Comparison between:
- 54.6" Samsung UN55NU8500
- 54.6" Samsung UE55NU8500
- 54.6" Samsung QN55Q8C
- 54.6" Samsung QE55Q8C

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

Samsung UN55NU8500Samsung UE55NU8500Samsung QN55Q8CSamsung QE55Q8C
SeriesNU8500NU8500Q8CQ8C
Samsung UN55NU8500Samsung UE55NU8500Samsung QN55Q8CSamsung QE55Q8C
Model aliasUN55NU8500FXZAUE55NU8500LXXNQN55Q8CAMFXZAQE55Q8CAMTXXU
QE55Q8CGMTXZG
Model year2018201820172017

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class54.6 in54.6 in54.6 in54.6 in
Diagonal1388 mm
138.8 cm
54.6457 in
4.5538 ft
1388 mm
138.8 cm
54.6457 in
4.5538 ft
1388 mm
138.8 cm
54.6457 in
4.5538 ft
1388 mm
138.8 cm
54.6457 in
4.5538 ft
Width1209.75 mm
120.975 cm
47.6278 in
3.969 ft
1209.75 mm
120.975 cm
47.6278 in
3.969 ft
1209.75 mm
120.975 cm
47.6278 in
3.969 ft
1209.75 mm
120.975 cm
47.6278 in
3.969 ft
Height680.483 mm
68.0483 cm
26.7907 in
2.2326 ft
680.483 mm
68.0483 cm
26.7907 in
2.2326 ft
680.483 mm
68.0483 cm
26.7907 in
2.2326 ft
680.483 mm
68.0483 cm
26.7907 in
2.2326 ft
Radius of curvature4200 mm
420 cm
165.354 in
13.7795 ft
4200 mm
420 cm
165.354 in
13.7795 ft
4200 mm
420 cm
165.354 in
13.7795 ft
4200 mm
420 cm
165.354 in
13.7795 ft
Panel manufacturer--SamsungSamsung
Panel typeVAVASVASVA
Panel bit depth10 bits10 bits10 bits10 bits
FRC--NoNo
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.315 mm
0.0315 cm
0.0124 in
0.001 ft
0.315 mm
0.0315 cm
0.0124 in
0.001 ft
0.315 mm
0.0315 cm
0.0124 in
0.001 ft
0.315 mm
0.0315 cm
0.0124 in
0.001 ft
Pixel density81 ppi
31 ppcm
81 ppi
31 ppcm
81 ppi
31 ppcm
81 ppi
31 ppcm
Display area94.54 %94.57 %95.56 %95.2 %
BacklightEdge LEDEdge LEDEdge LEDEdge LED
DCI P390 %90 %99 %99 %
Rec. 202070 %70 %75 %75 %
Brightness500 cd/m²500 cd/m²500 cd/m²500 cd/m²
Peak brightness900 cd/m²900 cd/m²1100 cd/m²1100 cd/m²
Static contrast4500 : 14500 : 15000 : 15000 : 1
HDRHDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR10+
HDR10
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR10+
HDR 1000
HDR 1500
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
HDR 1500
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Minimum response time5 ms
0.0050 s
5 ms
0.0050 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
4 ms
0.0040 s
Average response time12 ms
0.0120 s
12 ms
0.0120 s
10 ms
0.0100 s
10 ms
0.0100 s
Input lag10 ms
0.0100 s
10 ms
0.0100 s
20 ms
0.0200 s
20 ms
0.0200 s
--Bottom Edge-LED - 12 zonesBottom Edge-LED - 12 zones

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)100 Hz / 120 Hz100 Hz / 120 Hz100 Hz / 120 Hz100 Hz / 120 Hz

Frame interpolation

Many smart TV sets use a technology for interpolating (inserting) of intermediate frames between existing ones in order to achieve more fluent visualization, especially for dynamic scenes.

Interpolation technologyMotion RatePicture Quality IndexMotion RatePicture Quality Index
Interpolation value24027002403200
Interpolation measurement unitMRPQIMRPQI

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

110V100 V - 120 V-100 V - 120 V-
220V-220 V - 240 V-220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (sleep)0.3 W0.3 W0.3 W0.3 W
Power consumption (eco)65 W-80 W-
Power consumption (average)115 W99 W-140 W
Power consumption (maximum)145 W165 W195 W190 W
Energy efficiency class-A-B

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width1224.3 mm
122.43 cm
48.2008 in
4.0167 ft
1225.2 mm
122.52 cm
48.2362 in
4.0197 ft
1224.3 mm
122.43 cm
48.2008 in
4.0167 ft
1225.3 mm
122.53 cm
48.2402 in
4.02 ft
Height711.2 mm
71.12 cm
28 in
2.3333 ft
710.5 mm
71.05 cm
27.9724 in
2.331 ft
703.6 mm
70.36 cm
27.7008 in
2.3084 ft
705.7 mm
70.57 cm
27.7835 in
2.3153 ft
Depth94 mm
9.4 cm
3.7008 in
0.3084 ft
97.2 mm
9.72 cm
3.8268 in
0.3189 ft
91.4 mm
9.14 cm
3.5984 in
0.2999 ft
90.8 mm
9.08 cm
3.5748 in
0.2979 ft
Weight17.4 kg
38.36 lbs
17.7 kg
39.02 lbs
20 kg
44.09 lbs
20 kg
44.09 lbs
Width with stand1224.3 mm
122.43 cm
48.2008 in
4.0167 ft
1225.2 mm
122.52 cm
48.2362 in
4.0197 ft
1224.3 mm
122.43 cm
48.2008 in
4.0167 ft
1225.3 mm
122.53 cm
48.2402 in
4.02 ft
Height with stand787.4 mm
78.74 cm
31 in
2.5833 ft
789.6 mm
78.96 cm
31.0866 in
2.5906 ft
787.4 mm
78.74 cm
31 in
2.5833 ft
790.2 mm
79.02 cm
31.1102 in
2.5925 ft
Depth with stand337.8 mm
33.78 cm
13.2992 in
1.1083 ft
337.7 mm
33.77 cm
13.2953 in
1.1079 ft
299.7 mm
29.97 cm
11.7992 in
0.9833 ft
300.8 mm
30.08 cm
11.8425 in
0.9869 ft
Weight with stand19.2 kg
42.33 lbs
19.5 kg
42.99 lbs
23.1 kg
50.93 lbs
23.2 kg
51.15 lbs
ColorsBlackBlackSilverSilver

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYesYes
VESA interface200 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm400 x 400 mm400 x 400 mm
Removable standYesYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNoNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNoNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNoNoNo
C-type stand
Stand width - 797.6 mm
C-type stand
Stand width - 797.6 mm
U-shape standU-shape stand

TV tuner

The TV tuner is a device, which allows the receiving and visualization of a certain type of television signal. There are tuners for digital, analog, cable and satellite television.

TV tunerAnalog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
Clear QAM
ATSC
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
Clear QAM
ATSC
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S
DVB-S2
DVB-T2 HD

System on Chip (SoC)

Information about the central processor, graphic processor and the memory of the model.

CPU cores4444

OS, apps and software features

Information about the operating system, applications, various software features if available.

Operating system (OS)Tizen 4.0Tizen 4.0Tizen 3.0Tizen 3.0

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 10 W
1 x 20 W
2 x 10 W
1 x 20 W
2 x 10 W
2 x 10 W
2 x 10 W
2 x 10 W
Subwoofer--2 x 10 W2 x 10 W
2.1 CH down firing + front firing
Dolby Digital Plus
2.1 CH down firing + front firing
Dolby Digital Plus
4.2 CH front firing
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Premium Sound 5.1
4.2 CH front firing
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNoNoNo

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Cable/Antenna In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x RS232 (C)
2 x USB 2.0
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.4
1 x USB 2.0 (max 1 A)
2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC; MHL)
1 x Cable/Antenna In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x RS232 (C)
1 x USB 2.0 (max 1 A)
2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
4 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC; MHL)
1 x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x RS232 (C)
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features4K HDR Plus
AMD FreeSync technology (1080p @ 48 Hz - 120 Hz; 4K @ 48 Hz - 60 Hz)
Auto Motion Plus
Digital Clean View
DIRECTV
Dynamic Crystal Color
Extended PVR
Light sensor
Picture-in-Picture
Supreme UHD Dimming
UHD Engine
UHD Upscaling
Voice command
4K HDR Elite
AMD FreeSync technology (1080p @ 48 Hz - 120 Hz; 4K @ 48 Hz - 60 Hz)
Auto Motion Plus
Auto Depth Enhancer
Digital Clean View
Dynamic Crystal Color
Extended PVR
Light sensor
Mega Contrast
Picture-in-Picture
Supreme UHD Dimming
UHD Engine
UHD Upscaling
Voice command
4K Color Drive Elite
4K Elite Black
4K HDR Elite
Auto Depth Enhancer
DIRECTV
Extended PVR
Light sensor
Local Dimming
Peak Illuminator Pro
Picture-in-Picture
Precision Black Pro
Q Engine
Quantum Dot Color
Supreme UHD Dimming
UHD Upscaling
Ultra Black
Ultra Clear Panel
Voice command
Auto Depth Enhancer
Auto Motion Plus
Extended PVR
Light sensor
Local Dimming
Mega Contrast
Peak Illuminator Pro
Picture-in-Picture
Precision Black Pro
Q Color
Q Contrast
Q Engine
Quantum Dot Color
Supreme UHD Dimming
UHD Upscaling
Ultra Black
Ultra Clear Panel
Voice command

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
BMP

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC
AAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC
AAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC
AAC
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
APE
AIFF
ALAC

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
ASF
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
ASF
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
3GPP
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licensesENERGY STAR
RoHS
ENERGY STAR
RoHS
ENERGY STAR
RoHS
ENERGY STAR
RoHS

Accessories

Often the packaging of desktop monitors and smart TV sets includes accessories for them.

AccessoriesSmart remote control - TM1850ASmart remote control - TM1850AOne Connect Box
One connect cable
Smart remote control - TM1790A
One Connect Box
One connect cable
Smart remote control - TM1790A
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