Found 13th Oct 2009
Ok been looking for a new tv for awhile, was just about to order the Sense from ebuyer but then just had another quick look on here and found this samsung.

Only reason i was going for the sense was for the price and because someone said it looked good for ps3. which is what i will be using for, and freeview!

Here are the two specs, could someone tell me which is best for what i need as it doesnt really make sense to me!

Will put them in two seperate posts

  1. Misc
  2. TV
  1. Misc
  2. TV

Original Poster

Sense @ £250

Television Picture Features

* 1080i High Definition Ready.
* 32 inch High Quality Panel
* Resolution 1366x768 pixels.
* Receiving 1080P signal
* Zero X radiation complies to green environment protection requirement
* Soft picture and no harm to your eyes
* Integrated digital and analogue
* Brightness 500 cd/m2.
* Contrast 800:1
* 60Hz Vertical Frame Rate
* Viewing angle 176/176 degrees.
* Progressive scan.
* Interleaved scan
* Picture size among 16:9 ,4:3


* HDMI socket.
* SCART socket.
* PC input socket.
* S-Video socket
* YPBPR socket.
* PC audio socket.
* 2 AV sockets.
* 2 IN 1 Tuner( digital and analogue combined)

Sound Features

* NICAM stereo sound.
* Balance, Bass, Treble
* 2 x 6w RMS power output.

Digital picture Features

* Digitally interactive.
* Digital teletext
* Digital index
* Picture size between 16:9 and 4:3
* Digital subcode
* Auto setup.
* Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) subtitles available.
* Manu scan for new channels
* Auto scan for new channels.
* Electronic programme guide (EPG).
* Parental rating

Additional Features

* 3D noise reduction
* UHF and VHF tuner.
* Auto setup.
* Auto search tuner.
* Auto search sorting.
* NO signal automatic power off
* Sleep timer.
* Child lock.
* Channel swap
* Manual and Fine tune
* Freeze Picture
* Blue black
* Color temperature
* OSD transparent
* OSD language
* Recover a factory constitution
* Stand by Power consumption: * NTSC compatible.
* Remote control requires 2 x 1.5V batteries.
* 100V—240V AC mains operation.
* Complete with tabletop stand.
* Vesa Standard: 200x400mm
* Color system : PAL/SECAM/AUTO
* Sound system: :I /BG/DK I/LL/L/AUTO

Original Poster

Samsung @ £299

For a fantastic value 32" LCD TV take a look at the Samsung LE32b350.

At the heart of this 2009 Samsung 32" LCD TV is Samsung's Wide Colour Enhancer 2 engine. This unique Samsung system offers far more natural and convincing colours by strengthening the red, green and blues. A high contrast ratio also gives the LE32b350 excellent depth of image with subtle shading. In short, the difference in picture quality between it and no-name TVs is the difference between night and day.

Although we'd always recommend a separate home cinema system, the Samsung's built-in SRS Tru-Surround HD system gives a useful boost to audio performance. With indirect firing technology the speakers create a spacious sound that's complemented by the SRS Tru-Surround system.

Twin rear-mounted HDMI sockets allow for the connection of 2 High Definition sources, such as an HD-TV box and Blu-ray player. In addition to this, the LE32b350 boasts SCART and component connections for your analogue sources. Furthermore, the PC input makes this attractive TV the perfect complement to your home computer - especially when used in conjunction with the Samsung's special Game Mode. Topping off the wide range of sockets is a digital optical sound output - ideal for connecting this Samsung 32" LCD TV to your home cinema for a useful upgrade in sound quality.

For a quality 32" LCD TV with a performance that belies the price, the Samsung LE32b350 makes a mockery of its rivals.

o Format: 16:9
o Screen size: 32 inches (82cm)
o Contrast: 30,000:1 (dynamic)
o Resolution: 1366 x 768
o Response Time: 8ms
o Brightness: 500 cd/m2
o Audio Power: 2x5w
o Mono/Stereo Sound: SRS TruSurround HD
o Speakers: Yes
o Connectivity: 2 x HDMI ¦ 1 x PC input ¦ 1 x DVI (via HDMI) input ¦ 1 x PC audio input ¦ 1 x component input ¦ 1 x composite input ¦
1 x optical digital audio output ¦ 1 x antenna ¦ 1 x scart ¦ 1 x PCMCIA
o TV text: 1,000 pages
o Other functions: Automatic volume control, Eco Flower, Alarm
clock, Electronic programme guide in digital mode, Clock, Automatic
channel set-up, Automatic/programmable stand-by, 24p cinema mode,
Gaming mode, V.2 colour enhancer
o Remote control: Yes
o Accessories supplied: Power cable, User manual, AAA-type batteries,
Remote control
o Internal menu languages: 25 languages
o User guide: Yes

I would go for the Samsung if it were me:

Contrast 800:1.......sense

Contrast: 30,000:1 (dynamic)......Samsung

further info ( just on contrast ) here:-…030

Original Poster


I would go for the Samsung if it were me:Contrast … I would go for the Samsung if it were me:Contrast 800:1.......senseContrast: 30,000:1 (dynamic)......Samsung

Right, i thought i was to look at the contast ratios but i dont have a clue!

and also i dont normally order 'lower' branded things, such as sense. so i thought id have a quick look for a 'proper' brand.

Will see if i get anymore replys before i order.

Thanks for your help:thumbsup:

Yes the Samsung wins hands down.

I bought a Hannspree one a couple of years back and the specs look just the same as the Sense. The 800:1 contrast ratio on the Sense will not look good, if my Hannspree is anything to go by. Paying the extra £50 will be well worth it.

The picture on the Samsung will be far superior to that Sense one plus you get brand satisfaction of it being a Samsung.


you'd be mad to go for the sense over the sammy

and I aint no brand snob but never seen a decent no brand tv in my life

Go for the Samsung much safer bet for quality and reliability we have an Acoustic solutions 32 inch hd ready in lounge and a Samsung 40 inch1080 pure hd in sitting room and the Samsung wins hands down

Original Poster

ok i think ive made up my mind!

thanks for replies, will rep now

:w00t:have seen loads of tvs whilst fitting sky samsung one of the best
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