In 2020, Samsung introduced a new type of TV, TVs for terraces. A feature of this series of televisions is the ability to place the TV outdoors. According to their design features, TVs can be placed outdoors but preferably under a canopy. The degree of protection of the TV from external influences IP55, remote control IP56.
What does the degree of protection IP55 and IP56 on the Samsung The Terrace TV mean?
IP55 – Samsung The Terrace with a protection class of IP55 is protected from dust, which can be harmful to the normal operation of the TV, but the TV is not sealed. Also, the TV is protected from moisture, namely from rain from any direction, devices for obtaining such a rating are tested by exposing them to a jet of low-pressure water with a diameter of 6.3 mm.
IP56 – the remote control has protection against dust, moisture protection from strong jets of water. This means that the remote control can be left in the pouring rain and nothing will happen to it. Remote control model TM2095A.
The Terrace TVs and Model Numbers
Planned production of three models of TVs. International designation 55LST7T, 65LST7T, 75LST7T. The first televisions will begin to be sold in the North American market, USA, Canada, Mexico, the start of sales in May 2020. For other countries, the start of sales is scheduled for the end of the year. For the USA, TVs will have model numbers QN75LST7TAFXZA, QN65LST7TAFXZA, QN55LST7TAFXZA. Televisions are offered in three screen sizes 55, 65, 75 inches.
Samsung The Terrace Specifications
Detailed specifications for The Terrace TVs are listed below. But the main parameter that Samsung claims is the brightness, which is more than 2000 nits. Nit is an obsolete unit of measurement of brightness, replaced by lumens or candela with the same value of 2000 nits = 2000 lumens = 2000 candelas. It is used to measure brightness per square meter.
What does it mean on TV, The Terrace, 2000nit brightness
For users, this means the following, the computer display has a brightness of about 350-400nit. with greater brightness, watching is not a screen is not comfortable. The Terrace TV has an increased screen brightness, more powerful backlight LEDs are installed. This is done so that it would be possible to watch TV on the street in daylight. But you must understand if you install the TV so that the sun shines on it, you will not see anything on the screen. The brightness of sunlight is about 6,000,000 nits. The brightness of the cloudless sky is 1500-4000 nits. The increased brightness of the TV makes it possible to watch TV on the terrace during the day, provided that it is installed in the shade of the canopy.
Key Technical Specifications for The Terrace TV Screens
The screen color depth is 10 bit, the screen is made using quantum dot technology, the actual frame rate is 120 per second, but nothing is said about the use of local dimming. Screens have anti-reflective coating, which significantly improves image quality in bright light. UHD screen resolution.
Technical specifications for The Terrace TVs
Technical specifications can be said standard. The sound is of course weak only two speakers of 10 watts. But Samsung also made a soundbar for the The Terrace TV series. From the new, the HDBaseT in receiver is built into the TV. If you have an HDBaseT in receiver, you can use this connection as well. The TV does not support voice control.
Full specifications of The Terrace, see table
|Screen Size||55, 65, 75|
|Resolution||3,840 x 2,160|
|type screnn||Quantum Dot|
|Backlighting||Direct Full Array 16X|
|Stand Type (Color)||No|
|Color||100% Color Volume with Quantum Dot|
|HDR (High-Dynamic Range)||Quantum HDR 32x|
|Picture Engine||Quantum Processor 4K|
|Object Tracking Sound||No|
|Bluetooth||Yes only Audio|
|Smart Hub||Yes (incl. Sports, Music and TV Plus)|
|Digital Clean View||Yes|
|Mobile to TV - Mirroring, DLNA||Yes|
|Auto Channel Search||Yes|
|InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)||No|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Apps Platform||Smart TV with Bixby Voice, Apps and Full Web Browser|
|Auto Motion Plus||No|
|TV to Mobile - Mirroring||Yes|
|USB HID Support||Yes|
|Inputs & Outputs|
|RF In (Terrestrial/Cable||Yes|
|RF In (Satellite Input)||Yes Europe, No US|
|Digital Audio Out (Optical)||Yes|
|Audio Return Channel Support||Yes|
|Digital Broadcasting||ATSC/ClearQAM US, DVB Europe|
Cost The Terrace vs QLED 90T
The cost of the TV is $ 5000 at the start of sales for a 65-inch TV. Later, the price will decrease by $ 500-700. The cost of a Q90T TV with a screen size of 65 inches is 2500. The Terrace TV costs more than a minimum of $ 2000. It’s hard to say whether this TV is worth the money. For example, the company https://www.sunbritetv.com/ has terrace TVs cheaper than Samsung. But if Samsung provided for the operation of the TV at a wide temperature range from minus to heat, then such a price is possible and justified.