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Updated January 10, 2024·

The Samsung QN85B generally offers better performance than the Samsung Q60B. It is more expensive but provides superior picture quality, better gaming experiences, and performs better in both bright and dark rooms. If gaming or watching sports is important to you, and you want a TV that handles well-lit environments, the QN85B is a strong choice. It also has a higher refresh rate for smoother motion, which is beneficial for gaming and action content, and more HDMI ports. However, if cost is a significant factor, the Q60B is less expensive and still provides good performance for movies and general TV watching. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Samsung Q60B (LCD)
  • The Samsung Q60B (LCD) has no clear advantages over the Samsung QN85B (LCD).
Advantages of the Samsung QN85B (LCD)
  • Excellent for bright room
  • Good for dark room
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for movies & TV
  • Good for sports
  • Very good for news, talk, & other TV
  • Very good for use as monitor
  • Very good for upscaling
  • Very good motion processing
  • Good viewing angle
  • Very good reflections

Key differences

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Movies & TV

6.6
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
7.3
7.75/10
CONTRAST
5.64/10
8.5/10
BLACK UNIFORMITY
5.7/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
8.0/10
Yes
HDR10 SUPPORT
Yes
Yes
HDR10+ SUPPORT
Yes
No
DOLBY VISION SUPPORT
No
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) is good for movies & TV, while the Samsung Q60B (LCD) is only fair.

Sports

6.4
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
7.1
7.0/10
MOTION PROCESSING
8.0/10
60Hz
REFRESH RATE
120Hz
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
8.0/10
8.3/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.3/10
Yes
HLG SUPPORT
Yes
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) is good for sports, while the Samsung Q60B (LCD) is only fair.

Gaming

5.6
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
8.2
5.2/10
RESPONSE TIME SCORE
8.0/10
10.0/10
INPUT LAG SCORE
10.0/10
7.0/10
MOTION PROCESSING
8.0/10
0.0/100
GAMING LOCAL DIMMING
70.0/100
6.9/10
GAME HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.0/10
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) is very good for gaming, while the Samsung Q60B (LCD) is poor.

News, Talk, & Other TV

7.6
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
8.5
8.3/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.3/10
7.5/10
UPSCALING
8.0/10
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) is very good for news, talk, & other TV, while the Samsung Q60B (LCD) is good.

Bright Room

7.1
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
9.2
5.3/10
VIEWING ANGLE
7.5/10
8.3/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.3/10
6.7/10
HDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
8.9/10
6.3/10
REFLECTIONS SCORE
8.9/10
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) is excellent for bright room, while the Samsung Q60B (LCD) is good.

Cost

$738
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
$877
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The Samsung Q60B (LCD) has a price of $738 and the Samsung QN85B (LCD) costs $877.
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Key similarities

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Picture Quality

7.3
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
7.5
7.75/10
CONTRAST
5.64/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
7.5/10
LED
PANEL TYPE
miniLED FALD
VA
PANEL SUB-TYPE
IPS
The Samsung QN85B (LCD) and Samsung Q60B (LCD) both have good picture quality.

Cartoons & Animation

8.4
QN55Q60B
QN55QN85B
8.0
7.2/10
COLOR GAMUT SCORE
7.2/10
7.2/10
COLOR VOLUME SCORE
7.5/10
8.3/10
SDR BRIGHTNESS SCORE
9.3/10
9.1/10
COLORS OUT OF THE BOX SCORE
7.9/10
7.2/10
GRAY UNIFORMITY
7.2/10
The Samsung Q60B (LCD) and Samsung QN85B (LCD) are both very good for cartoons & animation.

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How the Samsung Q60B (LCD) and the Samsung QN85B (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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Samsung Q60B (LCD)Samsung QN85B (LCD)
Samsung Q60B (LCD)Samsung QN85B (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$738
$877
Brand
SamsungSamsung
Release Date
April 3, 2022March 1, 2022
Full name
QN55Q60BQN55QN85B
Screen Size
55"55"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
TizenTizen
Sound Quality Score
5.9/107.5/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
34
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
7.3/107.6/10
Bright Room Score
7.1/109.2/10
Gaming Score
5.6/108.3/10
Movies & TV Score
6.7/107.3/10
Sports Score
6.4/107.2/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
27.9" x 48.5" x 1"27.8" x 48.3" x 1.1"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
29.4" x 48.5"30.2" x 48.3"
Weight without Stand
34.2 lbs37.9 lbs
VESA Mount
200 x 200200 x 200

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
YesYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
7.8/105.6/10
Local Dimming
2.5/108/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.2.2
Speaker Power
20 W60 W
Dolby Atmos
Bypass onlyYes
DTS:X
NoNo

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David Katzmaier | June 2022
"Samsung's 2022 QLED workhorse shines in bright rooms and with HDR. The Samsung Q60B stands out from the slew of entry-level TVs with an ultra-thin frame, a skinny profile from the side and even narrow stand legs. The Q60B is a very good bright-room TV, and my subjective impression of its ample light output was proven by measurements."

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What Hi-Fi?

John Archer | February 2023
"Particularly key to this is the fact that black levels are unusually good, on a level we haven’t seen from any IPS TV before. Build quality is impressive too, with a gleaming silver metallic frame and stand, and enough heft to suggest plenty of quality innards. High dynamic range content jumps off the screen with enough luminosity and intensity to really sell what makes HDR special."

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About Samsung

Samsung, a South Korean electronics manufacturer, holds the title of being the largest global TV vendor in terms of units sold. They offer a diverse lineup of TV products that cater to various budget ranges. A notable achievement in recent years is the development of Quantum Dots, a technology that enhances color reproduction, resulting in richer and more vibrant hues. Samsung TVs are well-regarded for their high manufacturing quality and user-friendly software, making them an excellent choice for consumers seeking an intuitive viewing experience.

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