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Samsung LN46C530F1F LCD HDTV Review

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A TV of modest ambitions, and we reward its humility. It just displays a picture... and it does that pretty well.

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Power Consumption

The Samsung LN46C530 is relatively modest, considering it uses the older CCFL backlighting (LED backlighting is intended to be more energy efficient). If you want to save a little more power, you can always lower the backlight even lower than our recommendations.The Samsung LN46C530 is relatively modest, considering it uses the older CCFL backlighting (LED backlighting is intended to be more energy efficient). If you want to save a little more power, you can always lower the backlight even lower than our recommendations.

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As you can see, the other LCD TVs in this comparison pool cost the same, more or less. The Samsung PN50C550, a plasma TV, uses far more power.

Power Consumption Chart
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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Toshiba 40G300U Comparison
  13. Samsung PN50C550 Comparison
  14. Sony Bravia KDL-40EX400 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison
  17. Photo Gallery
  18. Ratings & Specs
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