Samsung QN800A 8k QLED TV 2021 Review

8.28 Mixed Usages
8.5 TV Shows:
7.5 HDR Movies:
8.3 HDR Gaming:
8.4 Sports( Considering Day Light)
8.7 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4.3
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Screen Size Variation 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: 4
HDR HDR10 , HDR10+ , HLG
Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Quantum Matrix Technology Pro; Neo Quantum Processor 8K; Infinity One Design, Object Tracking Sound+; Quantum HDR 32X
Supported Internet Services: Apple TV+, Samsung TV Plus, Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+, Hulu, Xbox, Nvidia GeForce NOW, ESPN and Max


Screen Size: 64.5 inches
Display Type Neo QLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 7680 x 4320 pixels (8K)
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Viewing Angle 178°
Backlight Type: Mini LED
Quantum Dot Color: Yes
Video Processing Technology: Samsung Neural Quantum Processor 8K
HDR (High Dynamic Range): 1


Contrast: Contrast Ratio: Over 10,000:1
Brightness: Peak Brightness (HDR): 1,000 nits
Local Dimming: N/A
Gray & Black Uniformity: Minimal light bleed, slight dirty screen effect in near-black scenes possible
Viewing Angle: 178°
Calibration: Good Out-of-Box, Excellent with Calibration
Pixels & Motion:
Input Handling (480p and 720p): N/A
Input Handling (1080p): Excellent picture quality
Input Handling (4k): Excellent picture quality with support for HDR
Color Gamut: Vibrant and lifelike colors (90% DCI-P3)
Color Volume: : N/A
Gradient & Response Time: Response time: 10ms
Supported Resolutions: Up to 8k (7680 x 4320)
Interface: Tizen Smart Platform, User-Friendly Layout, Voice Control Remote,, Responsive Interface


Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 2.1
Audio Return Channel 1
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: 3
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: Yes (3.5mm jack)


HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: N/A
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 :
HDMI 2.1 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
ATSC Tuner: Yes 1.0
USB 3.0 : Yes
Variable Analog Audio Out: Yes
Wi-Fi : Built-in Wi-Fi 6


ARC/eARC Port : eARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT:
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: N/A
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: N/A
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 7.1
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: Evaluation of the quality and performance of the TV's built-in speakers.
Voice Clarity: Assessment of how clear and intelligible voices are from the built-in speakers.
Distortion: Measurement of any audible distortion or unwanted noise at different volume levels.
Frequency Response: 10ms
Bass: 0
Soundstage: 1
Immersion: Evaluation of how immersive and engaging the sound experience is from the built-in speakers.
Dolby Atmos Support:
Audio Passthrough: Supports various formats including Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and LPCM (via eARC if supported)
Recommendation: Soundbar or external speaker system for a significantly better audio experience


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 samsung Neo Quantum Processor 8k
Graphic Processor / GPU
RAM 4gb
Storage 8gb
Chromecast Supported
Alexa Built-in


PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): Yes
Input Lag: 6ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 120Hz
Additional Features: Game Bar, Motion Xcelerator Turbo Pro,


Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device Yes
Remote App Samsung SmartThings , Android TV


Dimensions ‎11.8 x 56.8 x 35.3 inches
Style Sleek and modern design with a thin bezel
Back & Borders: Plastic back panel with thin bezels around the screen
Thickness: 2.1 cm
Build Quality:
Longevity: N/A
Stand: Sturdy metal stand with good stability
Included Components: Samsung Smart Control, User Manual, Power Cable, E-Manual, Remote Controller


TV Shows: 8.5
HDR Movies: 7.5
HDR Gaming: 8.3
Sports( Considering Day Light) 8.4
PC Monitor (): 8.7
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