Pros Great picture, great options, LED backlighting
Cons price, reflective screen
Summary I researched TV's for a long time and am glad I purchased this one. The picture is second to none. Tons of menu options and inputs. The shiny screen does not bother me because the room I have it in is fairly dark. Do not listen to the fake review posted here. My HDTV viewing has never been better. My 360 elite (and soon to be PS3) have never been more fun to play. My family and friends can not believe the picture or the fact that it is an LCD TV and not a plasma.
Pros dead in less than a year, great tv while worked
Cons dead in less than a year. two months and counting on the warantee repair
Summary If it worked for more than 9 months, I would have been pleased. Way too much money to waste on a tv that dies so soon. Seems like a lot of Samsung products have short life expectancies. Warantee service is not too good so far. My tv died with less than a year on it.... I am stll making payments on a tv that doesn't work.... 2 months and counting on the warantee service..... TOTALLY UNRELIABLE
Pros Superior black level performance, High motion resolution, Incredibly accurate colours, and did I mention the blacks levels?!
Cons Had to wait so long for the price to become affordable for me.
Summary I was thinking of including off angle viewing in the cons section but I really can't as it is so much better than my outgoing 4665. SO MUCH BETTER!!! I have no real complaints against this set as it is the perfect fit for my budget and home theatre, and such an incredible improvement over my old set I am just delirious with joy. And I love the smell of new electronics in the home!!!
The only reason I took off a half star is that the off angle is not perfect, but as I said before, much better than my "old" 4665.
"SAMSUNG SCREEN"on by Nobuysamsung
Pros INCLUDES A BAG W/A CLOTH & PICTURE TO SPRITZ H2O ON A CLOTH TO CLEAN
Cons PERMANENT SMUDGE ON SCREEN
Summary "Serious is when you spend 3K & cant get a problem resolved"
by Nobuysamsung (see profile) - July 11, 2008
Pros: Samsung does not solve their problems
Cons: Seriously Bad Customer Service
Full user opinion
Samsungs Cust Svce sucks!!!If you ever have a problem..you bought from the wrong company.I called with a problem & was not helped but put on hold for 10 mins then transferred to the small appliance dept!Its a Tv guys!I called back and asked questions from another rep who really didnt want to admit to the problem but only half heartedly in the end. I called back only to be told by a supervisor that it was the retailers problem. I told her not to dump a technical writing problem on a retailer.Next I found other horror stories online & called their executive customer service at 800-522-7341...she too was full of apologies about my treatment & then hung up! What is wrong with a company who doesnt address a cutomer problem.This company is not on the stock exchange only on the Korean exchange.Some of their executives have been arrested for fraud!Researching Samsung online they have alot of Technical problems with alot of their products...They want your money but dont want to solve their screw-ups!Next time i will buy another brand.NO Where in the manual do they address the screen cleaning.Only on a dinky bag around a cloth.Does H2O not mean water.Does a picture showing a spritz on a cloth in a hand mean NOT to use a spritz of water.I did this & now there is a permanent smudge across my screen & Samsung said they heard of it happening & their screens are extremely sensitive so why dont they put it in their instructional manual & now say its the retailer problem they are supposed to give out those instructions.Bull Sheets!
Pros Picture is fantastic and blows away both Sony and Pioneer, Super Sleek design, Decent sound out of the box, HDMI Gaming input works awesome with PS3
Cons Haven't found any yet... although it could be a wee bit cheaper
Summary I have had this set for a little over 2 months and mounted it over my fireplace. It's the main attraction in my great room and everyone comments on it. The weird part is that we don't have curtains in the room yet and even on a really sunny day the screen is still very good at coping with reflections which I was surprised at due to it's glossy-ness (New words!). Prior to purchasing I did about 3 months of research and looked at it next to the Sony and Pioneer, Panasonics and more and the picture once set up, is phenomenal. My hockey games are even great! Blacks are good and watching Planet Earth on Blue Ray was unbelieveable. Plain and simple its a great TV that I feel was worth the extra bit of money.