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The 4 series, also known as the 450 series, comprise the value-priced line of Samsung's 2008 LCD televisions.

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Pros

Matte screen reduces reflections

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Fast response time (6 ms)

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Picture in picture capability

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high contrast ratio

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Good sound quality with built in speaker

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Great black levels

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Cons

720p native resolution

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3 HDMI inputs instead of 4

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Matte screen doesn't have same color vividness as glossy screen

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The scalling process actually takes a 4x3 cut of the 16x9 signal the stretches it out to give an artificial 16x9 aspect ratio. People appear short and squat and you miss some available screen images. Spend the extra on a 1080 set

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The 4 series, also known as the 450 series, comprise the value-priced line of Samsung's 2008 LCD televisions. They're the only units that Samsung is releasing in 2008 that feature a 720p native resolution, as opposed to the 1080p resolution of the other lines. Specification-wise the 4 series share a lot in common with the more expensive 5 series, housing the same number of HDMI inputs, supporting 3D display and picture-in-picture capabilities.

Specs
  • 720p native resolution
  • 10,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • Matte screen
  • 6ms response time
  • Inputs: 3xHDMI 1.3, 2xComponent, 2xComposite, 1xS-Video, 1xVGA

3 HDMI ports - the lower level series feature 3 HDMI ports, with the high-end models adding an extra HDMI port for more expandability. All HDMI ports are version 1.3.

3D support - the televisions can accept and properly display 3D content. If you have the proper glasses and source conent the TV will handle 3D images.

Models

The 4 Series has the following naming convention: Samsung LNxxA450P. Where XX is replaced by the size of the television.

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