Samsung E550 series
The Samsung E550 is a decent television for the money.
- Overall score: 6.3 (3.0 stars)
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Starting at: $580.79
The good: The Samsung E550 boasts fairly deep black levels and excellent shadow detail. Colors are natural and well saturated. The 40-inch model offers particularly good value.
The bad: The TV features fairly low-quality processing, failing all of our tests, and pictures have a softness to them that can't be corrected. The TV isn't a straight replacement of last year's D550 with some functionality like Ethernet cut out. Some cheaper TVs boast even better black levels.
The bottom line: The Samsung E550 series LCD is a decent performer with excellent shadow detail and good colors but image softness hampers a hearty recommendation.
October 31, 2012 9:48 PM PDT
| Caption by: Ty Pendlebury, David Katzmaier
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