2 August 2013 by Shifali Rao
South Korean consumer electronics giant, Samsung, have a pretty popular share in the television market. Samsung seems to be aiming for the top place in the SmartTV market with their breathtaking innovations and it probably won't be long before they are the number one too.
Samsung SmartTVs come in a broader range of sizes than you can imagine, from 32 inches to 85 inches or more, using typically LED display panels though the rare species of Samsung's plasma SmartTVs are doing just as well.
How Samsung Connects to the Internet
Your Samsung TV will connect to your home internet through the built-in wi-fi and occasionally, you're also provided with an ethernet port. For a more full rounded experience on your SmartTV, Samsung includes a full web browser for you to surf the internet with more independence.
Samsung Smart Features
Samsung SmartTVs come with a full blown set of features that are often not found on many other brands. Of course these are benefits included mostly in their latest products and carry relatively higher price tags.
Smart Hub : This is where your Samsung SmartTV stores all the goodies, as opposed to certain other brands which display all the services on the television's homepage. With Smart Hub Samsung claims you can manoeuvre your way around apps, live television broadcast, movie streaming, Skype or web browsing in a smoother manner.
S Recommendation : This is what Samsung TVs use to let you know what's hot and happening on television channels.
Smart Interaction : Samsung's SmartTVs are best known for their singular approaches to communicate with you. You can use gesture control which means you swipe and control the TV by waving your arms or fingers in mid-air or voice commands. In addition to this, is the most recent face recognition luxury which means you never again need to go through the entire login process on facebook. You simply stand in front of your Samsung and ask it to log in. The camera on the screen recognizes your face and logs into your FB, Twitter or other social media networking profile.
Smart Applications : The apps section on Samsung looks like an unremitting flow of options which would take forever to put down here. From Netflix and BBCi to Amazon and Vudu, or even Skype, it's all there on these Smart TVs.
Smart Evolution : This is a kit to make your investment future proof and comprises the necessary upgrades for your TV.
Samsung's SmartTV collection is currently either a dual core or quad core splash, though the purpose and need for quad cores are still pretty vague. As in TVs of other brands, the dual core processor handles everything required of your SmartTV with ease, so no matter how superb it sounds, the quad core isn't much in terms of gain.
More or less all of Samsung's SmartTVs are integrated with 3DTV and include active 3D shutter glasses in the box.
Samsung's televisions in general are known to have fine image quality and good interfaces, nevertheless, the best Samsung SmartTVs are the fully loaded ones which are higher up the price ladder.