In 2020,lineup seems skewed more than ever toward higher-end models: There are three series with , a bunch of lifestyle models such as , and even a crazy-expensive outdoor television called . Among relatively “normal” TVs, the Q80T stands out. It’s not cheap, but it is the least expensive to feature , which gives it an excellent picture.
- Excellent overall image quality
- Superior styling
- Wide range of sizes
- Numerous features, voice options
- More expensive than competing TVs with similar picture quality
The Q80T’s big brother, the Q90T, also has FALD and I expect it to perform even better, but once again there’s an issue with price. In the 55- and 65-inch sizes the Q90T costs basically the same asfor 2020, the , and in my experience the OLED will have a better picture overall. That puts the Q80T in roughly the same price-to-performance sweet spot as the , the and .
I compared all four in myside-by-side and the Samsung Q80T was