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The Samsung PN50B550 is a 50" widescreen plasma HDTV that is the smallest size available in the 2009 models released by Samsung.

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Pros

1080p

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attractive bezel and stand

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PC input

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large size

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remote is backlit

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Cons

backlight whine

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blacks aren't all that impressive compared to other plasmas

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ugly orange backlight on remote, doesn't shine through on several buttons

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The Samsung PN50B550 is a 50" widescreen plasma HDTV that is the smallest size available in the 2009 models released by Samsung.  More information can be found in the Samsung Plasma Series 5 (2009) report.

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  • Screen Size: 49.9"  
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio:  Mega Contrast 
  • Response Time: .001ms 
Audio
  • Sound Effect System: SRS TruSurround HD 
  • Sound Output(RMS): 15Wx2
 
Input / Output
  • HDMI: 4 (3 rear/1side) 
  • Component: 2 (rear) 
  • Composite (AV): 1 (side) 
  • USB: 1 (rear) 
  • PC input (D-sub)
  • Headphone
  • Wireless: 802.11 (with adapter) 
Features
 
  • Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) 
  • Game Mode 
  • Tuners: Built-in
  • Energy Star qualified
Dimension / Weight
  • Set size(WXHXD) with stand: 48.8” x 32.4” x 11.4” 
  • Set size(WXHXD) without stand: 48.8” x 30.2” x 2.9” 
  • Package size(WXHXD): 59.8” x 34.8” x 11.4” 
  • Set weight with stand: 84.7 lbs. 
  • Set weight without stand: 73.6 lbs. 
  • Package weight: 99.9 lbs. 
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