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Samsung PN58B550

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By TechRadar on 80

Few plasma TVs make it to these pages these days simply because there aren't many out there. Gas screens now account for less than a tenth of flatscreen sales, but the technology itself is still very impressive. The Samsung PS50B550 carries on that...

By Plasma TV Buying Guide on 94

This shot from the Blu Ray release of The Departed shows rich color and black levels while maintaining accurate flesh tone At around $1999 or $2000 whichever way you look at it, this TV is a superb value! Amazing how that one dollar makes it look so...

By Pocket-lint on 90

Some of the latest LED TVs are awesome and represent a massive step forward for LCD TV tech, but its largely a catch-up exercise. The benchmark is plasma picture quality, and while LED TVs still mean a premium price, plasmas like Samsungs...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 100

A fantastic plasma TV that's every bit as good as its LCD...

By Tom's Guide on 60

The tests We use a new testing method very similar to the one we use for video projectors. The same video analysis software produces the HCFR colormeter. This gives us a good evaluation of brightness, depth of blacks, the color space, RGB levels,...

By 5FWD on 100

Weve decided that we love plasma more than the vegetarian vampires from Twilight. This bleeding-edge bargain is cheap, smooth and doesnt ruin your appetite between meals.Best offers for the Samsung PS50B550Viking Direct 810.74...

By CNET UK on 85

We really like the Samsung PS50B550. It offers excellent picture quality with both high-definition and standard-definition video. The picture is slightly on the soft side, but it's not a huge problem and the image is still very good overall. If you...

By DigitalVersus on 80

It must be at least two years ago now that people started to say plasma technology was finished but you’ll still find plenty of plasma screens in manufacturer catalogues. This Samsung PS50B550 is one of them. Of course with plasma you can make a...

By BCCHardware on

After using the 50" Plasma from Samsung for almost a month, I've got to say that the 50" is a great size. Even my parents came over and watched some TV on this unit and were impressed - so impressed that they went out and purchased one for...

International Review By CNET.de on 87

Der Plasma-Fernseher PS50B550 von Samsung bietet eine exzellente Bildqualitt - sowohl bei HD- als auch bei SD-Material. Zwar ist das Bild etwas weich, aber das fllt im Normalbetrieb kaum auf. Das Gesamtergebnis ist trotzdem sehr gut. Wer...

International Review By Les Numériques on 80

Un tlviseur honnte dont l'absence de "Motion Plus" constitue la principale lacune. Son "1080 Full HD Motion" ne devra pas tre confondu avec le...