Prices(Prices as of 12/20/2012)
|$600||Target (free shipping at times)|
|$650||Best Buy ($70 estimated shipping)|
|$648||Walmart (free shipping at times)|
|$799||Fry's (free shipping at times)|
|Dynamic Contrast Ratio||100,000:1|
|3-D Type||Active (Ideal for smaller spaces)|
|Glasses Included||Yes, 2 pairs|
|Speakers||10W x 2|
|Inputs||2 HDMI, 1 USB, 1 component video|
|Energy Star Qualified||Yes (meets EPA criteria for better-than-average efficiency)|
|Estimated Cost Per Year||$21 per year, based on 5 hours daily use|
(Average range for similar models: $21-$67)
|Other Features||V-Chip parental controls|
ConnectShare to play content through USB slot
|Warranty||1 year, parts and labor|
The manufacturer's detailed information on this product is available at Samsung.com.
What People Are Saying:
The Samsung PN51E490 is a model that is well-liked by both consumers and experts. Consumer Reports gave the model high ratings and called it a "Best Buy," noting it offers very good 3-D imaging quality and color accuracy. Among the lows Consumer Reports noted a more mirror-like screen than other models and fewer features. Consumers who purchased the TV called it a great television that "flew under the radar."
- PlasmaTVBuyingGuide.com: "The PN51E490 is a plasma television aimed at getting 3D compatibility into just about everyone's living room."