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Samsung 52F96 Series (LA52F96 / LE52F96 / LN52F96)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Samsung 52F96 Series (LA52F96 / LE52F96 / LN52F96). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the black level and design are generally positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

image quality, price, usability, design, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 52F96 Series (LA52F96 / LE52F96 / LN52F96) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Samsung 52F96 Series (LA52F96 / LE52F96 / LN52F96) from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the black level and design. The usability and price are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the color.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung LE52F96 - 52" Widescreen 1080P Full HD LCD TV -With LED Backlight & FreeviewSamsung LE52F96 - 52" Widescreen 1080P Full HD LCD TV -With LED Backlight & Freeview

Apr, 2018


Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung LE52F96BD 52in LED LCD TV


Samsung debuts its LED backlight technology in this 52in TV, but does it live up to expectations?

A round-up of all the breaking news and hands-on previews of the latest tech from IFA 2011 in Berlin.

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung LE52F96B


Why does this matter? Well, firstly it should help counter LCD technology's traditional problem with reproducing convincing black colours, since the TV can regulate the light output of individual parts of the screen as needs dictate, allowing dark...

Superb black level response, impressive colour resolution, generally good motion handling, beautifully designed, excellent connectivity

Standard definition playback can look noisy, the viewing angle is limited, still occasional blur

Mar, 2008

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Samsung LE-52F96BD


Sublime HD pictures tempered by disappointing Freeview performance ..

The Samsung LE-52F96 with its revolutionary backlight technology promised so much and in part delivered with a stunning HD performance. Ultimately however the standard definition performance is just of the pace and unless the LE-52F96 forms the...

Jan, 2008


Expert review by : Vincent Teoh (

Samsung LE52F96BD Review: 52" 1080p LED LCD TV Test


Then someone smart somewhere started asking the question, "What if we could reduce the luminosity of the backlight to cut down the amount of light that could be leaked in the first place, and achieve better blacks?" This is the premise behind using...

LED SmartLighting] allows for true blacks (0 cd/m2) depending on screen content ; Exceptional detail from 1080 source with [Just Scan] engaged ; Accepts 1080p/24 signal from PS3 – telecine judder no longer visible ; Can achieve near-D65 greyscale via...

LED SmartLighting] causes flare around bright objects ; LED SmartLighting] causes black level fluctuation

This is a tough one to call. On the one hand, the local dimming LED backlight on Samsung LE52F96BD has brought blacks on a flat screen television to an entirely new level. In terms of sheer spectacle (or lack thereof) value, nothing beats witnessing a...

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications


Audio system:A2/NiCAM, SRS Surround XT
RMS rated power:30


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):500000:1
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:52
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD / HD
Response Time:8
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):310

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:TM87C
Sleep Timer: Yes

Other Features

Package dimensions (WxDxH):59.9 x 38.1 x 17
Power Requirements:220V ~ 240V

Packaging Data

Package weight:112.4


Game mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):310

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):12.6
Height (with stand):33.3
Weight with stand:92.6
Width (with stand):54