Samsung QN90D Review & Specs: Samsung’s 2024 Higher Neo QLED 4K TV Series

Samsung QN90D is introduced by Samsung in their 2024 TV lineup as the higher Neo QLED 4K TV series. It’s positioned above Samsung QN85D and below Samsung QN95D that’s probably not widely available for the US market. Samsung QN90D is offered in 7 screen size options:  98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA), 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA), 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA), 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA), 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA), 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA) and 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA). Is Samsung QN90D should be your next 4K UHD TV? In this article, we will shortly review Samsung QN90D then look at its pros and cons to find out whether Samsung QN90D should be your next 4K UHD TV.

Samsung QN90D Short Review

Samsung QN90D
Samsung QN90D

Samsung QN90D is a higher Neo QLED 4K TV series that easily guessed as the successor of Samsung QN90C. As the higher NEO QLED TV series, Samsung QN90D already comes with Quantum Matrix Mini LED combined with QLED display. While QLED display brings Quantum Dot Color that can deliver rich and accurate color details, Quantum Matrix Mini LED delivers high peak brightness for great contrast ratio as well as reproduces realistic textures and depth on the screen of Samsung QN90D.

4K UHD resolution of Samsung QN90D is completed with 4K AI Upscaling that allows us to enjoy excellent picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents upscaled into near 4K picture quality. The color, clarity and contrast of Samsung QN90D are optimized by NQ4 AI Gen2 Processor that comes as the picture processor of this TV. The HDR technology of Samsung QN90D is Neo Quantum HDR+ that can deliver enhanced details and expanded contrast from our favorite HDR10, HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive and HLG content sources.

Samsung QN90D comes with Motion Xcelerator 144Hz that support 144Hz gaming. It’s based on 120Hz native refresh rate that can deliver smooth motion images for our favorite action movies and sports while bring low input lag when we use this TV as our gaming monitor. Samsung QN90D also supports Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG combined with its 144Hz gaming support that can bring more immersive gaming experience on its screen.

TIZEN 2024 is the operating system integrated with Samsung QN90D. TIZEN 2024 is an OS that comes with various smart features while also can bring wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers as well as run additional TIZEN smart apps on its screen. Samsung QN90D comes with attached Wi-Fi 5 that can help us easily connect this TV to our home network. We can easily control Samsung QN90D with its attached TM2360E SolarCell remote. We can also use Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Apple AirPlay and Bixby to control Samsung QN90D since they are already supported.

The speaker system integrated with Samsung QN90D is 4.2.2CH 60W (except 50-Inch: 2.2CH 40W, 43-Inch: 2CH 20W). It’s able to deliver rich and quite powerful sound. We can also find that the sound is also enhanced by OTS Lite that can track every motion on the TV screen, Adaptive Sound Pro, Q-Symphony and Active Voice Amplifier Pro. We can also setup more advanced AV system with eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) to enjoy higher quality audio formats.

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Specs & Features Table of Samsung QN90D

Let’s take a look at the key specs and features of Samsung QN90D in the table of specs and features below.

Key Features
Brand Samsung
Series Name QN90D
Screen Size Options
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA)
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA)
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA)
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA)
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA)
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA)
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA)
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 144Hz (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 4.2.2CH, 2.2CH (50-Inch), 2CH (43-Inch)
Sound Output (RMS) 60W, 40W (50-Inch), 20W (43-Inch)
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 5.1ch
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)
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 86″ x 49.2″ x 1.2″
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 74.5″ x 42.6″ x 1.1″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 65.7″ x 37.7″ x 1.1″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 56.9″ x 32.6″ x 1.1″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 48.3″ x 27.8″ x 1.1″
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 43.8″ x 25.4″ x 1.1″
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 37.8″ x 22″ x 1.1″
Product Size with Stand (W x H x D)
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 86″ x 51.4″ x 14.4″
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 74.5″ x 45″ x 12.6″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 65.7″ x 40″ x 11.9″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 56.9″ x 35.1″ x 10.7″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 48.3″ x 30.2″ x 9.3″
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 43.8″ x 27.8″ x 8.7″
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 37.8″ x 24.4″ x 8.7″
Stand Size (WxHxD)
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 18.9″ x 11.2″ x 14.4″
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 16.4″ x 10.5″ x 12.6″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 16.4″ x 10.5″ x 12.6″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 15.4″ x 9.3″ x 10.7″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 15.3″ x 8.5″ x 9.3″
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 20.4″ x 8.6″ x 8.7″
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 20.4″ x 8.6″ x 8.7″
Shipping Size (W x H x D)
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 93.3″ x 55.9″ x 10.8″
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 84.3″ x 49″ x 9.1″
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 74.2″ x 44″ x 7.5″
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 63.9″ x 36.8″ x 7.3″
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 57″ x 32.5″ x 6.7″
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 51.9″ x 30.2″ x 5.5″
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 45.8″ x 26.3″ x 5.5″
Weight
Product Weight Without Stand
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 135.4 lb.
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 95.9 lb.
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 75.2 lb.
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 53.4 lb.
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 39 lb.
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 29.8 lb.
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 20.7 lb.
Product Weight With Stand
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 155.6 lb.
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 110 lb.
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 87.5 lb.
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 60.6 lb.
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 45.4 lb.
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 38.8 lb.
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 29.5 lb.
Shipping Weight
  • 98-Inch (QN98QN90DAFXZA): 204.4 lb.
  • 85-Inch (QN85QN90DAFXZA): 139.6 lb.
  • 75-Inch (QN75QN90DAFXZA): 110.7 lb.
  • 65-Inch (QN65QN90DAFXZA): 78 lb.
  • 55-Inch (QN55QN90DAFXZA): 57.8 lb.
  • 50-Inch (QN50QN90DAFXZA): 49.6 lb.
  • 43-Inch (QN43QN90DAFXZA): 38.6 lb.
Power
Power Supply (V) AC110-120V 50/60Hz
Standby Power Consumption 0.5 W
Price
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Samsung QN90D Pros & Cons

After we shortly review Samsung QN90D and look at its specs & features table, let’s continue our discussion with the pros and cons of Samsung QN90D.

Pros

1. Great Contrast Ratio

Samsung QN90D is able to deliver great contrast ratio with high peak brightness and deep blacks. Its Mini-LED backlight is also able to reproduce more realistic depth and textures on the LED screen of this TV.

2. Wide Color Gamut

Quantum dot technology of Samsung QN90D can deliver wide color gamut with 100% color volume so that we can enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of this TV.

3. Great Motion Handling

Motion Xcelerator 144Hz is able to deliver up to 144Hz refresh rate (except 90-Inch: 120Hz) that allows us to enjoy 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.

4. Excellent Gaming Experience

Samsung QN90D already supports 144Hz gaming that allows us to enjoy excellent gaming experience. We can also find that Samsung QN90D already supports Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), FreeSync Premium Pro and HGiG that allows us to enjoy more immersive gaming experience.

5. Good Operating System

TIZEN 2024 is a good operating system that comes with wide range of features while It also allows us to enjoy wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers and run additional TIZEN smart apps.

Cons

1. Less Excellent Side Viewing Angle

Although Samsung QN90D is already completed with additional Ultra Viewing Angle technology, it’s still less excellent in side viewing angle.

2. No Dolby Vision Support

Samsung QN90D already support HDR10+, HDR10 and HLG. But it still doesn’t support Dolby Vision just like other Samsung’s 2024 4K UHD TV. So, we can’t enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from Dolby Vision content sources.

3. No Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0

Samsung QN90D still 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 can deliver 4K HDR OTA (Over the Air) entertainment. ATSC 3.0 was available in Samsung QN90C the predecessor of Samsung QN90D.

The pros and cons of Samsung QN90D can be summarized in the table below.

Samsung QN90D 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

Is Samsung QN90D Should the One to Choose?

As the higher NEO QLED 4K UHD TV series, Samsung QN90D is one of the best 4K LED TV that we can find in 2024. It can deliver great contrast ratio with high peak brightness and deep blacks using its Quantum Matrix Mini-LED, deliver wide golor gamut with its QLED while also can deliver great motion handling and excellent gaming experience with its 144Hz refresh rate. TIZEN 2024 is also a good OS that comes with many features. But Samsung QN90D is indeed less excellent in side viewing angle while it also doesn’t support Dolby Vision as well as Wi-Fi 6 and ATSC 3.0. So, if you are looking for one of the best picture quality in 4K LED TV with one of the best gaming technology while you don’t mind with less excellent side viewing angle, then Samsung QN90D should be the one to choose.

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