Posted Fri May 21, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward
LCDs not your style? Not a fan of Panasonic? Not to worry!
Samsung's 3D plasma sets have finally made it to store shelves. That's welcome news, especially if you like a little choice when it comes to your plasma purchases.
Both the 7000 and 8000 series plasmas offer 3D capability and extras like Internet@TV that let you access social media and video streaming services. They've got 1080p resolutions, an ultra-thin design and an increase in energy efficiency over last year's models.
If you pick up one of Samsung's plasmas in conjuction with a Samsung Blu-ray Player, you'll be able to pick up the 3D Starter kit – which contains a 3D Blu-ray version of 'Monsters vs. Aliens' and two pairs of 3D glasses – for free.
The 7000 series starts with a 50 inch set and an MSRP of $1,999. You can snag it on Amazon for a mere $1,648. The 50 inch 8000, which adds motion judder canceling and Samsungs' Real Black Filter can be had at a list price of $2,299 and a current Amazon sale price of $2067.
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