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Samsung 51E550 Series (PN51E550 / PS51E550 / PL51E550)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the color and usability. The value for money and sound also get good views, whereas many are negative about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung 51E550 Series (PN51E550 / PS51E550 / PL51E550) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 54 reviews)

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Samsung PN51E550D1F 3D Plasma HDTV

 

They aren't always ours, either, but when Samsung offered us the chance to have a look at its $1,200, 51-inch (diagonal) PN51E550D1F plasma, we couldn't resist. That may be a lot of green for a public that once considered $300 a fair price for a new...

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Samsung PN51E550D1F 3D Plasma HDTV

 

You don't often hear this from your friendly neighborhood white-van salesmen; they're more into selling cardboard speakers. $1,200 HDTVs, no matter how good, just aren't their thing.

Consumer review by:

Good Picture, Terrible Manufacturer

 

This is a very nice TV. If I was to buy again i'm not sure I wouldn't buy Samsung, and if I did it would not be a smart TV. Samsung has a major design flaw. All apps must be thru Samsung servers. The Samsung servers have been down and unreliable ever...

Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality

Bad Interface ; Poor Sound Quality

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Consumer review by:

Good Picture, Terrible Manufacturer

 

This is a very nice TV. If I was to buy again i'm not sure I wouldn't buy Samsung, and if I did it would not be a smart TV. Samsung has a major design flaw. All apps must be thru Samsung servers. The Samsung servers have been down and unreliable ever...

Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality

Bad Interface ; Poor Sound Quality

Consumer review by:

Dont buy

 

the internet is the worse i have ever seen and no its not my router and the tecs want me to believe or try to convince me. I,M A ELECTRONICS INSTRUCTOR so you can,t fool me!!!!!! I will not not tell my friends but will tell them to go some where else.

Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Great Sound Quality

Glare ; Poor Reception / Weak Antenna

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Dont buy

 

the internet is the worse i have ever seen and no its not my router and the tecs want me to believe or try to convince me. I,M A ELECTRONICS INSTRUCTOR so you can,t fool me!!!!!! I will not not tell my friends but will tell them to go some where else.

Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Great Sound Quality

Glare ; Poor Reception / Weak Antenna

Consumer review by:

great tv

 

Great picture good sound

Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality

Some apps slow downlod

Consumer review by:

great tv

 

Great picture good sound

Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality

Some apps slow downlod

Consumer review by:

Rastislav

 

Happy with the purchase.I wanted big tv for a long time and for a good price.With 3D and smart tv even better. Loved ++++++

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Samsung PN51E550 51" 1080p 600Hz 3D Slim Plasma HDTV

 

Great picture.

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Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion:No / Yes
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4) / No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording:No / Yes
Web Browser:No / Yes
Web Content Access:No / Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus:No / Yes
DLNA certified:No / Yes
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video / No
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:600
Full HD:No / Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):C / Unknown

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Shutter Glasses
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
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