Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

Sony KD-55XG7093

SCORE:
90
SCORE:
88

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support
  • PurColor
  • Crystal Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA to Sony KD-55XG7093 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

Sony KD-55XG7093

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
91
OVERALL
90
DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
89
AUDIO FEATURES
80
OTHER FEATURES
81
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
88

Selected Features

VA Panels

Both TVs have vertical alignment (VA) panels. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA and Sony KD-55XG7093 support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

HDR10+ on Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA also supports HRD10+ which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Advantage of Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA over Sony KD-55XG7093.

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Sony KD-55XG7093
HDR10+ vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Auto Low Latency Mode vs
Bluetooth vs
Virtual Assistant Samsung Bixby, Google Assistant vs
Works with Alexa vs
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 2) vs
RS-232C Remote vs
Voice Command vs
3GPP vs
ASF vs
Flash Video vs
MPEG-4 vs
TS vs
VC-1 vs
VP7 vs
VP8 vs
VP9 vs
VOB vs
VRO vs
AAC vs
AIFF vs
ALAC vs
APE vs
OGG vs
BMP vs

Advantage of Sony KD-55XG7093

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony KD-55XG7093 over Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA.

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Sony KD-55XG7093
LED Type Edge LED vs Direct LED
Higher Frame Interpolation Frequency 120Hz vs 400 Hz
DTS Digital Surround vs
HDCP Version 2.2 vs 2.3
More USB Inputs 2 vs 3
USB 3.0 Ports vs 1
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
Teletext vs
DivX vs
QuickTime vs
Xvid vs
LPCM vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HLG
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
WEAKNESSES
👎   No Full-Array Local Dimming
👎   Limited Viewing Angle
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA and here - Sony KD-55XG7093.

BASICS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
BrandSamsungSony
CountryUSAUK
SeriesTU8000XG70
ModelUN55TU8000FXZAKD-55XG7093
Release Year20202019
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeVAVA
LED TypeEdge LEDDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFrame DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorPurColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorCrystal Processor 4K
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion PlusMotionflow™ XR 400
Frame Interpolation Frequency120Hz400 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Speaker Channels2.02
Speaker TypeDownfiringFull Range Bass Reflex x2
Speaker Poer Rating2 x 10 W10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs33
HDMI Version2.02.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 2)
HDCP Version2.22.3
HDMI-CEC Anynet+ BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs23
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Operating SystemTizenLinux
Internet BrowserVewd
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions(Analog)
(Digital) Subtitle
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFSFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMDVB-C
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
FM Radio
GENERAL Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony KD-55XG7093
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 HzAC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)60 WStandard: 110 W
Vivid: 173 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 27.8" x 2.4"1241 mm x 721 mm x 79 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 30.8" x 9.9"1241 mm x 785 mm x 336 mm
Stand Size3" x 7.6" x 9.9"Width: 992 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)54.6" x 33.2" x 6.2"1397 mm x 833 mm x 160 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm200 mm x 200 mm (7 7/8" x 7 7/8")
Weight Without Stand30.6 lbs15.4 kg
Weight With Stand31.3 lbs16.5 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)43 lbs24 kg

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