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Samsung 65Q8C Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 reviews of Samsung 65Q8C Series. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the durability and image quality are on the whole positive. The remote control and color are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 65Q8C Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Samsung QE65Q8C QLED 4K HDR TV Review

 

Samsung have promised a lot with their new QLED range of 4K Ultra HD LCD TVs but can the Q8C deliver the full potential of HDR?

Detailed accurate picture ; Local dimming effective with SDR ; Wide colour gamut ; High peak brightness ; Low input lag ; Easy to setup and use ; Great set of features ; Well made and attractive design

Local dimming can struggle with HDR ; Optimal viewing angles could be wider ; Expensive

The Q8C is more a series of refinements than anything ground-breakingly new from Samsung. As a result they have redesigned the look of this LED LCD TV and expanded their feature set, whilst also upgrading the Smart TV platform, the One Connect box and...

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Great TV and Fantastic Service

 

The ordering process very smooth and easy. Customer services were very helpful with my questions. Delivery was on time. The Samsung TV is quite outstanding.

Mar, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Samsung 65" Qled tv

 

Awesome TVs . A lot bigger than I imagine when it was on my wall to how I viewed in store. The one connect box is a really tidy bit of kit and cuts all the wires into the back of the TV .... Amazing!!!

Feb, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Rafael

 

Perfect tv but not much instructions also could not put it toghethr by my self needed help

Jan, 2018

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Great picture

 

I enjoy the ease of the setup. Having 1 remote to run everything is great. The picture is outstanding

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

In love

 

This TV is like being there in person. Clear, the brightness. High Def is great. This my third Samsung in 20 years. They all have been great. The price could use some adjustment. Love it.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Samsung Q8 QLED

 

I originally bought an LG OLed and was so disappointed in the upscaling quality I returned it for a refund, waited for the Q8 to arrive and it's far superior in all aspects Cheaper and better too

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Television

 

Excellent picture quality, much lighter than previous set, easy to set up and use

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

first class home entertainment

 

I have had this tv now for about 8 weeks and the performance is brilliant , easy to control and set up ,and being a curved tv is good in a corner of a room, streaming the apps is quick and easy although we do have a fiba optic network, the picture on...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Lots of usefull features and easy to set up

 

I have just replaced a two year old samsung 65" SUHD tv. The picture quality is far superior to my old tv. This tv has surpassed all my expectations.

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:DTS / DTS,Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Digital Pulse / DTS Premium Sound 5.1,Dolby Digital Plus
Audio system:4.2 / 4.2 ch
Auto volume leveler:Y / Yes
Built-in audio decoders:DTS,Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer:Y / Yes
Multi-Room:Y
Multiroom audio technology:Samsung Multiroom Link
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:60

Certificates

Certification:CE
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified:Y
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Cable management:Y
Color of product:Black / Silver / Silver, Stainless steel
Heavy metals free:Cd (cadmium) / Hg (mercury), Pb (lead)
Housing material:Metal
LED Indicators:Power / Y
On/Off switch:Y
Peak luminance ratio:75
Product color:Silver
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:1.78:1, 16:9 / 16:9
Color Depth:10
Display brightness:1500
Display curvature radius:165.4
Display Diagonal:65
Display Diagonal (metric):64.2
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:QLED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-Lit LED
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Motion interpolation technology:Auto Motion Plus / PQI (Picture Quality Index) / PQI (Picture Quality Index) 3200
PQI (Picture Quality Index):3200
Screen curvature:165.4
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9
Screen shape:Curved
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p / 720i,720p,1080i,1080p,2160p

Ergonomics

On/Off switch:Y / Yes
Smartphone remote support:Y
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Auto power off:Y / Yes
Cable management:Y
ECO mode:Y
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Motion control:Y
Number of OSD languages:27 / 3
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:English, Spanish, French / German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese
Picture-in-Picture:Y / Yes
Smart modes:Game, Movie / Game, Movie, Natural / Game, Movie, Natural, Sports / Movie
Voice control:Y

Networking

Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:HID
Browsing:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45

Other Features

Dimming type:Supreme UHD / Supreme UHD Dimming

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / AC, Optical
Cleaning cloth:Y
Desktop stand:Y / Yes
E-manual:Y
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Mounting kit:Y / Yes
Number of batteries supported:2
Remote Control Type:TM1790A
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:8.03 / 8.27
Package height:37 / 37.8
Package type:Box
Package weight:89.1 / 89.9
Package width:63 / 63.3

Performance

Adaptive Dimming Backlight:Y
Audio formats supported:AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, FLAC, Mid, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC,AIFF,ALAC,APE,FLAC,MIDI,OGG,WMA
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
ConnectShare (HDD):Y
ConnectShare (USB):Y
Digital Clean View:Y
Dimming type:Supreme UHD
Extended PVR:Y / Yes
Game mode:Y / Yes
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Image formats supported:JPG
Instant On:Y
Local dimming:Y / Yes
Logical Channel Number (LCN):Y
MBR support:Y
Motion control:Y
Multi-Room:Y
Parental Control:Y
Peak Illuminator Pro:Y
Picture processing technology:Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Contrast Enhancer,Samsung Q Colour,Samsung Q Contrast,Samsung Q Engine,Samsung Q Viewing Angle,Samsung Ultra Clean View / Samsung Auto Motion Plus,Samsung Q Colour,Samsung Q Contrast,Samsung Q Engine,Samsung Q Viewing Angle,Samsung Ultra Clean View / Samsung Q Colour,Samsung Q Contrast / Samsung Q Colour,Samsung Q Contrast,Samsung Q Engine
Processor cores:4
PurColor:N
Quantum dot color technology:Y
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible:Y
Subtitles function:Y / Yes
Teletext function:Y / Yes
USB recording:Y
Video compression formats:3GP,AVI,AVS,HEVC,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPG,WMV
Video formats supported:3GP,ASF,AVI,DIVX,FLV,H.263,H.264,H.265,M-JPEG,M2TS,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG4-ASP,MPEG4-SP,MPG,MTS,RMVB,SVI,TP,TRP,TS,VOB,VP6,VP8,VP9,VRO,WEBM,WMV / ASP,DIVX,H.263,H.264,H.265,MPEG1,MPEG4,MPEG4-SP,MVC,VP6,VP9,WMV7,WMV8 / DivX HD
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y / Yes
Common interface (CI):Y / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.3
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI Quick Switch:Y
One Connect port:Y
PC in (D-Sub):N / No
RF ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
RS-232C ports:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 120 / 220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:212
Energy efficiency class:A
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (max):235 / 240 / 245
Power consumption (PowerSave):48.7
Power consumption (standby):0.4 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):153 / 90

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:1.5
Internet TV:Y / Yes
Lifestyle apps:Facebook, Samsung Billing, Samsung Smart View, Twitter / Samsung Smart View
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart modes:Game, Movie, Natural / Game, Movie, Natural, Sports / Movie
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Timeshift:Y / Yes
Video apps:NetFlix,YouTube

Technical Details

Dolby technologies:DTS Premium Sound 5.1,Dolby Digital Plus / DTS,Dolby Digital Plus
Languages support:German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Light sensor:Y
Power save mode:Y

TV Tuner

Auto channel search:Y / Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 / DVB-T2
Number of tuners:2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital
Twin tuner:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.02 / 4.22
Depth (with stand):14 / 14.8
Height:32 / 32.6
Height (with stand):36 / 36.2
Package depth:8.27
Package height:37.8
Package weight:89.9
Package width:63.3
Weight:58 / 58.4
Weight with stand:1.07 / 65.9 / 66.6
Width:56 / 56.8
Width (with stand):56 / 56.8