Samsung PN63C6500 Review

Model: Samsung PN63C6500
Description: Full HD 1080p 63" Plasma HDTV
Reviewer: Jack Burden
Date: Summer 2010

Samsung PN63C6500 Review
This shot from the HD version of Alexander shows good brightness and contrast.

The C6500 line of 2010 Samsung plasmas will provide many of the features of the higher lines at a more affordable price point. While not 3D capable the C6500 series does feature Samsung's 1080p Clear Image Panel in a Black Touch of Color bezel. The slim depth gives the C6500 plasmas a stylish look whether it's on the square swivel stand or mounted on the wall.

The C6500 series comes with 4 HDMI inputs, 2 USB ports and a built in ethernet port for access to Samsung's Internet@TV service. Wireless DLNA capability rounds out the connectivity features of this plasma tv.

Samsung is expanding their Internet@TV service to add streaming content from Blockbuster, Netflix USA Today and VUDU video on demand as well as access to services such as Twitter, Picasa, AccuWeather, Pandora and more through the built-in ethernet connection or optional WiFi.

Samsung PN63C6500 Review
The picture appeared a bit soft and fuzzy with standard definition sources and there was some graininess and judder effects when panning side to side. With HD programming, images were deep, clear, with great color and contrast as from this scene from the Blu Ray version of Alexander

Samsung PN63C6500 Review
A shot from standard definition DVD of Fight Club shows how much more glare and softness there can be in contrast and edges.

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