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Editors' Take

Samsung PNE7000

The plasma that tries harder.

By Dec. 7, 2012


Samsung improves PNE7000 plasma black levels by 10 percent

The Samsung PNE7000 series, Samsung's second-best plasma TV for 2012, will offer deeper blacks than its Editors' Choice Award-winning predecessor.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Samsung SEK-1000 (2013 Evolution Kit)

While a cool idea and an innovative way to somewhat ward against Smart TV obsolescence, the 2013 Evolution Kit is definitely a niche product.

By Jul. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 12, 2013

Samsung brings voice, gesture control to TVs

Samsung's new Smart Interaction technology, built into its high-end 2012 TVs, uses a camera and microphone to enable watchers to control TV functions via voice and gestures.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Samsung PNE8000 plasma boasts best features, improved picture

The Samsung PNE8000 series, the company's flagship plasma TV for 2012, appears in its CES debut to improve on the already-excellent 2011 version with world-beating features and image quality.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Samsung TVs 2012: Micro dimming LEDs, blacker plasmas, gesture control

CNET compares the 2012 lineups of major TV makers based on their CES announcements.

By Jan. 26, 2012


Samsung PNE8000

The expensive Samsung PNE8000 series comes through with stellar picture quality, but its main appeal is to people who crave the latest gadgetry in their plasma TV.

By Apr. 18, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 18, 2012

Reports of pops, peeling on Samsung plasmas explored (update)

An artifact known as "brightness pops" exists on Samsung's PND7000 and PND8000 plasma TVs, and reports of peeling abound, but neither is a big enough deal to spoil our recommendation.

By Feb. 3, 2012


Samsung PNE550

While not quite the best in its class, the Samsung PNE550 plasma still merits a look with its very good picture quality, sophisticated Smart TV platform, and attractive price.

By Aug. 30, 2012

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 30, 2012