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Samsung PN42C450 Plasma HDTV Review

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The Samsung PN42C450 is a 720p entry-level plasma that fails to dispel the notion that Samsung is an LCD-maker first, followed – at some distance – by plasma manufacturing.

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Series Name PNxxC450
General Type Plasma
Screen Size 42 in.
Format 1080p
CF Card No
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Surround Mode Yes
Wall Mount Included No
Width (in) 40.6
Display Technology Plasma
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Composite Video 1
MMC No
Depth (in) 11.2
HDMI In 3
VGA 1
DLNA No
MemoryStick No
Number of Speakers 2
Remote Included Yes
Weight (lbs) 48.0
DVI 0
xD No
OTA Analog Antenna Yes
USB Yes
Is 3D No
OTA Digital Antenna Yes
DVD No
Blu-Ray No
Digital Cable Tuner Yes
Firewire No
Photo Playback Ability Yes
Music Playback Ability Yes
Video Playback Ability No
Ethernet No
Online Features No
USB Number 1
Media Card List 0
MSRP 599
Analog Cable Tuner Yes
Brand Name (Samsung)
Manufacturer Name Samsung
Manual Url javascript:checkDownAgree('http://org.downloadcenter.samsung.com/downloadfile/ContentsFile.aspx?CDSite=US&CttFileID=2811331&CDCttType=UM&ModelType=C&ModelName=PN42C450B1DXZA&VPath=UM/201009/20100906140458218/[PC450-ZA]BN68-02577A-06Eng-0902.pdf');
Manual Text Samsung PN42C450 Manual
Manufacturer Url http://www.samsung.com/us/video/tvs/PN42C450B1DXZA
Series Name PNxxC450
Component Video In 2
Analog Audio Out 0
Wi-Fi No
SD Card No
OLD Resolution 1920x1080
Stand Included Yes
Height (in) 27.4
S-Video 0
SPDIF (Digital audio output) 1
Bluetooth No

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Panasonic Viera TC-P42S2 Comparison
  14. Sony Bravia KDL-40NX700 Comparison
  15. Samsung LN40C630 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
  18. Photo Gallery
  19. Ratings & Specs
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