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Samsung UN65F8000

Samsung UN65F8000
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Samsung UN55F8000

Samsung UN55F8000
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Panasonic TC-P65ST60

Panasonic TC-P65ST60
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Panasonic TC-P55ST60

Panasonic TC-P55ST60
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Sony KDL-55W900A

Sony KDL-55W900A
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Price $1,899 to $2,999 at 3 stores $1,525 to $2,299 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 5.0 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.6 (5.0 stars)
Editors' choice 5.0 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.6 (5.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 3 reviews 5.0 stars out of 2 reviews 4.0 stars out of 11 reviews 5.0 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date January 15, 2013 January 15, 2013 April 01, 2013 April 01, 2013 January 04, 2013
The Bottom Line The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features, and picture quality. The excellent yet expensive Samsung UNF8000 is a tour de force of LED LCD TV design, features, and picture quality. The midlevel price and outstanding quality of the Panasonic TC-PST60 series make it our strongest TV recommendation ever. The midlevel price and outstanding quality of the Panasonic TC-PST60 series make it our strongest TV recommendation ever. The Sony W900A is a fine high-end LED LCD television, with excellent color performance and deep black levels.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Plasma panel technology Info unavailable Info unavailable NeoPDP
NeoPDP
Info unavailable
Internet streaming services Smart Hub
Smart Hub
Viera Connect
Viera Connect
Info unavailable
Addtional features Quad-core processor
S-Recommendation
Smart Interaction with voice/gesture control
Full web browser
Micro Dimming Ultimate with Precision Black Local Dimming
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Ultra clear panel
Eco Sensor
Ultra Slim LED with Clean Back Design
Arc Stand
AllShare
ConnectShare Movie
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
DNSe+
Down Firing + Full Range speaker
Dolby Digital Plus/Pulse
DTS 2.0+Digital Out/DTS Premium Sound
BD Wise
Game mode
Quad-core processor
S-Recommendation
Smart Interaction with voice/gesture control
Full web browser
Smart Evolution
Micro Dimming Ultimate with Precision Black Local Dimming
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
Ultra clear panel
Eco Sensor
Ultra Slim LED with Clean Back Design
Arc Stand
ConnectShare Movie
Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)
DNSe+
Down Firing + Full Range speaker
Dolby Digital Plus/Pulse
DTS 2.0+Digital Out/DTS Premium Sound
BD Wise
Game mode
My Home Screen
Swipe & Share 2.0
Voice Guidance
My Home Screen
Swipe & Share 2.0
Voice Guidance
Info unavailable
Resolution 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Info unavailable
Total output power Info unavailable 20 Watt
20 Watt
20 Watt
Info unavailable
LED backlight type Edge-lit with micro dimming
Edge-lit with micro dimming
Info unavailable Info unavailable Edge-lit with local dimming
Display format 1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
Image aspect ratio Info unavailable Info unavailable 16:9
16:9
Info unavailable
Refresh rate 240 Hz
240 Hz
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
HDMI ports qty 4
4
3
3
Info unavailable
Diagonal size 65 in
55 in
65 in
55 in
55 in
LCD backlight technology LED backlight technology
LED backlight technology
Info unavailable Info unavailable LED backlight technology
Speaker(s) Info unavailable 2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 5 Watt
1 x Subwoofer - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 5 Watt
1 x Subwoofer - Built-in - 10 Watt
Info unavailable
TV tuner presence Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Video interface HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 57.1 in x 14.5 in x 34.3 in - With stand
48 in x 12.2 in x 29.2 in - With stand
59 in x 14.1 in x 36.9 in - With stand
50.6 in x 13.1 in x 32.1 in - With stand
Info unavailable
ENERGY STAR version 6.0
6.0
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Connectivity protocols Bluetooth
Built-in Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Weight Info unavailable 40.3 lbs
88.2 lbs
68.3 lbs
Info unavailable
Input/Output connections 4 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
3 x USB (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Composite video/audio input (RCA phono x 3)
4 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Composite video input (RCA phono)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
3 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
1 x Audio line-out (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
1 x Audio line-in (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
1 x Serial
3 x HDMI input (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
2 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A) - Side
1 x Composite video / component video / audio input (RCA phono x 5) - Bottom
1 x Network (RJ-45) - Bottom
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK) - Side
3 x HDMI input (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
2 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A) - Side
1 x Composite video / component video / audio input (RCA phono x 5) - Bottom
1 x Network (RJ-45) - Bottom
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK) - Side
Info unavailable
Manufacturer warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Info unavailable
Digital TV tuner Info unavailable ATSC
QAM
ATSC
ATSC
Info unavailable
HDCP compatible Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Surround mode Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Sound effects DTS Premium Sound
DTS Premium Sound 5.1
VR-Audio Pro Surround 2.1
VR-Audio Pro Surround 2.1
Info unavailable
3D technology Active 3D
Active 3D
Active 3D
Active 3D
Active 3D
Product type LED-LCD
LED-LCD
Plasma
Plasma
LED-LCD
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