• Enhanced color controls
  • Picture in picture


  • Disappointing speakers
  • USB reader didn't work in test

At A Glance

LED backlighting technology for excellent high-definition performance, but its standard-definition needs improvement.

Manufacturer’s Description

Combining multiple cutting-edge technologies, Samsung's "81-Series" HDTVs have leapfrogged the competition to deliver a thrilling new level of LCD picture quality. These models replace the conventional bar-style fluorescent backlight with hundreds of LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes). This LED backlighting system is the key to the LN-T5281F's stunning picture.

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The Specs

Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Display size 52.0 inches
Contrast ratio 500000:1
Display type LCD
Horizontal viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Response time 8.0
General Information
UPC Code 036725252813
Ports and Connections
  • S-Video (Input)
  • S-Video (Input) (x2)
Audio Input RCA Audio (Input x2)
  • HDMI (Input x3)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Component Video Component (Input x2)
Audio Output RCA Audio (Output)