SAMSUNG ANNOUNCES THAT PLASMA IS NOW BIGGER THAN EVER WITH THE AVAILABILITY OF 2011 PLASMA TV LINE AND INTRODUCTION OF PLASMA+1 DESIGN

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 – With sharp contrast 2D and 3D graphics, practically no movement blur, heavy blacks and vibrant colours, the line provides fantastic picture quality uncompromised with its sleek, elegant design. New Samsung Smart TV™ contains usher in a brand new universe of personalized and open web-connected encounters.
“Picture quality and display size remain just two of the vital factors for customers seeking to buy a new TV,” explained John Revie, senior vice president of Home Entertainment, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.”By multiplying our 2011 plasma TV lineup, Samsung can deliver products with intelligent technologies, trendy layout and characteristics that enable individuals to make your home entertainment experience that they want.”

 

. The 2011 lineup reflects the business’s broadest assortment of plasma TVs, together with 15 brand new versions across six product collection. Its fresh telescopic +1 narrow bezel design produces even bigger screen sizes than previously available so customers can enjoy a superb immersive experience.

Breakthrough Design Delivers Larger Screens and an Element of Luxury

As designing increasingly becomes an integral differentiator, Samsung has extended its layout philosophy across its superior versions. The business introduced its revolutionary telescopic +1 layout through its whole line of fresh plasma TVs. This technology breakthrough provides a fresh slim bezel design that provides up to a inch of screen size over the past year’s goods without raising the external measurements of the set. Together with the bigger display, 3D articles — if games or movies — will nearly literally jump from their TV.
Samsung’s dedication to style can be daunted by the debut of eight ultra-slim plasma screen TV models which are 1.5 inches in thickness. New at 2011, Samsung’s exceptional Quad Stand will soon be released into the plasma D8000 show to supply the elegance related to a lavish product.

New Smart Hub Makes TV Smarter

Samsung anticipates 2011 for a watershed year for clever TV. To meet consumer demand for more interactive and immersive content adventures, Samsung is introducing the new Smart Hub to select plasma models, for example, D8000, D7000 along with D6500 Series.

Key features of Smart Hub include:

 

Search, which allows users to easily search for content on the TV and via Samsung Apps or other online services.

 

Your Video, which delivers recommendations based on a user’s viewing history.

 

Web Browser, which offers full web browsing right from your TV (available on the D8000 series).

 

For those seeking the ultimate smart TV experience, the D8000 collection comprises a remote which includes a whole physical QWERTY keyboard, making it effortless to search and find fresh content. New at 2011, the D8000 Series will also incorporate built-in accessibility to Skype, allowing owners to make video calls in high-definition by the comfort of the couch when paired with a compatible TV camera (sold separately).

Samsung has integrated more features to make the plasma line more economical in 2011. AllShare technology begins at the D550 Series, making it easier to join and share content across multiple DLNA-enabled devices. The D550 Series is Wi-Fi ready with the inclusion of a wireless LAN adapter (sold separately) for appreciating DLNA-based networking with compatible devices and home media system drives.

Connecting to Smart Hub and the World Wide Web is simple right from the box. Constructed Wi-Fi is included across Samsung’s ultra-slim plasma site — the D8000, D7000 along with D6500 Series.
Samsung Apps, the world’s first HDTV-based apps shop, offers a variety of free and free programs that help people connect to their own passions. Programs fall into several categories, such as sports, video, information, games and lifestyle.

 

More 3D-Capable Models Bring Immersive Entertainment Home

As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to bring premium content to customers, Samsung announced its brand new 3D Starter Bundle, which comprises of 2 pairs of 3D lively glasses, could also incorporate Blu-ray 3D variations of DreamWorks Animation SKG’s Megamind and the entire Shrek assortment at no additional price.
Watching 3D in the house has also become more comfortable. The brand new selection of 3D active glasses is Bluetooth-enabled, providing a stable sign and more vivid, life-like 3D imagery for an optimal viewing experience. The business also created the world’s lightest 3D active glasses (model SSG-3700CR). Sporting a completely redesigned frame, the SSG-3700CR version weighs approximately one ounce, delivering the maximum premium image quality and comfort during prolonged wear.

The expanded range of 3D-capable versions includes new technologies to make the 3D image quality more vivid and life-like than ever before. Samsung improved its 2D to 3D up-conversion feature, making it easy to customize the 3D viewing experience by adjusting the depth of the 3D images.

Building on its effective debut of 3D this past year, Samsung will consist of 3D in three-quarters of its plasma screen portfolio in 2011, making it easy to bring home a superior 3D adventure at several different price points.

More Picture Enhancing Advancements Bring Deepest Blacks to Life

Samsung is dedicated to providing an unmatched viewing experience whether in 2D or 3D. This year’s flagship plasma TV variations produce the deepest blacks and most vibrant colors with the addition of Samsung’s proprietary Actual Black Panel into the D8000 and D7000 collection. Real Black Panel minimizes onscreen glare and allows the viewer to enjoy the most bizarre blacks and sharpest pictures. Samsung also has introduced Nearby Contrast Enhancer (LCE) and also the Cinema Black feature to the D8000 Series to further enhance black level performance versus last year’s C8000 Series.
Samsung further incorporated advanced picture quality technology across the full plasma TV portfolio, using each version appreciating 600Hz Subfield Total HD Motion functionality and .001 ms reaction time to generate smooth playback of virtually any content. Building on the most famous addition of Cinema Smooth technology from the 2010 plasma , Samsung incorporated its new Crystal Complete HD engine with Cinema Smooth to the new D8000 series, making blacks and moving picture information as crisp and defined as you can.

  

Pricing and Availability

Series/Model
Size (inches) Estimated Selling Price Availability
PN64D8000 64 $3,799.99 April 2011
PN59D8000 59 $2,999.99 April 2011
PN51D8000 51 $2,299.99 April 2011
PN64D7000 64 $3,399.99 April 2011
PN59D7000 59 $2,599.99 April 2011
PN51D7000 51 $1,899.99 April 2011
PN59D6500 59 $2,199.99 March 2011
PN51D6500 51 $1,599.99 March 2011
PN64D550 64 $2,699.99 March 2011
PN59D550 59 $1,899.99 March 2011
PN51D550 51 $1,299.99 March 2011
PN51D490 51 $999.99 March 2011
PN43D490 43 $799.99 March 2011
PN51D450 51 $799.99 February 2011
PN43D450 43 $599.99 February 2011

For more information and images of the 2011 Plasma TV line, please visit http://www.samsungusanews.com.