I recently had the task of finding my Father a new television. Being a man of frugal means the brief was simple "What's the best 32 inch TV and how cheap will it be?"
I always use for Amazon so set about selecting my preferences accordingly and the LE32D580 was the top choice. Being cautious I didn't want to lump for the first one suggested by Amazon however looking at the overall features in comparison it was a no brainer. At around £330.00 including delivery it fit the bill. So as follows, what I would consider a layman's breakdown:
Freeview HD. Considering other models in the price bracket only came with Freeview this was a big plus.
1080p Full HD. Running Blu-Ray content from a PS3 via HDMI the picture was vibrant and took my Dad by surprise (He was upgrading from CRT and digi-box set up). There are numerous picture enhancements but I find these a personal preference but handy for adjusting to your own room ambience.
2 x 10w speakers which do produce virtual surround with certain content. Adequate for TV but lacks oomph with films/games.
4 x HDMI. A great amount again in comparison to other models in my search bracket which only boasted 3 with the added bonus of the fourth one located on the side great for peripherals on the fly, especially if wall mounted!
2 x USB ports. I did try a stick with various media formats on and the majority played no problem. Again one of these was located on the side panel.
1 x Scart. I understand that more and more peripherals will go down the HDMI route but worth considering if you are upgrading and have numerous scart only products.
1 x Optical Out. Handy if you have a dedicated Home Theatre system.
the overall look of the set is simple and subtle and will suit most homes/bedrooms.
Conceived with the home in mind, the Samsung LE32D580 TV arrives with a sleek style and screen clarity that truly intensifies the viewing pleasure. Displaying colors most HD sets can't handle, at twice the normal resolution, once turned on you'll be reminding yourself that you're not actually there. All media can be integrated with ease and enjoyed the way you want it. With quality and design you'd expect from Samsung, only the price will surprise.
|Product Description:||Samsung LE32D580 - 32" LCD TV|
|Product Type:||LCD TV|
|Diagonal Size (cm):||81.28 cm|
|Resolution:||1920 x 1080|
|Display Format:||1080p (FullHD)|
|Input Video Formats:||480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 480i, 576i, 576p|
|Motion Enhancement Technology:||50 Hz Clear Motion Rate|
|Video Interface:||Component, composite, HDMI, SCART|
|HDMI Ports Qty:||4 port(s)|
|Connectivity:||Wi-Fi (optional), LAN|
|PC Interface:||VGA (HD-15)|
|Digital TV Tuner:||DVB-C, DVB-T2|
|Multi-channel Preview:||Picture-in-picture (PIP) (1 tuner)|
|Features:||Auto Power Off, on-screen menu, Anynet Plus, Wide Color Enhancer, Crystal TV, game mode, Touch of Color (ToC), AllShare, HyperReal Engine, ConnectShare Movie, Planet First, Eco Sensor, smart phone remote support, Online Instruction Manual, One Foot Connection, progressive scan|
|Sound Output Mode:||Stereo|
|Speaker System:||2 speakers|
|Sound Effects:||SRS TheaterSound|
|USB Port:||Yes , 2 port(s)|
|Remote Control:||Remote control|
|Power:||AC 230V ( 50/60 Hz )|