Before Reading This User Manual

This TV comes with this user manual and an embedded e-Manual. Before reading this user manual, review the following:

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Warning! Important Safety Instructions

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  •  The slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of this apparatus and to protect it from overheating, these slots and openings must never be blocked or covered.
    – ­ Do not place this apparatus in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet unless proper ventilation is provided. ­
    –Do not place this apparatus near or over a radiator or heat register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight. ­
    –Do not place vessels (vases etc.) containing water on this apparatus, as this can result in a fire or electric shock.
  • Do not expose this apparatus to rain or place it near water (near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.). If this apparatus accidentally gets wet, unplug it and contact an authorised dealer immediately.
  • This apparatus uses batteries. In your community, there might be environmental regulations that require you to dispose of these batteries properly. Please contact your local authorities for disposal or recycling information.
  • Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or adaptors beyond their capacity, since this can result in fire or electric shock.
  • Power-supply cords should be placed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them. Pay particular attention to cords at the plug end, at wall outlets, and at the point where they exit from the appliance.
  • To protect this apparatus from a lightning storm, or when left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the set due to lightning and power line surges.
  • Before connecting the AC power cord to the DC adaptor outlet, make sure that the voltage designation of the DC adaptor corresponds to the local electrical supply.
  • Never insert anything metallic into the open parts of this apparatus. This may cause a danger of electric shock.
  • To avoid electric shock, never touch the inside of this apparatus. Only a qualified technician should open this apparatus.
  • Be sure to plug in the power cord until it is firmly seated. When unplugging the power cord from a wall outlet, always pull on the power cord’s plug. Never unplug it by pulling on the power cord. Do not touch the power cord with wet hands.
  • If this apparatus does not operate normally – in particular, if there are any unusual sounds or smells coming from it – unplug it immediately and contact an authorised dealer or service centre.
  • Be sure to pull the power plug out of the outlet if the TV is to remain unused or if you are going to leave the house for an extended period of time (especially when children, elderly, or disabled people will be left alone in the house). ­
    – Accumulated dust can cause an electric shock, an electric leakage, or a fire by causing the power cord to generate sparks and heat or by causing the insulation to deteriorate.
  • Be sure to contact an authorised Samsung service centre for information if you intend to install your TV in a location with heavy dust, high or low temperatures, high humidity, chemical substances, or where it will operate 24 hours a day such as in an airport, a train station, etc. Failure to do so may lead to serious damage to your TV.
  • Use only a properly grounded plug and wall outlet. ­
    – An improper ground may cause electric shock or equipment damage. (Class l Equipment only.)
  • To turn off this apparatus completely, disconnect it from the wall outlet. To ensure you can unplug this apparatus quickly if necessary, make sure that the wall outlet and power plug are readily accessible.
  • Store the accessories (batteries, etc.) in a location safely out of the reach of children.
  • Do not drop or strike the product. If the product is damaged, disconnect the power cord and contact a Samsung service centre.
  • To clean this apparatus, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and wipe the product with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use any chemicals such as wax, benzene, alcohol, thinners, insecticide, aerial fresheners, lubricants, or detergents. These chemicals can damage the appearance of the TV or erase the printing on the product.
  • Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing.
  • Do not dispose of batteries in a fire.
  • Do not short-circuit, disassemble, or overheat the batteries.
  • There is danger of an explosion if you replace the batteries used in the remote with the wrong type of battery. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

* Figures and illustrations in this User Manual are provided for reference only and may differ from the actual product appearance. Product design and specifications may change without notice. CIS languages (Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakhs) are not available for this product, since this is manufactured for customers in EU region.

01 What’s in the Box?

Make sure the following items are included with your TV. If any items are missing, contact your dealer.

  • Samsung Smart Remote & Batteries (AA x 2)
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card / Regulatory Guide (Not available in some locations)
  • TV Power Cable
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  • The items’ colours and shapes may vary depending on the models.
  • Cables not included can be purchased separately.
  • Check for any accessories hidden behind or in the packing materials when opening the box.

An administration fee may be charged in the following situations:
(a) An engineer is called out at your request, but it is found that the product has no defect (i.e., where the user manual has not been read).
(b) You bring the unit to a repair centre, but it is found that the product has no defect (i.e., where the user manual has not been read).
You will be informed of the administration fee amount before a technician visits.

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02 TV Installation

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Mounting the TV on a wall
If you mount this TV on a wall, follow the instructions exactly as set out by the manufacturer. Unless it is correctly mounted, the TV may slide or fall and cause serious injury to a child or adult and serious damage to the TV. For models providing wall mount adapters, install them as shown in the figure below before installing the wall mount kit.

  • Refer to the installation manual included with the Samsung wall mount kit.
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­ – For the 82 inch model, does not use wall mount adapters.

  • Samsung Electronics is not responsible for any damage to the product or injury to yourself or others if you choose to install the wall mount on your own.
  • You can install your wall mount on a solid wall perpendicular to the floor. Before attaching the wall mount to surfaces other than plaster board, contact your nearest dealer for additional information. If you install the TV on a ceiling or slanted wall, it may fall and result in severe personal injury.
  • Standard dimensions for wall mount kits are shown in the table on the next page.
  • If you are installing a third-party wall mount, note that the length of the screws you can use to attach the
    TV to the wall mount is shown in column C in the table on the next page.
  • When installing a wall mount kit, we recommend you fasten all four VESA screws.
  • If you want to install a wall mount kit that attaches to the wall using two top screws only, be sure to use a Samsung wall mount kit that supports this type of installation. (You may not be able to purchase this type of wall mount kit, depending on the geographical region.)
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Do not install your wall mount kit while your TV is turned on. This may result in personal injury from electric shock.

  • Do not use screws that are longer than the standard dimension or do not comply with the VESA standard screw specifications. Screws that are too long may cause damage to the inside of the TV set.
  • For wall mounts that do not comply with the VESA standard screw specifications, the length of the screws may differ depending on the wall mount specifications.
  • Do not fasten the screws too firmly. This may damage the product or cause the product to fall, leading to personal injury. Samsung is not liable for these kinds of accidents.
  • Samsung is not liable for product damage or personal injury when a non-VESA or non-specified wall mount is used or when the consumer fails to follow the product installation instructions.
  • Do not mount the TV at more than a 15 degree tilt.
  • Always have two people mount the TV onto a wall.
    –­ For 82 inch or larger models, have four people mount the TV onto a wall.

Providing proper ventilation for your TV
When you install your TV, maintain a distance of at least 10 cm between the TV with other objects (walls, cabinet sides, etc.) to ensure proper ventilation. Failing to maintain proper ventilation may result in a fire or a problem with the product caused by an increase in its internal temperature.
• When you install your TV with a stand or a wall mount, we strongly recommend you use parts provided by Samsung Electronics only. Using parts provided by another manufacturer may cause difficulties with the product or result in injury caused by the product falling.

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Attaching the TV to the Stand
Make sure you have all the accessories shown, and that you assemble the stand following the provided assembly instructions.

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Safety Precaution: Securing the TV to the wall to prevent falling
Caution: Pulling, pushing, or climbing on the TV may cause the TV to fall. In particular, ensure your children do not hang on or destabilise the TV. This action may cause the TV to tip over, causing serious injuries or death. Follow all safety precautions provided in the Safety Flyer included with your TV. For added stability and safety, you can purchase and install the anti-fall device as described below.
WARNING: Never place a television set in an unstable location. The television set may fall, causing serious personal injury or death. Many injuries, particularly to children, can be avoided by taking simple precautions such as

  • Using cabinets or stands recommended by the manufacturer of the television set.
  • Only using furniture that can safely support the television set.
  • Ensuring the television set is not overhanging the edge of the supporting furniture.
  • Not placing the television set on tall furniture (for example, cupboards or bookcases) without anchoring both the furniture and the television set to a suitable support.
  • Not placing the television set on cloth or other materials that may be located between the television set and supporting furniture.
  • Educating children about the dangers of climbing on furniture to reach the television set or its controls. If you are retaining and relocating the television set that you are replacing with this new set, you should apply the same precautions to the old set.
  • When you have to relocate or lift the TV for replacement or cleaning, be sure not to pull out the stand.

Preventing the TV from falling

  1. Using the appropriate screws, firmly fasten a set of brackets to the wall. ConfirmSAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - Preventing the TV from falling that the screws are firmly attached to the wall. ­
    – You may need additional material such as wall anchors depending on the type of wall.
  2. Using the appropriately sized screws, firmly fasten a set of brackets to the TV.
    – ­ For the screw specifications, refer to the standard screw part in the table under “Mounting the TV on a wall”.
  3. Connect the brackets fixed to the TV and the brackets fixed to the wall with a durable, heavy-duty string, and then tie the string tightly. ­
    – Install the TV near the wall so that it does not fall backwards. ­
    – Connect the string so that the brackets fixed to the wall are at the same height as or lower than the brackets fixed to the TV.

03 The Samsung Smart Remote

About the Buttons on the Samsung Smart Remote

  • The images, buttons, and functions of the Samsung Smart Remote may differ depending on the model.
  • The Universal Remote function operates normally only when you use the Samsung Smart Remote that
    comes with the TV.
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Pairing the TV to the Samsung Smart Remote
When you turn on the TV for the first time, the Samsung Smart Remote pairs to the TV automatically. If the Samsung Smart Remote does not pair to the TV automatically, point it at the remote control sensor of the TV, and then press and hold the buttons labeled SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - iconas shown in the figure on the left simultaneously for 3 seconds or more.
Installing batteries into the Samsung Smart RemoteTo install the batteries, push the rear cover open in the direction of the arrow at the bottom of the illustration, and then insert the batteries as shown in the figure. Make sure that the positive and negative ends are facing in the correct direction. Close the rear cover as shown.
• Alkaline batteries are recommended for longer battery life.

04 Running the Initial Setup

When you turn on your TV for the first time, it immediately starts the Initial Setup. The Initial Setup allows you to configure the basic settings for the TV to operate, such as broadcast reception, channel search, and network connection, at one time.

  • Before starting the Initial Setup, be sure to connect external devices first.
  • To use the TV’s smart features, the TV must be connected to the Internet.
  • To perform Initial Setup using the SmartThings app, you must connect your mobile device via Wi-Fi.
  • If the pop-up for setup does not appear automatically on the SmartThings app on your mobile device, continue setup manually after adding the TV using Add Device on the dashboard of the SmartThings app.
  • The SmartThings app is available for mobile devices running Android 6.0 or higher or iOS 10 or higher.
  • Noise may occur temporarily when the TV communicates with mobile devices.

You can also start the Initial Setup using the TV’s menu ( > Settings > General > Reset). Follow the instructions displayed on the Initial Setup screen and configure the TV’s basic settings to suit your viewing environment.

Using the TV Controller
You can turn on the TV with the TV Controller button at the bottom of the TV, and then use the Control menu. The Control menu appears when the TV Controller button is pressed while the TV is On. For more information about its usage, refer to the figure below.
• The screen may dim if the protective film on the SAMSUNG logo or the bottom of the TV is not detached. Please remove the protective film.

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05 Connecting to a Network

Connecting the TV to a network gives you access to online services, such as Smart Hub, as well as software updates.

Network Connection – Wireless
Connect the TV to the Internet using a standard access point or modem.

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Network Connection – Wired
Connect your TV to the network using a LAN cable.
• The TV will not be able to connect to the Internet if your network speed is below 10 Mbps.
• Use Cat7 (*STP Type) cable for the connection. * Shielded Twisted Pair

06 Troubleshooting and Maintenance

If the TV seems to have a problem, first review this list of possible problems and solutions. Alternatively, review the Troubleshooting Section in the e-Manual. If none of these troubleshooting tips apply, please visit “www.” and click on Support, or contact the call centre listed on the back cover of this manual.

  • This TFT LED panel is made up of sub pixels which require sophisticated technology to produce. There may be, however, a few bright or dark pixels on the screen. These pixels will have no impact on the performance of the product.
  • To keep your TV in optimum condition, upgrade to the latest software. Use the Update Now or Auto update functions on the TV’s menu (SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - Home Setting icon> Settings > Support > Software Update > Update Now or Auto update).

The TV won’t turn on.

  • Make sure that the AC power cord is securely plugged in to the TV and the wall outlet.
  • Make sure that the wall outlet is working and the power indicator at the bottom of the TV is lit and glowing a solid red.
  • Try pressing the TV Controller button at the bottom of the TV to make sure that the problem is not with the
    remote control. If the TV turns on, refer to “The remote control does not work”.

There is no picture/video/sound, or a distorted picture/video/sound from an external device, or “Weak or No Signal” is displayed on the TV, or you cannot find a channel.

  • Make sure the connection to the device is correct and that all cables are fully inserted.
  • Remove and reconnect all cables connected to the TV and the external devices. Try new cables if possible.
  • Confirm that the correct input source has been selected ( SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - Home resorce icon Source).
  • Perform a TV self diagnosis to determine if the problem is caused by the TV or the device (SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - Home Setting icon> Settings > Support > Self Diagnosis > Start Picture Test or Start Sound Test).
  • If the test results are normal, reboot the connected devices by unplugging each device’s power cord and
    then plugging it in again. If the issue persists, refer to the connection guide in the user manual of the connected device.
  • If you are not using a cable box or satellite box, and your TV is receiving TV signals from an antenna or a cable wall connector, run Auto Tuning to search for channels (SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV - Home Setting icon> Settings > Broadcasting > (Auto Tuning Settings) > Auto Tuning).
    ­ – The Auto Tuning Settings may not appear depending on the model or geographical area.
    –­ If you are using a cable box or satellite box, please refer to the cable box or satellite box manual.

The CI+ does not work.

  • Your Samsung TV conforms to the CI+ 1.4 standards.
  • Where a CI+ Common Interface module is incompatible with this device, then please remove the module and contact the CI+ operator for assistance.

The remote control does not work.

  • Check if the power indicator at the bottom of the TV blinks when you press the remote’s Power button. If it does not, replace the remote control’s batteries.
  • Make sure that the batteries are installed with their poles (+/­) in the correct direction.
  • Try pointing the remote directly at the TV from 1.5-1.8 m away.
  • If your TV came with a Samsung Smart Remote (Bluetooth Remote), make sure to pair the remote to the TV.

The cable box or satellite box remote control doesn’t turn the TV on or off or adjust the volume.

  • Programme the cable box or satellite box remote control to operate the TV. Refer to the cable box or satellite box user manual for the SAMSUNG TV code.

The TV settings are lost after 5 minutes.

  • The TV is in the Retail Mode. Change the Usage Mode in the General Menu to Home Mode (  Settings > General > System Manager > Usage Mode > Home Mode).

Intermittent Wi-Fi

  • Make sure the TV has a network connection ( > Settings > General > Network > Network Status).
  • Make sure the Wi-Fi password is entered correctly.
  • Check the distance between the TV and the modem or access point. The distance should not exceed 15.2 m.
  • Reduce interference by not using or turning off wireless devices. Also, verify that there are no obstacles between the TV and the modem or access point. (The Wi-Fi strength can be decreased by appliances, cordless phones, stone walls/fireplaces, etc.)
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  • Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and ask them to reset your network circuit to re-register the MAC addresses of your new modem or access point and the TV.

Video Apps problems (Youtube etc)

  • Change the DNS to Select > Settings > General > Network > Network Status > IP Settings > DNS setting > Enter manually > DNS Server > enter > OK.
  • Reset by selecting > Settings > Support > Self Diagnosis > Reset Smart Hub.

What is Remote Support?
Samsung Remote Support service offers you one-on-one support with a Samsung Technician who can remotely:

  • Diagnose your TV
  • Adjust the TV settings for you
  • Perform a factory reset on your TV
  • Install recommended firmware updates

How does Remote Support work?
You can easily get Samsung Remote Support service for your TV:

  1. Call the Samsung Contact Centre and ask for remote support.
  2. Open the menu on your TV and go to the Support section. ( > Settings > Support)
  3. Select Remote Management, then read and agree to the service agreements. When the PIN screen appears, provide the PIN number to the technician.
  4. The technician will then access your TV.
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Eco Sensor and screen brightness
Eco Sensor adjusts the brightness of the TV automatically. This feature measures the light in your room and optimises the brightness of the TV automatically to reduce power consumption. If you want to turn this off, go to > Settings > General > Eco Solution > Ambient Light Detection.

  • If the screen is too dark while you are watching TV in a dark environment, it may be due to the Ambient Light Detection function.
  • The eco sensor is located at the bottom of the TV. Do not block the sensor with any object. This can decrease picture brightness.
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Caring for the TV

  • If a sticker was attached to the TV screen, some debris can remain after you remove the sticker. Please clean the debris off before watching TV.
  • The exterior and screen of the TV can get scratched during cleaning. Be sure to wipe the exterior and screen carefully using a soft cloth to prevent scratches.
  • Do not spray water or any liquid directly onto the TV. Any liquid that goes into the product may cause a failure, fire, or electric shock.
  • To clean the screen, turn off the TV, then gently wipe away smudges and fingerprints on the panel with a micro-fiber cloth. Clean the body or panel of the TV with a micro-fiber cloth dampened with a small amount of water. After that, remove the moisture with a dry cloth. While cleaning, do not apply strong force to the surface of the panel because it can damage the panel. Never use flammable liquids (benzene, thinner, etc.) or a cleaning agent. For stubborn smudges, spray a small amount of screen cleaner on a micro-fiber cloth, and then use the cloth to wipe away the smudges.

07 Specifications and Other Information

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Environmental Considerations
Operating Temperature – 10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)
Operating Humidity – 10% to 80%, non-condensing
Storage Temperature – -20°C to 45°C (-4°F to 113°F)
Storage Humidity –  5% to 95%, non-condensing

  •   · The design and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
  • · For information about the power supply, and more information about power consumption, refer to the label rating attached to the product.
  • · Typical power consumption is measured according to IEC 62087.
  • · You can see the label-rating attached to the back of the TV. (For some models, you can see the label rating inside the cover terminal.)

Decreasing power consumption
When you shut the TV off, it enters Standby mode. In Standby mode, it continues to draw a small amount of power. To decrease power consumption, unplug the power cord when you don’t intend to use the TV for a long time.

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The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.

Recommendation – EU Only

Hereby, Samsung Electronics, declares that this equipment is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: http://www. go to Support > Search Product Support and enter the model name. This equipment may be operated in all EU countries.
The 5 GHz WLAN(Wi-Fi) function of this equipment may only be operated indoors.
BT max transmitter power : 100mW at 2.4GHz ­ 2.4835GHz
Wi-Fi max transmitter power : 100mW at 2.4GHz­2.4835GHz, 5.15GHz­5.35GHz & 5.47GHz-5.725GHz
For information on Samsung’s environmental commitments and product specific regulatory obligations, e.g. REACH, WEEE, Batteries, visit corporatecitizenship/data_corner.html


Screen protection options?

This makes sense to me and anyone whose had to throw away a tv because an “act of god” allowed a jellybean to crack my TV… Anyway, for any future ppl wanting to protect TV screen: best idea so far is to buy piece of acrylic (or plexiglass) and cut to fit. Also clear PVC sheets can be purchased at specified sizes.
These are options but not meant for the purpose TV screen protection. You will lose clarity/quality which also depends on how well these materials are customized and applied for said purpose.

Does it have a digital audio out (optical) connection ?

Yes it has 1 digital optical outlet

What is the dimension of the box it comes in???

Mine was shipped through Amazon and was shipped in the TV box itself. So there was no TV box in a shipping box. The box is sturdy though and arrived with no problems or damage.
The box is approx. 55”L x 33”H x 6” W

How to connect the TV to the internet?

You can connect your TV to the internet wirelessly or wired. Wireless : Use your Smartphone as a remote and download apps from the Samsung Apps Store. Wired : Use a LAN cable to connect your TV to your router.

How to use the remote control?

The remote control will work only when pointed directly at the TV. The remote control will work up to a distance of about 23 feet from the TV. If you can’t operate the TV with the remote, press the button on the side of the remote control and manually enter a code using the number buttons on your remote.

How to connect my phone/tablet to my TV?

To connect your phone/tablet to your TV, you need an HDMI cable and a wireless network connection (Wi-Fi). If you don’t have Wi-Fi, you can use an Ethernet cable instead.

How do I play videos on my phone/tablet on my TV?

To play videos from your phone/tablet on your TV, make sure that both devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Then, open Smart View app on your phone/tablet, select “Cast screen/audio”, and tap “Connect”. Your phone/tablet is now connected with your TV and you can play videos from it.

what is the refresh rate on the 65″ Q70A?

120hertz or 120fps.. 240 motion rate is actually a processor that upscales the refresh rate in certain instances.. Google it! You will find troves of information about the difference between motion rate and actual fps or hertz..

Can this be attached to a swivel stand? (Not wall mount)

It sure can! The 65″ Q70A can utilize any universal swivel stand that supports a VESA pattern of 400mm x 300mm.

85”.. distance from bottom of tv to vesa holes and top of tv to vesa?

The distance from the bottom of the 85″ Q70A to the bottom VESA mounting holes is 19.3″. The distance from the top of the TV to top VESA holes is 7.5″.

anyone using this TV on PC mode? if so how you like it?

Is awesome detects pc automatic there is game mode for fast FPS

Does this tv have automatic volume leveling/adjustment for when commercials or action scenes come on?

 The Auto Volume function automatically adjusts the sound to a certain level when changing channels or switching to another external input. Go to: Settings > Sound > Expert Settings > Auto Volume = On.

How do you connect tv audio to Bluetooth? I have my iphone hooked up but it the tv screen says play music.

Use remote to go tot he “source” tab.
From there go over to the tab that says “connection guide” You then click on that which will pull up Bluetooth under the “audio service” connection. And don’t forget to make sure your device is discoverable.

can you connect a vcr?

If you are utilizing a VCR with RCA/Composite connections, you will need an RCA-to-HDMI converter to connect it to the TV.

How many hdmi inputs?


How many hdmi ports does the set have?

The Q70A has 4 HDMI ports.

Will most heavy duty tv wall mounts fit this tv?

Any universal wall mount that supports a VESA pattern of 400mm x 300mm will work with the 65″ Q70A TV.


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Documents / Resources

SAMSUNG Smart QLED TV [pdf] User Manual
Smart QLED TV, Q60R

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