Samsung Q950R 8K QLED Smart TV
Samsung Q950R QLED TV Key Features
- Flat QLED Panel
- 8K (7,680 x 4,320) Resolution
- 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch, 82-inch, and 98-inch screen.
- 4 HDMI Ports and 3 USB Port
- Built-in Analog tuner
- Quantum Processor 8K
- 8K AI Upscaling
- AI Technology
- Tizen OS
- Real Game Enhancer
- Ultra Viewing Angle
- Quantum HDR 4000
- Colour Volume 100% by Quantum Dot
- FreeSync VRR
- Full Array Local Dimming
- Samsung OneRemote
- Smart TV
At first glance, the Samsung Q950R can be mistaken for the early 2019 last year 8K TV, the Samsung Q900R, thanks to the similar design.
It sports an ultra-slim, sleek and virtually bezel-free design with clean back, hence the flat panel which helps keep your TV perfectly mounted.
Furthermore, around the all glass front Samsung designed a brushed metal trim around the outer edge, and the rear of the panel has textured grooves to hold the screen perfectly.
In addition, this TV comes with two feet that can be installed at either end of the bottom edge, closer to the middle on a narrower surface or hidden in recesses for wall-mounting.
One of the best innovation in the Samsung Q950R design is the One Connect box. This Box minimises cable clutter by functioning as a hub for connecting all of your compatible devices like gaming consoles or Blu-Ray players. The One Connect Box then connects to the TV screen with the One Connect Cable.
This Box comes with four HDMI ports, one of which is fully HDMI 2.1-certified, which means it can officially handle 8K signals at up to 60fps.
The HDMI comes with features such as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), hence offering a fast refresh rate.
Furthermore, the TV also has 3 USB port to allow you view and play content on your USB drive alongside 1 RF In, an AV in port, satellite tuners, a CI slot, an optical digital input and a LAN port.
Samsung QLED 8K Q950R series delivers the clarity you’ve been expecting on a larger screen.
This UHD TV is built on a QLED panel which uses direct, full array backlighting. This Direct Full Array Elite x16 dramatically allows exceptional viewing in all conditions and gives a perfect contrast of deeper blacks and captivating colour.
In addition, the Q950R also comes with 8K (7680 x 4320) resolution, although, there is limitation to 8K content presently, however, this TV also comes with an 8K upscaler which helps an HD or 4K content into an 8K resolution.
Similarly, Samsung Q950R also got the same Quantum Processor 8K processor of the last year model, which uses machine learning and delivers excellent noise reduction.
One of the best features enhanced by the processor is the Ultra Wide Viewing angle feature which involves extra layers on the panel that reduce light leakage and spread light uniformity, thus resulting to near-flawless viewing angles.
In addition, the TV picture quality is also enhanced by Samsung’s Q HDR4000 which is the highest brightness levels of any TV to date, thus, allowing you to see colour as it should be in the real world. Some models in the lineup offer HDR3000.
Samsung describes it as 100% Colour Volume, where genuine cinematic colour is made from over a billion colours and shades.
The Samsung Q950R QLED TV also comes with a built-in Freesync technology which helps eliminate stutter and screen tearing.
Similarly, the Q950R supports HDR10+, which is an open-source version of HDR that uses dynamic metadata on a scene-by-scene basis alonside HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), thus promising better picture quality.
The QLED anti-glare also known as moth eye screen coating is designed to reduce glare so you can see vivid detail and brilliant colour even in bright or sunny conditions.
Above all, the TV also has ambient sensors to adjust brightness automatically under changing lighting conditions.
Samsung Q950R boasts the full Samsung smart experience, hence, It offers full web browser access, thus, allowing for accessing the Internet.
The Smart TV runs on Tizen OS user interface, thus, offers as many video streaming services as possible, including, Netflix, Amazon, Now TV, Rakuten, YouTube, Apple TV and more.
Furthermore, Samsung Q950 comes with a built-in voice assistant which allows you to control, or interact with the assistance by using the remote or simply speaking directly to the TV.
_Q950 works with the company’s own assistance Bixby and others including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri, thus, providing the TV with a full house of voice assistant devices.
You can use Samsung’s SmartThings app to set-up and control the Q950. This feature serves as an interface to connect and operate all your devices, smart appliances, and security functions.
Above all, the TV is controlled by a sleek and slim all-in-one OneRemote which automatically detects and controls all compatible connected devices and content.
Samsung has do away with alot of audio features including Dolby atmos and ARM, instead it feature drivers hidden in the chassis to produce the best sound experience.
It comes with Dialogue Enhancement which enables users to adjust the volume of individual audio elements within a broadcast program.
Samsung also imput a new feature into the TV, the Dynamic Black Equaliser which lets you raise the black level of dark parts of game graphics without affecting the brightness of everything else.
Similarly, the Q950R series is equipped with a double tuner for all digital TV options.
Samsung also added some machine learning to the TV’s audio, with the Intelligent Sound mode to help produce a better defined and immersive cinema audio experience.
For further connectivity option the Samsung Q950R comes with a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection.
Samsung Q950R QLED TV Price and Availability
Samsung Q950R QLED TV price starts at around £2,499.00 and is available in different sizes with different price range.
The Q950R QLED Smart TV is available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. You can buy these TVs at reputable online stores, leading retail chains, as well as Samsung Electronics stores in your country.
You can also buy these QLED TVs on Samsung Official Website or other accredited dealers.
Samsung Q950R QLED TV Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Q950R:
- Smart TV: Yes
- 3D TV: No
- Colours: Colour Volume 100% by Quantum Dot
- Video Engine: Quantum Processor 8K
- Dimension (without stand): 1233.3 x 713.3 x 34.9 mm
(55-inch), 1452.2 x 836.4 x 34.1 mm (65-inch), 1677.2 x 964.6 x 34.6 mm (75-inch), 1835.0 x 1055.6 x 34.8 mm (82-inch), 2183.5 x 1249.4 x 39.9 mm (98-inch)
- Weight: 21.7 kg (55-inch), 31.2 kg (65-inch), 43.3 kg (75-inch), 51.20 kg (82-inch), 87.1 kg (98-inch)
- Built-in Camera: –
- USB Playback: Yes
- Display Type: Flat QLED Panel
- Screen Size: 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch, 82-inch, 98-inch
- Screen Resolution: 8K Ultra HD (7,680 x 4,320)
- More Screen Features: Ultra Viewing Angle, Direct Full Array 16x, Quantum HDR 4000, HDR10+, Moth Eye
Smart TV Features
- Platform: Smart TV with Bixby Voice, AI Technology
- Processor: Quad Core Processor
- Multitasking: –
- Built-in PVR: –
- Voice Command: Yes, Bixby Voice, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, SmartThings
- Face Recognition: –
- Gesture Control: –
- App Store: Yes
- Social: –
- Web Browser: Yes
- Skype Support: –
- Screen Mirroring: –
- Content Sharing: Yes
Inputs/Outputs & Connectivity
- HDMI Port: Yes, 4 Ports
- USB 2.0: Yes, 3 Ports
- MHL Port: –
- RF in: Yes
- AV in: Yes
- AV Out: –
- VGA: –
- Component Video in (Y, Pb, Pr + Audio): –
- Digital Audio Out: –
- LAN: Yes
- Built-in Wi-Fi: Yes
- Wi-Fi Direct: –
- Miracast: –
- WiDi: –
- Digital Broadcasting: Yes, ATSC/ClearQAM
- Audio System: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- Scart: –
- HDMI CEC: Yes
- Infrared: –
- Headphone jack: –
- TV Camera Support: –
- TV System: –
- Stand Type: Yes
- 4k Upscaler: Yes, 4K AI Upscaling
- Warranty: 3 Years
- Remote: Yes, Magic Remote Control
- DirectTV: –
- Power Supply (Voltage): 220-240V AC 50/60Hz
- Power Consumption: 292W (330W Max) [55-inch], 356W (370W) [65-inch], 409W (435W Max), 580 W (82-inch), 739W (830W Max) [98-inch]
- Standby Power: Under 0.5W
- Energy Efficiency Class: D, C (75-inch)