Samsung QN85D Review & Specs: Samsung’s More Affordable Neo QLED 4K TV Series

We can find Samsung QN85D introduced by Samsung as the more affordable NEO QLED 4K TV series in their 2024 TV lineup. It’s positioned above Samsung Q80D as the top option of standard QLED 4K TV series and Samsung QN90D that comes as the more advanced option Neo QLED 4K TV series. Samsung QN85D is introduced as the successor of Samsung QN85C/QN85CD from Samsung’s 2023 TV lineup. There are 4 screen size available for Samsung QN85D: 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA), 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA), 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA) and 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA). Why should you choose Samsung QN85D as your next 4K UHD TV? Let’s talk more about Samsung QN85D then look at its Pros and Cons to find out why Samsung QN85D is the next 4K UHD TV series to choose.

Samsung QN85D Short Review

Samsung QN85D
Samsung QN85D

As part of Samsung’s 2024 NEO QLED 4K TV series, Samsung QN85D already comes with Quantum Matrix Mini-LED backlight that combined with QLED display. Quantum Matrix with Mini LED backlight is able to deliver excellent contrast while also can reproduce realistic depth and textures across the LED screen of Samsung QN85D.

QLED display of Samsung QN85D brings Quantum Dot Color that can deliver wide color gamut with 100% color volume. Wide color gamut with 100% color volume allows us to enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of this TV. 4K UHD resolution of Samsung QN85D is completed with 4K AI upscaling so that we can enjoy excellent picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality.

Samsung QN85D is powered by the new NQ4 AI Gen2 Processor. It’s able to deliver better optimization for the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the screen of Samsung QN85D.  Neo Quantum HDR of Samsung QN85D already supports HDR10, HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive and HLG that allows us to enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content sources.

Motion Xcelerator 120Hz based on 120Hz native refresh rate is the motion technology integrated with Sony QN85D. It’s able to deliver smooth motion images for our favorite action movies and sports while also can bring low input lag when we use this TV as our gaming monitor. Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG are already supported by Samsung QN85D on top of its 120Hz native refresh rate that allows us to enjoy more immersive gaming experience.

TIZEN 2024 is the operating system integrated with Samsung QN85D. It’s able to deliver wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers with attached Wi-Fi 5 allows us to easily connect this TV to our home network. TIZEN OS also allows us to run wide collection of TIZEN smart apps on the screen of Samsung QN85D. We can control Samsung QN85D conveniently with its included TM2360E SolarCell remote as well as Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple AirPlay and Bixby that already supported.

Samsung QN85D comes with 2.2CH 40W speaker system that can deliver good sound quality. We can also find that the sound quality is also enhanced by OTS Lite that can track every motion for more realistic sound quality as well as additional sound technology such as Adaptive Sound Pro, Q-Symphony and Active Voice Amplifier Pro. We can also setup more advanced AV system with eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) of this TV to enjoy higher quality audio formats.

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Specs & Features Table of Samsung QN85D

Let’s find out the key specs and features of Samsung QN85D in the specs and features table below.

Key Features
Brand Samsung
Series Name QN85D
Screen Size Options
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA)
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA)
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA)
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA)
Resolution 4K UHD
Display Technology QLED
Display Type VA Panel
Backlight Type Mini LED
Dimming Technology Local Dimming
Upscaling Technology 4K AI Upscaling
Contrast Technology Quantum Matrix Technology
Color Technology Quantum Dot Color
HDR Technology Neo Quantum HDR
HDR Support
  • HDR10
  • HDR10+
  • HDR10+ Adaptive
  • HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Motion Technology Motion Xcelerator 120Hz (120Hz Native)
Gaming Technology
  • Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)
  • Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM)
  • FreeSync Premium Pro
  • HGiG
Processor NQ4 AI Gen2 Processor
Ambient Mode Ambient Mode+
Eco Sensor YES
Auto Power Saving YES
Auto Power Off YES
Smart TV
Operating System TIZEN 2023
Compatibility
  • Google Assistant
  • Amazon Alexa
  • Apple AirPlay
  • Bixby
Remote Control SolarCell Remote (TM2360E)
Multi Device Experience
  • TV to Mobile
  • Mobile to TV
  • TV initiate mirroring
  • TV Sound to Mobile
  • Sound Mirroring
  • Wireless TV On
  • Tap View
Web Browser YES
SmartThings
  • SmartThings Hub
  • Matter Hub
  • IoT-Sensor Funtionality
Multi View up to 2 videos
NFT Nifty Gateway
ConnecTime Yes (US Only)
Samsung Daily+ YES
Samsung Now+ YES
Connections
HDMI/USB
  • 4 HDMI
  • 2 USB
HDMI Type HDMI 2.1 and 2.0
HDCP HDCP 2.2
eARC Yes
Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11ac (WiFi 5)
Bluetooth BT5.2
Digital Audio Out 1 (Optical)
Ethernet (LAN) 1
RF In (Terrestrial / Cable input / Satellite Input) 1/1(Common Use for Terrestrial)/0
Ex-Link ( RS-232C ) 1
Digital Broadcasting ATSC/ClearQAM
Analog Tuner YES
DTV Sound System Dolby
Audio
Speaker Type 2.2CH
Sound Output (RMS) 40W
Object Tracking Sound Object Tracking Sound Lite (OTS Lite)
Adaptive Sound Adaptive Sound Pro
Q-Symphony YES
Active Voice Amplifier Active Voice Amplifier Pro
Dolby Decoder MS12 2ch
Bluetooth Audio YES
Dual Audio support YES (Bluetooth)
Audio Return Channel eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
Dimensions
Product Size Without Stand (W x H x D)
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 74.5″ x 42.5″ x 1.9″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 65.8″ x 37.6″ x 1.8″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 56.9″ x 32.6″ x 1.8″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 48.3″ x 27.7″ x 1.8″
Product Size with Stand (W x H x D)
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 74.5″ x 44.9″ x 12.2″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 65.8″ x 40″ x 10.8″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 56.9″ x 35″ x 10.2″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 48.3″ x 30.2″ x 9.6″
Stand Size (WxHxD)
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 16.4″ x 11″ x 12.2″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 16.4″ x 10.4″ x 10.8″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 15.3″ x 9.8″ x 10.2″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 14.2″ x 9.1″ x 9.6″
Shipping Size (W x H x D)
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 84.6″ x 48.6″ x 8.2″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 73.7″ x 43.3″ x 7.3″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 64.3″ x 36.8″ x 7.1″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 56.9″ x 32.6″ x 6.5″
Weight
Product Weight Without Stand
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 93.7 lb
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 73 lb
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 50.9 lb
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 39 lb
Product Weight With Stand
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 109.6 lb
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 84.9 lb
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 59.1 lb
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 44.3 lb
Shipping Weight
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA): 138.7 lb
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA): 106.5 lb
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA): 76.5 lb.
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA): 56.4 lb
Power
Power Supply (V) AC110-120V 50/60Hz
Typical Power Consumption
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA)
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA)
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA)
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA)
Maximum Power Consumption
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN85DBFXZA)
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN85DBFXZA)
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN85DBFXZA)
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN85DBFXZA)
Standby Power Consumption 0.5 W
Price
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Samsung QN85D Pros & Cons

Let’s continue our discussion with the Pros and Cons of Samsung QN85D after we shortly review it and look at its key specs and features.

Pros

1. Great Contrast Ratio

Samsung QN85D is able to deliver great contrast ratio between the brightest and darkest part of its screen. With its Quantum Matrix Technology on top of Mini-LED backlight, Samsung QN85D is also able to reproduce more realistic depth and textures on its screen.

2. Wide Color Gamut

QLED display of Samsung QN85D is able to deliver Wide Color Gamut with 100% color volume. Wide color gamut with 100% color volume allows us to enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of Samsung QN85D.

3. Great Motion Handling

Samsung QN85D comes with 120Hz native refresh rate. 120Hz native refresh rate is able to deliver great motion handling that allows us to enjoy smooth motion images for our favorite action movies and sports. It also allows us to enjoy low input lag when we use this TV as our gaming monitor.

4. Excellent Gaming Experience

Samsung QN85D already supports Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG on top of its 120Hz native refresh rate. With VRR, ALLM, FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG support we can enjoy excellent gaming experience on the screen of this TV.

5. Good OS

Samsung QN85D comes with TIZEN 2024. TIZEN 2024 is a good operating system that deliver wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers while also allows us to run wide collection of TIZEN smart apps. TIZEN 2024 also supports wide range of voice control such as Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple AirPlay and Bixby.

Cons

1. Less Excellent Side Viewing Angle

The side viewing angle of Samsung QN85D is less excellent. With less excellent side viewing angle, we can only enjoy less accurate details when we are watching this TV from any side viewing angle.

2. No Dolby Vision Support

Like other Samsung’s 2024 4K UHD TVs, the Samsung QN85D doesn’t support Dolby Vision. Without Dolby Vision support, we can enjoy Dolby Vision HDR contents on the screen of Samsung QN85D.

3. No Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0

Samsung QN85D doesn’t come with Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0. Wi-Fi 6 is able to handle faster internet connection while ATSC 3.0 allows us to enjoy 4K HDR OTA (Over the Air) entertainment. Both Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0 can’t be found in Samsung QN85D.

We can summarize the pros and cons of Samsung QN85D with the table below.

Samsung QN85D Pros & Cons
PROS CONS
  • Great Contrast Ratio
  • Wide Color Gamut
  • Great Motion Handling
  • Excellent Gaming
  • Good OS
  • Less Excellent Side Viewing Angle
  • No Dolby Vision Support
  • No Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0

Why Should You Choose Samsung QN85D?

With its Quantum Matrix on top of Mini LED backlight, Samsung QN85D is able to deliver excellent contrast ratio with realistic depth and textures. It also comes with QLED display that can deliver wide color gamut with 100% color volume for rich and accurate color details. Samsung QN85D also comes with excellent gaming experience with 120Hz native refresh rate that support VRR, ALLM, FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG. So, we can enjoy excellent contrast, color and gaming experience on the screen of Samsung QN85D that become the reasons to choose it as our 4K UHD TV as long as we don’t mind with its drawbacks such as less excellent side viewing angle, no dolby vision support, No Wi-Fi 6 and No ATSC 3.0.

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