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Samsung UN55ES6500 Review – 55-inch LED LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on April 25th, 2012





Up for Review: Samsung UN65ES5500 LED LCD HDTV. Samsung has launched the 55-inch LED 3D HD TV set at a low price-tag. But the model is designed with most of the features and functionalities offered by the higher end TV sets launched by the manufacturer. In addition to watching the movies and programs aired on different television channels, a user can use the device to access additional digital content from various online and offline sources. These features also make the model usable for multiple purposes just like a desktop computer.

You can consider the model to meet the entertainment needs of your family members irrespective of their age and personal tastes. The active 3D technology support extended by the TV set will make it popular among the youngsters and kids. They will enjoy the experience of accessing the latest 3D movies, games and other digital content on a 55-inch LED screen. At the same time, the model also offers 1080p HD resolution to compliment both 2D and 3D content. With an increased resolution, your family members can watch normal programs like news, weather, family dramas and chat shows in HD resolution.


Samsung has further improved the video quality with strong black levels and high contrast ratio. But the model offered 120 Hz refresh rate that is much lower than the subfield motion rate supported by similar TV sets available in the market. The feature will not have a huge impact on watching the normal scenes, but the rate may not support the latest movies and video games. However, the feature is still effective in making the faster moving sports and action scenes enjoyable by reducing motion blur. On the whole, the overall video related features of the model can entertain each member of your family.

Samsung UN55ES6500 Features and Specifications Review:

  • 1920 x 1080p Resolution
  • 120 Hz Subfield Motion Rate
  • Active 3D Compatible
  • Built-in Wi-Fi with Web Browser
  • Smart Hub connected TV suite

The model also comes with a set of advanced networking and connectivity options. These options enhance the basic functionalities of the TV set, and allow viewers to use it as a PC. You can use the HDMI and Ports of the TV set to access your offline collection of movies, music, videos, photos and games stored on different types of devices and discs. The content stored on your camcorder, digital camera and gaming console can be accesses on the 55-inche LED TV screen. Similarly, you can connect a DVD or Blu-ray player to the TV set to access the digital content stored on CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs. But the TV set does not offer any direct options to access the content stored on your SD memory cards.

Samsung has further designed the model with built in Wi-Fi and web browser to provide users with a smart and wireless networking options to access internet. The web browser can be used to access your favorite websites on the TV screen. Similarly, you can use these options to communicate with your friends on online social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These features also enhance your overall scope of accessing a wide variety of digital content. You can stream online digital content from popular content networks along with downloading compatible apps and games from the dedicated Samsung Hub.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Samsung UN55ES6500 4/5 stars!




4 / 5 stars     

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