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Samsung PS42Q97HD

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Editorial reviews:
4.9 / 54 ratings
4 editorial reviews
A 42in Plasma for under £700 must be a poor performer right? John thinks not...Read more
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Pros

  • bright
  • natural hues that are sharp and detailed

Cons

  • colors can occasionally lack punch
  • Samsung is not short-changing its&
  • plasma technology tends to suffer less with motion resolution issues than LCD
  • The Movie Plus feature can cause moving objects to look a little noisy too
  • becomes too frail to lift ridiculously b&hellip

Key specs

  • Flat
  • 42 in
  • 1024, 768 px
  • Plasma
  • no
  • no
  • no

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Samsung PS42Q97HD - Technical Overview

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Screen size
42 in
Best:
Vizio RS120-B3
Screen size: 120 in
Brightness
1500 cd/m²
Best:
LG 42LW450U
Brightness: 4000 cd/m²
Resolution
1024 x 768 px
Best:
Samsung UN98S9
Resolution: 7680 x 4320 px

Samsung PS42Q97HD Full Specifications

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Display

Flat
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42.0 in
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1024 x 768 px
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Plasma
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16:9
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no
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1500.0 cd/m²
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no
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no
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Audio

2-channel
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yes
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Features

no
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no
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yes
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Ergonomics

yes
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600x400mm
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3d technology

no
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Connectivity

yes
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3
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1.2
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no
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1
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1
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yes
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yes
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no
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no
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yes
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no
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no
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yes
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no
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Network

no
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no
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no
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no
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no
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Body without stand

27.56 in
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67.46 lb
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4.09 in
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Black
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Body with stand

29.88 in
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41.54 in
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72.75 lb
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12.44 in
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Shipping box

16.38 in
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6.1 in
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34.57 in
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Power

1.0 W
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380.0 W
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no
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Video

  • 480p
  • 576p
  • 720p
  • 1080i
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Tuner

DVB-T
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no
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yes
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