Not much, But we noticed standard definition does not perform as good as High Definition
Plain and simple, This HDTV is made for HDTV if your planning on watching standard
definition TV you might see a little more blur than on a regular LCD HDTV.
But for 1080p and 720p feeds you will be blown out of the water.
It's a personally would take one trade for the other-(High Def wins:)
5,000,000 Dynamic Contrast Ratio Auto Motion Plus 120Hz™: Advanced processing that
reduces blur and enhances
image detail when viewing fast motion video sequences. HD-Grade pixel resolution:
High resolution pixel density is combined with a built-in image scaler to handle
inputs from a variety of digital and analog audio/video
sources. Ultra Slim (1.2” depth) Touch of Color™ Design: Samsung’s unique manufacturing
process accents the surrounding bezel with a stylish colored tone. Response time:
A fast 2ms response time minimizes blurring of fast motion in high action programs.
Widescreen aspect ratio Ultra Clear Panel: Advanced LCD technology lets you enjoy
crisp image details, natural skin tones, excellent shadow detail, and vibrant colors.
Built-in digital tuner – no external box
Medi@2.0 -Internet@TV - Content Service: Receive content from Yahoo!®, Flickr®,
and more via on-screen TV widgets. - DLNA®: Sync your connectable home electronics
and display remote content on your TV. - Pre-loaded Content Library™ (Flash): Enjoy
hours of built-in entertainment features, then personalize it by adding content that’s
available online. - USB 2.0 Movie: Show digital home movies, photos, PC presentations
and more on your TV, using the remote. Wide Color Enhancer Pro: Optimizes a given
color’s hue, resulting in more natural rendering of colors.
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): Enables convenient, simultaneous viewing of TV programs
and video or PC content sources.
Game Mode enhances dark areas, sharpens the picture, speeds up the image processing
response and enhances the sounds of your games. Picture and sound quality optimized
for the special needs of gaming systems at the touch of a button. Energy Star® Compliant
reduces energy consumption by up to 25% compared with standard TVs. Crystal Neck
4 HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) version 1.3: 4 back Anynet™ Plus (HDMI-CEC):
allows peripheral AV devices such as a DVD player to be controlled by a Samsung TV
remote control. 2 USB 2.0 Movie: 2 back
1 Component video inputs: 1 back 1 Optical sound output: 1 back 1 PC input: 1 back
1 Ethernet: 1 back
AUDIO SRS TruSurround HD™
creates an immersive, feature-rich surround sound experience from two speakers, complete
with rich bass, high frequency detail and clear dialog. Down firing speakers with
subwoofer 10 Watts x 2 audio power Stereo broadcast reception: Supports multichannel
sound (MTS) and second audio program (SAP) with 181-channel capacity.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT (WXHXD)
TV without stand: 44.5” x 27.1” x 1.2” TV without stand weight: 39.7 lbs. TV with
stand: 44.5” x 29.8" x 10.9”
TV with stand weight: 50.3 lbs.
MANUFACTURE STATED FEATURES
This LED backlit series 8 impressed us from the start! Several led's which illuminate
the panel ensure you are getting a contrast rich picture with vivid blacks and color.
The wow factor has us breath taken. A staggering 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio gives
realistic blacks and Vivid color that are rich and realistic.
Motion Blur is a thing of the past, see every split second of every game movie or
whatever you are watching a 240Hz Auto motion pro ensures you miss nothing. 2ms response
time leaves motion blur behind.
Wide Color Enhancer Pro aids in the color reproduction.
It even comes with an additional cool little remote shaped like a pebble for basic
Watch content from Flickr or Yahoo or connect your media through it's USB 2.0 interface.
Our rating is outstanding!
We give a BIG thumbs up!
Producing vivid color and lightning speed processing this 55" LED HDTV will wow your
senses. It offers plenty connectivity features and is still priced right. If your
wanting a crisp and clear picture this series 8 won't disappoint you. This set thrives
on High Def. Standard definition will have to take a back seat to this one.