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Samsung LN32B360 32-Inch 720p LCD HDTV (2009 Model)

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  • 32-inch high definition TV with 720p resolution
  • Two HDMI, one component, and one composite video input
  • Improved picture with 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 8ms response time and Wide Color Enhancer 2 technology
  • Two 3W bottom speakers and SRS TruSurround HD for a rich surround-sound experience from two speakers
  • One-year parts and labor warranty
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: Samsung
  • Model: LN32B360
  • Display Technology: LCD
  • Display Size: 32 inches
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:9
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 3.3 x 31.4 x 20.9 inches ; 20.1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 34.5 pounds
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  • ASIN: B001U3Y8M2
  • Item model number: LN32B360
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)
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Product Description

From the Manufacturer

(April 23, 2009)
This 32-inch LCD TV enhances details and adds realism to everything you watch. The 30,000:1 contrast ratio sharpens the picture and an 8ms response time greatly improves action scenes. You'll also enjoy more brilliant colors with wide color enhancer. SAMSUNG LCD TVs offer innovative features that significantly improve your home entertainment experience.

Enhance details and add realism to everything you watch. Click to enlarge.

30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Contrast and brightness levels achieve new heights in this LCD TV. Watch movies and shows come to life with enhanced details in very dark or bright scenes. Enjoy a more realistic, sharper picture quality that's sure to catch your eye.

Built-In Digital Tuner
All Samsung LCD HDTVs have an integrated digital tuner. So, whether you're watching over-the-air HD digital broadcasts or connecting to cable/satellite service, Samsung has got you covered.

SRS TruSurround XT HD
Samsung TVs are equipped with impressive audio technology--built-in speakers deliver an enhanced, virtual surround-sound listening experience that brings your HDTV experience to another level.

Contrast and brightness levels achieve new heights with a 30,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.

A very fast 8ms response time virtually eliminates any blurring and gives you smooth-motion action scenes.

8ms Response
One of the most important features for an LCD panel is the pixel response time. Response time refers to the amount of time it takes a pixel to "refresh" itself-to go from being active to being inactive, (ready to be re-activated). The lower the milliseconds, the faster the response time. A very fast 8ms response time virtually eliminates any blurring and gives you smooth-motion action scenes.

Wide Color Enhancer 2
Whereas blue and green shaded areas of the picture are washed out on conventional screens, wide color enhancer lets you experience more brilliant colors. Simply imagine a wider range of color than you ever thought possible.

ENERGY STAR Compliant
By being ENERGY STAR compliant you are assured that your SAMSUNG model is helping the environment by using less energy while saving you money. ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy promoting energy efficiency.

Game Mode
Get in the game with enhanced blacks, sharp picture quality and optimum audio. At the touch of a button, game mode speeds up the image processing response so you get the most out of your gaming experience.

What's in the Box
Samsung LN32B360 32-Inch 720p LCD HDTV, Remote control, TV stand, Cover bottom, Hardware, Owner's instructions, Warranty card, Safety guide manual, Cleaning cloth

Which Size HDTV is Right for My Room?

HDTV Size chart
With standard-definition TVs, the rule used to be that viewers would feel comfortable watching a set from a distance of 3 to 6 times the screen size in inches. With HDTV, the resolution is so much better that you can sit closer to a larger TV without noticing the pixels. So with HDTVs, the rule tends to be you can sit anywhere from 1.5 to 3 times the screen size (in inches) for the best experience. If you know the size of the room you have already, where you want to sit, and where your new HDTV should go once you get it, you can figure out the size HDTV you should get.
  • Minimum size = Viewing distance/3
  • Maximum size=Viewing distance/1.5

Product Description

Samsung LN32B360 offers consistently crisp HD images with great contrast and deep black levels. Samsung's Wide Color Enhancer optimizes each hue, for rich, natural colors. And this set's compact cabinet fits easily in your bedroom or den.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

I bought this tv refurbished and it has worked fantastic for 7 months so far. We use it in our bedroom and the picture is great. I have always purchased Samsung tvs and… Read more ›
After happily owning a larger Samsung LCD for a few years, we decided to stick with the brand and purchased this TV for our bedroom. The picture quality was great. So was… Read more ›
I'm a small lady and had no problem lifting it up above my head onto a shelf. I was leary about getting 720p, but the picture is perfect. I won't be using this as a PC… Read more ›
I was surprised when I got it because it was so light. The picture quality is very good. I bought it for less than $400 and the price was worth it considering it is a… Read more ›
I am very glad to say that I am completely satisfied with this…The picture is great and the inputs in the back are sufficient to satisfy the needs of a bedroom/office TV. Read more ›
This 32"Samsung flat screen TV was our Christmas gift for myself and my husband,our first HD…It has been wonderful ,the picture was outstanding even before our HD hook up! Read more ›
I will not be returning it. The picture and sound quality are amazing even up close. Read more ›
Good pic Good sound Good, good , good Read more ›
got this 32" Tv for about $450 and love it a great deal on a samsung. exceptional picture and sound quality. just have had over a week now and i ordered the hi def channels… Read more ›
I just watched the Super Bowl on this TV last night. HD is excellent w/ vivid imaging and decent sound. Non-HD is okay. Read more ›
I bought this television at the Black Friday sale and it was well worth the money. It has a great picture, and good sound quality. Read more ›
Great picture and very good sound quality. I've put it through its paces with my PS3. Read more ›
The colors were completely distorted with lots of reds, pinks, bright blues and squiggly white lines--essentially a moire look, "a watery or wavelike appearance."… Read more ›
The picture quality using standard definition connections is amazing almost HD quality. The color is brilliant,The blacks are black and the whites white. There is no fading… Read more ›
thrilled! The picture is great and the colors pop- and I haven't even fine tuned it yet. This size tv was the largest that would fit our Entertainment Unit. Read more ›
This TV has rich colors right out the box. Audio is just ok. Read more ›
I'll make this short and sweet. This TV produces deep black levels, and amazing bright colors. Its energy efficient. Read more ›
panel in the back where you plug in the cable is thin and weak, a little press i think…return and got the LG, it is perfect and color is sharp and nice as default setting. Read more ›
If you're in need of a quality, bargain LCD, this model is pretty good. After researching this and the Vizio brand, I went first hand to the nearest store carrying both. Read more ›
I am the only one that uses this in the bedroom and it is only on in the evenings. Has anyone else had problems with this model going out in 4 years. Like I indicated the… Read more ›
I gave this product one star since there is no option for "zero" stars. Read more ›
The only thing missing is that there is no option to set it for "PIP" or Picture in Picture, so you can't have a TV Picture with aa auxiliar Picture. Read more ›
Excellent Visuals, sound is good, game mode is great for playing with my xbox 360 (virtually no hd lag). Read more ›
Since the one I really wanted was twice as much (the low end model, at least) and we're trying to save money overall, I went for this one. I have watched DVDs, my Nintendo… Read more ›
For the price, this is a great TV. The sound isn't the best, about the only complaint I have. Read more ›
The menu system and remote are superior to even my older Samsung units. Terrific product at a great price - way-to-go Samsung and Amazon! Read more ›
I don't like watching TV in bed, but my…Since it is a bedroom TV, I didn't want to spend the money for the newest technology, and it is a very good value for what you get. Read more ›
The only complaint we have is that the price dropped $20 a week after we…Even for the extra $20 we paid, it was a very good price...and the quality just cannot be beat! Read more ›
We've…I see that Amazon has the set listed now at $399 with free shipping but when we got ours on Black Friday weekend, Best Buy had the best price I could find at $377. Read more ›
What can I say? Good built-in speakers, looks great, incredible price. I say go buy it now! Read more ›
Ease of…Design and layout of the remote is intuitive, making tweaking to get your final settings of the flesh tones, contrast, and sharpness easily to your exact likings. Read more ›
The 30,000 to 1 contrast ration is nice, and I was going to settle for a 26 inch but I'm glad I got the larger 32 inch, and at…THe remote is very simple and works well. M… Read more ›
Picture settings and sound settings are both fully…The TV has simple, easy to follow menu screens that only took me a few moments to navigate through and learn. The… Read more ›
Design and layout of the remote is intuitive,…Remote has some buttons allowing you direct adjustment of certain settings without going into the full menus to reset them. Read more ›
The product is aesthetically pleasing but the glossy surface may require a…The remote isn't anything special but I think it's above average and I like the button placement. Read more ›
The only minor thing I don't care for…Unlike most remotes with a dedicated button for the sleep timer on it, you have to open a menu and drill down to set the sleep timer. Read more ›
I bought this TV at Best Buy for $399. Color (I boosted to 70%) and Clarity is great for the price. I have only had the product for 2 weeks and I have no issues so far. Read more ›
The picture quality this t.v. is amazing and the sound coming from it's speakers definitely impressed me to say the least. The t.v screen looks good from almost any angle. I… Read more ›
The picture also looks alot worse w / "jaggies" with high speed pictures. I know this is an inherent problem with LCD, but did not happen as often as this new set. Maybe… Read more ›
I recommend this one to anyone who wants good quality from Samsung or who needs a smaller TV for their room but wants HD and a decent sized screen. Read more ›
My only real problem was how long the TV takes to turn on and change channels. It seems to be a little slower then other LCDs I have seen. This isn't too much of an issue… Read more ›
I believe this is just about the best LCD you're going to find for the sub $500 price tag anywhere right now. I actually picked this up last night at a local electronics… Read more ›
Samsung. The set up is soooo easy (and the box is under 30 lbs) and the picture is AMAZING. I only needed 2 HDMI ports (1 or cable box and 1 for the PS3. Read more ›
Color was fantastic and superior to the LG in my opinion. Ease of set up is great. Design and layout of the remote is intuitive, making tweaking to get your final settings… Read more ›
I also have a SONY XBR 46" in 1060 which naturally has a more crisp picture, but this 720 is quite crisp for the price. Easy to setup too. Read more ›
Check Consumer Reports for reviews. The Samsung was very easy to set up. Great product. Read more ›
Excellent picture and sound. And very easy to install and set-up Read more ›
The menu is straightforward and simple to use in conjunction with the remote and the inputs/outputs in the back are ideal for the not-too-serious home theatre setup… Read more ›
For less than $400, this is a terrific TV. Picture is great, remote is easy to use, nothing bad. Highly recommended. Read more ›
I hung the first one over my bar and needed a new one for my bedroom. I really like the quality of the picture, sound is good and remote control is easy to use. I'd highly… Read more ›
The colors are bright and crisp and the blacks are dark. Setup was simple and the remote and menus are easy to use. Read more ›
This Samsung TV has all the features I need, a great picture, and was an excellent value all around. It also has an easy to use menu system and a clean design. There are… Read more ›
A lot has happened in…As someone who is not a high tech expert, I just wanted a tv that was inexpensive, , easy to use, and not loaded with stuff I would never use. I… Read more ›
The size is great if you're in a small room(bedroom, small living room) and this is the PERFECT TV for a college student. Read more ›
I have this TV in my bedroomand it is perfect size, good picture and much better than any others I have had over the years. Read more ›
Samsung's tv's all perform well, and this model is no exception. The 32" is the perfect size for a small bedroom or office. Read more ›
What a drastic improvement it made! Due to the compact size of the flat screen, it replaced a 21" box. The price was comparable to a Vizio at my local Walmart. Read more ›
Really love this TV. It arrived before schedule in great shape. Had no problems hooking it up. Read more ›
The picture is clear and crisp, even without HD. This is a perfect sized TV for a master bedroom. I am thinking of getting a 50"+ Samsung for my livingroom. Read more ›
-The stand was easy to assemble, and the TV is so light (yet durable) that it was a snap to install by myself. It rotates easily and smoothly, and diffuses light off the… Read more ›
I…However, my low opinion still stands, as this should not have been necessary, and to read about it, apparently this is not an uncommon problem in Samsung flat screens. Read more ›
The picture is actually fantastic and looks good on the standard setting and really stunning at the dynamic setting (if the room is light enough), and in the store looked… Read more ›
Again, being in our least used room, this TV was…Lastly, as others have stated about "piano black" finishes, its looks nice but attracts finger prints, hair, dust, etc. Read more ›
I know it was cheap, but I figured I was paying less for lesser quality picture and sound. Apparently I was paying less because of very poor construction. If they can't… Read more ›
So a third HDMI output was really unnecessary for me. Plus, I love the glossy all-black finish of this TV. The other model has a different finish. Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

95 of 99 people found the following review helpful By B. Hoak on March 29, 2009
This is a new model (out March 2009), and is the just released 'B' version of the popular, judging by the many reviews, samsung 'A' version 32 inch TV. I wanted a TV with an excellent value for a 32 inch TV with a good 720p picture and sound. The picture is actually fantastic and looks good on the standard setting and really stunning at the dynamic setting (if the room is light enough), and in the store looked slightly better then Sony Bravia S-Series KDL-32S5100 32-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV, Black even though that TV is a 1080p one. I did a visual comparison of the two for a while in the store becuase I was trying to justify going 1080p but couldnt since this picture seemed better even at 720p. If I could, I would have gone for the Sony BRAVIA XBR KDL-32XBR9 32-Inch 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV which looked the best though for a 32 inch overall.

720p vs 1080p:
I couldn't understand why a 1080p TV would make a difference with this size of TV, since I sit about nine feet away and at that distance I don't think you could tell - at least the PC input is small enough and sharp enough that I can read web pages comfortably from my couch but if it were any smaller it would be too small/detailed. I dont think I would use more than 720p detail unless I wanted to see more web page content on the screen and planned to sit about 4 feet away. The TV has exactly the same resolution as
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69 of 72 people found the following review helpful By James Wright on April 12, 2009
I badly needed a new television, and decided on a whim to head to best buy and see what was available. I hadn't been shopping for tv's in around 7 years, and from what I remembered that was when plasmas were amazing but all cost upwards of $4,000, and LCD, as a technology, just wasn't there yet. To my amazement the TV's in the store, even those well under $1,000, all looked fantastic. I settled on this tv after comparing it, endlessly, to other 32-inch models by Sony, Toshiba and LG. The Samsung had the best clarity, image depth and color. For only $550, this TV is gorgeous...standard cable looks good, DVD looks fantastic, and HD is just amazing. After initially thinking I wanted a 1080p HD, not 720p, I realized that in this size it just doesn't matter, and isn't worth the extra money. In all honesty, I felt like the 1080p image in this size television is a bit too sharp, a bit too bright and a bit too clear...it almost makes everything look like a cartoon or a video game. In the end, you really can't beat this television...the internal speakers sound great, it looks damn sexy in any room, and the picture quality makes you wonder why you paid so little...
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53 of 56 people found the following review helpful By A. StJohn on June 18, 2009
Much like many of the other customers who purchased the Samsung 32" B Series LCD television, I too, did MUCH research before buying this television. After going to Target, Walmart, BestBuy, and various online stores, I decided to purchase the Samsung after MANY comparisons, and for only $499.99 at BestBuy.

Between the price, brand name, and overall quality we can expect from Samsung, it just made sense to buy this television set over Sony. This television was bought with the intention of not spending more than $500 and having it perform at least above average for my bedroom.

Upon looking at comparable televisions, the Samsung had an AMAZING picture. It was EXCEPTIONALLY clear and very clean, new, and expensive looking. The options were exactly what I wanted: Computer input, 2 HDMI cable inputs, and multiple component inputs. It was 720P but after speaking with many owners and doing more and more research, it just isn't worth the money to purchase a 1080p TV set ($700+) when you WON'T be able to tell ANY real difference under 40" television sets - THAT IS A GUARANTEED FACT!

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26 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Floyd Goodrich on April 15, 2009
I've had mine for three days now and could not be more pleased. The picture is crystal clear, the colors are deep and the contrast is great. Good sound and easily set up, didn't have to consult the owners manual once. The remote is laid out well and everything is easy to access. The only minor thing I don't care for is how you access the sleep mode timer. Unlike most remotes with a dedicated button for the sleep timer on it, you have to open a menu and drill down to set the sleep timer. As this is a great bedroom size, this could be a slight annoyance for those who use the sleep timer function a lot. That is the only con I have on this beautiful TV. This TV has a lot of high end features such as being able to name the various inputs, such as calling HDMI 1 as Satellite, HDMI 2, as DVD etc. I'm very happy with mine and for the money, its fantastic.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By B. Hustle on December 16, 2009
I absolutely love my new Samsung LN32B360 720p LCD HDTV!!!!

I knew I would like this t.v. the moment I took it out of the box. Although I was somewhat disappointed with this flat panel t.v having only 2 HDMI ports, I quickly got over it once turned it on. The picture quality this t.v. is amazing and the sound coming from it's speakers definitely impressed me to say the least. The t.v screen looks good from almost any angle. I'm happy with my purchase and I would definitely recommend this t.v to any who's in the market for buying a new lcd hdtv under 40" and won't put a huge whole in their wallet. I think 720p is sufficient for flat panel televisions under 40 inches. I think getting a 1080p flat panel t.v. under 40" would be a waste of many if you're buying it for the sole purpose of watching 1080p (1920x1080) resolution.

I want to share my calibrated picture settings for this model t.v. with anyone who's looking to optimize their viewing pleasure. I'm content with these settings and I hope you find theses settings satisfying as well. Give Me Feedback on these settings. Tell me what you think or share your own picture settings.

Picture Settings For Samsung LN32B360

--Picture Menu'
Mode: Movie'
Backlight: 6'
Contrast: 85'
Brightness: 44
'Sharpness: 9'
Color: 57
'Tint: G50/R50
''
Advanced Settings Submenu
'Black tone: Off '
Dynamic contrast: Off'
Gamma: 0
'Color space: Auto'
Flesh tone: 0
'Edge enhancement: Off''

White balance Submenu (Inside Picture Menu)
'R-Offset: 25'
G-Offset: 25'
B-Offset: 25'
R-Gain: 25
'G-Gain: 25'
B-Gain: 25''

Picture Options Submenu (Inside Picture Menu)
'Color tone: Warm2'
Size: Screen Fit'
Digital NR: Off'
HDMI black level: Low
'Film mode: Auto''
--Setup Menu'
Game Mode: Off'
Energy saving: Off
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