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The PN51E490 by Samsung is a 51-inch TV that is 3D enabled. It uses active-shutter 3D glasses when turned on. It also uses the Real Black Filter and Wide Color Enhancer Plus for deeper blacks and better color temperature. It is also a connected TV to Samsung's Smart TV service, which has a variety of apps to use with your TV.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: February 2012
  • Price at launch: $799.99


  • Width: 48.8 inches
  • Height: 30.8 inches
  • Depth: 9.9 inches
  • Weight: 48.7 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Rotating stand: Yes
  • Removable stand: Yes


  • Screen size (diagonal): 51 inches
  • Display surface: Matte
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Native resolution (X): 1024 px
  • Native resolution (Y): 768 px
  • Maximum resolution: 720p
  • Technology: Plasma
  • Black level: Real Back Filter
  • 3D enabled: Yes
  • 3D type: Glasses (active shutter)


  • Speakers: 2
  • Effects: SRS TheaterSound HD, Dolby Digital Plus


  • Ethernet: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Optional (Proprietary)


  • Composite / Component combo input(s): 1
  • HDMI input(s): 2
  • 3.5mm audio input(s): 1
  • Digital optical audio input(s): 1
  • USB: 1

Input Ports

2x pairs active 3D Glasses

Bundled accessories

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