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

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the resolution and design. The usability and image quality also get good feedback, but many are negative about the remote control and sound.

image quality, usability, design, resolution

sound, 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 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

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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...

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Bush LY2211WCW: Who'd a thought I'd go for Bush?


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

Where do I start

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LG 42LG5000: 42" Beast!


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


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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...

Large screen | Full HD | Touch Buttons


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Philips 42PFL7603D: Philips Amber light


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


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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

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
Secure Digital Card: No
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes


Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:Plasma