Plasma TV Guide - Plasma TV Reviews - 2010 Samsung Plasma HDTV Review: 3D Plasma TVs
Review Date: July 30, 2010
 Last Updated: June 25, 2013

Samsung Plasma HDTV Sets for 2010
Part 4: Samsung 3D plasma TVs - PNC7000 / PNC8000

Solid picture quality and excellent 3D performance for less


Samsung PNC7000 series is one of the least expensive premium TV series to feature 3D. Yet Series 7 Samsung plasma TVs represent more than just 3D; these are also among the most feature-rich HDTVs. Even more impressive is Samsung PNC8000 flagship series, with its enhanced feature set and a picture which according to the many lucky owners, is the best they have ever seen.

Definitely, Samsung 3D plasma TVs can deliver more for less than the competition, thanks to an excellent 2D picture and solid 3D performance. But...

Nothing is perfect; even the very best HDTVs are not capable of delivering the perfect picture, and these Samsung premium plasma TVs are no exception. Go through this Samsung plasma TV review to discover more.


Samsung 60-inch F5500 plasma TV  Samsung 60-inch PN60F5500 3D Plasma HDTV with Samsung Smart TV

The F5500 series shares a very similar feature set to that of the flagship for a much cheaper price tag. The reason is that it lacks the Real Black Pro panel of the F8500, and hence all of its picture performance benefits. But overall picture quality of the F5500 is very good - delivering the best value plasma TV option from Samsung for the inexpensive price.

Samsung 3D Plasma TV Series: An overview

The PNC7000 is Samsung's least expensive 3D plasma TV series. It comprises three models, the 50-inch PN50C7000 ($1,550), the 58-inch PN58C7000 ($2,150), and the 63-inch PN63C7000 ($2,700) plasma HDTV.

Samsung Series 7 forms part of a trio of Samsung plasma HDTV series to come with the latest 1.4 inch slim design. The other series are the PNC6500 - Samsung's premium 2D TV, and the PNC8000, Samsung's second 3D plasma TV series.

In terms of features, the PNC7000 is the 3D TV equivalent to the C6500 2D TV series. However, the PNC7000 miss on one feature found on the less expensive series, Cinema Smooth. Cinema Smooth use a 96Hz refresh rate to enable the processing of 1080p/24 content without the use of 2:3 pulldown processing. This means that the PNC7000 cannot properly reproduce 1080p/24 cadence.

Apart from 3D and the ultra-slim design, other features include Touch of Color design, a rated dynamic contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1, and the much improved FilterBright antiglare technology. Included, there is also Samsung's updated Internet-enabled TV application - one of the best for 2010, an extensive set of user-adjustable picture controls that would surely appeal to videophiles and home theater enthusiasts looking for the best picture; and Samsung's CrystalFullHD engine for enhanced image performance.

Samsung PNC8000 series is Samsung flagship series for 2010. Like the PNC7000, it comprises three screen sizes, the 50-inch PN50C8000 ($1,800), the 58-inch PN58C8000 ($2,450), and the 63-inch PN63C8000 ($3,400).

These PNC8000 Samsung plasma HDTVs come with a few interesting enhancements over the already appealing feature set of the PNC7000, and this apart from the more refined styling that includes a slim brushed titanium bezel.

Samsung C8000 inch-thin Plasma TV with 3D

Samsung flagship 3D plasma TV:
58-inch PN58C8000

Another major difference between C7000 and C8000 Samsung plasma HDTVs is the presence of two additional picture modes, termed CAL-NIGHT and CAL-DAY which allows the user to select a custom calibrated picture for low light and daylight viewing.

Samsung also reserved its unique filtering technology for the flagship series, called Real Black filter; this is said to help improve the blacks while still maintaining excellent shadow detail especially in the darker parts of the image.

Other enhancements over the C7000 include Samsung Cinema Smooth for 1080p/24 material, a slightly improved dynamic contrast ratio of 7,000,000:1, and motion judder canceller to reduce motion judder inherently found in fast-action scenes in film-based movies; more information on these features is available under part 2 of this review article.

At the present reduced pricing, moving onto the flagship series would cost close to $250 for the 58-inch; this is the best selling Series 8 Samsung plasma HDTV. This difference however will rise to around $750 for the 63-inch. Despite the present reduced pricing, the PNC8000 series is not cheap, but when considering what is on offer, it is definitely one of the most affordable 3D TVs. It is no wonder these HDTVs are among the best selling plasma TV irrespective of brand, and one of the most favorite among videophiles looking for top picture quality.

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Editor's note: We would not go into the details of Series 8 Samsung plasma HDTV features; as highlighted earlier on, Series 8 is equivalent to the PNC7000 series but with the extra features detailed above, features which we have discussed under the features part (part 2) of this Samsung plasma HDTV review. For this reason, we will follow with an analysis of Series 7 feature set and then discuss performance for both.

The PNC7000 Samsung Plasma HDTV series ...in detail

Series 7 Samsung Plasma HDTV Features

Appearance

Design: The PNC7000 series come with a most appealing design characterized by a transparent edge around the set dark gray bezel; the latter is finished in a subtle brushed metal-like finish that matches the set brushed metal stand.

Complementing the whole design is Samsung's latest trademark first introduced in 2009 - a transparent support stand. This takes the form of a see-through transparent glass column that gives the impression the display panel above the base is resting in mid-air.

Samsung transparent vertical support and clear edging

Samsung clear vertical support and transparent edging

The matching table-stand also allows the set to swivel by 20 degrees to the left or to the right. Overall panel thickness is just 1.4 inches thin - a thinness that is more associated with edge-lit LED TVs than plasma TVs.

With the stand in place, the 50-inch Series C7000 Samsung plasma HDTV measures approximately 47.4(W) x 8.9(D) x 31.8(H) inches; without the stand, the Samsung PN50C7000 measures 47.4 x 1.4 x 29.5 inches. Equally compact (and lightweight) with respect to previous generation plasmas is the 58-inch PN58C7000 - measuring just 54.6(W) x 1.4(D) x 33.4(H) inches without the stand; instead, the largest member of the group, the 63-inch PN63C7000 measures 58.8 x 1.4 x 35.8 inches without the stand.

Screen: PNC7000 Samsung plasma HDTVs come with a shiny screen - typical of plasmas but also of the latest LCD TVs. As highlighted in our introduction, for 2010, Samsung is using an improved FilterBright anti-glare formulation that is capable of doing a much better job in attenuating reflections off the screen than the anti-glare technology adopted by Samsung on its 2009 plasma TVs.

Main Features

E-Panel: As with other 2010 Samsung plasma HDTVs, PNC7000 Samsung plasma HDTVs feature an improved e-panel - characterized by superior picture performance thanks to better saturation and contrast, and a brighter image at lower power consumption. Thanks to this new panel, the latest Samsung plasma TVs are said to be 26% more efficient than the revised Energy Star 4.0 minimum requirements. However, power consumption of the latest Samsung plasma HDTVs is still close to twice that of the latest LED TVs.

600Hz Subfield Motion Technology: Originally seen in 2009, this helps improve motion resolution for sharper, clearer images during fast action events like games and sports. This is similar in concept to Panasonic's 600Hz subfield drive system, yet Samsung's 600Hz technology does fall a bit short of the full 1080 lines supported by the HD standard. However, at the levels of motion resolution involved, performance is still exceptional and one that is impossible for the eye to detect with real video and broadcast content.

Contrast Ratio: These Samsung plasma HDTVs come with a 5,000,000:1 dynamic contrast rating. Some may say this is less than being quoted for the latest LED TVs. Rest assured that while improved dynamic contrast do make a difference, yet contrast alone does not make the picture.

In addition, while TV makers are still playing the number game with consumers, the latest dynamic contrast ratings have reached values that are impossible for the eye to perceive! More important is the static, or display panel native contrast ratio rating; most TV makers fail to quote this parameter - Samsung included. It is truly a case of playing with numbers! But more information on this is available in our article: 'The Contrast Ratio Game.

Fast Pixel Response Time and 3D: These sets have a quoted pixel response time of just 0.001msec - a thousand times faster than the fastest LED TVs. But this superfast pixel response time is typical of all plasma displays - not only Samsung's, and helps not only to minimize blurring in motion during sports programs and fast action content, but even more important for a 3D TV, helps minimize 3D image crosstalk. In fact, this fast response time is the main reason for the superior 3D image quality supported by plasma TVs over LED LCD TVs.

3D image crosstalk is a phenomenon in 3D viewing where a subtle washed-out image intended for the right eye appears as a halo around the image intended for the left eye and vice versa. This affects 3D image detail - leading to a subtle double image effect that may at times become annoying with some 3D content. In the worst case, it may even cause eye fatigue.

It is true that 3D image crosstalk can be caused by a variety of factors including lack of accuracy in the synchronization between the TV and the shutter glasses, as well as too high contrast TV settings or a high contrast image. But it is also enhanced by an insufficient pixel response time. Even the latest superfast LED TVs with their quoted 1msec response time are not fast enough to eliminate crosstalk completely - thus explaining why 3D image crosstalk is much more evident on LCDs (CCFL or LEDs) than plasma TVs. Rather, with plasma TVs, 3D image crosstalk is hardly an issue.

Talking of 3D, plasma TVs have another advantage over LCD HDTVs here! Because of the polarizer layer used on LCD panels - both on the TV display and the 3D glasses, the viewer has to sit in an upright position to get the 3D effect; try to tilt or sit back with the glasses at an angle to the LCD screen and the image would go dark as the polarization of the display panel and that of the glasses cross each other. This is not the case with 3D plasma TVs.

PNC7000 series Samsung plasma HDTVs (and Series 8) come with various 3D settings like selecting one of a number of supported 3D modes, adjusting the 3D viewpoint for improved 3D perspective, and a picture correction function to adjust the left and right eye images; the scope is to help the user get the best 3D experience.

It is also possible to adjust the focus/depth when activating 2D-to-3D converter; the latter can convert 2D content on-the-fly. This partly resolves the present lack of 3D content but the resultant 3D experience does not compare with what you get from content shoot for 3D viewing in the first place. It is still a pleasant expansive 3D effect with an impressive out-of-the-screen effect, but it lacks the detail and 3D comfort level of true 3D content.

Samsung Internet@TV application: As expected, these premium 3D Samsung plasma HDTVs also come with one of the latest hot specs in TV entertainment, Internet@TV application, known as Samsung Apps.

Samsung Apps is definitely Samsung's major winning application on its 2010 HDTVs. The new Samsung Apps represents significant improvement over previous implementations - with applications that load faster than in the past - almost instantly. Equally important, the new Samsung Apps come with faster navigation both between different widgets and within a widget. The result is a much better widget experience - one that is both functional and enjoyable in use.

Services includes Blockbuster, Netflix, Vudu, and YouTube for video content, access to photos on Picasa, and Flickr, updates on Twitter (unfortunately, access to the popular Facebook site is missing), eBay, and Pandora free Internet radio service. If you purchase the Freetalk TV Camera, you will also get access to the popular Skype Internet phone service.

These Samsung plasma HDTVs come with DLNA-networking support to remotely access your PC media files on your TV screen via the set Ethernet port. However, despite being labeled as Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) compliant, these Samsung plasma TVs do not support third-party DLNA server software; you will have to install Samsung's PC Share Manager on your PC. As expressed elsewhere under this review, this is not among the coolest things and do lack some of the basic functionality like auto-updating of the library found on other DLNA servers.

WIS09ABGN2 - Samsung usb wireless adaptor

As with most 2010 HDTVs, these Samsung plasma HDTVs do not have a built-in wireless connectivity; but you can add wireless support for under $60 through Samsung USB 802.11n Wireless Adaptor (WIS09ABGN2).

 

Picture Controls: These Samsung plasma HDTVs come with one of the most exhaustive set of user-adjustable picture controls - one that is most complete irrespective of brand. Usually, it is LG that is the king here, but for 2010, Samsung has overtaken LG in this respect. Mind you, these sets still miss the improved new calibration modes found on the PNC8000 flagship series and that enable for more accurate adjustments of key picture settings for day and night use.

But you still get two useful calibration modes (also found on PNC8000 Samsung plasma HDTVs), termed Expert Pattern 1 and Expert Pattern 2 that provides the user with built-in test patterns and red, green, and blue color filters for color settings and fine adjustment of hue and saturation. It is like having a built-in calibration disc!

As part of the standard basic picture adjustments for contrast, brightness, sharpness, color, and tint, Samsung adds a cell light setting to adjust the panel brightness (at the pixel level); a proper setting here can help reduce the set running costs while still maintaining a bright enough picture.

Four adjustable picture modes are available - Dynamic, Standard, Relax (originally referred to as Normal), and Movie - with the Movie being the most accurate out-of-the-box picture setting. Each of these modes comes with independent memory inputs; this greatly eases optimization of picture parameters for different connected devices.

Four selectable settings are available for color temperature; these can be further customized via the new 10-point gain/offset 'White Balance' menu - a system similar to that found on similar LG plasma TVs, but that according to Cnet, works better. Additional picture adjustments are also available under the 'Advanced' menu.

These include: four pre-set Black Tone adjustment that affects shadow detail; four pre-set Dynamic contrast control that adjusts the picture contrast on the fly; Edge enhancement to sharpen image detail; Flesh tone setting to enhance the pink flesh color on the screen; seven-position gamma adjustment to control the progression from dark to light; two-preset Color Space settings - plus a custom setting to adjust the Samsung plasma TV color gamut; digital and MPEG noise reduction, including an automatic setting; xvYCC Color to increase the color space when watching movies from an external compatible high definition source; and three Film modes - Off, Auto 1, and Auto 2 - to engage 2:3 pull-down and that works also with 480i and 1080i sources.

One final picture related feature is an eight-mode aspect ratio setting covering both SD and HD; these include a 'Wide Fit' mode to display the picture over the entire screen and a 'Screen Fit' mode to display 1080i and 1080p content on a pixel-by-pixel mode without any cutoff (overscan).

Conveniences

Top of the list on these Samsung plasma HDTVs is a five setting 'Energy Saving' mode that lowers energy consumption by reducing the picture brightness; included is also the option to turn off the picture while leaving the sound on like when leaving the room; this is said to lower energy consumption to around 30W.

These energy saving options are further complemented by an Eco sensor which once activated, automatically adjusts the panel brightness according to the light level in the room; this can also help reduce energy consumption.

These sets qualify for Energy Star 4.0 when set to the default Standard or energy saving mode. However, as with other TV brands, the default setting on these Samsung plasma HDTVs is too dim for normal viewing; Cnet measured close to 16 ftl against the 40 ftl typically required for viewing under normal light levels. Power consumption as reported by Cnet for the 50-inch PNC7000 is 169 Watts in default mode, 131 Watts in power saver mode but rising to 255 Watts when properly calibrated for a 40ftl output in 2D mode. This means that these Samsung plasma HDTVs are among the 2010 TVs that use most power despite their Energy Star compliance and the improvement over 2009 sets.

We are explicitly indicating that these measured power consumptions applies only to 2D. In 3D, a TV uses more power mainly as a result of setting a brighter picture to compensate for the effective reduced brightness seen by the eye as a result of both the switching action of the 3D shutter glasses, and the polarizing/tint filters used on these glasses.

Samsung provides a basic picture-in-picture feature. You can only use the PIP feature together with an external source. Specifically, you can view TV broadcasts on the PIP screen (sub-picture) only when the main picture is from an external device connected to HDMI-1/DVI, HDMI-2, HDMI-3, HDMI-4, and PC. It does not work the other way round. Still, Samsung PIP is an added bonus over its main competitors; picture-in-picture functionality is totally non-existent on the 2010 Panasonic plasma lineup - including the expensive 3D Panasonic VT25 series, while LG only provides a frame-freeze function.

As with most HDTVs from other brands, Samsung includes a Game mode that eliminates most of the video enhancement processing to minimize the delay between player input and action displayed on the TV screen.

You would not get a real onscreen user manual but you will get a very basic on-screen HD connection guide, apart from an onscreen troubleshooting guide which would come in handy when customer service reps are diagnosing owner problems over the phone.

Samsung do provide various options to help minimize the possibility of screen burn and eliminate image retention should the latter occurs. Default setting is a pixel shift function - which is fully user-adjustable both in the number of pixel shifts in the horizontal and vertical directions, as well as the time in minutes between shifts.

A 'Side Gray' function allows you to set the side bars along 4:3 program content to either the preferred default light gray, or dark gray. This helps prevent any damage by adjusting the white balance on both extreme left and right sides top better match that of the image content.

As with the rest of the Samsung plasma HDTVs, Series 7 TVs provide the user with a remedy for image retention (IR) should it occur. This comes in the form of a 'Scrolling' function that scrolls a ramp pattern along the screen to remove IR.

Finally, a screen saver option can be activated to prevent screen damage if the screen remains idle with a still image for more than a preset time.

Screen burn is hardly an issue worth worrying with today's plasma TVs. At the same time, it is important to realize that you can do a lot to help protect your plasma TV investment by simply keeping the brightness and contrast levels down, especially during the first 200 hours of use.

In general, plasma screens are more prone to suffer both permanent burn-in and even more so temporary image retention during their first 200 hours of use especially with too high a brightness setting during this initial period of use. The reason is that fresh phosphors burn more intensely as they are ignited. Hence, special attention during the first 200hrs or so will help you avoid some serious problems later in use. More on protecting your plasma TV investment is available on our site here.

The menu system on 2010 Samsung plasma HDTVs is the same as that used on 2009 sets; as expressed on our 2009 reviews, the Samsung menu system is surely one of the best - with big, highly legible text placed against a transparent background. Navigation is easy and intuitive while helpful explanations are present on the menu screen.

Equally functional is the remote supplied with this year line of Series 5 Samsung plasma HDTVs. It is a standard clicker that does away with sleek looks in exchange for a more user-friendly experience.

Connectivity

As expected, with the ultra-slim design of the PNC7000 Samsung plasma HDTV series, connectivity suffers. But connectivity on the PNC7000  is still relatively complete, complemented by four HDMI ver. 1.4 3D placed on the side - labeled 1 to 4 with HDMI 1 being used also as a DVI input.

These HDTVs come with two USB 2.0 ports - which still leaves you with a free USB port should you use the Wi-Fi adaptor, one component video input but that also serves as a composite video over the Y/Video (green jack input), one audio input for either composite or component video, a digital audio out, a VGA-style PC input sharing the same DVI audio input, and an Ethernet port.

As is the present trend, there is no -video input but with the audio video connections being all arranged such that all connections run parallel to the panel instead of perpendicular towards the wall, makes it easier to use low profile wall mounts to complement the slim design of these Samsung plasma HDTVs.

Audio

PNC7000 Samsung plasma HDTVs come with 10/15W per channel sound. You also get SRS TruSurround HD to enjoy a virtual immersive soundstage over the set stereo speakers. Sound quality is not among the best; these sets slim design is definitely nice but it does not help here. If you want to enjoy these Samsung plasma TVs at their best, a proper surround sound setup is necessary.

3D Samsung Plasma HDTVs - Performance Analysis

There is a lot to like about these 3D Samsung plasma HDTVs. 2D image performance, though not perfect, is one of the best, with deep black levels and relatively accurate colors, worthy of videophiles and home theater enthusiasts looking for the best picture. Combine this with the picture performance advantageous of plasma over LCD when it comes to screen uniformity and off-angle viewing, and there you have an excellent picture worthy of any home theater.

Best out-of-the-box setting is the Movie mode. Black level performance is excellent - better than most other plasma and LED TVs; Cnet reports that the Samsung C7000 does better here than most other HDTVs within its class - including the Panasonic G20 - mainly due to the latter not so stable black levels which seem to vary with picture content.

Color accuracy is not exactly spot-on, with a grayscale that tends towards the blue and that does not remain linear at the lower end - somewhat similar though not to the same extent to what we have seen on Samsung Series 5 plasma TVs. Cnet also points out minor inaccuracies in the primary colors of red and green but then adds that these does not compromise an otherwise solid picture; near-black areas remained true in contrast to the sever blue cast we often see on other HDTVs. Overall color saturation is also good thanks to the excellent blacks.

Cnet notes that the new Samsung 10-point white balance system works fine, even better than that available on LG - capable of evening out grayscale considerable over the 10 IRE points managed by the system. But the Samsung system does not even out the intervals between the different points along the darker areas of the grayscale - which still remained a bit too dark after calibration. This also explains why PNC7000 HDTVs tend to lose detail in the darkest parts of the image. But otherwise, shadow detail is excellent.

These Samsung plasma HDTVs can deliver a 3D image that is a lot better and larger than that of the more expensive LED TVs. We have already discussed 3D earlier on in this article when we stated the primary advantage is the minimal 3D image crosstalk - an advantage that arise mainly out of being a plasma rather than a matter of brand or model superiority. In fact, reviews show that the Samsung performance here is similar to that of the Panasonic PVT20/25 3D plasma TVs, with the only difference being a slight blue cast to the 3D image on the Panasonic not present on the Samsung PNC7000.

Video Processing: Processing is relatively clean, free from noise and video artifacts. Series 7 Samsung plasma TVs can de-interlace 1080i film- and video-based material correctly - achieving full 1080 lines in still resolution tests.

The Samsung PNC7000 lacks the  Cinema Smooth option found on some other Samsung plasmas; for that, you have to move on to the PNC8000. As a result Samsung least expensive 3D plasma TVs have to resort to the 2:3 pull-down processing when dealing with 1080p/24 content with its hitching characteristic.

When it comes to motion resolution, Cnet quotes a motion resolution of between 800 and 900 lines; an excellent motion resolution though not exactly in line with that supported by Panasonic plasma TVs. However, as stated elsewhere on our site, at this level of motion resolution, you would not be able to perceive any difference between the Samsung plasma HDTVs and the Panasonics with normal broadcast content.

Standard definition looks good on the Samsung - much better than on the Panasonic plasmas, resolving every single line of the DVD format though detail still looks a bit soft and with significant jaggies in moving diagonals. On the other hand, Samsung's noise reduction is superb.

Equally important for PC gamers, Series 5 Samsung plasma HDTVs can very well serve as big PC monitors - delivering crisp clear text and graphics via both one of the HDMI inputs as well as the VGA-type PC input.

Screen Performance is among the best - capable of doing a good job in attenuating reflections of bright objects off the screen. But when it comes to preserving black levels under bright light, the new Panasonic plasmas can do a bit better. Mind you, Samsung's antiglare filter technology still does a better job in maintaining blacks and color saturation in brightly lit environments than most other HDTVs.

And what about the PNC8000 Samsung plasma HDTVs?

So far, we did not come across any professional reviews of Samsung flagship 3D plasma TV series but there is no doubt Series 8 Samsung plasma HDTVs have the potential to deliver the best picture quality out of the full Samsung plasma HDTV line for 2010. In particular, we expect improved performance - especially with the set black levels thanks to the new real black filter.

In the absence of professional information, we have to rely solely on what customers are saying in their online reviews. In this respect, these are among the sets that are gaining the best ratings; in particular, the 58-inch PN58C8000, which at its present reduced online price represents one of the best deals within its class - is constantly being hailed by consumers for its deep blacks and excellent overall 2D picture especially after calibration. And their 3D performance is solid - with a pleasing out-of-the-screen effect. The built-in 2D-to-3D converter does work fine but it does not produce the same image depth and level of 3D comfort supported by real 3D content.

Very few customers complained about a slight noise issue with these Samsung plasma HDTVs - even though most say that they have never heard anything. We have to note that none of the professional reviews we came across for the latest Samsung plasma TVs report any noise issue. Instead, the only reference to a buzzing noise with the latest plasma TVs for 2010 comes from Cnet in their review of the Panasonic G25 plasma TV.

One should keep in mind that a soft buzzing noise is typical of all plasmas. However, the level of buzzing is generally quite low and if at all audible, it is generally only at night and with the sound turned off. There are many factors that may influence this buzzing phenomenon. Sitting closer to the plasma display panel than the recommended distance for the panel size can help make the noise more audible. Changing the picture mode from say Dynamic to one using lower power such as Movie will also reduce the buzzing level - when present - since this reduces the panel power. Equally important is the panel installation; a hard wall surface directly behind a wall mounted plasma TV will reflect more of the buzzing noise than a wall covered with soft furnishing.

The bottom line

Samsung 3D plasma TVs deliver a picture with the pop of LED TVs, yet one that is larger, and with the consistent colors, better blacks, better screen uniformity, and the much wider viewing angle of plasma TVs.

Overall, these 3D Samsung plasma HDTVs deliver an excellent 2D image with deep blacks and excellent color saturation, and with a screen that performs well in bright rooms. Add the wide viewing angle and image uniformity advantage of plasma TVs and there you have the perfect TV. Well... almost!

If you care about 3D, these Samsung plasma HDTVs are also capable of a bright, solid 3D picture with minimal image crosstalk than that supported by the more expensive LED TVs. No wonder both 58-inch models from within these series, namely the PN58C7000 and PN58C8000 are doing extremely well in HDTV sales. It is definitely a case where you get more for much less!

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