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Samsung HL R-78 LCD TV Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 reviews of Samsung HL R-78 LCD TV Series. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the sound and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good comments, but reviews are divided on the remote control. There are some critical views about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung HL R-78 LCD TV Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HL R-78 LCD TV Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 132 user reviews of Samsung HL R-78 LCD TV Series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. The image quality and price also get good views. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Dec, 2017

Expert review by: David Kender (televisioninfo.com)

Samsung PN43D490

 

The Samsung PN43D490 is an odd one, to be sure. It's 3D-enabled, but has the very odd native resolution of 1024 × 768, which makes it more of an overgrown computer monitor than a TV. Practically speaking, this means that no broadcast standards are...

Relatively inexpensive for a plasma TV of this size ; Color performance matches what the movie producers intended ; Great contrast ratio

Native resolution does not match any broadcast signal

The Samsung PN43D490 is a modestly-priced plasma TV. It originally retailed at $649, but at the time of this review, that price has already dropped to $499, and probably lower from third party retailers. A quick glance at the specs sheet tells you this...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: David Kender (reviewed.com)

Samsung PN43D490

 

The Samsung PN43D490 is an odd one and it doesn't do the best job.

Relatively inexpensive for a plasma TV of this size; Color performance matches what the movie producers intended; Great contrast ratio

Native resolution does not match any broadcast signal

The Samsung PN43D490 is a modestly-priced plasma TV. It originally retailed at $649, but at the time of this review, that price has already dropped to $499, and probably lower from third party retailers. A quick glance at the specs sheet tells you this...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Rick (shopzilla.com)

Get ready for big disapointment

 

Excellent Picture Quality

Will not actually accept any 1080P input signals

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: Ben, (tigerdirect.com)

Great price and great consumer reviews

 

We were looking for a budget bare-bones kinda TV, but I wanted something with a faster refresh rate than the 60hz standard. This works very well, shipping was excellent and even called to schedule delivery. I talked to many media experts and most said...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: mike, (tigerdirect.com)

very good tv for its price

 

for 400 or so, you can't get any better than this on, very good picture.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: 444444 (shopnbc.com)

Greate TV

 

I absolutely love the Tv, The price is phonamena but I wished 3D glasses came with it too...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Guitart (abt.com)

nice value

 

Outstanding performance at this price point.

Good Resolution, Attractive Design, Good Remote Control, Great performance price, Fast Setup, Great Picture Quality

Could use better jack-pac, Audio out would help

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Syed (abt.com)

Good TV for the price

 

The picture quality is decent with a HD box from Comcast hooked up with a hdmi cable. During the recent world series, I put the TV to the test with the fast action and different surfaces grass, dirt, light from stadium etc. Some of the images are...

Attractive Design, Thin and light weigt, Good Resolution, Fast Setup

No digital audio input

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: CHRISTIAN ORTA (abt.com)

THE TV IS GREAT DEAL AND QUALITY I LOVE

 

GREAT ITEM I LOVE THE QUALITY AND THE PICYURE OF THIS TV IS AWESOME.

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

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Nabu (abt.com)

Excellent tv, GREAT SERVICE

 

So far so good with the tv. no problems. I like it very much. Colors are vivid, sound is fantastic and design is pretty. I give it A.

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

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Samsung TVs with DLP technology from Texas Instruments take HDTV to the next level - with Samsung's sixth-generation Cinema Smooth 1080p-light-engine-based lineup of high-performance displays. Samsung's innovative DNIe technology delivers a crisp, lifelike picture that's closer to film, plus there's never any risk of burn-in or uneven screen aging. Available in 50", 56", 61" and 71" screen sizes, Samsung's 1080p series of HDTVs are engineered to display the full HDTV experience, down to each and every nuance of picture detail that has been captured, broadcasted and received in HDTV. Features include 1, 080 horizontal lines of Progressive Scan, a built-in HD tuner, CableCARD Digital Cable Ready and purely digital HDM connections. Slim and lightweight, they fit where some other big screen TVs won't. With great performance, robust features, and beautiful design, they offer sports and movie enthusiasts a new reason to own a Samsung TV with DLP technology.

Audio

Audio system:SoundAlive / SRS TheaterSound
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:8

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Cable lock slot: Yes
Color of product:White

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:21.5 / 43
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD / Not supported
High frequency rate:600
LED backlight: Yes
Response Time:0.001
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:60

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 8000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8400

Management Features

On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2
Memory slots type:SO-DIMM

Multimedia

Built-in camera: Yes
TV tuner integrated: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Storage drive interface:Serial ATA II

Packaging Content

Keyboard supplied: Yes
Mouse included: Yes

Packaging Data

Box depth:10.8
Box depth (imperial):10.8
Box height:29
Box height (imperial):29
Box width:43.7
Box width (imperial):43.7
Package weight:54.2
Package weight (imperial):54.2

Performance

Product type:PC

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:2
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:2 / 3
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter power:60
Autonomy mode:N

Processor

Processor:A6-5200
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:4
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:2
Processor model:A6-5200
Processor threads:4

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1
Trial software:Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of storage drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Technical Details

Color of product:Black

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.94
Height:15.1
Product weight:35.3
Product weight (lb):35.3
Set depth (inch):2.2
Set depth (with stand) (inch):12
Set height (inch):24.5
Set height (with stand) (inch):27.5
Set width (inch):39.8
Set width (with stand) (inch):39.8
Weight:12.3
Width:20.6