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Samsung PN60F5300 Review – 60-inch Plasma HDTV

Originally Reviewed on April 26th, 2014





Up for Review: Samsung PN60F5300 Plasma HDTV.

If you are looking for a large flat TV for a medium to large sized room at an affordable price point, Samsung PN60F5300 could be a great option for you. Even if it is a low-cost model, it can still display ultra clear pictures consistently due to the plasma display technology and 1080p screen resolution. The color and contrast ranges are absolutely brilliant. It may be devoid of high-end features like 3D playback, Smart TV options and the internet streaming, but picture viewing and sound delivery are just impeccable. The fantastic Game Mode is another attraction of the model.


Below, we have got the list its main features and specifications. Let’s take a look at them before we take our time to get into the details of the TV set.

Samsung PN60F5300 Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: Plasma TV
  • Screen Size: 60 inches
  • 1080p Native Screen Resolution
  • High Glossy Design with Narrow Bezel
  • Clear Image Panel
  • Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • 600Hz Subfield Motion
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
  • Eco Sensor
  • Real Black Filter
  • Game Mode
  • 1 USB and 2 HDMI Input Ports
  • ConnectShare Movie
  • 20-watt Audio with Dolby Digital Plus, SRS TheaterSound HD and DTS 2.0
  • ENERGY STAR Compliance

There are a lot of people out there, who do not prefer to spend huge bucks but want a standard TV from a good brand. PN60F5300 is the perfect option for them. It’s cheap, it does not compete with elite-class models, but it offers the best value for your money. The plasma display technology is itself a combination of so many things like refresh rate, internal processing, more color pixel production and a lot more. By incorporating the plasma technology to this model Samsung ensures that the viewers will witness optimal picture clarity. Aside from this, 1080p native screen resolution, Wide Color Enhancer Plus and Eco Sensor are all part of the model. Therefore, the clarity of all images is significantly higher. The 600Hz Subfield Motion makes sure that all video content is made of 600 video frames per second. In turn, all video films are smooth and absolutely life like regardless of how fast they are moving. The Real Black Filter is a decent innovation by the brand. It, in low-light environments, offers you better viewing experience. The Eco Sensor automatically adjusts the screen brightness as per the light intensity of the room, so on-screen pictures look more natural. It also helps save some amount of energy usage.

The Game Mode is a favorite feature of all gamers since it helps eliminate all possible input lags and provides a smooth gaming platform. The TV has got 1 USB and 2 HDMI ports, so you can connect your compatible devices such as USB stick, digital camera, DVD player and a PC to the TV and enjoy viewing the device content on the large 60-inch screen. It supports a multitude of image, audio and video formats, so you never get any error message related to your device content format. The ConnectShare Movie feature facilitates ‘Plug & Play’ function, so you do not need to install any extra hardware equipment in order to play external content through the USB.

Sound quality is pretty strong and lovely. The audio unit consists of two 10-watt speakers and a couple of advanced technologies like Dolby Digital Plus, SRS TheaterSurround HD and DTS 2.0. As a result, you get purely immersive and clear vocals from all kinds of musical programs. Energy consumption is low, that’s why it’s an ENERGY STAR Compliant TV.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Samsung PN60F5300 4/5 stars.




4 / 5 stars     

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