Pros

  • Excellent sound with SRX surround
  • Includes 2 HDMI inputs

Cons

  • Offers only basic color controls

At A Glance

The slickly designed HP-S4253 offers nice image quality and excellent surround sound, but it’s pricey.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung's TrueWide HP-S4253 42" Plasma HDTV makes any room look better. Even in a light filled room, the picture's 10,000:1 contrast ratio remains remarkably high and glare-free, thanks to FilterBright technology.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
S-Video Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 2
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Headphone Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 42.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Part Number HPS4253X/XAA
UPC Code 036725242531
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name 42" Plasma TV
Marketing Information

Samsung's TrueWide HP-S4253 42" Plasma HDTV makes any room look better. Even in a light filled room, the picture's 10,000:1 contrast ratio remains remarkably high and glare-free, thanks to FilterBright technology.

Product Type Plasma TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Miscellaneous
Features Picture in Picture, Split Screen
Additional Information
  • Power save feature
  • FilterBright anti-glare filter
  • 60,000 hour panel life
  • 13-bit processing (549 billion colors)

Burn-in resistant panel with:

  • Auto pixel shift (user programmable)
  • Signal pattern processing function
  • White screen processing function
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 1411.2 oz
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 10,000:1
Brightness 1300 Nit
Comb Filter 3D Y/C
Scan Format 720p
Scanning
Color Depth 549.8 Billion (13-bit processing)
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 175°
Vertical Viewing Angle 175°