Samsung Q60/Q60A QLED TV Review

7.36 Mixed Usages
7.7 TV Shows:
7 HDR Movies:
7.4 HDR Gaming:
7.3 Sports( Considering Day Light)
7.4 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4.6
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Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches , 55-65 Inches , 65-77 Inches , 77-90 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: QLED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 3
HDR HDR10 , HDR10+ , HLG
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: 100% Color Volume with Quantum Dot; Dual LED; Quantum HDR; AirSlim; Quantum Processor 4K Lite
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, Disney+, and Prime Video on their Smart TVs.


Screen Size: 50 inches
Display Type QLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Edge LED
Quantum Dot Color: Yes (limited compared to higher-end QLED models)
Video Processing Technology: Quantum Processor 4K Lite
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Quantum HDR


Contrast: Contrast- N/A, Native Contrast 4,653 : 1
Brightness: peak brightness: 424.10 nits.
Local Dimming: No
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Uniformity Std. Dev- 3.655%, 50% DSE- 0.173% & Black Native Std. Dev- 0.669%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Total Reflections- 5.2%, Indirect Reflections- 0.4%, Calculated Direct Reflections- 4.8%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE- 2.06, Pre Color dE- 1.67, Pre Gamma- 2.12 & Post White Balance dE- 0.33, post Color dE- 0.75, post Gamma-2.20
Pixels & Motion: Motion Rate 120 & pixel Subpixel Layout- BGR, Type- LED
Input Handling (480p and 720p): This TV upscales 720p content like cable TV well. & There are no issues with the upscaling of 480p content, like DVDs.
Input Handling (1080p): This TV displays 1080p content well without any issues, nearly as good as native 4k.
Input Handling (4k): This TV displays native 4k content perfectly, with no visible artifacts.
Color Gamut: Color Gamut DCI-P3 xy- 91.16%, DCI P3 uv- 94.31% & Color Gamut Rec 2020 xy- 67.44%, Rec 2020 uv- 74.42%
Color Volume: : P3 Color Volume ITP 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP- 68.0%, 10,000 cd/m² Rec 2020 Coverage ITP- 30.6%
Gradient & Response Time: 17.3 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: Tizen


Numbers of HDMI: 3
HDMI Version 2.0
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1


HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: N/A
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
HDMI 2.1 : No
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: N/A
Wi-Fi : Wi-Fi (802.11AC)


ARC/eARC Port : Yes (ARC/eARC)
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: Yes
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : N/A
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 N/A
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : N/A


Built-in Speakers: Downward Firing
Voice Clarity: 0
Distortion: Increases at high volume (likely above 50%)
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension- 126.99 Hz
Bass: N/A
Soundstage: N/A
Immersion: Not ideal for movies or immersive content (average score: 4/10 based on user reviews)
Dolby Atmos Support: Supported (but limited by built-in speakers)
Audio Passthrough: Yes (ARC)
Recommendation: For casual TV viewing with dialogue: Built-in speakers may suffice. For movies, music, and immersion: A soundbar or dedicated home theater system is strongly recommended.


Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Average


Operating System Tizen
CPU / Processor Quantum Processor 4K Lite
Graphic Processor / GPU Quantum Processor 4K Lite
Storage 128 GB
Chromecast Supported
Alexa Built-in


PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): N/A
Input Lag: 10.1 ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 60fps at 4K resolution
Additional Features: Game Mode, Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)


Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device N/A
Remote App Samsung SmartThings


Dimensions 30.3 (H) x 48.2 (W) x 5.2 (D) inches
Style The Samsung QN50Q60AAFXZA TV boasts a slim and modern design with a thin bezel.
Back & Borders: Back Wall Mount VESA 200x200 & Borders 0.35
Thickness: 1.57 inches
Build Quality: The build quality is decent. Its all-plastic construction doesn't feel premium, but it's relatively sturdy overall and doesn't wobble much.
Longevity: N/A
Stand: The feet are very flat, so the TV sits close to the table in the default position. Footprint of the 55 inch stand: 35.1
Included Components: User Manual, E - Manual, Power Cable, SolarCell Remote™ TM-2180E


TV Shows: 7.7
HDR Movies: 7
HDR Gaming: 7.4
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7.3
PC Monitor (): 7.4
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