3D TV reviews

Every 3D TV review we've done, all rounded up

If you want to watch 3D movies bursting out of the screen, you'll need a 3D TV: a regular LCD or plasma just won't cut it. We've made sure you can find every review of every 3D TV we've done easily -- they're all here in one place.

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Samsung Series 8 (PS51D8000)

The 2011 edition of Samsung's Series 8 plasma is, as we'd expected, an impressive piece of technology. Its sound and visuals are great, and the inclusion of various 'Smart TV' features makes the Series 8 a useful multimedia device as well as a traditional TV. The built-in Web browser isn't perfect and we'd definitely prefer a notebook if one was close to hand, and some of the features are a little imperfect, but the Series is is nonetheless a big step forward from the featureless TVs of a couple of years ago.

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  • 17th June, 2011
  • Campbell Simpson
  • Samsung
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  • Pros:
  • Excellent picture quality
  • Great design
  • Impressive sound quality from a thin TV
  • Cons:
  • The Series 6 might be slightly better value
  • EPG is slow to load and navigate
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