Samsung is one of the most respected names in the electronic biz, so it comes as no surprise that their HDTVs and flat screens are some of the best on the market. If you’re in the market for a new Samsung TV, these are some of your best options.
1. Samsung UN65HU9000 Curved 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED HDTV
Curved TVs have a number of benefits, including reduced glare and a more theatrical viewing effect. This Samsung Smart TV also has 3D capabilities, making it great for home theaters. Motion and voice controls are both supported by this Samsung TV. Do note, however, that to get the best effect from a curved TV, you need a rather large living room.
Pros:Voice and motion controls are supportedEnergy Star-certifiedAutomatically adjusts contrast to increase picture depthHalo-ing and image distortion are minimizedS-Recommendations give you personalized hints about what to watch
Cons:Heavy, weighing nearly 70 poundsSitting too close or too far to one side can reduce picture qualityOnly comes with four sets of 3D glassesIf you need more than two HDMI ports, you will need to make an additional accessories purchaseMay be prohibitively expensive for some
2. Samsung UN48H6350 48-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart LED TV
This 48-inch LED TV is also a Smart TV. It has a refresh rate of 120 Hz, which is double some other Samsung TV models of the same size. This particular Samsung model uses Micro Dimming technology, which makes whites pop and gives depth to darker tones.
Pros:Four HDMI inputsAlso available in 32, 42, 50, 55, 60, 65, and 75-inch displaysAdded camera accessory lets you teach your TV gesture-based controlsEco Sensor tech automatically adjust screen brightness based on the ambient light in the roomSamsung 3D converter uses 3D Auto Contrasting to turn 2D programs into 3D
Cons:3D glasses and other accessories sold separatelyNavigation menus may be confusing for someAutomatic updates may reset your presetsSome user reviews gripe that certain apps are non-functioning or buggySome user reviews complain about sub-par customer service
3. Samsung UN28H4000 28-Inch 720p 60Hz LED TV
If you’re looking for a smaller TV without a lot of bells and whistles, this 28-incher should fit the bill nicely. It’s a “dumb TV” without any apps installed, but that can be a good thing if you’re shopping for an elderly family member who doesn’t want or need those features.
Pros:Weighs just nine poundsNo “smart” features to fail, annoy, or distract youGreat size for a secondary TV for your kitchen, exercise room, kid’s bedroom, etc.LED screens are brighter than plasma screensAttractive design
Cons:Does not have full HD resolutionNo 3D supportOnly has two HDMI portsMenu system not intuitive, according to some usersSome users report finding the right viewing angle can be tricky
4. Samsung UN40H5500 Slim 40-Inch 1080p 60Hz Smart LED TV
This slim-profile TV boasts gorgeous lines and a ton of features. One of the coolest features is Dual-Screen mode, which lets you watch a program on one half of the screen, and browse social media or YouTube on the other half.
Pros:Also available in 32-inch and 48-inch flavorsTons of appsVivid colorDual-screen mode supports multitaskingEnergy Star-certified
Cons:Camera accessori for motion controls is sold separatelyRefresh rate a bit low compared to some other Samsung TVs of this sizeNo 3D supportSome user reviews state stand is “flimsy”Set may be prone to color bleeds/blotches at corners, according to some reviewers
5. Samsung UN75H7150 75-Inch 1080p 240Hz 3D Smart LED TV
If you’re in the market for a TV that fills up an entire room, this whopper is a great option for structuring your home theatre around. Do note, however, that the 75-inch version is not Energy Star-certified.
Pros:Refresh rate of 240Hz3D supportQuadcore processor to limit lag timesSupports screen mirroringFull web browser
Cons:Requires a lot of spaceExpensiveMay not appeal to those who don’t want Smart features or 3D featuresOnly comes with two pairs of 3D glasses, not four as with some other TVsSome accessories sold separately
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