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The LED 8 Series is Samsung's flagship line of high-end LCD HDTVs introduced in 2009 that use an LED edge-lighting solution.

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Pros

plays media off of a USB connection - includes MKV support

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thin and lightweight - only 1.5" thick, 60 pounds

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great picture

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VGA computer input

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Very high contrast amazing video processing.

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cool 240Hz demo mode - displays full 240Hz refresh on one side of the display, 60Hz on the other

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LED backlighting - high contrast, improved blacks, lower energy consumption and better environmental friendliness

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beautiful bezel and stand

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1080p, 240Hz

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Cons

no local-dimming LED therefore no higher contrast than regular LCD-TVs

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cheap stand - not sturdy

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uneven backlighting is evident in the corners

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high price

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not as thin as the 6000

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only one non-HD video input

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The LED 8 Series is Samsung's flagship line of high-end LCD HDTVs introduced in 2009 that use an LED edge-lighting solution and feature a native resolution of 1080p and Auto Motion Plus 240Hz technology. For more information refer to the full LED 8 Series report

Specifications
  • native resolution of 1080p
  • Auto Motion Plus 240Hz
  • LED Edge-lighting
  • "Eco-friendly"
    • Energy Star 3.0 compliant
    • Consumes 40% less power than standard LCD backlighting technologies
    • mercury free
    • lead free
  • 1.1" thick cabinet
  • Inputs: 4xHDMI, USB, Ethernet
  • Internet@TV
  • USB Media format support
    • video: 3GPP, MKV, WMV9 and DivX
    • audio: MP3
    • photo: jpeg
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