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Samsung 51E550 Series (PN51E550 / PS51E550 / PL51E550)

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 49 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 85/100 and users rate it 81/100. The average review date is Dec 31, 2012. We have compared these reviews to 776675 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 23, 2014.

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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:

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

 

Great picture.

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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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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