I think you meant to say Kuro gave the flat panel industry "The Jewel In The Crown" I still think one of the want to be manufacturers will buy the current Kuro secrets and hire the Pio engineering geeks to carry on as the "Jewel In The Crown"
No. It is the LN32A550. I have space constraints in my bedroom and could no larger than 32". It is a decent set but kind of a let down when I start watching a program on my Kuro and then decide to finish watching it on the Samsung. The Samsung PQ is so far behind.