QE55Q80T from Samsung : Test and analysis

Presentation of the Samsung QE55Q80T

Recently Samsung has released information about its new model of television . It is the QE55Q80T.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Samsung have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Has the Samsung succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Samsung QE55Q80T

Sober but in line with current trends. Samsung has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In short, the Samsung has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Samsung QE55Q80T is revealed.

The screen of the Samsung QE55Q80T

The Samsung has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

The Samsung QE55Q80T is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 40 Hz, this television is therefore less well placed than its competitors. Shifted image and lack of precision make this model a low end of the range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the QE55Q80T Samsung makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

QE55Q80T from Samsung – The sound

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Samsung has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with several speakers and a power output of 10 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

QE55Q80T from Samsung – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the QE55Q80T Samsung has an operating system Tizen 5.5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV QE55Q80T is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Samsung QE55Q80T with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

QE55Q80T from Samsung – Its connectivity

This television Samsung QE55Q80T offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the QE55Q80T’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Samsung QE55Q80T is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs

Presentation of the technical features of the Samsung QE55Q80T

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 53.9
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 40
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

To conclude on the Samsung QE55Q80T

In conclusion, the Samsung QE55Q80T is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
Samsung chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the display frequency, the sound power, the depth of the colours.