Samsung PN51E490 51" 720p Plasma TV
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Samsung PN51E490 51" 720p Plasma TV

Samsung PN51E490
  • PN51E490
  • Samsung 51 600Hz 720p Plasma 3D HDTV Left Angle View
  • Samsung 51 600Hz 720p Plasma 3D HDTV Right Angle View
  • Samsung 51 600Hz 720p Plasma 3D HDTV Side View
  • Immersive 3D
  • WiFi-ready
  • ConnectShare Movie
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
  • Includes 2 Pairs of 3D Glasses
  • USB Input
  • Sleek, Narrow Bezel
  • Energy-efficient

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Product Features

Samsung PN51E490 51" 720p Plasma TV

    Perfection Begins Here…

    The Samsung PN51E490 is the first in Samsung’s series of 3D plasma TVs; witness truly immersive 3D and spectacular, life-like 2D reproduction. The PN51E490 features 2D – 3D conversion, 600Hz Subfield motion, which means a lightning fast refresh rate and unquestionable clarity. Samsung’s Wide Color Enhancer Plus and the Plasma +1 design, guarantees you get the most picture and detail picture regardless of content being viewed.

    600Hz Subfield Motion

    The image you see on screen is sampled 20-25 times more than the original broadcast. 600Hz Subfield Motion ensures that you always receive the smoothest, crispest and most natural picture from your PN51E490. 

    Clear, Precise Fast Action with 600Hz Subfield

    Wide Color Enhancer Plus

    Wide Color Enhancer Plus ensures that we are seeing the most natural colors on screen. The colors are bold and vibrant, yet natural looking.

    Bright, Vibrant, and Natural

    Plasma +1

    The Plasma +1 is indicative of a reduced bezel design. Offering more viewing area, without increase the overall dimensions of your Samsung PN51E490 plasma TV. 

    More Screen, Less Bulk

    ConnectShare Movie

    Play all types of media files directly from a USB drive or device connected to your television. Home movie viewing has never been, nor will it ever, be easier.

    AllShare Play

    Wireless access to all of your media from your PC or Smart phone with your Smart TV. With access to Cloud technology, AllShare Play allows you to upload your favorite media to a central web storage account and access it at anytime, anywhere.

    Immersive Active 3D

    Samsung includes 2 pairs of active 3D glasses with the PN51E490 plasma TV. Samsung’s 3D glasses never filter any lines on the TV which allow a crisp, clear picture, with minimal blurring and obscuring of the picture; giving you a full High Definition 3D experience. If your TV can show it, you can watch it in 3D with 2D – 3D conversion. 

    Samsung SSG4100GB 2012 Active 3D Glasses

    Energy Star V 5.3 Compliant

    Samsung exceeds ENERGY STAR requirements. Save electricity and money and be good to the environment.

Product Specifications

Video Characteristics:

Refresh Rate 600Hz

Audio Characteristics:

Other Audio Notes Down Firing + Full Range
Speaker Output 10W x 2

Inputs and Outputs:

3.5mm Mini Jack DVI / PC Audio Input
PC Input HDMI Only
USB Input Yes - 1
Wireless Connectivity WiFi Ready - Samsung WIS12ABGNX Wireless USB Adapter Required

Additional Options:

3D - Active / Passive Yes - Active
3D Glasses Included Yes - 2 Pairs of Samsung SSG-4100GB
Speaker / Surround Processing SRS TheaterSound®

Power Consumption:

Power Consumption when off Exceeds Energy Star Standards
Power Consumption when on Exceeds Energy Star Standards


Dimensions (H x W x D) - with stand 29.9" x 46.8" x 10.3"
Dimensions (H x W x D) - Shipping 32.9" x 51.2" x 13"


Labor Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty - Extended Sevice Plans Available
Parts Warranty 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty - Extended Sevice Plans Available

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 Average Customer Rating

Wonderful picture

By: blackbeard2364
Date: Thursday, June 07, 2012
The only knock I would give this TV, is that it only has 2 HDMI connections. I have researched HDTV's for a number of years before making a decision to purchase one. For the money and size of this TV, it is more than worth it! The colors are vibrant and image sharp. I would recommend this TV to anyone.

Great 3D for the price

By: wallstreetkid212
Date: Saturday, May 12, 2012
so I knew I wanted 3D tv and decided a Samsung since I already had one I was leery at first about the whole active 3D vs. progressive 3D debate. So, this is why I was skeptical of buying an active 3D plasma, like this Samsung model. Lay that skepticism and those fears aside! I've watched Avatar, RE:Afterlife, Tron, and Piranha on 3D and they all look mind blowingly magnificent. Crystal clear and lots of depth. No fluttering, ghosting images that I've read about.There is absolutely nothing negative to say about the 3D picture. It's that good. Don't listen to the negativity about active 3D and 720p on bigger size plasmas. This tv plants those allegations on their face!


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