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July 25, 2008

Samsung's LN46A950, LN55A950 Series 9 LED-Backlit LCD TV's Coming Next Month

samsung-9-series(2).jpgNext month Samsung will be delivering its 2nd-generation Series 9 LED-backlit LCD TV's to the US. Available in 46- and 55-inch sizes, the 2008 flagships Series 9 models features LED SmartLighting backlight technology, deliver a 1080p resolution picture and feature a whopping 1, 000, 000 dynamic contrast ratio. Featuring Samsung's Touch of Color design, you won't see any funky red bezels with the two new Samsung's, but a simple charcoal gray. 120 Hz refresh, both InfoLink and WiseLink connected technologies for bringing digital PC content to the bigscreen, and compliance with the EPA's EnergyStar Rating system round out the Series 9's feature set. Sound good? The 46-inch LN46A950 will set you back $3200, while the 55-inch LN55A950 will make a $4200 dent in your wallet. Check out a full list of specs after the jump...

Series 9 950 LED LCD HDTV

Screen Sizes: 46-inch (45.9-inch screen size) / 55-inch (54.6-inch screen size)
Resolution: Full HD 1080p
Design: Touch of Color™ bezel design with charcoal gray accent


* 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
* 4ms response time
* LED SmartLighting™ technology with local dimming
* Auto Motion Plus 120Hz™ technology
* UltraClear Panel
* Wide Color Enhancer 2
* DNIe™ Pro (Digital Natural Imaging engine) technology


* Down-firing speakers with integrated rear woofer
* 46-inch: 10-watts per channel, 2 channels

55-inch: 15 watts per channel, 2 channels
* SRS TruSurround XT™


* InfoLink™ RSS for one-touch, on-demand, onscreen access to news, weather, stock info
* Internal flash memory with pre-loaded Content Library
* WiseLink™ Pro (USB 2.0), with MPEG 4, XviD, MP3, JPEG decoders
* Entertainment mode
* Built-in NTSC / ATSC / Clear QAM tuners
* Energy Star® compliant

A/V Connections

* 4 HDMI (HDMI-CEC) version 1.3 inputs (3 rear, 1 side)
* 1 side USB 2.0 port (WiseLink™ Pro)
* 2 component inputs
* 1 composite input
* 1 S-Video input
* 1 PC input
* 1 Headphone jack
* 1 Ethernet connection (for InfoLink™, and DLNA connectivity only)

Via BusinessWire

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The color accuracy of the Samsung LN46A950 and LN55A950 rivals that of plasma televisions and maybe the best of all LCD HDTVs on the market.

Posted by: Samsung LN55A950 at November 24, 2008 2:19 PM
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