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Samsung LN46A950, LN55A950 | LCD 950

Samsung LN46A950Just a few days after Samsung announced their new lineup for IFA in Europe, we now have official word of their new flagship models for the U.S market. The Samsung Series 9 LCD range, is the second generation 9 Series ( LCD 950), and will be hitting the U.S in August. The 9 Series will be available in 46-inch and 55-inch sizes, and are particularly exciting due to their top notch features and LED backlighting.

The 46-inch Samsung LN46A950, and the larger 55-inch Samsung LN55A950 both use LED SmartLighting technology, along with 120Hz rates on a full HD LCD screen to deliver sharp images with a stunning 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.

The UltraClear full HD 1080p LCD panel has a very fast response time of just 4ms, and combined with Auto Motion Plus 120Hz technology brings ultra sharp, clear and judder free images, even during high motion scenes. Both the LN46A950 and LN55A950 have extremely impressive contrast ratios bringing great colors and black levels due to the use of LED backlighting with local dimming, enabling the set to reduce, shut off or boost brightness of individual areas of the screen.

Samsung LN46A950

As well as great features pushing HDTVs to the next generation, the Samsung Series 9 LCDs also looks great with their stylish “Touch of Color” design. Other features include an integrated NTSC / ATSC / ClearQAM tuner, and networking technologies such as InfoLink (RSS / News etc) and WiseLink Pro for USB pictures, videos and audio.

Connectivity is also very good on the Samsung LN46A950, LN55A950 Series 9′s with 4x HDMI inputs, PC VGA input, 2x component, and others. Also, as the Samsung Series 9 950 LCDs feature LED blacklighting, they are also very energy efficient and feature the EnergyStar rating. Available as the Samsung LE-46A950, LE-55A950 in Europe.

Samsung Series 9 / 950 LCD

  • Samsung LN46A950 | 46-inch, $3199, August 08
  • Samsung LN55A950 | 55-inch, $4199, August 08