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Year-to-year changes in TV models are usually barely noticeable, but not this time. Samsung's 2018 QLED 4K TVs outperform their 2017 counterparts in virtually every way. The 55" QN55Q7FN's picture has about 20% higher contrast and much higher peak brightness, compared to last year's model. It also offers more versatile connectivity, and simpler controls, including a new intelligent voice assistant.
Samsung continues to refine the quantum dot color technology in their QLED TVs. They found a way to tune the output of the quantum dots so that they produce purer reds and greens, allowing the TV to cover nearly 100% of the P3 color space — the standard for digital cinema and HDR movies. QLED TVs can reproduce over a billion shades.
The QN55Q7FN also gets high scores for "color volume." Color volume is a way of measuring color performance that factors in picture brightness. Most TVs lose some color accuracy as the picture gets brighter. But QLED maintains full color accuracy and saturation at any brightness level. Colors pop like they do in real life.
When most people get their first 4K TV, their first taste of 4K content comes from streaming services like Netflix® and Amazon Instant Video. Nearly all of their original series are produced in 4K and many also feature HDR. Of course, the best available 4K source is a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Hollywood continues to release hundreds of movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray, and most of those discs will also be HDR-enhanced.
If you don't have access to native 4K content, don't worry. You'll still be knocked out by the QN55Q7FN's picture. Samsung's engineers made 4K upconversion a top priority while developing this set's video processing circuitry. Q Engine video processing automatically upconverts any signal to match the screen's 4K resolution. All your current video sources will look better than ever.
If you're after a clutter-free look, Samsung's Q7FN series is a great way to go, especially if you want to wall-mount your TV. Instead of connecting your Blu-ray player, cable box, and other video sources to the TV itself, you connect them to the compact One Connect Box switching hub, which comes packed with the QN55Q7FN. A single super-thin cable connects the hub to the TV screen, supplying all video and audio signals, as well as power. Imagine having just one cable running to the TV!
Samsung's slender OneRemote is one of the smartest remotes we've seen. It automatically detects, identifies, and controls your connected devices and content. Use the OneRemote's microphone to access Bixby, the TV's built-in intelligent voice assistant. Bixby makes it easy to change channels, search for content, or even ask about the weather, using only your voice. Just click voice recognition on your remote or smartphone, and Bixby is at your command.
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Excelent image. Easy to install, and friendly remote control.
Bought this along with the Yamaha ysp-2700. After trying several ways of configuration, the best way was to run the cable tv HDMI cable through the tv, not through the sound bar. The Bixby would not work running the cable through the Yamaha. Everything works, great picture, great sound.
Pros: Everything works with Sound bar
Cons: Requires patience and experimentation when setting up with sound bar.
Easy set up and an amazing picture.
I love the clarity of the picture using standard mode. The setup was easy with the connect box . ARC was new to me and it gives me better control over my Bose Accoustimass 10 series which I purchased from Crutchfield in 2010. I will continue to check out the other features on the TV. Overall I made a great choice upgrading from my 2010 Samsung TV to the QLED 55.
I finally decided to upgrade my 09 40 inch Samsung to the 18 QLED 55 inch Samsung. Impressive and impressed. You can't go wrong with this baby.
Wow-what a picture.And that is first what a TV is about, ARC provides better audio control with various devices.Not real impressed with the "Smart ". Component but that may be moreof a function of my time to explore and fully configure that feature.
Wow! What an awesome TV. The colors are really bright and vivid. The blacks and whites are really black and white. The sound is good compared to my Samsung UHD. The rimless screen is nice. Good clean look. The One Connect box makes it an easy hook up. I got the No Gap Wall Mount to go with it. Makes installation really quick. You can adjust the tilt and the level of the TV after it's mounted.
Pros: Stunning color,good sound, easy wire hook up, edge less screen, light weight
Cons: I hate the Smart Hub. Other than that not a thing.
Excellent color sharpness very simple remote great way to simplify your life and enjoy the finest picture..,the best support I've experienced with any company!!!
Pros: Nothing but pros with this set..
A good TV. I have had a few questionalble problems, as below. 1. For no reason, the TV went in to an OFF position in the middle of a movie I was watching. Had to shut off TV and switch it back on. (there were no heavy clouds or rain at all. 2. 4-5 times, while watching a movie, the screen just Froze. Had to switch channels and go back to what I was watching. I am planning to call "Teddy" at Crutchfield Store but have not been able to reach him yet. ** other wise, I like the TV. (I have bought all of our tv's from Crutchfield over the years and all have been SAMSUNG.
Pros: Very Good picture.
Cons: * Sound a little weak, as opposed to other 3 Samsung's we have. * As in my comments above, I am worried about these things happening again. Can they be fixed ??
Love it. Great picture.
If your planning on using a sound bar,dvd player or anything else with this tv good luck.The new "one box" will not recognize anything hooked up half the time and Samsung says you have to turn on other devices first so tv will recognize them (defeating the purpose of one remote).There's an entire forum about this from angry consumers.Sending mine back immediately.
This tv has an amazing picture. The colors are very bright and clear. The built in speakers are more powerful than my 2016 Sony 4K tv. I would highly recommend this tv.
Great tv great picture.
Pros: Picture, hook up.
|Screen Resolution (pixels)||3840 x 2160|
|Screen Refresh Rate||120 Hz|
|Backlighting Type (for LCD TVs)||LED (edge-lit w/local-dim)|
|Local Dimming (for LCD TVs)||Yes|
|Quantum Dot Color (for LCD TVs)||Yes|
|HDR (High Dynamic Range)||HDR10, HDR10+, HLG|
|Internet Movie Streaming||Netflix,Vudu,Hulu+Live,Amazon,GooglePlay,HBO,Sling|
|Bluetooth Audio Streaming||Yes|
|Picture In Picture||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Type of Warranty Service||In-home|
|Total Video Inputs||4|
|Component Video Inputs||0|
|Composite Video Inputs||0|
|3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs||0|
|Optical Digital Audio Output||
1 Rear |
|Analog Audio Output||None|
|Estimated Yearly Electricity Use (EnergyGuide)||156 kWh|
|Estimated Yearly Energy Cost (EnergyGuide)||$19|
|Dimensions & Mounting Information|
|Height with Stand (inches)||31|
|Height without Stand (inches)||27-3/4|
|Depth with Stand (inches)||11-1/4|
|Depth without Stand (inches)||1-7/8|
|Stand Width (inches)||33-1/2|
|Weight with Stand||46.3 lbs|
|Weight without Stand||38.6 lbs|
|Wall Bracket Included||No|
|Pedestal Stand||Assembly required|
|Bezel Dimensions||0.125 x 0.125 x 0.125|
QLED TV: Samsung's QLED TV utilizes Quantum Dots along with Samsung's Q-Engine to produce an immersive viewing experience with a wide range of color, exceptional contrast, and accurate detail. Quantum Dots are nano-sized, cadmium-free, finely tuned particles that turn light into the brilliant billion plus colors you experience on QLED TVs. Quantum dots are inorganic particles that resist wear out, so you can enjoy superb picture quality for years. As some TVs age, you may see that colors are less vibrant. QLED TVs are built to last and provide a vibrant picture even after long periods of time. Samsung's metal alloy quantum dot pixels feature inorganic materials that are engineered for durability and resistance to fading.
Q-Engine: Samsung engineers developed the exclusive Q-Engine, a powerful processor that optimizes your content for 4K clarity, color, and HDR in real time.
Q HDR Elite: Q HDR Elite was created by combining Samsung's QLED and HDR10+ technology to give you a wider range of brightness and contrast, bringing all the picture nuances to life. As a result, you'll see colors in movies and shows that "pop", just as the director intended-in stunning high dynamic range (no more details hidden in the shadows).
Ultra Color, Contrast, & Viewing Angle: The Samsung QLED TV provides ultra color and fine steps of gradation through its 10-bit LCD Panel, delivers ultra contrast for whiter whites and blacker blacks through UHD dimming and Ultra Black Elite technology, and offers an ultra wide viewing angle so every seat in the room has an optimal viewing experience.
HDR (High Dynamic Range): The Samsung QLED TV features the ability to provide a premium High Dynamic Range (HDR) experience, with a higher level of contrast between light and dark images. HDR delivers a much higher level of contrast between light and dark to produce an image that is more realistic and closer to what the content creator imagined. This increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth. In addition to supporting the standard HDR10 format, the Samsung QLED TV also supports HDR10+ and HLG; as well as HDR+.
MR 240 + Auto Motion Plus: The Samsung QLED TV combines its 120Hz native panel refresh rate with Samsung's proprietary MR 240 & Auto Motion Plus image processing technology, which is faster and more responsive than conventional image processors, as it interpolates intermediate frames to smooth out the image. MR 240 & Auto Motion Plus helps to remove blur and judder from scenes with large amounts of rapid movement to provide a clearer picture. MR 240 & Auto Motion Plus reduces blur so that action movies, sports and video games have enhanced clarity. Advanced panel and unique backlight technology combine with proprietary algorithms to reduce the response time and yield a more accurate image reproduction with faster onscreen motion.
HDMI 2.0b Inputs: The Samsung QLED TV is equipped with four HDMI 2.0b inputs (located on the One Connect Box) to connect to your Blu-ray player, Satellite/Cable receiver, Game Console, and/or AV receiver. Any HDMI input can also be used to connect a PC to this TV. All HDMI inputs are 4K compatible, HDCP 2.2 compliant, and support 4:4:4 color subsampling. Please use a premium high speed HDMI cable with 18 Gbps and above to view 4K HDR content.
Notes: This TV does not contain analog composite or component video inputs.
Picture Controls: You can make the following adjustments for an optimum picture. The TV's picture adjustments can be made for a particular AV input or for all inputs.
Built-in HDTV Tuner: The TV features a built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Clear QAM tuner, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals (up to 1080i); subscription still required to receive cable channels. A single RF-type coaxial input is use to connect an external indoor/outdoor antenna (sold separately).
ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel within the television's HDMI 4 input (located on the One Connect Box) enables the TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, or HDMI inputs to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input.
Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 4 input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary. The TV's speakers are muted when using ARC function.
Optical Digital Output: The TV's optical digital output terminal (found on the One Connect Box) will output Dolby Digital (when available) or 2ch PCM. The digital optical output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital when receiving Dolby Digital surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the tuner, network apps, HDMI inputs, or USB ports. When the TV's optical digital output is selected, the TV's speakers are muted. DTS multichannel audio formats are not supported.
Note: This TV does not contain any analog audio inputs or outputs.
Equalizer: You can manually adjusts the TV's built-in 7-band EQ (100, 200, 500, 1k, 2k, 5k, & 10k Hz) for a more customized sound; or simply choose from the following EQ Preset Modes - Standard, Optimized, or Amplify.
Audio Delay: The Audio Delay function corrects audio/video mismatch, when watching TV or video, and listening to a digital audio output using an external device such as an AV receiver. You can adjust the audio delay from 0ms to 250 ms.
Wireless Audio Connectivity: The Samsung TV provides wireless surround connectivity to compatible Samsung soundbars and speakers via WiFi. You can also wirelessly stream audio from the TV to a set of Bluetooth headphones or Bluetooth powered speakers.
Note: You cannot use the WiFi Surround and Bluetooth Audio feature simultaneously (you must choose one or the other).
Samsung's Quad-Core Processor: Samsung's Quad-Core processing speeds allow you to perform multiple tasks at the same time, such as using an app while downloading another one. It also enables extremely faster web browsing and application access. Quad-Core eliminates lag to give you a fluid browsing experience. It enables you to switch between apps, stream content, and multi-task much faster. This extra power also provides faster page refreshing.
Network Connection: You can set up the Samsung QLED TV so that it can access your home network and online Samsung TV Apps through your local area network (LAN) using a wired (RJ-45 Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi); it also supports WiFi Direct.
Note: A dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router or better is recommended For 4K streaming. Samsung recommends a home network connection speed of at least 2.5 Mbps for standard definition, 10 Mbps for high definition, and 20 Mbps for ultra-high definition.
Samsung TV Apps: Once you have connected the Samsung TV to your home network, you gain access to Samsung's TV Apps. Samsung's TV Apps let you download online applications and services to the Samsung QLED TV. Samsung TV Apps has a growing collection of online applications that connect you to some of your favorite online content. You can enjoy a variety of content from various downloaded applications - such as movies, TV shows, music, news, sports, and weather (subscriptions and purchase fees will apply).
- 4K & HDR network streaming requires a network speed of 20Mbps or greater. A wired Ethernet connection is recommended over a wireless WiFi connection for better performance. If you desire a WiFi connection, then use a dual-band Gigabit wireless-N router (or better) for 4K & HDR streaming. Make sure the Samsung television has the latest software/firmware updates installed.
Sync & Share: You can play media content saved on your computer (via DLNA), thumbdrive or hard disk drive (via USB), and the cloud (via Samsung Cloud) through the Samsung QLED TV.
Note: Compatible video file formats include AVI, MKV, WMV, MP4, and MOV. Compatible photo file formats include JPEG, PNG, BMP, and MPO. Compatible audio file formats include MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, and OGG.
SmartThings Compatible: From the Samsung QLED TV's on-screen dashboard, you can monitor, configure, and control smart devices you connected to the SmartThings service via the SmartThings app (for Apple iOS 10.0+ and Android OS 6.0+) installed on your compatible smartphone or tablet device. You'll receive notifications about the statuses of your smart devices on the UHD TV's screen. You'll also be able to create custom modes to easily control multiple smart devices with a single command from the TV. Control of your SmartThing devices can be done from the included remote with Bixby or your mobile device running the SmartThings app.
Full Web Browser: You can surf the Internet on the TV as you would on a PC. You may enter a URL addresses or enter a keyword search. The player will archive your web browser history. You can scroll web pages with the directional pad on the included remote. For a more convenient web browsing experience, connect a USB- or Bluetooth-enabled keyboard and mouse (sold separately) to the TV.
One Smart Remote with Voice Control by Bixby: Using the One Smart Remote's built-in microphone and the Bixby voice control function of the TV, your voice is all you need to control the TV and your SmartThing compatible devices. Because the One Smart Remote communicates with the TV through a wireless Bluetooth communication, you don't have to point the remote directly at the TV. There is an on-screen Bixby Guide which lets you learn the voice commands that are compatible with Bixby in various situations. Bixby is available only when the TV is connected to the Internet. Bixby will require an active Samsung Account user log-in.
- When you turn on the TV for the first time, the Samsung One Smart Remote pairs to the TV automatically. If the Samsung Smart Remote does not pair to the TV automatically, point it at the remote control sensor of the TV, and then press and hold the "Back/Return" and "Play/Pause" buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds or more.
Universal Remote Control Function: You can control external devices connected to the TV via HDMI using the One Smart Remote, Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC), and Auto Source Recognition.
Note: The remote control does not support IR commands. However, the TV does have an IR receiver and will support universal remote controls - such as Logitech's Harmony (sold separately).
SmartThings App: Use the SmartThings app (for Apple iOS 10.0+ and Android OS 6.0+) to turn your compatible smartphone or tablet into a remote control for the Samsung QLED TV.You can also use the app to share and mirror content between your compatible Samsung Android mobile device and the TV. Your Apple iOS or Android device must be connected to same wireless network as the Samsung UHD TV.
Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung QLED TV will support a USB or Bluetooth enabled keyboard and mouse (both sold separately), which makes web browsing a lot easier.
Serial Port (EX Link): You can connect the 3.5mm serial port (located on the One Connect Box) to an external control device, such as a computer or A/V control system, to control the TV's functions externally.
Smart Hub: The TV's Smart Hub has been redesigned and offers even easier navigation, plus quick access; you can even use these convenient features while still watching TV. The new Smart Hub features easy access to content by displaying your favorite and most used TV applications, as well as recommendations for even more entertainment options. Smart Hub offers unique ways to search and access your favorite and new content from the TV's tuner and network apps.
Connection Guide: The TV's on-screen Connection Guide lets you view detailed information about external device that can be connected to the televisions. It shows you how to connect various external devices such as cable boxes, satellite receivers, Blu-ray players, game consoles, and more using on-screen images. You can also change the input name of a connected external device or add it to the Home Screen for easier access.
Ambient Mode: With Samsung's new Ambient Mode, you can elevate your living room with decorative content, useful information and your own photos, You won't notice the TV on the wall as it blends perfectly with your décor, and it can even play a bit of light background music.
Hearing & Visually Impaired: The Samsung QLED TV offers Close Captions and Voice Guides for the hearing and visually impaired. The TV provides Analog Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions for the hearing impaired. You can also activate Voice Guides that describe the menu options aloud to aid the visually impaired.
ECO Settings: The Samsung QLED TV provides ECO settings to reduce the television's power consumption and cut-down on energy costs.
Security Settings: The Samsung QLED TV offers security features for TV programming and the Internet.
Timers: You can set Off Timer to shut off the TV automatically at a specific time; the Off Timer is only available if the Clock has been set. The Sleep Timer switches the television off after a specified amount of time. The Sleep Timer can be set to 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, or 180 minute.
Remote Support + Self Diagnosis: The Samsung Remote Support service offers you one-on-one support with a Samsung Technician who can remotely diagnose your TV, adjust the TV settings, perform a factory reset, and install recommended firmware updates. Your TV must be connected to your homes wired or wireless network. The Samsung QLED TV also provides a Self Diagnosis menu which allows you to check the television for picture, sound, and signal problems.
- The television only comes with a brief User Manual. A complete instruction manual is built-in into the TV and can be viewed on-screen. Open the e-Manual to learn how to use the TV's many features.
Auto Updates: If the television is connected to the Internet, you can have the TV update its software automatically while you are watching it. When the background update is completed, it is applied the next time the TV is turned on. Updates can also be done via USB. Visit the Samsung Download Center for the latest Firmware & Software updates.
- Do not turn off the TV's power until the update is complete. The TV will turn off and on automatically after completing the software update. Video and audio settings will be reset to their defaults after a software update.
One Connect Box: The QLED TV includes Samsung's One Connect Box which connects to the television via a single 16' proprietary fiber optic cable. The One Connect Box features a built-in HDTV tuner and antenna connector, 4 HDMI inputs, an Optical Digital output, Ethernet (RJ-45) jack, and three USB-A 2.0 ports. The One Connect Box provides clean integration of all your external devices so there's less clutter, plus allows you to update your TV with the newest software and features. The One Connect Box measures 15.375" (w) x 2.6875" (h) x 7.3125" (d).
Note: The only connector found on the TV is the proprietary One Connect connector located on the rear-panel. The included 16' proprietary fiber optic cable plugs into One Connect connector on back of the TV and the One Connect connector found on back of the One Connect Box.
Pedestal Stand w/ Cable Management: The TV is shipped with the pedestal stand unattached. The back of the TV and the included pedestal stand provide cable channels and covers so you can neatly conceal and route cables to the TV. The pedestal stand and TV do not swivel. The television weighs 46.3 lbs with the stand.
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back and comes with four wall-mount adapters for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. A pre-installed back cover needs to be removed to access the threaded inserts. The spacing of the mounting holes is 200mm (h) x 200mm (v). The threaded inserts and wall-mount adapters require M8 (8mm) machine screws (not supplied). The included wall-mount adapters must be used when wall-mounting television. The television weighs 38.6 lbs without the stand.
Note: The television is also compatible with Samsung's proprietary No Gap Wall Mount (sold separately - see Accessories Tab), which hangs the TV snug to the wall.
Ventilation Clearance: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.
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Love the picture and the stand style works the best where I will be installing the TV [ Rex Jan 23, 2019 ]
one connect box [ Sean Dec 19, 2018 ]
Good product [ Richard Nov 27, 2018 ]
This looks like one of the best available, state of the art tech...lots of great reviews. This time, going full boat..for the best. [ Michael Nov 24, 2018 ]
Features, size fits & price point [ David Nov 23, 2018 ]
Better screen over Q6 series. Larger than my current screen size, I like Samsung. [ RON Nov 16, 2018 ]
Features [ Stephen Oct 28, 2018 ]
it`s a new 2018 model [ raymond Aug 10, 2018 ]
Yep! You can connect your TiVO box directly to one of the Samsung TV's HDMI inputs. For more details or to discuss further, please contact an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Hope that helps :) [ Larry Aug 10, 2018 ] Staff
full-array direct-lit LED backlight with ultra-precise local dimming
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dual-footer stand with larger footprint
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