Samsung Q8C vs Sony X850E comparison

Reviews and Buyers opinions
Samsung Q8C

Q8C

4K curved QLED screen TV (2017)
with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 16:9 aspect ratio.
Samsung Q8C Review
VS
Sony X850E

X850E

VS
4K flat LED screen TV (2017)
with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 16:9 aspect ratio.
Sony X850E Review

Rating and Reviews

The following TV series models having been individually reviewed by a wide demographic of TV consumers in 2017, in accord to overall entertainment value, brought a determination that the Q8C was of better value in comparison to X850E. The QN75Q8C was found to be a better option for those passionate about their gaming and QN75Q8C best for movie buffs. Q8C was rated as having a finer quality of sound in comparison to X850E, as well as providing for more user-friendly functions in the area of smart TV technology.

Rating9.4
Design
9.7
Picture Quality
9.6
Sound Quality
8.7
Video Games
9.5
Movies
9.8
Extra Features
9.2
Rating8.9
Design
8.9
Picture Quality
9.1
Sound Quality
8.3
Video Games
9.2
Movies
9.5
Extra Features
8.5



Screen and Picture Quality

The TV Series of both Samsung Q8C and Sony X850E share similar 4K screen resolution (3840×2160) and affording to both optimum visual sharpness.

When considering the best TV technology to purchase, it is recommended that you become familiar with both the benefits and drawbacks of the entire TV beyond just the picture quality. Samsung Q8C is QLED TV and Sony X850E is LED. OLED/QLED is more costly to the budget while LED TV may cost less but not have reputation for sustained durability.

While Q8C includes the option of a curved screen, X850E offers consumers only the flat panel screen. The curved screen does cost morein price; however, the aesthetics of design to the room TV is in as well asa known visual ease to the eyes in terms of larger field of vision may offset theprice concern.

The refresh rate of image transmission to screen in these TV series is the same regardless of screen size.

Screen Type
QLED
Curved Screen
Yes
Vertical Resolution
4K
Resolution
3840×2160
3D Support
No
LCD Backlighting
LED – Edge-lit
Refresh Rate
120 Hz
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
6127:1
User Rating
9.7
Screen Type
LED
Curved Screen
No
Vertical Resolution
4K
Resolution
3840×2160
3D Support
No
LCD Backlighting
LED – Edge-lit
Refresh Rate
120 Hz
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
4510:1
User Rating
9.2



Comparing Specific TVs

Samsung Q8C as well as Sony X850E have various screen sizes in respect to the market demand. There are a 3 screen size options offered in the Samsung Q8C in comparison to the Sony X850E, which provides consumers only 2 screen size options.

Q8C with a 75-inch screen in their QN75Q8C, when measured in cost by the inch, has a cost of $67 an inch while the XBR75X850E by X850E with a screen size of 75 inches, carries a cost of $33 per inch.

When considering the QN75Q8C made by Samsung Q8C you will need to take into consideration the room size that you will be watching TV in. Keep in mind the recommendations of manufacturers of QN75Q8C and others experienced in TV viewing that for the size screen of 75, there needs to be a minimum distance of 9.4 feet between viewer and the TV in order to appreciate the detail of the images.

55″
QN55Q8C Check Price
not exists
65″
QN65Q8C
$51 per inch
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XBR65X850E
$23 per inch
55% cheaper
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75″
QN75Q8C
$67 per inch
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XBR75X850E
$33 per inch
50% cheaper
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Viewing Distance

The following list has been compiled to assist you in determining the correct distance vs TV screen size for the models associated with the Samsung Q8C (based on QN55Q8C and QN75Q8C) and Sony X850E (XBR65X850E and XBR75X850E) TV series.

Samsung Q8C
Minimum Viewing Distance
6.9″
Maximum Viewing Distance
15.6″
Sony X850E
Minimum Viewing Distance
8.1″
Maximum Viewing Distance
15.6″



Deals and Prices

Live price tracking

We are tracking Samsung Q8C and Sony X850E prices daily to provide you with the up to date information about available discounts and other information.

Deals on the NEW Q8C and X850E TVs

Don’t miss 4 TVs now being offered at a 6% – 27% discounted price!

QN65Q8C
ON SALE NOWSAVE 6%
QN75Q8C
ON SALE NOWSAVE 27%
XBR65X850E
ON SALE NOWSAVE 6%
XBR75X850E
ON SALE NOWSAVE 11%
Refurbished TVs

There are refurbished Samsung Q8C and Sony X850E TVs now available.
Price for a refurbished Q8C starts at $2803.29. Price for a refurbished X850E begins at $1450.

Used TVs

There are also opportunities to purchase a used, ‘as is’, Q8C or X850E series TV. 
A used Q8C TV price starts at $2549.95. Price for a used X850E TV begins at $1310.75.




Connectivity

HDMI x 4
USB x 3
Components x 0
Composite x 0
Digital Audio x 1
HDMI x 4
USB x 3
Components x 1
Composite x 2
Digital Audio x 1