Reviews and Problems with Samsung PS51E490 / PN51E490
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Samsung PS51E490 review
3 April 2013
Summary: A cheap but still desirable 51-inch plasma TV
Pros: Outstanding value for money, Supports 3D playback, Good HD/3D picture quality, Decent audio, The price of the Samsung PS51E490 is enough to put a smile on any cash-strapped film fan's face, making it one of the cheapest 50-51-inch TVs around. Even better, though, is the fact that the Samsung PS51E490 doesn't only get by on its price appeal. Its pictures are much better than those of most budget big-screen rivals, in both 2D and 3D mode, and it delivers some decent mul...
Cons: No online features, No integrated Wi-Fi, Only two HDMIs, Uninspiring standard definition, The lack of any online services is unfortunate if understandable given the Samsung PS51E490's price. Standard definition pictures are a bit rough looking too, and you can get better contrast if you spend more on another plasma TV (surprise surprise). Finally, the TV doesn't have a Full HD native resolution, and can suffer a little judder with its motion.