Samsung Q80/Q80R QLED TV Review

Samsung Q80/Q80R QLED TV Review

Samsung Q80/Q80R (QN55Q80R) (QN65Q80R) (QN75Q80R) (QN82Q80R) series have large viewing angles and outstanding peak brightness. The Q80/Q80R is an outstanding TV for playing video games with low input lag, decent response time and ability to upscale non-4k signals.

Samsung Q80/Q80R Features

  • AMD FreeSync technology (1080p @ 48 Hz – 120 Hz; 4K @ 48 Hz – 60 Hz)
  • Quantum Processor 4K
  • Quantum HDR 12x
  • Ultimate UHD Dimming
  • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
  • Google Assistant
  • Auto Motion Plus
  • Direct Full Array 8x
  • Quantum Dot Color
  • HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
  • Voice command
  • Digital Clean View
  • Auto Low Latency Mode
  • 4K AI Upscaling
  • Light sensor
  • Extended PVR
  • Ambient Mode
  • Game Mode (Auto Game Mode; Game Motion plus; Dynamic Black EQ; Game Enhancer)


• Excellent motion handling and gaming performance
• Very bright delivery of both HDR and SDR content
• Uniform contrast
• 4K AI Upscaling for all resolutions


• The local dimming could be better


Samsung Q80/Q80R TV has an outstanding design. It has a stand that supports the television well but makes a bit of tilting if you mistakenly push the television. The stand is nearly as wide as the television. The build quality is decent and you shouldn’t have any issues with this tv.

The borders are narrow and are not distracting in any way. The Samsung Q80/Q80R has an average thickness and can sag slightly as you wall-mount it.

The overall design for this Samsung TV feels premium.

Display (Picture Quality)

The Samsung Q80/Q80R TV is based on a LED IPS panel and is also a smart tv. It’s HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma),  Dolby Vision ready and has a screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels with a 16:9 screen aspect ratio, 81 PPI screen pixel density and 94.29 % screen-to-body ratio.

This television has a wide colour gamut and strong HDR brightness. Movement appears smooth due to almost instant response time. The TV features an interpolating tool, which can help to reduce motion stutter while watching movies.

The high contrast ratio in each picture evokes the emotion by strengthening and sharpening the colours. It has 400 cd/m² screen brightness with a 178° viewing angle.


The Q80/Q80R is an outstanding mix-use TV. It has great room performance thanks to its display. It delivers very smooth motion and excellent gray uniformity and wide viewing angles make it a perfect choice for family and group of friends to watch movies, sports, news, and even play games with either the Play Station or the Xbox.

This TV has Vesa Mount Support with a VESA Interface Standard Size that’s removable.

The Smart feature interface is easy to use and the most common apps are pre-installed, but you can always download more from the LG content store and the app store.

Samsung Q80/Q80R TV is a smart tv with Tizen 5.0 operating system. Other Smart TV features you’ll find on this TV include Ultimate UHD Dimming, Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), Google Assistant, Auto Motion Plus, Direct Full Array 8x, Quantum Dot Color, HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2,  Voice command etc. Depending on your preferences the TV can be mounted on the wall or set on a stand.


Connectivity options include HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC), Satellite In (Main; F-type female), Optical Audio Out, CI+ 1.4, Antenna (RF) (female), Satellite In (Sub; F-type female), USB 2.0, and Ethernet RJ45.

Samsung QN65Q80RAFXZA Flat 65-Inch QLED 4K Q80 Series Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility (2019 Model)
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Samsung QN65Q80RAFXZA Flat 65-Inch QLED 4K Q80 Series Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR and Alexa Compatibility (2019 Model)
  • 100% COLOR VOLUME WITH QUANTUM DOTS: Powered by Quantum dots, Samsung’s 4K QLED TV offers over a billion shades of brilliant color and 100% color volume for exceptional depth of detail that will draw you in to the picture for the best 4K TV experience
  • DIRECT FULL ARRAY BACKLIGHT 8X: Concentrated zones of precision-controlled LEDs auto-adjust contrast between pure whites and ultra-deep blacks, revealing hidden details in even the darkest scenes
  • QUANTUM PROCESSOR 4K: Intelligently powered processor instantly upscales content to 4K for sharp detail and refined color
  • ULTRA-VIEWING ANGLE: Engineered to reduce glare and enhance color even in bright rooms, the ultra-viewing angle provides for a vibrant picture no matter where you sit around this big screen TV
  • QUANTUM HDR 12X: 4K depth of detail with high dynamic range powered by HDR10+ delivers the lightest to darkest colors, scene by scene, for amazing picture realism
  • All prices mentioned above are in Kenyan Shilling.
  • This product is available at Jumia.
  • At you can purchase 65" Q80R QLED Smart 4K UHD TV QA65Q80RASXNZ for only KSh 249,990.00
  • The lowest price of 65" Q80R QLED Smart 4K UHD TV QA65Q80RASXNZ was obtained on January 15, 2021 7:50 pm.

Last update on 2020-09-15 / Amazon

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