Pros

  • Very good image quality
  • Innovative home screen
  • Well-designed remote
  • Very good image quality
  • Innovative home screen
  • Fantastic sound
  • Fantastic sound
  • Well-designed remote

Cons

  • Horrible text entry on some screens
  • Power hog
  • Horrible text entry on some screens
  • Lacks a true quick-setup guide
  • Lacks a true quick-setup guide
  • Power hog

At A Glance

This expensive plasma set looks very good, sounds great, and puts all of its features on one convenient and attractive screen. But it's not as easy to use as it should be, and it draws too much electricity.

Manufacturer’s Description

With the Samsung PN51D6500, Plasma TV has reached the next level. The advanced Plasma Plus One Design means you get an extra inch of viewing surface, so the 51-inch screen looks even larger than similarly sized models. Keep pushing the boundaries with Samsung Smart TV, a gateway to the best of the web with Samsung Apps, advanced search features and more. And watch what happens when you enter the world of immersive entertainment with 3D technology, enjoying a depth and clarity that's only available with 3D movie titles and TV shows.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
HDMI Version HDMI 1.4
USB Standard USB 2.0
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 51.00 "
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung
UPC Code 036725235403
Manufacturer Part Number PN51D6500DFXZA
Brand Name Samsung
Product Name PN51D6500 Plasma TV
Marketing Information

With the Samsung PN51D6500, Plasma TV has reached the next level. The advanced Plasma Plus One Design means you get an extra inch of viewing surface, so the 51-inch screen looks even larger than similarly sized models. Keep pushing the boundaries with Samsung Smart TV, a gateway to the best of the web with Samsung Apps, advanced search features and more. And watch what happens when you enter the world of immersive entertainment with 3D technology, enjoying a depth and clarity that's only available with 3D movie titles and TV shows.

Product Model PN51D6500
Product Type Plasma TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.samsungusa.com
Product Series 6500
Miscellaneous
Features Web Content Access, PC Streaming, Media Player
DLNA Certified Yes
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 28.3"
Width 47.1"
Depth 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 790.4 oz
Height with Stand 30.80"
Width with Stand 47.10"
Depth with Stand 12"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 59.70 lb
Video
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Enhanced Refresh Rate 600 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5,000,000:1
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Power Description
Standby Power Consumption 900 mW

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