Samsung TVs are a popular choice among consumers as they offer a wide range of cool technologies and screen size options.
Samsung TVs constantly rank near the upper end of the market in their smart TV interfaces. Samsung smart TVs have a wide range of preloaded apps, and they're easy to set up and use. You'll have a variety of streaming video options with Samsung smart TVs.
QLED is a Samsung technology that enhances the color accuracy and contrast found in its screen images.
Short for high dynamic range, HDR is a technology that improves color accuracy and picture quality. Not all current programming can take advantage of HDR in a Samsung smart TV, but HDR is a nice option to have for the future.
A Samsung smart TV with 4K resolution can display programming at 3840 x 2160 pixels. This is much improved over an HD resolution TV, which has a 1920 x 1080 pixel display. Most current TV programming is limited to HD resolution, but 4K TV programming will appear regularly in the near future.
Samsung smart TVs can be found in screen sizes between 28 and 75 inches. Larger screens cost more than smaller screens. Select a screen size that fits the viewing room's seating area properly. If the seating area is well back from the TV, you want a larger screen, and vice versa. Screen size is measured from one corner to the opposite diagonal corner.
Some Samsung TVs are limited to making a connection to the internet over ethernet. Others can use either ethernet or WiFi, making them more versatile.
If you use a video calling service already, you often can port your calls to your Samsung smart TV, or you can use an app on the smart TV to make the calls. This is a great feature for times when you have a big group making a video call.
You can purchase Samsung smart TVs in screen sizes up to 50 inches for $200 to $900. Sizes larger than 50 inches cost anywhere from $900 to $3,000.
Q. What special features does a Samsung smart TV offer?
A. A smart TV must be able to connect to the internet and play streaming video. With a Samsung smart TV, you have access to multiple preloaded apps and an easy-to-use interface for playing streaming video.
Q. Can I connect my Samsung tablet or smartphone to my Samsung smart TV?
A. Yes. You should be able to wirelessly send music or video you're watching on the Samsung smartphone or tablet to the Samsung TV using Samsung's Quick Connect technology.
Our take: Not the biggest screen Samsung offers, but this 65-inch TV has a great image quality with QLED technology.
What we like: Weighs less than you may think, considering its size. Successfully upscales HD programming to fit the 4K screen.
What we dislike: Costs a bit more than a typical 65-inch TV.
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