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Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080P HDTV - PN60E530

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Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080P HDTV - PN60E530

A Full HDTV cinema experience begins with Samsung’s new E530 series. Those looking for outstanding performance at a real value will appreciate the Full HD 1080p TV picture quality and improved black level performance the E530 series has to offer. Easy on the environment, your wallet, and even setup, enjoy affordable high-quality performance in no time.

Features:

  • Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) Resolution
    With twice the resolution of standard HD TVs, Samsung TVs deliver images that are guaranteed to amaze and bring pleasure to your home entertainment experience. The realistic texture of Full HD images invites you to enjoy a viewing experience that redefines reality
  • ConnectShare Movie
    Have movies and pictures on a USB drive? Now easily view that content right on the TV. Just plug the drive into the USB port and you are ready for a big screen experience
  • Real Black Panel
    An advancement in software technology, which provides deeper and darker black levels to deliver bolder hues, higher contrast, and smoother, clearer picture quality
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
    Allows you to see picture color the way the director originally intended, brought to life on your screen to bring you exceptionally vibrant, yet natural looking images
  • 600Hz Subfield Motion
    Using the latest in Subfield Motion technology, Samsung Plasma TV flashes a single image up to 600 times a second. The result is smoother images with unprecedented picture quality no matter how fast the images are moving

Specifications:

Audio

  • 10 Watts x 2 audio power stereo broadcast reception
  • Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse
  • SRS TheaterSound HD

Connections

  • 2 x HDMI
  • 1 x USB
  • 1 x Component In
  • 1 x Composite In
  • 1 x Optical Digital Audio Output
  • 1 x DVI Audio In (3.5mm Mini-Jack)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand (W x H x D): 54.7" x 32.6" x 2.2"
  • With Stand (W x H x D): 54.7" x 35.7" x 13"

Approximate Weight:

  • Without Stand: 62.4 lbs
  • With Stand: 71.9 lbs
  • Shipping: 89 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice

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Television TypePlasma
TypePlasma
LED TechnologyNo
Screen Size60"
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution1080p
3DNo
Refresh Rate600Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20 Watts
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs2
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Component, Composite
Output ConnectorsOptical Digital Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)54.7"
Height (inches)32.6"
Panel Depth (inches)2.2"
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV
 
4.5

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great picture quality (17)
  • Good resolution (16)
  • Attractive (15)
  • Easy to setup (15)
  • Energy efficient (12)

Cons

  • Glare (7)

Best Uses

  • Home theater (11)
  • Home (10)
  • Movies (10)
  • Wall mounting (7)
  • Gaming (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (10), Power user (4), Casual user (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great TV

Bottom Line: this is an excellent TV if you want top picture quality without paying for extra features that you don't want or need.

I've owned this TV for about a...Read complete review

Bottom Line: this is an excellent TV if you want top picture quality without paying for extra features that you don't want or need.

I've owned this TV for about a month so far and I am very happy with my purchase. I did quite a bit of research and read thru a lot of reviews, I also did comparisons between LCD/LED and plasma before making the decision to purchase this model. I went to BB and looked at the various TV's as well. For plasma TV's the salesperson at BB recommended a Panasonic over the Samsung. I didn't see any difference in the picture quality, and I checked the reliability ratings in CR and there was no appreciable difference between the two brands. That being said, I couldn't justify spending more money to get the same sized Panasonic TV.

I ended up choosing a plasma over an LCD/LED for several reasons. You get more bang for your buck with plasma, a wider viewing angle, less blur, the annual energy cost is only $21 (per the Energy Guide) which is only slightly more than an LED TV, the "burn in" issue with plasma's has basically been resolved, and I was not really that concerned with screen glare.

This is a basic TV, which is what I wanted. The picture quality is excellent and the super thin plasma makes this TV look like it is an LCD/LED TV. There are no Smart TV features, web browsers, Wi-Fi, or 3D. I live out in the country and don't have access to cable TV or internet, so most of these features would not do me any good.

The remote control is functional, but I have not really used it since I initially set up the TV. I use the Direct TV remote for regular viewing.

Some minor shortcomings: there are only 2 HDMI ports on the back of the TV. The "Smart TV's" have 3 or 4 HDMI ports - which is better, but more expensive. The sound quality is good for normal TV viewing and I have no complaints for that, however, I see that other people have complained about the sound. If you are watching a loud action movie and have the sound cranked up, the speakers are OK, not great. I am not too worried about this because if I am watching a DVD movie, I run the sound thru my stereo/surround speakers. There is screen glare, but I watch the TV 90% of the time at night, so it is really not an issue for me.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Jury still out

on the first day of use, our tv intermittently would shut off and we could only get it back on by unplugging it and plugging it back in. (a pain with a wall...Read complete review

on the first day of use, our tv intermittently would shut off and we could only get it back on by unplugging it and plugging it back in. (a pain with a wall mounted tv this big) after a couple days, it ran without a hiccup for about a 2 weeks. Then it shut off during a show and we could not get it to turn back on. Called Abt and they replaced it within 3 days. This is why I bought from Abt, great customer service. No issues on first day of use with replacement TV. Picture is great.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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5.0

Great Experience

By Deerleg

from Barrington, IL

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Fast Setup
  • Good Resolution
  • Great Picture Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Home Theater
    • Movies
    • Wall Mounting

    Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

    Great product, wonderful experience sales rep took his time to explain everything and gave me a great deal. Extremely happy!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    3.0

    Jury still out

    By basmentdweller

    from chicago, il

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Fast Setup
    • Good Remote Control
    • Good Resolution
    • Great Picture Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater
      • Movies
      • Wall Mounting

      Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

      on the first day of use, our tv intermittently would shut off and we could only get it back on by unplugging it and plugging it back in. (a pain with a wall mounted tv this big) after a couple days, it ran without a hiccup for about a 2 weeks. Then it shut off during a show and we could not get it to turn back on. Called Abt and they replaced it within 3 days. This is why I bought from Abt, great customer service. No issues on first day of use with replacement TV. Picture is great.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Great Picture.

      By F F Joe

      from Geneva IL

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Fast Setup
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Hd Pic Looks Great

      Cons

      • A Little Glare But Its Ok
      • Glare

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • No Gaming On This Tv

      Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

      Tv is located in the basement. Picture quality is teriffic. The sound is fine. I have not hooked up a surround sound system to it yet. Only the digital cable box.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Great TV

      By Brian

      from Argyle, NY

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Energy Efficient
      • Fast Setup
      • Good Resolution
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

      • Glare

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Movies
      • Video Games

      Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

      Bottom Line: this is an excellent TV if you want top picture quality without paying for extra features that you don't want or need.

      I've owned this TV for about a month so far and I am very happy with my purchase. I did quite a bit of research and read thru a lot of reviews, I also did comparisons between LCD/LED and plasma before making the decision to purchase this model. I went to BB and looked at the various TV's as well. For plasma TV's the salesperson at BB recommended a Panasonic over the Samsung. I didn't see any difference in the picture quality, and I checked the reliability ratings in CR and there was no appreciable difference between the two brands. That being said, I couldn't justify spending more money to get the same sized Panasonic TV.

      I ended up choosing a plasma over an LCD/LED for several reasons. You get more bang for your buck with plasma, a wider viewing angle, less blur, the annual energy cost is only $21 (per the Energy Guide) which is only slightly more than an LED TV, the "burn in" issue with plasma's has basically been resolved, and I was not really that concerned with screen glare.

      This is a basic TV, which is what I wanted. The picture quality is excellent and the super thin plasma makes this TV look like it is an LCD/LED TV. There are no Smart TV features, web browsers, Wi-Fi, or 3D. I live out in the country and don't have access to cable TV or internet, so most of these features would not do me any good.

      The remote control is functional, but I have not really used it since I initially set up the TV. I use the Direct TV remote for regular viewing.

      Some minor shortcomings: there are only 2 HDMI ports on the back of the TV. The "Smart TV's" have 3 or 4 HDMI ports - which is better, but more expensive. The sound quality is good for normal TV viewing and I have no complaints for that, however, I see that other people have complained about the sound. If you are watching a loud action movie and have the sound cranked up, the speakers are OK, not great. I am not too worried about this because if I am watching a DVD movie, I run the sound thru my stereo/surround speakers. There is screen glare, but I watch the TV 90% of the time at night, so it is really not an issue for me.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Very satisfied so far

      By Satisfied buyer

      from New York, NY

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Fast Setup
      • Good Resolution
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

      • Glare
      • Poor Connection Options

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • Movies
      • Video Games

      Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

      I've had this for about 3 weeks now and I have no complaints. I looked up plenty of reviews and did serious comparisons between LED and plasma before making the decision to purchase this model. The picture quality is excellent and the super thin plasma makes this tv look as good as most LEDs style-wise.

      To be clear, this is a bare bones TV. There are no Smart TV features or wifi, and the remote control is very functional, but doesnt have neat ergonomics that you may see on other higher end models. But, for the price, this is an excellent value if you want top picture quality without paying for extra features that you may not even need. In my case, smart tv and wifi are unnecessary since I have an xbox with those features hooked up to it.

      Some downsides that led to me giving this 4 stars instead of 5: there is pretty substantial screen glare that makes viewing in sunlight very difficult. More importantly, there are only 2 HDMI ports. While there are ways to add more devices using splitters for under $50, its a hassle and requires more wires hanging out. With many new larger TVs having 3-4 HDMI ports, this is definitely a shortcoming. Lastly, I was not aware of this beforehand, but apparently plasmas have a buzzing sound when turned on. While it was very noticeable at first, you get used to it pretty quickly and now it rarely bothers me. As for burn in on plasma TVs, I haven't noticed anything so far, and I've been quite laissez faire about the types of static images left on screen.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      Great So Far

      By Matt

      from Denver, CO

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Energy Efficient
      • Fast Setup
      • Good Resolution
      • Great Picture Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home
        • Home Theater
        • Movies
        • Video Games

        Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

        Great picture and easy to set up and use.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        From the box to the wall

        By Fred the golfer

        from Hendersonville,NC

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Energy Efficient
        • Fast Setup
        • Good Resolution
        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

        • Glare

        Best Uses

        • Attached to Computer
        • Movies
        • Video Games
        • Wall Mounting

        Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

        I use the TV in basement without windows for minimum glare.The picture is great, the sound is pretty good too. Good value provided it will last a few years.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        5.0

        GREAT SALES EXPERIENCE - A-1 All AROUND

        By Renee

        from Bainbridge Island Washington

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Remote Control
        • Good Resolution
        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Theater

          Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

          everything was excellent

          Service and delivery comments:

          Perfect service - delivery - on time - notified and re-notified when driver was going to be a bit late

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          great buy

          By rich

          from wesley chapel,fl.

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Energy Efficient
          • Fast Setup
          • Good Remote Control
          • Good Resolution
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Great Sound Quality
          • Reduced Glare

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Home

          Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

          Great t v and great price

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Great plasma Flat screen

          By Brunson

          from Tacoma washington

          About Me Power User

          Verified Buyer
          Site Member

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Energy Efficient
          • Fast Setup
          • Good Remote Control
          • Good Resolution
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Great Sound Quality
          • Reduced Glare

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Theater
            • Movies
            • Wall Mounting

            Comments about Samsung 60" Series 5 Plasma Black Flat Panel HDTV:

            very nice Tv
            great picture and sound

            Service and delivery comments:

            great service,I will be back

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            Comment on this review

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