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What year and OS is my Samsung Smart TV and what media types does it support?

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What model year is my Samsung TV and what do the model numbers mean?

 

Samsung TV model numbers use codes to describe specifics about the TVs. Once familiar with the codes you can learn a lot about a particular TV just from glancing at its model code.

 

Example:

UN55F8000AFXZA
U

U = LED

P = Plasma

L = LCD

H = DLP

K = OLED

Q = QLED

  N

N = North America

E = Europe

A = Asia
  55 Size in inches
  F

Model year

QT = 2020 QLED

UTU = 2020 LED UHD

UT = 2020 LED FHD

QR = 2019 QLED

URU = 2019 LED UHD

UR = 2019 LED FHD

QN = 2018 QLED

UNU = 2018 LED UHD

UN = 2018 LED FHD

Q = 2017 QLED

M = 2017 FHD

MU = 2017 UHD

K = 2016 FHD

KS = 2016 SUHD

KU =2016 UHD

J = 2015 FHD

JS = 2015 SUHD

JU = 2015 UHD

H = 2014 FHD

HU = 2014 UHD

F = 2013 Slim LED

FH = 2013 Hybrid LED

ES =2012 Slim LED

EH = 2012 Hybrid LED

D = 2011

C = 2010

B = 2009

A = 2008

  8 This number designates the series. The exact specifications of each series will differ by model but generally the higher the series, the higher the specifications on that model.
  000

Series variations

000 or F = Flat

500 or C = Curved

QX0 = QLED 4K

QX00 = QLED 8K

  A Feature or Design e.g. this might designate a different stand or color code for the bezel.
  FXZ Manufacturing information
  A

Country produced for.

A = USA

C = Canada

 

 

What Operating System is my Samsung TV running?

 

Samsung TVs from 2012 – 2014 use the legacy platform called Orsay and except for a few entry level TVs from 2015 all newer models use a version of the Tizen platform. 

 

Link to Samsung developers TV model groups page including OS version

https://developer.samsung.com/smarttv/develop/specifications/tv-model-groups.html

 

 

 

What types of media does my Samsung TV support?

 

If a particular media type is NOT supported by your TVs year model then the server will convert it to something that will play.

 

Link to Samsung developers Media Specification page for each model year:

https://developer.samsung.com/smarttv/develop/specifications/media-specifications.html

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