Updated 31 Aug 2017

Samsung

QA65Q9FAMSXNZ

Snapshot: The Samsung QA65Q9FAMSXNZ is a 65" (164cm) HDR TV with WiFi. How good is the picture?

QA65Q9FAMSXNZ
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$6996

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Test results

Overall score
72
HD picture
?/10
SD picture
?/10
Sound
?/10
Usability
?/10

Good points

  • Very good HD picture quality.
  • OK SD picture quality.
  • Very good sound.
  • Very easy to use.
  • OK energy efficiency.
  • Excellent SmartTV.
  • Good DVR.
  • Good EPG.
  • HDR.
  • Ultra-HD TV.
  • Has WiFi.
  • Supports bluetooth.
  • Can record to USB.
  • Has 4 HDMI ports that are easily accessible.
  • Has 3 USB ports that are easily accessible.

But

  • No headphones socket.
  • Expensive.

How we test TVs

Overall score includes:

HD picture (55%)
SD picture (10%)
Sound quality (10%)
Usability (25%), made up of User Interface, Remote, and Smart TV scores

Prices are based on August and November 2017 surveys.

Find out more about how we test TVs.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$6996

More test results (/10)

User interface
8.8
Remote
6.7
SmartTV
9.2
Energy efficiency
6.2
DVR
7.7
Electronic Program Guide
7.5

Specifications

Display type
LCD
Screen Size
164cm
Size
65inches
Resolution
3840 x 2160
HxWxD (cm)
87 x 145 x 31
Weight (kg)
30

Features

HDR
Yes
4K/UHD
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
WiFi built in
Yes
Internet browser
Yes
Smart TV features
Yes
Can record to USB
Yes

Connections/ports

HDMI
4
Composite RCA
Yes
Component RCA
Yes
Stereo RCA
Yes
Stereo 3.5
No
USB 2.0
3
USB 3.0
No
Ethernet
Yes
Toslink out
Yes
Headphones
No
Analogue AV in
1
HDMI (easy access)
Yes
USB (easy access)
Yes

More Info

Brand reliability

In our 2017 appliance-reliability survey this brand of TV was 94% reliable (the average for TVs was 95%).