Samsung LN32D550 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LCD HDTV (Black)
List Price: $529.99
Sale Price: $640.00
Compromise on price but not on features. Samsungs affordable 550 LCD HDTV series delivers Full HD resolution, playback of files from USB drives or over your home network from DLNA Certified devices, a wealth of HDMI inputs, and plenty more, all wrapped up in Samsungs eye-catching "Touch of Color" design.
- It has 1080p resolution
- It has Touch of Color design
- Exceeds ENERGY STAR standards
- It has ConnectShare JPEG
- It has AllShare DLNA networking
(167 customer reviews)
One might dismiss this TV altogether since it doesn't have LED edge lighting, but that tech does not appear to be earning its price premium so far, considering a higher percentage of panel defects, and a black level so intense that detail often gets lost. 60Hz is also not a deal-breaker, since 120Hz tends to only show its strength with sports programming.
The picture quality is ultimately subjective, of course. But I found it well above average. Unfortunately, you can't completely disable Dynamic Contrast. The TV will tell you that it's off, but some enterprising Internet detectives at televisioninfo.com have determined that this is a... Read more
From what I can tell so far, this set has none of it. I went through a Sony, a Toshiba, an LG, and another Samsung. All but the LG had this issue, and the LG had atrocious black levels due to it being a technically "better" IPS panel. I love my LG IPS monitors, but for TV it looks awful. So I stuck with Samsung's PVA panels, and boy am I glad I did.
I immediately turned off all the video processing options and turned the backlight down from 14 to 8. IMPECCABLE picture as far as I'm concerned. Looks incredible even at... Read more
Compromise on price but not on features. Samsungs affordable 550 LCD HDTV series delivers Full HD resolution, playback of files from USB drives or over your home network from DLNA Certified devices, a wealth of HDMI inputs, and plenty more, all wrapped up in Samsungs eye-catching “Touch of Color” design.
Crisp, Clear Picture Quality From a TV With a True Sense of Style
1080p Full HD With Four HDMI Inputs
The LN32D550 delivers Full HD 1080p resolution, for a superb level of detail and clarity in your picture. To connect your sources, four separate HDMI inputs are provided, for delivering a Full HD picture and audio over a single cable.
Watch movies, check out videos, view pictures, and more on a Full HD 32-inch LCD HDTV.
Touch of Color Design
Samsung’s “Touch of Color” design features a hint of amber color naturally blended into Samsung’s traditional piano black bezel frame, for eye-catching style even when your TV is turned off.
Exceeds ENERGY STAR Standards
The LN32D550 exceeds the strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and US Department of Energy by up to 30%. That means you get lower utility costs, and a smaller carbon footprint.
Connect a thumb drive or digital camera quickly and easily via the LN32D550′s USB port. An intuitive, user-friendly interface allows access to videos, music, or pictures via the remote.
AllShare DLNA Networking
For even more entertainment options, the LN32D550 lets you connect to your home network and stream music, videos, and photos from other DLNA Certified devices (your computer, network storage drive, etc.).
The LN32D550 features a “game mode,” which turns off much of the picture processing for a faster video response. This is ideal for fast-paced video sources like video game systems, and will help gamers get the performance they’re after.
SRS’ TheaterSound, available in new Samsung HDTVs, is an all-in-one audio suite that directly addresses the three most common consumer TV audio complaints–inconsistent volume levels, unintelligible vocals, and poor, dimension-less sound. SRS helps ensure you get great audio from the LN32D550′s two 10-watt speakers, and additional technologies like Dolby Digital Plus and support for multi-channel sound (MTS) add even more on the sonic side of things.
The LN32D550 also features a PC input, so you an use it as a computer monitor.
LN32D550 Select Specifications
|Screen Size:||31.5 Inches|
|Display Type:||CCFL-Backlit LCD|
|Resolution:||1080p Full HD|
|HDMI:||4 (version 1.4)|
|Component Video (Y/PB/PR):||2|
|USB 2.0 Ports:||2|
|Component Audio Input:||2|
|PC Audio Input:||1|
|Digital Audio Output:||1 (Rear)|
|Weight and Dimensions|
|Dimensions (WxHxD):||31.7 x 20 x 3.1 Inches (31.7 x 22.2 x 9.4 Inches With Stand)|
|Weight:||20.5 lbs. (26.5 lbs. with stand)|
What’s in the Box
LN32D550 32-Inch Class LCD HDTV, Stand, Remote Control, Documentation