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Samsung QE55Q83B Review: Affordable and powerful QLED TV

Samsung QE55Q83B
Samsung QE55Q83B
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Samsung QE55Q83B is one of those televisions that you can’t believe the price it has without it being an offer. This is because, despite not being the cheapest, it has features such as full Dolby support, enviable sound power, complete and up-to-date connectivity, QLED color system… Be careful because, although it is the most remarkable, this It is not, far from it, everything that you will find in this model.

Design and connectivity

This Samsung TV stands out mainly for its floating frame-type stand. It is a very thin trapezoidal base that is located in the center , as we usually see on monitors. Its color is silver , something that is also unconventional for TVs. This support is attached to the panel by a thick trunk that is anchored to it in the lower area.

When we have the TV with the stand on we see that it weighs 21 kilograms and that it measures 782.3 x 1226.8 x 256.5 mm . This, although it may not seem like it, is robust and capable of offering more than enough stability for a 139 cm diagonal display.

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A look at the Samsung QE55Q83B

And although the Samsung QE55Q83B looks perfect like this, I have to remember that you can always get rid of the support to stay with a panel, 706.1 x 1226.8 x 55.9 mm and 18 kg that you can hang if you have a VESA of 200 x 200 mm . In this way you can choose at what height, exactly, to place it. The color of the casing is titan black, although this can only be seen on the profile and the back, since on the front we find a design without the four frames .

As a final detail, comment that Samsung introduces its 2002 eco remote in this model that is charged with a small solar panel or via USB.

Tuning and connectivity

Samsung QE55Q83B contains a complete TV tuning system. This gives us access to satellite, cable and terrestrial, CI+ v1.4, HbbTV in 2.0.3 and NTSC/PAL/SECAM as analog options.

It has a double antenna system , one for C/T2 and another for S2. Likewise, we discovered a slot with which to make use of the Common Interface.

The rest of the physical connectivity elements include optical digital audio output, four HDMI 2.1 inputs, double USB port and RJ 45 Ethernet LAN .

You will also enjoy the options that are allowed by having dual WiFI (2.4 Direct and WiFI 5 GHz) as well as a 5.2 bluetooth system .

Image quality

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Example of the image quality that Samsung puts for this model

For the image, the Samsung QE55Q83B works with a VA panel . This has direct LED backlighting with FALD ( Full Array Local Dimming) system and Ultra High Definition native resolution . In addition, it offers content scaling automatically.

The improvement of image quality is nourished by technologies and systems such as C ontrast Enhancer, noise reduction, Motion Xcelerator Turbo, Dynamic Black EQ, Super Ultra Wide View, brightness sensor, low latency automatic mode, variable refresh rate , AMD FreeSync support, Filmmaker mode …

As a separate mention we have a maximum frequency of 120 Hz and a frame interpolation worked magnificently thanks to the 3800 PQI units .

Finally, know that, of course, with this television you will be able to view HDR content without loss, specifically HDR 10+ and below and the classic HLG .

Audio

Samsung QE55Q83B surprises by incorporating 60 W RMS of power, which also make up a 2.2.2-channel system , thus enjoying two speakers but also a double woofer system (simple, though).

Enjoyable sound scales up to Dolby Atmos . In addition, we find the AVA system for voice amplification, which is activated as long as it is not going to degrade its clarity.

Other improvements that Samsung includes in this TV include bluetooth sound, OTS technologies (modifies the audio based on the results obtained by analyzing the environment), Q-Symphony, audio preselection descriptor, Music Wall, MultiRoom Link for wireless connection of other audio devices and Adaptive Sound+ .

Software/smartTV review

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Tizen 6.5

Samsung has not yet introduced its latest version of Tizen on the television, leaving it at Tizen 6.5 , something, on the other hand, normal, since the model is from 2022.

Let’s start by indicating that Samsung smart TVs have some of their own services, such as Samsung TV+ , which has a number of channels with free content at our disposal, or Universal Guide , a guide so that we know what other users see.

As you might expect, you have the option of having an assistant help you with some simple tasks and give you information when you ask. You can choose between Alexa, from Amazon, Google Assistant or Bixby, from Samsung itself.

For the rest, there are plenty of smart options with which you can spend hours and hours entertained in front of the television in multiple ways. ConnectShare for quick device pairing, mirroring, Paint in Picture, USB stick recording, Wireless Dex support, smart and auto modes, app store, TimeShift, 360º camera and video support, web browsing, extensive accessibility options …

Samsung QE55Q83B TV: Pros and cons

PROS:

  • Sturdiness
  • bluetooth updated
  • hbbtv updated
  • sound power
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Quality/price ratio

CONS:

  • None

 

Samsung QE55Q83B Specifications:

Make model Samsung QE55Q83B
Size 55″ (139cm), flat
Resolution Ultra High Definition (3840 x 2160p)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frequency 120 Hz native PQI 3800
backlight/color DLED FALD/QLED
Smart TV Yes, Tizen 6.5
Integrated Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 5
bluetooth Yes, v5.2
3D No
usb recorder Yeah
tuners
  • Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
  • Digital (DVB-T/T2, DVB-C and DVB-S/S2)
  • HbbTV 2.0.3
Sound
  • 60W RMS 2.2.2ch
  • Dolby Atmos
Dimensions without stand (H x W x D) 706.1 x 1226.8 x 55.9mm
Dimensions without stand (H x W x D) 782.3 x 1226.8 x 256.5mm
Weight (without / with base) 18kg / 21kg
VESA compatibility Yes, 200 x 200mm
HDMI ports 4 2.1
USB ports 2 2.0
other connectors
  • Ethernet LAN RJ45
  • optical output
  • RF antenna C/T2
  • satellite antenna F
  • Sub satellite antenna
CI+ Integrated Yes, v1.4
energy classification Label G, 114W SDR, 220W HDR
Content / Accessories
  • TM2360E remote control
  • power cord
  • User’s Guide

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