Reviews and Problems with Samsung PS51E550 / PN51E550
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Decent with flaws, multiple repairs needed
Amazon Customer, Amazon
12 July 2013
Summary: I've owned this television for just under a year now and have had to have it serviced twice for internal component failures - the most recent just a few days before the warranty expires. I'd pair it with a Roku or Apple TV rather than relying on the built in smart features. Pros - Its got a great picture and is easy to use as a television Samsung service was quick and friendly both times Cons - SmartTV features are slow, clunky to navigate and frequently lose track of...
Summary: I bought the 51" version of this T.V. It had great picture quality out of the box, streamed well, and sounded good. However, a glitch with the Smart Hub occurred where it would flash to the screen randomly. This would occur whether I was watch TV, BLU-RAY, or AMAZON Instant Video. Very annoying, and although it didn't hurt the TV, it is unacceptable to pay such a price for a TV and have it potentially flash during all of my viewing for the next 5 years that I plan on...
Nice picture, great skype option, limited DLNA compatibility
20 January 2013
Summary: Owned this TV for about 6 months as my main set. Picture quality is good and the skype functionality is excellent for chatting to relatives abroad. The DLNA server is good for streaming content direct to the set (for example 3D SBS films). However, very disappointed that the current firmware cannot decode the widely used .mkv format. I have a much cheaper LG 40 inch set, that is not even a 'smart' TV and it decodes .mkv files via DLNA perfectly.