Samsung PS50B550 / PS50B551 TV reviews and prices: 50" Full HD 1080p Plasma screen

8 customer reviews

This television is a good all rounder.

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9.4 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Samsung PS50B550 / PS50B551 with 50" Full HD 1080p Plasma screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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Pete, Reay Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy set-up and graet picture quality.
Bad points:
Sound not excellent, but still good.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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6 of 14 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 18 Sep 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good picture
Bad points:
speakers are underpowered
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 1.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 7.0
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11 of 26 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Jul 2009

Sean, Atherstone Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great picture and great style of tv
Bad points:
Sound through dvd seems to be a bit low.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Oct 2009

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 50
Type of screen Plasma
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 100
Response time (Milliseconds) 0.001
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 2000000
Reflection angle 180
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket No
Weight (kg) 33.4
Release date 2009-03-19

Also known as: Samsung PS50B551 50, Samsung PS50B551 50”

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Manufacturer's Description

With SAMSUNG’s FilterBright technology, viewers can see the black levels in superb detail whether in a dark environment, a bright room or even in the daylight. Our technology is simple FilterBright absorbs external light to reduce ambient light reflection whilst allowing internal light from whatever the viewer is watching to pass through the panel producing Mega Contrast and vibrant images.

Mega dynamic contrast ratio
The Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio provides better clarity than you ever thought possible. It provides you deeper, richer dark colours and bright, more vibrant light colours.

With 4 HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) inputs, SAMSUNG Plasma TVs equipped to become high-speed, multimedia hubs. Able to connect to up to 4 AV devices simultaneously, they enable the creation of a seamless cinematic environment.

swivel stand
A round swivel stand allows for the best possible viewing from any angle.

Full HD 1080p
Full HD, or 1080p, contains 1.5 times more scanning lines than conventional HD TVs. More scanning lines mean more pixels, more details and a better picture. The new SAMSUNG LCD TV with resolution that is approximately 2 times greater than conventional HD TVs, creating the most perfect picture imaginable.

wide colour enhancer 2
SAMSUNG’s Wide Colour Enhancer extended to display the natural green and blue. Additionally, Wide Colour Enhancer 2 technology is upgraded to reproduce the red area also.

18 bit (262144 gradation)
SAMSUNG PDP TV’s 18-bit processing capacity broadens the colour palette to deliver unbelievably natural & true colours.

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