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Samsung TV Catalog 2018: Right here’s each new Samsung TV coming in 2018


Till right this moment, Samsung has been taking part in it coy with its 2018 TV line-up: It teased that QLED TVs would make a comeback this 12 months however, again at CES 2018, Samsung solely had two new TVs to indicate off – the 8K-capable Samsung Q9S with AI upscaling and The Wall, a 146-inch modular TV that harnesses the facility of MicroLED.

Each TVs, whereas definitely lovely in each side, are solely inexpensive for probably the most prosperous of TV lovers. So, what can the remainder of us plebeians anticipate from Samsung in 2018? 

For the principle swath of TV patrons, you possibly can sit up for 4 new sequence of QLED (the Q9F, Q8F, Q7C and Q7F) plus the entry-level Q6F QLED that debuted across the holidays in November of final 12 months. Additional down the road shall be Samsung’s new UHD fashions that shall be prefaced with the brand new NU- distinction and, on the very finish, conventional HD TVs and Samsung’s luxurious design sequence from final 12 months. 

With so many fashions to soak up, we thought it might be helpful for to see all the line-up, from the high-end QLED to the entry-level TVs, all on one web page. 

It’s value noting that a whole lot of the specs listed beneath might doubtlessly change as we get nearer to the retail launch of those screens, however for probably the most half the specs you see right here ought to be the elements that make it within the closing product. 

Samsung 2018 TV know-how

As a result of Samsung’s 2018 TV catalog is in all places when it comes to efficiency and value factors, it’s onerous to seek out one definitive incremental replace that can contact each TV within the line-up – applied sciences that work for the 146-inch modular TV most likely received’t apply to a 49-inch UHD TV and vice-versa.

That mentioned, if there was one unifying know-how that ought to contact all of the fashions in a method or one other, it’s the introduction of Bixby – Samsung’s digital assistant – into each mannequin within the QLED and MU- Sequence line-ups. 

The addition of Bixby will assist deliver Samsung 2018 TVs nearer in keeping with among the higher video streaming gamers on the market, the Apple TV 4K and Amazon Hearth TV, every of which have their very own good assistants available that can assist you observe down content material and reply any questions you could have. 

The addition of Bixby may even enable the TVs to be suitable with Samsung’s SmartThings good residence platform. Collectively, Bixby and SmartThings will help you management your house from the consolation of your sofa, supplying you with voice management over every little thing from good lights to your Samsung SmartThings-enabled fridge. This is probably not as helpful for these people who aren’t fairly prepared to purchase into good residence tech but, nevertheless it’s a pleasant addition to these of us who have already got.

In fact, the star of the present for Samsung in 2018 continues to be the QLED TV display – primarily a variation on conventional Quantum Dot LED-LCD panels that function a peak brightness between 1,500 and a pair of,000 nits. For a reference level, that’s about twice as brilliant because the competitors from 2017 and 4 to 5 occasions as brilliant because the HD/SDR TV you’re used to watching. 

For 2018, Samsung says will probably be enhancing the black stage efficiency of its QLED TVs – ideally bringing them down with out buying and selling any of its signature brightness. If it may pull this off, you’ll see a significantly better distinction ratio and higher visible constancy for 4K/HDR content material. (Keep in mind, Samsung TVs help two sorts of HDR proper now, HDR10 and HDR10+.) 

The final new function Samsung introduced is its new Ambient Mode. When the TV is turned off, Ambient Mode will assist the TV mimic the colour and sample of the wall on which the TV is displayed, in order that it blends seamlessly into residence décor. It may possibly additionally play music and show details about the information, climate, and site visitors as effectively.

Ambient Mode and Samsung’s signature Invisible Cable will assist these TVs seamlessly mix into their environment.

Samsung QLED 2018 Fashions

Samsung Q9S QLED TV (obtainable in 85-inches)

US mannequin numbers: No mannequin numbers introduced but
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but

Unbelievably, Samsung’s monstrous, 85-inch 8K TV continues to be thought-about a QLED TV. It’s the highest of the checklist for quite a few causes – dimension and determination being the obvious two – but in addition its means to make use of synthetic intelligence upscale SD content material to 8K HDR. We don’t understand how a lot this TV goes to value but however, contemplating how a lot know-how goes into it, it wouldn’t shock us to see a price ticket within the tens of hundreds. 

Samsung Q9FN QLED TV (obtainable in 65-, 75- and 88-inches)

US mannequin numbers:  QN65Q9FNAFXZA, QN75Q9FNAFXZA  
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but 

The primary fairly inexpensive TV in Samsung’s QLED line-up is the Q9FN. This 12 months you possibly can anticipate Ambient Mode and higher black ranges alongside the display’s insanely iridescent peak brightness. Additionally new this 12 months is the swap from an edge-lit design to a Direct Full Array panel which – we assume – will provide that improved distinction ratio Samsung’s touting. We now have but to see the ultimate specs of this display however, primarily based on final 12 months’s mannequin, we’re anticipating it to return in each 65- and 75-inch sizes.

Samsung Q8FN QLED TV (obtainable in 55-, 65- and 75-inches)

US mannequin numbers: QN55Q8FNBFXZA, QN65Q8FNBFXZA, QN75Q8FNBFXZA     
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but 

Shifting down the road a bit is Samsung’s Q8FN QLED TV. Just like the Q9FN, you’ll see a swap from final 12 months’s edge-lit design to a Direct Full Array panel, Ambient Mode and the addition of Bixby. It’s possible that the Q8FN can have a barely decrease peak brightness than the Q9FN, however that’s one thing we received’t know for certain till we get one to check for ourselves.

Samsung Q7CN QLED TV (obtainable in 55- and 65-inches)

US mannequin numbers: QN65Q7CNAFXZA, QN55Q7CNAFXZA     
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but  

The Q7C is, effectively, Samsung’s Q7 QLED in a divisive curved type issue.

Samsung Q7FN QLED TV (obtainable in 55-, 65- and 75-inches)

US mannequin numbers: QN55Q7FNAFXZA, QN65Q7FNAFXZA, QN75Q7FNAFXZA   
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but  

The Samsung Q7F was the golden ticket to final 12 months’s QLED line-up. Providing probably the greatest price-to-performance ratios in all the line-up, it was the Q7F that roped droves of AV lovers into shopping for a QLED TV. The 2018 Q7FN can have a lot of the similar options as final 12 months, however will embody Ambient Mode and the addition of Bixby. We anticipate the Q7FN to be obtainable in 55-, 65- and 75-inch type elements.  

Samsung Q6FN QLED TV (obtainable in 65-, 75- and 82-inches)

US mannequin numbers: QN65Q6FNAFXZA, QN75Q6FNAFXZA, QN82Q6FNAFXZA       
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but   

Final up within the QLED line-up is the Samsung Q6FN QLED TV. It was a particular version that Samsung added across the holidays final 12 months, and now it seems the TV has claimed a everlasting spot within the line-up. We all know the Q6F is a bit much less brilliant general than the remainder of its Quantum Dot-equipped brethren however should you’re on the lookout for among the similar spectacular colours at a spectacular value, it seems as if the Q6FN would be the greatest place to get it in 2018.

Samsung 2018 Premium UHD Fashions

Samsung NU8500 (obtainable in 65- and 55-inches)

US mannequin numbers: UN55NU8500FXZA, UN65NU8500FXZA       
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but    

A sequel to final 12 months’s MU8500, the Samsung NU8500 Curved Sensible TV is nearly similar to the NU8000 however encompasses a curved display as a substitute of a flat one. The NU8500 makes use of an edge-lit LED LCD panel and a quad-core processor. Count on each HDR10 and HDR10+ help along with Bixby and Samsung’s Sensible TV platform. That is Samsung’s premier curved TV that doesn’t have the QLED moniker.

Samsung NU8000 (obtainable in 82-, 75-, 65-, 55- and 49-inches)

US mannequin numbers: UN49NU8000FXZA, UN55NU8000FXZA, UN65NU8000FXZA, UN75NU8000FXZA,  UN82NU8000FXZA             
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but  

Beneath the NU8500 is the flat Samsung NU8000. Out there in a couple of further sizes, you’ll discover the identical edge-lit LED LCD panel and quad-core processor because the NU8500, to not point out HDR10 and HDR10+ format help. When you can settle for a plain ol’ flat TV as a substitute of a curved one, it can save you your self about $100 by choosing an equivalently sized NU8000 mannequin. 

Samsung 2018 UHD TV Fashions

Samsung NU7300 (obtainable 55-inches curved or 65-inches flat)

US mannequin numbers: UN55NU7300FXZA, UN65NU7300FXZA              
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but   

Stepping down as soon as extra, we now come to the NU7300. This display options Samsung’s PurColor image know-how, making this one of many final TVs within the sequence to function Vast Shade Gamut, however scales again its efficient refresh price to 60Hz (what Samsung calls Movement Charge 120). 

Samsung NU7100 (obtainable in 75-, 65-, 55-, 50-inches)

US mannequin numbers:  UN50NU7100FXZA, UN55NU7100FXZA, UN65NU7100FXZA, UN75NU7100FXZA                  
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but 

The final entry within the 2018 NU Sequence is Samsung’s NU7100. Just like the 7300, you’ll discover PurColor and the edge-lit panel powered by a quad-core processor. What are you dropping? Bixby. The excellent news is that you will have your selection of display sizes – the NU7100 will are available in a 50-, 55-, 65- and 75-inch variation. 

Samsung Designer Sequence

The Body (obtainable in 43-, 55- and 65-inches)

US mannequin numbers:  UN43LS003AFXZA, UN55LS003AFXZA, UN65LS003AFXZA    
UK mannequin numbers:

Samsung’s classiest TV from final 12 months looks like will probably be carrying over into 2018. Designated The Body, this trendy display from Samsung goals to mix type and performance for a artwork deco look. It’s 4K and boasts a standard good TV system, so we don’t doubt its efficiency, however its look will value you additional in comparison with a equally spec’d conventional TV.

The Wall (obtainable in 143-inches solely)

US mannequin numbers: No mannequin numbers introduced but
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but  

The Wall is 2 components push into the digital signage area, and one half TV giant sufficient for a mansion. Though you’d anticipate content material to look tough on a display this dimension, we had been very impressed by what we noticed at CES – colours look vibrant and wealthy, and the microLED panel makes certain every pixel self-illuminates, serving to the TV match the efficiency of LG’s coveted OLED TVs. However you possibly can be sure you anticipate a fully insane price ticket.

Samsung FHD 2018 Fashions

Samsung J5000 (obtainable in 43-, 48-, 49- and 50-inches) 

US mannequin numbers: UN43J5000EFXZA, UN48J5000BFXZA, UN49J5000AFXZA, UN50J5000EFXZA     
UK mannequin numbers:
No mannequin numbers introduced but   

So far as we all know, Samsung will simply provide a single sequence of Full HD TVs in 2018, the Samsung J5000. The sequence will are available in a couple of completely different sizes, puzzlingly three of that are between 48- and 50-inches. The FHD display can have a 60Hz refresh price and large shade enhancer, however no good TV system of its personal. 

That’s it! That’s all the Samsung TV line-up for 2018. We’ll be grabbing as many fingers on experiences as we are able to with these TVs as we are able to earlier than they arrive out later this 12 months, so come again to this web page in a couple of weeks’ time to see the way it’s progressed.