"Great Color, Very Thin, small issues."4.0 starson by gadgetguy681
Pros: Vivid Colors, Excellent clarity with 1080p source material, Dejudder and smoothness adjustments, Lan connectivity, Anynet, Yahoo Widgets, and more.
Cons: Price, faded white characters on black screen, blooming in corners when screen is dark. Yahoo widgets is kinda slow.
Summary: I've had this set for three and a half months now and I must say, it's awesome! I also purchased a Samsung Blu-ray player and surround sound at the same time and this set displays an absolutely awesome picture, especially with a 1080p source. The colors, clarity, and definition are stunning. It's amazing that you can see the pores on somones face or the fine little loops in fabric of a towel. Truly lifelike at times.
I like the LAN connectivity as well. You can upgrade the firmware very easily. I had to adjust the dejudder and smoothness as stated in the article and that really created a stunning picture with 1080p. The picture almost looked too lifelike (if that's possible) before adjusting. It didn't look like a movie, more like I was looking through a window. I'm so glad the NFL season has started. Also, if you purchase a Samsung Blu-ray player you'll get the use of Anynet which allows you to control the tv and blu-ray/surround sound with one remote, without programming. If you pop in a Blu-ray, the tv automaticlally changes the source to the Blu-ray. Amazing what little things make me happy!
Now for the Cons. These are very minimal things but definitely need addressed. I've noticed when watching a movie when the screen is very dark, almost completely black, there is light blooming in from the corners. Also, when there is a commercial or a program that shows only white text on the black screen, the white fades out quite a bit. It's bright enough to read but not as bright as I'd ideally think it should be. Also, Yahoo widgets loads kind of slow. I have a 6MB DSL connection so I know it's not the internet. Other than that, this set is awesome.
If you're reading these reviews wondering if you should buy this tv, stop right now and start shopping. I purchased mine online and haggled with the salesperson to get the best price anywhere. Good luck and you'll be happy.