I’ve always been a little nonplussed by the Samsung line of televisions–while they’ve often brought some good quality models to the table, and many times the worst I’ve been able to say about them is merely to damn with faint praise, they always struck me as being a little, well, self-important. And thus, I got just a little more convincing in this particular fact when I tackled the Samsung LN46B750U1F.
The Samsung LN46B750U1F, a real meatball of a name if ever there was one, is a forty six inch 1080p LCD television that features internet access, making it directly compatible with stuff like Flickr, Twitter and eBay, two ten watt speakers, Auto Motion Plus technology to reduce blurring in action shots and video games, four HDMI inputs, two component video inputs, two composite inputs, one Ethernet jack, one PC input, and one optical audio output.
The sound on this one, owing to the two ten watt speakers, is a little on the dull side but the picture is definitely amazing in its own right. However, like I said, there’s an issue of self-importance here, because THIS 1080p LCD is going to run you fourteen hundred bucks. You can get a pretty comparable LG for four hundred bucks less than the Samsung LN46B750U1F. Admittedly, there’s a case to be made for getting what you pay for, but for crying out loud–when most of a week’s pay for most folks separates one from the other, there’s just as much case to be made for careful shopping…and careful spending.