Pros

  • Great Internet and networking tools
  • Great Internet and networking tools
  • Low price
  • Terrific remote control
  • Wide viewing angle
  • Wide viewing angle
  • Terrific remote control

Cons

  • Doesn't handle motion well
  • Power hog when on
  • Power hog when on
  • Doesn't handle motion well

At A Glance

The Samsung PN50B650 is a great choice if you want to combine the variety of Internet video with the comfort of watching TV.

Manufacturer’s Description

Samsung's new PN50B650 plasma flat panel HDTV exemplifies the design and performance refinements for those with discerning tastes and a passion for innovation. Picture your favorite room filled with 50 inches of 1080p Full HD picture performance artistically accented in a new Touch of Color design. Samsung's 6 Series E-Panel technology delivers improvements with our Ultra FiterBright technology that further reduces glare in brighter rooms and our advanced Crystal Full HD Engine expands the picture viewing experience with less power consumption.

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 50.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
UPC Code 036725229495
Manufacturer Part Number PN50B650S1FXZA
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name PN50B650 50" Plasma TV
Marketing Information

Samsung's new PN50B650 plasma flat panel HDTV exemplifies the design and performance refinements for those with discerning tastes and a passion for innovation. Picture your favorite room filled with 50 inches of 1080p Full HD picture performance artistically accented in a new Touch of Color design. Samsung's 6 Series E-Panel technology delivers improvements with our Ultra FiterBright technology that further reduces glare in brighter rooms and our advanced Crystal Full HD Engine expands the picture viewing experience with less power consumption.

Product Model PN50B650
Product Type Plasma TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 650
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PN50B650 50" Plasma TV
  • Remote control
  • Swivel stand
Features Favorite Channel Selection
Physical Characteristics
Height 29.8"
Width 48.4"
Depth 2.9"
Weight (Approximate) 1171.2 oz
Height with Stand 32.20"
Width with Stand 48.40"
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3,000,000:1
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.7
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.5
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 2.9
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 2.5
Power Usage
Green Rating Poor
Green score 56.0
Power off 0.1   watts
Power on 211.2   watts