Sunday, 01 August 2004
Jerry Del Colliano
Americans, it is our God-given right to “bigger and better” everything.
This is exactly what Samsung is counting on with their newest $17,999
plasma, the PPM63H3. At 63 inches, this “professional” plasma monitor
is and certainly looks larger than the more standard 50-inch sets. With
the waif-like thinness of a flat screen TV, it is now possible to get
what is turning out to be a pretty damn large picture in your living
room. Cost-wise, a 63-inch plasma is priced at around the same levels
that 50-inch plasmas were a few years back, just below $20,000.
Samsung as a company has made some significant strides
in recent years in competing with other more well-known Japanese
electronics manufacturers (most notably Sony) by offering innovative
technology in competitively priced audio/video products. The PPM63H3 is
no exception. It features an exclusive technology called DNIe, which
reportedly reduces noise and increases detail. The set has a
contrast-enhancing feature ...