Pros

  • Very good picture quality
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to use
  • Easy to use
  • Very good picture quality
  • Very good picture quality

Cons

  • Poorly implemented picture-in-picture
  • Poorly implemented picture-in-picture
  • Poorly implemented picture-in-picture

At A Glance

The Samsung LN40B650 is an excellent all-around HDTV, thanks to its very good picture quality, Internet extras, and user-friendliness.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung's LN40B650 takes your HDTV enjoyment and capabilities to new heights. The power of Full HD 1080p resolution delivers clear, vivid images on a 40-inch LCD screen. The Medi@2.0 feature lets you access countless hours of online content from partners like Yahoo! and Flickr using customizable widgets, all controlled by your remote. Auto Motion Plus 120Hz technology renders the smoothest, most lifelike HD action. DLNA technology means you can harness your entire home network through your HDTV. Connect your DVD, cable or satellite HD box, or Blu-ray Disc player easily.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 40.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Part Number LN40B650T1FXZA
UPC Code 036725229365
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name LN40B650 40" LCD TV
Marketing Information

Samsung's LN40B650 takes your HDTV enjoyment and capabilities to new heights. The power of Full HD 1080p resolution delivers clear, vivid images on a 40-inch LCD screen. The Medi@2.0 feature lets you access countless hours of online content from partners like Yahoo! and Flickr using customizable widgets, all controlled by your remote. Auto Motion Plus 120Hz technology renders the smoothest, most lifelike HD action. DLNA technology means you can harness your entire home network through your HDTV. Connect your DVD, cable or satellite HD box, or Blu-ray Disc player easily.

Product Model LN-40B650
Product Type LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 650
Miscellaneous
Features Picture in Picture
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 521.6 oz
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Technical Information
Response Time 4 ms

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.9
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.9
Detail Rating Very Good
Detail Score 4.0
Motion Rating Very Good
Motion Score 4.0
Power Usage
Green Rating Good
Green score 83.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 104.4   watts