Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

Sony XBR-65X850F

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
  • X1™ Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA to Sony XBR-65X850F 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 XBR-65X850F

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
91
OVERALL
90
DISPLAY
88
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
80
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
96
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
88

Selected Features

VA Panel on Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. 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 XBR-65X850F 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 XBR-65X850F.

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Sony XBR-65X850F
Higher Contrast Ratio 6500∶1 vs 1000∶1
Lower Input Lag 10 ms vs 15 ms
HDR10+ vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Auto Low Latency Mode vs
Newer Bluetooth Version 4.2 vs 4.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (Port 2) 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 XBR-65X850F

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony XBR-65X850F over Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA.

Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA vs Sony XBR-65X850F
Higher Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz vs 100 Hz/120 Hz
Higher Panel Bit Depth 8 bits + FRC vs 10 bits
Higher Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage 60% vs 67%
Higher Brightness 200 nits vs 500 nits
Higher Peak Brightness 300 nits vs 550 nits
Higher Frame Interpolation Frequency 120Hz vs 960 Hz
DTS Digital Surround vs
Chromecast vs
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4
HDCP Version 2.2 vs 2.3
More USB Inputs 2 vs 3
USB 3.0 Ports vs 1
Component Inputs vs 1 (Hybrid with Composite)
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
DivX vs
QuickTime vs
Xvid vs
LPCM vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HLG
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Bluetooth
👍   Works with Alexa
WEAKNESSES
👎   Edge LED
👎   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
👎   No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

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 XBR-65X850F.

BASICS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
BrandSamsungSony
CountryUSAUSA
SeriesTU8000X850F
ModelUN55TU8000FXZAXBR-65X850F
Release Year20202018
Size55"65"
Smart TV
DISPLAY Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
Display TypeLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"64.5" (163.9 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeVAIPS
LED TypeEdge LEDEdge LED
Backlight DimmingFrame DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorPurColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage60%67%
Brightness200 nits500 nits
Peak Brightness300 nits550 nits
Contrast Ratio6500∶11000∶1
Input Lag10 ms15 ms
VIDEO Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
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 4KX1™
Frame Interploation TechniqueAuto Motion PlusMotionflow™ XR 960
Frame Interpolation Frequency120Hz960 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Contrast Enhancement Contrast Enhancer Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
Speaker TypeDownfiringBass Reflex Speaker
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 XBR-65X850F
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
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
Bluetooth Version4.24.1
Chromecast
Virtual AssistantSamsung Bixby, Google Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.02.0
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 Inputs1 (Hybrid with Composite)
Composite Inputs1 (Hybrid with Component)
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1
DLNA
OTHER Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemTizenAndroid
Internet BrowserVewd
Voice Command
Light Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Teletext
Picture-In-Picture
Closed Captions(Analog) Closed Caption
(Digital) Closed Caption
USB Drive Format SupportFAT / exFAT / NTFSFAT16 / FAT32 / exFAT / NTFS
VIDEO FORMATS Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
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 XBR-65X850F
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 XBR-65X850F
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
FM Radio
GENERAL Samsung UN55TU8000FXZA Sony XBR-65X850F
Power Supply110 -120 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)60 W196 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"1450 mm x 836 mm x 52 mm
57-1/8" x 33" x 2-1/8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 30.8" x 9.9"1450 mm x 900 mm x 315 mm
57-1/8" x 35-1/2" x 12-1/2"
Stand Size3" x 7.6" x 9.9"Width: 1124 mm (44-3/8")
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)54.6" x 33.2" x 6.2"1565 mm x 946 mm x 179 mm
61-5/8" x 37-1/4" x 7-1/8"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 300 mm
11-7/8" x 11-7/8"
Weight Without Stand30.6 lbs25.6 kg (56.4 lbs)
Weight With Stand31.3 lbs26.5 kg (58.4 lbs)
Weight of Package (Gross)43 lbs35 kg (77.1 lbs)

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