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Samsung 59D550 Series (PN59D550 / PS59D550 / PL59D550)

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 207 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 72/100 and users rate it 84/100. The average review date is Nov 7, 2011. We have compared these reviews to 1570659 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 85/100 = Very good. Last update: Aug 18, 2018.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung 59D550 Series (PN59D550 / PS59D550 / PL59D550)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Samsung 59D550 Series (PN59D550 / PS59D550 / PL59D550) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the sound and size are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the design.

image quality, usability, price, size, sound

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung PS59D550 59-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D Plasma TV with Freeview HDSamsung PS59D550 59-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D Plasma TV with Freeview HD

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung 59D550 Series (PN59D550 / PS59D550 / PL59D550)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 user reviews of Samsung 59D550 Series (PN59D550 / PS59D550 / PL59D550) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the size and usability. The design and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

image quality, price, design, usability, size

reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung PN59D550 59-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma HDTV (Black) [2011 MODEL] (2011 Model)Samsung PN59D550 59-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma HDTV (Black) [2011 MODEL] (2011 Model)

Aug, 2018

Expert review by (hdtvuniverse.com)

Samsung PN59D550 Review – 59-inch Plasma HDTV

 

This model is launched by Samsung to target the growing demand for the 3D HD enabled television sets. It offers full 3D support along with the up-conversion option for the 2D content. The enhanced audio and video quality is backed with much better...

However, the model does not come with any efficient options to access internet in a wireless manner. It even does not offer the traditional wired connectivity features to access internet on the screen of the model. You will surely miss the additional...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by (reviewed.com)

Samsung PN59D550

 

Expert review by (hdtvgizmo.com)

SAMSUNG D550 REVIEW PRICE PN64D550 PN59D550 PN55D550 CHEAP BEST PRICE BRAND NEW WHERE TO BUY | 3D LED LCD HDTV REVIEWS

 

The Samsung PND550 Plasma 3D TV series has been a fave among the crowd jumping off from LED and LCD to Plasma. It certainly shows why, with a price that is

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great TV

 

It's a great purchase so far, I've been a satisfied customer of both New Egg and Samsung.

Picture quality and ease of installation. I mounted on the wall, replacing a 42" Panasonic plasma. It went up very easily and looks beautiful. It integrated with my Yamaha receiver sound system perfectly (5.1). I'm running a blu ray player through the...

None Really so far

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

Fantastic Deal

 

Super product at a super price. Easy to set up and worked great right out of the box. Plasma is the way to go if you need to watch TV from the sides. Does not loose any clarity or brightness from 80 degrees on either side.

Jul, 2011

Consumer review (abt.com)

Very Satisfied Terrific picture

 

we wanted a larger screen HDTV and decided that a 60inch would be approriate. Did a lot of research and zeroed in on picture quality and relative price deciding that was all that mattered.We decided on Samsung plasma tv based on picture quality. This...

Attractive Design, Good Resolution, Fast Setup, Good Remote Control, Great Picture Quality, Energy Efficient

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (abt.com)

Very Satisfied Terrific picture

 

we wanted a larger screen HDTV and decided that a 60inch would be approriate. Did a lot of research and zeroed in on picture quality and relative price deciding that was all that mattered. We decided on Samsung plasma tv based on picture quality. This...

Great Picture Quality, Attractive Design, Fast Setup, Good Remote Control, Energy Efficient, Good Resolution

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (abt.com)

My research paid off.

 

While researching HDTVs online, wanting to replace a huge dying rear projection monster, I found much praise for the Samsung plasmas. The praise was justified.At first, out of the box, I wasn't too impressed and found all the many non-default settings...

Great Picture Quality, Great Sound Quality, Good Remote Control, Easy To Setup

May, 2011

Consumer review (abt.com)

My research paid off.

 

While researching HDTVs online, wanting to replace a huge dying rear projection monster, I found much praise for the Samsung plasmas. The praise was justified. At first, out of the box, I wasn't too impressed and found all the many non-default settings...

Great Sound Quality, Great Picture Quality, Easy To Setup, Good Remote Control

May, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung PS59D550

 

brillant tv

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:30

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:59 / 59.1
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:600
Response Time:0.001
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:304
Energy efficiency compliance:C
Power consumption (typical):380

Ergonomics

VESA mounting interfaces:600 x 400

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, H.263, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, RMVB, VOB, WMV
Video formats supported:ASF,AVI,DIVX,FLV,H.263,H.264,M-JPEG,MKV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,RMVB,VOB,WMV

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of OSD languages:29
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM950
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Box depth:16.9
Box depth (imperial):16.9
Box height:37.8
Box height (imperial):37.8
Box width:58.7
Box width (imperial):58.7
Package depth:16.9
Package height:37.8
Package weight:98.1
Package weight (imperial):98.1
Package width:58.7

Ports & interfaces

Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:2
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2 / 4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:304
Energy efficiency class:C
Power consumption (typical):380

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Game mode: Yes
Power Requirements:AC100 - 240V, 50 / 60Hz

Teletext

Teletext function: Yes

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-T
DVB:DVB-T / C
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.24
Depth (with stand):13.2
Height:32.4
Height (with stand):35.4
Product weight:66.6
Product weight (lb):66.6
Set depth (inch):2.2
Set depth (with stand) (inch):13.2
Set height (inch):32.5
Set height (with stand) (inch):35.4
Set width (inch):54.3
Set width (with stand) (inch):54.3
Weight:66.6
Weight with stand:80
Width:54.3
Width (with stand):54.3