$1,418.00 to $1,509.00
As much as we love plasmas' image quality here at CNET, there's no denying that they're power hogs . However, at CES 2009 we've seen several plasma manufacturers showing off new energy-efficient panels. Like Panasonic's NeoPDP plasmas, the Samsung PNB550 series of plasmas claim to consume nearly 50 percent less energy compared to past models. Here are the full details.Minimize
|Flat Panel Type||Plasma TV||Aspect Ratio||Widescreen (16:9)||Broadcast Format Displayed||1080p (HDTV) • 1080i (HDTV) • 720p (HDTV) • 480p (EDTV) • 480i (SDTV)||LCD Response Time||0.001 ms||Screen Size||58 inch||Digital TV Standard||HDTV Television||Display Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels||Weight||84.7 lb.|
|Playable File Formats||JPEG|
|Digital TV Standard||HDTV - HDTV receiver is integrated.||Broadcast Format Supported||1080p (HDTV)||Built-in Tuner||ATSC • NTSC • QAM||Native Aspect Ratio||16:9|
|Display Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Rear Input Connectors||Component x 2 • HDMI x 3 • USB Port||Front Input Connectors||Composite x 1 • HDMI x 1|
|Audio Type||Virtual Surround|
|Number of Speakers||2 Speakers||Speaker Power||2 x 15 Watt|
|Parental Control||V-Chip||Energy Star Compliant||Energy Star Compliant|
|OSD Languages||English • French • Spanish|
|Width||55.8 in.||Depth||2.9 in.||Height||34.1 in.||Weight||84.7 lb.|
|Overall Warranty||1 Year|
|Included Accessories||Remote Control||UPC||036725229334||Family Line||Samsung PN|
This 42" plasma HDTV features a 600Hz screen refresh rate for crystal-clear images and reduced blurring during fast-action scenes.
The VIERA® S1 Series Plasma HDTVs are perfect for sports and cinema-quality movies. Neo PDP technology delivers sharp, detailed images, deep blacks and remarkable brightness, and all with lower power consumption.
Combined with E3-Panel technology, the PN42C450's 1366 x 768p (720p) plasma panel brings you more than just high definition. While E3-Panel's 600Hz subfield motion delivers incredibly smooth and fluid on-screen motion, its Mega Dynamic Contrast ratio ensures pure black levels and enhanced color performance for sharp detail and vivid color tones.Minimize
The Samsung PN50C590 50" Class Plasma HDTV brings a theater-quality picture into your very own living room! It supports true 1080p resolution and 600Hz Subfield Motion blur reduction, so you’ll never miss a detail no matter how intense the action gets.