Samsung LA40B550

  • Samsung LA40B550
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  • Stylish design. Superior image quality.
  • Lower than expected power consumption saves you money, Default display profiles require little adjustment, Exceptional picture quality for cable TV and occasional movie watchers
  • Full HD. Superb black levels. Clean tuner. Brilliant all-round picture quality


  • Remote control could be better designed, 60Hz display may limit future compatibility with moves to 120 and 240Hz technology, Id like to thank Samsung Canada for making this review possible.
  • Poor sound

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCMag Mideast on 80

Samsung continues to amaze us with their line of LCD TVs, and the LA40B550K1R is no exception.Price: $1087Distributor: EROSPhone Number: 800 SAMSUNG (+971 4 3399607)Website: Specifications: Screen Size: 40-inch...

By CCE Reviews on

In a few weeks well be seeing Samsungs 2010 lineup hit the retail market. That means now is the perfect time to take advantage of sales and clearance markdowns.The 46B550 is maybe a little older and does not have all the bells and whistles...

By Expert Reviews on 80

Decent picture quality matches the LE32B650's stylish design, but you can buy a decent 37in TV for less money....

By PC Authority on 100

The fact that it significantly undercuts every other TV here is impressive enough the fact that its also better than most of them is astounding...

By on 100

Delivering top-notch pictures for a rock-bottom price, this 37in set will take some beating for value...

By TechRadar on 100

Samsung is doing very nicely indeed with its high-spec B650 LCD TVs and, especially, its edge-lit B7000 and B8000 LED series. The LE32B550 is a rather more modest set aimed at keeping up the firm's sterling mainstream reputation. Early signs are...

By CNET UK on 89

Despite an apparent lack of picture-processing power, the Samsung LE40B550 manages to produce really excellent images that leave those of all its similarly priced LCD rivals for dead. Movie fans may want to add a separate audio system, but it's...

By AVReview on 90

You have to be a little careful with the LE32B550's picture settings to get the best from it, and its audio won't exactly shake your foundations. But other than that, it's simply streets ahead of every other screen we can think of in its...

By HDTVorg on 92

Samsungs high end flat panel TVs have been getting all of the attention recently with their mid level and budget TVs slipping quietly under the radar. The LE40B550 deserves as much recognition as Samsungs higher end models in that it offers quite...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Back in August, we checked out Samsungs 40in and found ourselves really quite amazed by the performance level it delivered for the princely sum of £519. In fact, so amazed were we that we immediately put the wheels in motion to get our hands...

International Review By Computer Bild on

Fernseher mit einer Bildschirmdiagonale von 80 Zentimetern sind die Stars unter den Flachbild-TVs. Um sich im Wettbewerb behaupten zu können, müssen neben der Ausstattung auch die Bild- und Tonqualität stimmen. Wie gut der Samsung...

International Review By on 89

Die Bildqualitt des Samsung LE40B550 ist exzellent und stellt alle Konkurrenten seiner Preisklasse in den Schatten. Allerdings fehlen dem Fernseher einige Bildprozessor-Funktionen, die anderen Samsung-Modellen zu einem noch besseren Bild...