Pros

  • Great connected features and good image quality
  • Great connected features and good image quality
  • Nice user interface
  • Nice user interface
  • Good media playback feature
  • Good media playback features

Cons

  • So-so audio
  • So-so audio
  • Very high energy consumption
  • Very high energy consumption
  • No 3D support
  • No 3D support
  • A bit skimpy on inputs
  • A bit skimpy on inputs

At A Glance

The Samsung Series 6500 PN50C6500TFXZA delivers good image quality and great connected TV features at a reasonable price; but it's an energy hog, has no 3D support, and skimps on inputs.

Manufacturer’s Description

Prepare yourself for unlimited entertainment. Samsung Plasma TV Series 6 combines premium performance with superior style to create a multi-dimensional multimedia experience. Its advanced features such as Clear Image Panel, FilterBright Antiglare, and Samsung's HyperReal Engine, allow the Series 6 to deliver crisp and realistic images. Internet@TV is an easy way to access online content, and four HDMI inputs allow your TV to be the centre of your entertainment world. And you can even create a wireless home network with AllShare DLNA technology, allowing you to wirelessly connect with compatible portable devices. Plus, the new series 6 Plasma TV line up not only meets the latest ENERGY STAR certification criteria, it sets a new standard for eco-efficiency.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
USB Standard USB 2.0
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 50.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
Manufacturer Part Number PN50C6500TFXZA
UPC Code 036725234055
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name PN50C6500 Plasma TV
Marketing Information

Prepare yourself for unlimited entertainment. Samsung Plasma TV Series 6 combines premium performance with superior style to create a multi-dimensional multimedia experience. Its advanced features such as Clear Image Panel, FilterBright Antiglare, and Samsung's HyperReal Engine, allow the Series 6 to deliver crisp and realistic images. Internet@TV is an easy way to access online content, and four HDMI inputs allow your TV to be the centre of your entertainment world. And you can even create a wireless home network with AllShare DLNA technology, allowing you to wirelessly connect with compatible portable devices. Plus, the new series 6 Plasma TV line up not only meets the latest ENERGY STAR certification criteria, it sets a new standard for eco-efficiency.

Product Model PN50C6500
Product Type Plasma TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 6500
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PN50C6500 Plasma TV
  • Batteries
  • Instruction Book
  • Remote Control
Features Auto Program, Auto-off, Closed Caption, Web Content Access, PC Streaming, Media Player, Picture in Picture, Sleep Timer, Child Lock
DLNA Certified Yes
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 29.3"
Width 47.7"
Depth 1.4"
Weight (Approximate) 864.16 oz
Color Black
VESA Mount Standard 400 x 400
Height with Stand 31.81"
Width with Stand 47.72"
Depth with Stand 11.42"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 63.49 lb
Video
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5,000,000:1
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Dolby Digital Plus, Surround Sound
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Power Description
Standby Power Consumption 290 mW

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.2
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.4
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.4
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 3.2
Power Usage
Green Rating Fair
Green score 63.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 172.8   watts