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Samsung UN50ES6100 Review – 50-inch LED LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on April 29th, 2012

Up for Review: Samsung UN50ES6100 LED LCD HDTV. The 50-inch LED model offers most of the features offered by the HDTV sets launched by Samsung under the UNES6500 series. It is one of the TV sets designed by the manufacturer without active 3D compatibility. But it offers impressive video quality and resolution along with a set of advanced networking and connectivity options. These features also enhance the overall functionalities of the TV set, and enable viewers to access a wide variety of movies, music, videos, games and photos from both offline and online sources.

The affordable price-tag and ultra slim bezel design of the TV set also provide you with options to use it in a flexible manner. You can consider the model for a small apartment as well as place it in your study, bedroom or dormitory to compliment the 3D HD TV set placed in your main living room. However, you cannot consider the device for your kids’ room as it does not support their favorite 3D technology. They may not like a TV set that does not offer them any options to access their favorite 3D movies and video games.


The model offers 1080p HD resolution that can suit the requirement of a wide range of digital content made without using 3D. Your family members can watch the movies, programs and shows aired across different TV channels is HD. Also, the feature will suit the needs of latest movies, TV programs and gamed developed in original HD resolution. The resolution offered by the TV set is also backed with strong black levels, saturated color and better side viewing performance. But the 120 Hz refresh rate offered by the TV set is lower than the subfield motion rate supported by similar models available in the market. The feature is still effective in improving the quality of faster moving sports and action scenes, but it may not suit the needs of latest movies and video games.

Samsung UN50ES6100 Features and Specifications Review:

  • 1080p Resolution
  • 120 Hz Subfield Motion Rate
  • 3 HDMI and 3 USB Ports
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Smart Hub connected TV suite

The model also comes with the smart networking and connectivity features offered by the higher end HDTV Sets launched by the manufacturer. A viewer can use these options to use these features to use the TV set just like a desktop computer. You can use the HDMI and USB ports of the model to access your offline collection of movies, music, videos, games and photos. The digital content stored on the CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs can be watched on a 50-inch screen by connecting the TV set with a Blu-ray or DVD player. These options also enable users to access the digital content stored on their camcorder, digital camera and gaming consoles. But you will miss any direct option to access the digital content stored on your SD memory cards.

Samsung has also designed the model with built in Wi-Fi, web browser and Smart Hub integration to allow users to access internet without using any cables and wires. You can use the web browser to browse through your favorite websites. Also, you can stay connected with your friends and family members on popular online social networks like Facebook and Twitter. At the same time, the features can also be used by a viewer to stream online digital content from popular online content networks. Also, you can access a wide variety of apps and games available in the Samsung app store.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Samsung UN50ES6100 3/5 stars!

3 / 5 stars     

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