Samsung Q60T vs TU8000 Review




Samsung Q60T and TU8000 are both introduced as 4K LED TV models from Samsung’s 2020 TV lineup. Samsung Q60T is the basic QLED TV model while Samsung TU8000 is the higher non QLED TV model. So Samsung Q60T is the model that positioned higher than Samsung TU8000. Samsung Q60T comes with 7 screen size options : 85-Inch (QN85Q60TAFXZA), 75-Inch (QN75Q60TAFXZA), 65-Inch (QN65Q60TAFXZA), 58-Inch (QN58Q60TAFXZA), 55-Inch (QN55Q60TAFXZA), 50-Inch (QN50Q60TAFXZA) and 43-Inch (QN43Q60TAFXZA) while there are 6 screen size options of Samsung TU8000 : 85-Inch (UN85TU8000FXZA), 75-Inch (UN75TU8000FXZA), 65-Inch (UN65TU8000FXZA), 55-Inch (UN55TU8000FXZA), 50-Inch (UN50TU8000FXZA) and 43-Inch (UN43TU8000FXZA). Should You Choose Samsung Q60T? We will talk about the key differences of Samsung Q60T and TU8000 to find out whether Samsung Q60T is the one that we should choose.

What Should You Know about Samsung Q60T?

Samsung Q60T

Samsung Q60T

As the basic model of Samsung’s 2020 QLED TV series, Samsung Q60T comes with Quantum dot color. Quantum dot color is able to deliver 100% color volume on the screen of Samsung Q60T. The backlight technology of Samsung Q60T is Dual LED that can adjust the color tone to bring more natural brightness on its screen while Supreme UHD Dimming can delivers superior contrast between the dark and bright part of the picture. 4K UHD Resolution of Samsung Q60T is combined with UHD Upscaling to bring excellent clarity from both original 4K contents or non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. The HDR technology of Samsung Q60T is Quantum HDR that delivers enhanced details and expanded contrast from your favorite HDR content sources. The motion technology of Samsung Q60T is Motion Rate 120+. It basically can delivers smooth motion images for your favorite action movies and sports. Motion Rate 120+ is combined with Auto Game Mode (ALLM) and Game Motion Plus to deliver more immersive gaming experience on the screen of Samsung Q60T. Samsung Q60T comes with Quantum Processor Lite as its picture processor. Quantum Processor Lite can optimizes the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the screen of Samsung Q60T. Smart Hub that powered by TIZEN comes as the smart TV platform of Samsung Q60T. Smart Hub can delivers wide range of premium entertainment from your favorite content providers with fast internet connection provided by 802.11ac wireless that attached to this TV. Since it’s powered by TIZEN, we can run wide collection of Tizen smart Apps on the screen of this TV. Samsung Q60T comes with TM2050A remote control. TM2050A can works as Samsung OneRemote to control the TV and other connected devices. We can also control Samsung Q60T with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa since they are both already supported. The speaker system that integrated with Samsung Q60T is quite basic. It’s 2Ch 20W speaker system. Although it’s quite basic, we can still enjoy good sound quality since the 2Ch 20W speaker system is powered by Dolby Sound. I’m sure that it’s indeed a good idea to attach additional soundbar to this TV if you are looking for more powerful surround sound from this TV.

The key specs and features of Samsung Q60T can be summarized with the table below.

Samsung Q60T
Brand Samsung
Introduced 2020
Screen Size
  • 85-Inch (QN85Q60TAFXZA)
  • 75-Inch (QN75Q60TAFXZA)
  • 65-Inch (QN65Q60TAFXZA)
  • 58-Inch (QN58Q60TAFXZA)
  • 55-Inch (QN55Q60TAFXZA)
  • 50-Inch (QN50Q60TAFXZA)
  • 43-Inch (QN43Q60TAFXZA)
Resolution 4K UHD
Display Technology LED
Upscaling Technology UHD Upscaling
Dimming Technology Supreme UHD Dimming
Color Technology Quantum Dot Color
HDR Technology Quantum HDR
HDR Support HDR10, HDR10+, HLG
Motion Technology Motion Rate 120
Gaming Technology Auto Game Mode (ALLM), Game Motion Plus
Processor Quantum Processor Lite
Smart TV Platform Smart Hub powered by TIZEN
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Compatible
Remote Control TM2050A
Built-in Wifi 802.11ac
Speaker System 2Ch 20W
HDMI/USB 3/2
Price
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Samsung TU8000

Samsung TU8000

Samsung TU8000

Samsung TU8000 comes as the higher model for non QLED TV series from Samsung’s 2020 TV lineup. Samsung TU8000 comes with UHD Dimming that combined with UHD Upscaling to bring excellent picture clarity from both of original 4K contents or non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. PurColor is the color technology of Samsung TU8000. Although it’s not as excellent as Quantum dot color, we can still enjoy rich color details on the screen of Samsung TU8000 with PurColor. We can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from our favorite HDR content since Samsung TU8000 already supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG. Motion Rate 120 comes as the motion technology of Samsung TU8000. It can delivers smooth motion images for our favorite action movies and sports although Motion Rate 120 is indeed only basic refresh rate for Samsung 4K LED TV. We can also find Auto Game Mode (ALLM) and Game Motion Plus integrated with Motion Rate 120 to bring minimum lagging gaming experience on the screen of Samsung TU8000. Crystal Processor 4K comes as the picture processor of Samsung TU8000 that can optimize the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on its screen. We can find Smart Hub is installed as the smart TV platform of Samsung TU8000. We can enjoy wide range of premium contents with Smart Hub that powered by 802.11ac wireless that brings fast internet connection to our favorite content providers. Smart Hub is powered by TIZEN so that we can also run wide collection of Tizen smart apps on this TV. TM2050A is included as the remote control of this TV. It can help you control this TV conveniently while also allows us to control other connected devices since It can works as OneRemote. Since Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are already supported, we can also control this TV with them. 2Ch 20W speaker is integrated as the internal speaker system of Samsung TU8000. We can still enjoy good sound quality from 2Ch 20W speaker of this TV since it’s already powered by Dolby Audio. If you have higher audio taste, I’m sure that you need to attach your soundbar to enjoy more powerful surround sound that can meets your audio expectation.

The table below shows us the key specs and features of Samsung TU8000.

Samsung TU8000
Brand Samsung
Introduced 2020
Screen Size
  • 85-Inch (UN85TU8000FXZA)
  • 75-Inch (UN75TU8000FXZA)
  • 65-Inch (UN65TU8000FXZA)
  • 55-Inch (UN55TU8000FXZA)
  • 50-Inch (UN50TU8000FXZA)
  • 43-Inch (UN43TU8000FXZA)
Resolution 4K UHD
Display Technology LED
Upscaling Technology UHD Upscaling
Color Technology PurColor
Dimming Technology UHD Dimming
HDR Technology Standard HDR
HDR Support HDR10, HDR10+, HLG
Motion Technology Motion Rate 120
Processor Crystal Processor 4K
Smart TV Platform Smart Hub powered by TIZEN
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Compatible
Remote Control TM2050A
Built-in Wifi 802.11ac
Speaker System 2Ch 20W
HDMI/USB 3/2
Price
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Key Differences of Samsung Q60T and TU8000

After we look at their specs and features, we can find that there are few differences between Samsung Q60T and TU8000. The first key difference between Samsung Q60T and TU8000 is their color technology. Samsung Q60T that introduced as part of Samsung’s 2020 QLED TV series comes with Quantum Dot Color while Samsung TU8000 comes with PurColor. Quantum Dot Color is able to deliver 100% Color Volume so that you can enjoy richer and more accurate color details on the screen of Samsung Q60T. The second key difference of Samsung Q60T and TU8000 come from their backlight technology. While they both come with Edge-Lit LED, Samsung Q60T comes with more advanced Dual LED that can adjust the color tones and optimizes the brightness that match what’s viewed by the TV screen. The next key difference of Samsung Q60T and TU8000 comes from their dimming technology. Samsung Q60T comes with Supreme UHD Dimming while Samsung TU8000 comes with UHD Dimming. Supreme UHD Dimming is more advanced dimming technology than UHD Dimming. It can brings better contrast vibrancy between the bright and dark area of the screen. We can also find another key difference in the HDR technology of Samsung Q60T and TU8000. Samsung Q60T comes with Quantum HDR while Samsung TU8000 comes with standard HDR. As the more advanced HDR technology, Quantum HDR is able to deliver better HDR result than standard HDR of Samsung TU8000. We can also find that the picture processor of Samsung Q60T and TU8000 as their next key difference. Samsung Q60T is powered by Quantum Processor 4K Lite while Samsung TU8000 comes with Crystal Processor 4K. Quantum Processor 4K Lite is more advanced picture processor that can brings better optimization for the color, clarity and contrast on the screen of Samsung Q60T than Quantum Processor 4K Lite of Samsung TU8000.

If we look at their price, Samsung Q60T is usually offered at the higher price than Samsung TU8000 for similar screen size option. If you are interested in their latest price difference, it’s recommended to check their price before we can find their latest price difference since TV prices often change over time.

The key differences of Samsung Q60T and TU8000 can be summarized with the table below.

Samsung Q60T Samsung TU8000
Backlight Technology Dual LED Standard Edge-Lit
Color Technology Quantum Dot Color PurColor
Dimming Technology Supreme UHD Dimming UHD Dimming
HDR Techology Quantum HDR Standard HDR
Picture Processor Quantum Processor 4K Lite Crystal Processor 4K
Price Higher Lower
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Should You Choose Samsung Q60T?

Samsung Q60T is the model that positioned higher than Samsung TU8000. Should You Choose Samsung Q60T? You should choose Samsung Q60T if you are looking for better picture quality as long as you don’t mind to spend higher for it. From our discussion above, We can find that Samsung Q60T is able to deliver better picture quality with better color, backlight, dimming and picture processor.

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Samsung TU8000 is the more affordable non QLED TV models. It’s the model that you should choose if you think that QLED TV series is still beyond your budget. Although Samsung TU8000 comes with less advanced picture technology (Backlight, Color, Dimming, HDR and Processor), but basically we can still find that Samsung TU8000 is still able to deliver good picture quality on its Crystal Display. Samsung TU8000 also already supports HDR contents while completed with Auto Game Mode and Game Motion Plus for immersive gaming experience.

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