Conclusion: Those looking for top-notch picture quality in a 50-inch TV under $1000 will be hard pressed to do better than Samsung’s PN51F5500. And for that matter, the larger sizes offer excellent value as well. We were treated to a beautiful overall picture, with stellar color and contrast, impressive black levels, respectable shadow detail and silky smooth motion.
Pros: Brilliant color contrast, Deep black levels, Good shadow detail, Intuitive and feature packed interface, Affordable
Cons: Not stellar in bright rooms, Some noticeable lag in gaming
Pros: Black levels are inky and deep, Color accuracy is great (preferred over Panasonic plasmas), Horizontal and vertical side angle viewing is perfect, 2.2 inch depth for a plasma TV is helpful for wall mounting, Excellent active 3D performance with comfortable glasses, This TV offers a perfect balance of price, quality, and value, Smart Touch remote helps with Smart TV navigation and web browsing, Bright room performance is not as good as the top tier F8500, Reliability f...