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Samsung PS50A550 / PN50A550

Samsung PN50A550 The Samsung PN50A550 is a 50 inch 16:9 asp Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung PN50A550 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

RateitALL1, Rate it all!
16 June 2013
  • Summary: I received this TV last week and so far it has been AWESOME! I would have given it 5 stars but the sound quality is a little muffled. It doesn't bother us much since we plan on hooking up a surround sound system but if you are using the TV's speakers exclusively, you may want to reconsider. Picture quality is amazing...best I've seen and I did a TON of research before deciding on this model. I was back and forth between plasma and LCD and I'm so glad I went plasma.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung PN50A550 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

PaulRoberts369, Rate it all!
18 March 2013
  • Summary: Appreciated and approved! Samsung always delivered the best. They do what they commits.
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Overall 8
8.0

Recommend

K. Kistner "Ken Kistner", Amazon
16 January 2009
  • Summary: Bought this TV based on reviews, mainly Consumer Reports. Have owned for about 1 month and so far very satisfied. I read that the small blue indicator light bothered some when the TV was on but I hardly notice it and I believe there is an option to turn it off. I've also read that some had trouble with a red or pink tint in the picture. I have not noticed anything like that..
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Overall 8
8.0

A reasonably good TV

S-N-D "Layford", Amazon
12 January 2009
  • Summary: First of all Amazon delivery is great, fast and with extra charges that other vendors may impose for such a big item. The TV is a reasonably good one. Everything is good so far except the following: 1. The swiveling stand is a bit shaky. 2. There are not enough output/input connections. I have devices that can find no connectors left on the TV to connect to it. 3. I was told the settings that comes with the TV deliver very good results.
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Overall 8
8.0

Beautiful Picture

Steven F. Wille, Amazon
11 January 2009
  • Summary: This television might not have all of the bells and whistles that some other units have, but the bottom line is that the high definition picture is brilliant! The only thing that prevents me from giving this a higher rating is the delivery. The box sat on a delivery dock for 5 days before I finally called the delivery service (CEVA) to find out what was going on. They told me that Amazon gave them the wrong delivery address!
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Overall 8
8.0

Speakers have terrible vibrations

Dewayne Oxley, Amazon
19 December 2008
  • Summary: This television has an outstanding picture, and has all the connections I wanted. The only disheartening feature was the vibration and rattling from the down turned speakers built into the bottom of the set. It appears it vibrates the plastic frame next to the speakers. I can push up on the frame and it eases the vibrations, but sometimes even that doesn't help.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung PN50A550 50-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

KB10, Rate it all!
30 November 2008
  • Summary: Fabulous picture - power consumption much higher than I understood it to be at 320 watts in full energy saver mode and over 400 watts with energy saver turned off
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Overall 8
8.0

Great TV, a couple issues

C. Burdick, Amazon
17 November 2008
  • Summary: Overall, I'm really happy with the TV. The delivery was prompt and they put the TV right on the stand and took the box away. Nice guy too. Anyway, the only problems I've had with this TV was I've noticed a little bit on burn-in at times, but it seems to go away. This happens because when I watch regular TV, it's in the standard 4:3 ratio with the black boxes on each side and that creates burn-in.
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Overall 8
8.0

Alot of ups and some downs

C. Stock "chris", Amazon
30 October 2008
  • Summary: Fantastic picture, unmatched for the price. As with many Plasma TV's, screen reflectivity is a problem. If Samsung uses a coating to minimise reflections it sure does not work very well. This can be a real concern if you watch tv with lights on especially if it is a lamp by you because you can surely see it. The set is a real power hog according to some review sites, a concern for some. Incredible picture great menu structure.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome plasma - great price

Peter A. Miller, Amazon
14 September 2008
  • Summary: I am very pleased with this Samsung plasma. The picture is excellent, and HD signals are reproduced with incredible accuracy and color. Although the built in speakers are just average, I would not expect more. You really need external speakers to improve the sound quality. I use an analog RCA stereo cable out to an NAD receiver powering some decent quality book shelf speakers, and the sound is excellent.
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