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Samsung PN64F8500 64-Inch 3D Smart Plasma HDTV Reviews

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Excellent color balance and superb white whites. Distracting buzzing and major video processing issues takes stars off...

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Pros: Best whites that I have seen on plasmas in 2013 lineup. Colors are accurate with slightly exaggerated reds. Good blacks.

Cons: Buzzing and video processing mistakes on Cinema Smooth mode. Software glitch that does not shut off Cinema Smooth, strong SOE with Cinema Smooth OFF.

I have been looking for a perfect large screen TV for over a year now. I owned 70" Elite LED and 65VT50, and Elite color accuracy (even calibrated) and screen uniformity were poor while 65VT50 whites were never truly white. Finally here came the PN64F8500 and it has good color accuracy, white whites and respectable blacks. I have played most of my test files and this TV impresses. My comparison are basically these: Colors that as accurate as VT50 and much better than Elite Images have depth that I did not see on Elite or on VT50 Whites that are white and much closer to Elite's Blacks are up there with the big dogs of Elite I enjoy the visuals from this TV every day but motion on the...
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