If you’ve been hesitant in the past about jumping into Samsung’s sometimes pricy TV universe, there definitely is an opening right now with the ultra-budget-friendly 50-inch Samsung 7 Series 4K TV—currently retailing for only $330.
This panel likely won’t wow cinephiles out there and doesn’t come near the picture quality of the Korean tech giant’s much-vaunted and much more expensive QLED offerings.
But if your chief purpose for this set is everyday TV watching and family movie nights, know that the 7 Series will probably exceed most of your modest expectations.
The TV’s VA-LCD panel provides decent picture quality with blacks that do get deeper than what you would expect from a budget offering. The colors are mostly accurate and there is high native contrast. It also does a valiant job in supporting HDR content.
As with most LCD-based panels, be aware that