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Samsung PS-A557 Series TV (32", 50")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Samsung PS-A557 Series TV (32", 50"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and design. The price and image quality also get good feedback, whereas reviews are divided on the size. Many are negative about the remote control and durability.

image quality, price, design, usability

sound, durability, remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung PS-A557 Series TV (32", 50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Samsung PS50A557S3F


The stylish Samsung PS50A557S3F is a plasma TV that delivers a sharp full HD picture with a 1920 x 1080 resolution. It is an eye-catching 127cm plasma TV that comes with an easy hooking up digital kit. Other features include HDMI connectivity and...

While we'd rather have a Pioneer PDP-LX5090, this effort from Samsung is a top-class entry-level TV for less than half the price. Bargain. Samsung PS50A557S3F is tagged with plasma, television, high definition and Samsung. Select a tag (plasma, for...

Sep, 2008

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Introduction: I've been after an LCD TV for a while now. I got sick of my old TV, it was a CRT (cathode ray tube) - which means it was big, bulky, heavy and took up way too room in my flat. After researching into the types of LCD TVs I could get, I...

The machine will switch on for you

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Mar, 2009

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I will be eternally grateful to the Curry's Christmas sale for encouraging me to buy this beautiful piece of technology. If you're planning on getting ready for the digital switch over, then I would definitely recommend to do the switch over with LG. I...

freeview/easy installation/stylish image/1080 full HD/perfect picture quality

built in speakers are a bit weak but any kind of surround sound immediately eliminates this problem

Jan, 2009

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Samsung PS-50A556: 50 inches of quality and pleasure


Samsung PS50A556 50" Plasma (Full HD) I purchased my A556 plasma in October 2008, after receiving a credit note for my last faulty plasma which was written off. The A556 is a 5 series plasma, offering full 1080p HD technology on a 50 inch screen. The...

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Nov, 2008

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Once I unpacked this TV I was amazed at the picture, the unit would look good in any room, it is so easy to set up unlike a lot of TV's, The sound from the set itself is not to bad but if you plug it into a surround system then you have a great picture...

You can plug anything into the TV


Aug, 2008

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Mikomi LCDW 19 HD: A Great Small HDTV


The Mikomi LCDW 19 HD is a 19" HD Ready TV which can be brought from Argos from £159.99. The TV is Not a High Class TV such as Sony, Samsung etc. But it does the Same Job. The Tv Comes with a Range of Slots such as HDMI - Plug your Sky HD or HD DVD...

HD Ready

Big Remote

Jun, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio system:SRS TruSurround XT
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:20


Plug and Play: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):1000000:1
Display brightness:1300
Display Diagonal:50
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Supported video modes:1080p, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:175
Viewing angle, vertical:175

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):550

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Programmable timers:180
Sleep Timer: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 40
Relative humidity:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 45

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):550

Technical Details

Audio Output:1
Color of product:Black

TV Tuner

Tuner display:NTSC 4.43, PAL-B/G, D/K, I, SECAM-B/G, D/K, AV Multi, DVB-T

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):12.6
Height (with stand):32.7
Weight with stand:1460.3
Width (with stand):48.4