Best Samsung TVs

Samsung's best TVs, whether they're LED or plasma

Samsung's range of TVs spans everything from small, basic screens to massive multimedia powerhouses. In the last year we've had a few particular favourites — have a read through and you'll see why we're keen to try out Samsung's 2011 TVs.

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Samsung Series 7 (UA55C7000)

Samsung's Series 7 (UA55C7000) is the best edge-lit LED television we've seen. It doesn't have the deep inky black levels of a high-end plasma television, but its colour reproduction is good and 2D video looks great. The UA55C7000's motion control handles sports and wildlife footage well, but some movies can seem slightly jittery when using default settings. 3D video playback is a novel inclusion that adds extra depth and immersion, but we'd wait a while before purchasing a television purely for 3D video. In short, don't purchase this TV for 3D -- purchase it because it's good at almost everything else.

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  • 7th May, 2010
  • Campbell Simpson
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent picture with standard 2D video, very fine detail in 1080p Blu-ray video content, good colour reproduction
  • Cons:
  • Internal speakers distort on bass notes, overly sharp at default settings, unnatural motion reproduction in default settings, 2D-3D conversion is imperfect
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