 8K QLED review to learn more about what top experts said and don’t forget to check out the best TVs available right now.

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Best For

  • 8K

Consensus

our Verdict

The Samsung QN900A 8K QLED has great viewing angles, so you can enjoy a clear picture from any spot in the room. Perfect for big gatherings! It does have a few drawbacks, like a reflective screen and low contrast, but gamers won’t be disappointed – it has a near-perfect response time.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Fast Response Time
  • Pretty Good Viewing Angles
  • Great Brightness
  • Nearly Bezel-less

Reason to Avoid

  • Significant Blooming
  • Low Contrast
  • Screen is Too Reflective

Samsung QN900A 8K QLED Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeFull-Array
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs4
HDR FormatHDR10+
HomeKit CompatibleHomeKit CompatibleNo
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeNeo QLED
Max Resolution7860 x 4320
Refresh Rate120 Hz
Screen size65", 75", 85"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformTizen
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync, G-Sync
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)93.63
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)96.01
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)67.58
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)70.84
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)1,658
SDR Brightness (nits)1,408
HDR Brightness (nits)1,590
Input Lag (ms)10.1
Response Time (ms)10.2
Color Washout (Degrees)36
Color Shift (Degrees)25
Brightness Loss (Degrees)47
Reflections (%)2.3
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)119.87
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db3.88
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db3.47
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.481
Intermodulation Distortion @80db0.64
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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74

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79

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True Score

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