When you are looking for Samsung NEO QLED 4K TV from Samsung’s 2023 TV lineup, I’m sure that you can find Samsung QN90C and QN90CD as two options that you can consider. Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are introduced as the higher options of the entry level QN85C and QN85CD. Both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are offered in 6 screen size options: 85-Inch (QN85QN90CAFXZA & QN85QN90CDFXZA), 75-Inch (QN75QN90CAFXZA & QN75QN90CDFXZA), 65-Inch (QN65QN90CAFXZA & QN65QN90CDFXZA), 55-Inch (QN55QN90CAFXZA & QN55QN90CDFXZA), 50-Inch (QN50QN90CAFXZA & QN50QN90CDFXZA) and 43-Inch (QN43QN90CAFXZA & QN43QN90CDFXZA). Which of them is the one to choose? I’m sure that it’s necessary to discuss more about comparison between Samsung QN90C and QN90CD before we can find out which of them is the one to choose.
Table of Comparison between Samsung QN90C and QN90CD
We need to look at the specs and features of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD before we can talk more about their comparison. The key specs and features of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD can be found in the table of comparison below.
|Samsung QN90C||Samsung QN90CD|
|Screen Size Option||
|Display Resolution||4K UHD||4K UHD|
|Upscaling Technology||AI Upscale||AI Upscale|
|Viewing Angle||Anti-Glare with Ultra Viewing Angle||Anti-Glare with Ultra Viewing Angle|
|Backlight Technology||Mini LED||Mini LED|
|Dimming Technology||Local Dimming||Local Dimming|
|Contrast Technology||Quantum Matrix Technology||Quantum Matrix Technology|
|Color Technology||Quantum Dot Color||Quantum Dot Color|
|HDR Technology||Neo Quantum HDR+||Neo Quantum HDR+|
|Motion Technology||Motion Xcelerator Turbo+ (120Hz Native)||Motion Xcelerator Turbo+ (60Hz Native)|
|Picture Processor||Neural Quantum Processor 4K||Neural Quantum Processor 4K|
|Offered by||Most Retailers||Club Retailers|
Samsung QN90C and QN90CD Comparison
After we look at the specs and features of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD on the table above, let’s talk more about comparison between those two TV series.
As part of Samsung’s 2023 NEO QLED 4K TV lineup, both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD come with Quantum Matrix Technology on top of Mini LED backlight. Quantum Matrix Technology with Mini LED backlight allows us to enjoy great contrast vibrancy between the bright and dark part of the TV screen while can reproduce more realistic textures across the LED screen of those two TVs. Both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD already come with QLED display that bring Quantum Dot Color. Quantum Dot Color is able to deliver Wide Color Gamut so that we can enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of those two TVs.
Samsung QN90C and QN90CD also can deliver excellent picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality with AI technology since it already comes with AI Upscale. Anti-Glare with Ultra Viewing Angle is integrated with Samsung QN90C and QN90CD. It can bring wide viewing angle so that we can enjoy accurate details from any side viewing angle.
We can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content sources since both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD already support HDR10+ Adaptive, HDR10+, HDR10 and HLG with their Neo Quantum HDR+ technology. The color, clarity and contrast of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are also optimized by Neural Quantum Processor 4K integrated as the picture processor of those two TVs.
Motion and Gaming Technology
The motion technology of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are Motion Xcelerator Turbo+ based on 120Hz native refresh rate. It’s able to bring smooth motion images for our favorite action movies and sports while also can deliver minimum input lag when we use this TV as our gaming monitor. Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and FreeSync Premium Pro are already supported by Samsung QN90C and QN90CD that allows us to enjoy more immersive gaming experience.
Operating System and Remote Control
The operating system of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are TIZEN. TIZEN OS allows us to enjoy wide range of premium entertainment from our favorite content providers. It also allows us to run wide collection of TIZEN smart apps on the screen of those two TVs. With 802.11ac integrated with those TVs, we can easily connect Samsung QN90C and QN90CD to our home network. We can also enjoy 4K HDR OTA (Over the Air) entertainment on the screen of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD since they already come with ATSC 3.0 (NextGen TV).
The remote control included with Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are TM2360E. It’s a SolarCell remote that can help us to control those two TVs conveniently. We can also use Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Bixby to control Samsung QN90C and QN90CD since they are already supported.
4.2.2CH speaker system integrated with Samsung QN90C and QN90CD (55-85 Inch screen size options) while 50-Inch screen size option come with 2.2CH speaker system and 43-Inch screen size option comes with 2CH speaker system. The speaker power output integrated with Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are slightly different. 55-85 Inch Samsung QN90C comes with 60W power output while 55-85 Inch Samsung QN90CD comes with 70W power output. For 43 and 50-Inch screen size options, both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD come with similar 20W and 40W power output. Both Samsung QN90C and QN90CD come with Object Tracking Sound+ (OTS+) for 55-85 screen size options and Object Tracking Sound Lite (OTS Lite) for 43 and 50-inch screen size options. OTS+ and OTS Lite can track every motion on the TV screen for more realistic sound experience.
Price and Retailers
When it comes to price, Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are normally offered at similar prices for similar screen size options. We can find that Samsung QN90C is the non-exclusive series offered by most retailers while Samsung QN90CD is the exclusive series offered by mainly by club retailers. It’s recommended to check the price of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD before we decide to purchase as TV prices often change over time.
Conclusion: Samsung QN90C or QN90CD?
From our discussion about comparison between Samsung QN90C and QN90CD, it’s easy to say that Samsung QN90C and QN90CD are basically similar. There’s indeed a little difference in the speaker power output of Samsung QN90C and QN90CD but it’s not that significant. So, it’s easy to choose based on their price. If you can find Samsung QN90C offered with lower price, then Samsung QN90C is surely the one that you should choose.
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Samsung QN90CD is the exclusive series that offered by club retailers. Samsung QN90CD is basically similar to Samsung QN90C as we have talked from our discussion above. As the exclusive series, Samsung QN90CD is often offered with special price or special bonus. So, it’s a good idea to check your favorite club retailer to find out if they are offering Samsung QN90CD at a lower price than Samsung QN90C or they give additional bonus for Samsung QN90CD.
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