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First Look: Samsung ES6500 hands-on

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First Look: Samsung ES6500 hands-on

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The Samsung ES6500 is a competent television with good color response but it's not quite to the same level as the competition.

Samsung has made some very distinctive looking TVs this year from the gold bezel of the ES 9000. To the minimalism of the ES -- 500. While it's not -- -- ostentatious as those TV CES 6500 is still very elegant looking with a one sheet of glass top design. The TV sits in the middle of Samsung's range and includes most of the TV features you'd expect including spot TV with onboard wireless 3-D -- two pairs of glasses and a 240 habits monitored. We had great hopes for this television as the replacement of one of our favorites from lost -- the 6400. Unfortunately the 6500 -- and is good is that TV. But is similar in some areas. Color reproduction is almost identical was well saturated and natural looking colors but it's black levels with the ia 6500 misses the -- While the TV has very good strategy tout it lacks the previous models lacked depth and so images don't look -- solid. The data also saw this from an occasional artifact whereby leading edges can break up into -- dot blue line. The ES 6500 is a decent television but for the price there are plenty of other LCDs and even -- plasmas to consider instead. For example the shop 645 all of the Panasonic ST fifty. On -- -- for cnet.com.

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