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Samsung PN51F8500 51-Inch 3D Smart Plasma HDTV Reviews

Logan92

Incredibly Bright and Beautiful Plasma

Posted

Pros: Great contrast, fantastic bright room performance, fast and easy Smart Hub, elegant design

Cons: Remote backlight, annoying camera, small crosstalk on 3D, high input lag

Samsung's top of the line Plasma this year, the f8500, is the first Plasma I've ever owned, and by far the best tv i've ever owned. I upgraded from my previous set, an LG 47LH90, which was a fully backlit LED. The off angle performance of my previous set, as well as overall contrast and black levels weren't satisfying enough for me after 4 years of usage. The 51f8500 includes four pair of 3D glasses (active, battery operated), a fancy touchpad remote, as well as a curved bow shaped stand. I personally chose to mount my set on the wall. Those who may choose to place it on a stand may want to make sure their stand will work, as the base is very wide. The TV is beautiful, aesthetically. It...
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