Th3 2d is good but nothing special compared to other manufacturers in this price range.
What does make this set stand out is the 3D. It's excellent and it uses passive technology - which means you don't have to buy extra pairs of expensive glasses for friends and family to also watch. This was the key feature that made me buy this set. Otherwise, I would probably have gone for a Plasma screen from another manufacturer.
The Smart TV functions are a mixed bag. The web browser is pretty good with the ability to save favorites, but to use it effectively you really need an optional controller - the remote makes it all too slow to do anything The YouTube implementation… Read more
I didn't buy this television, so this is really just an observation having researched the product via the web.
The AV Forums is full of knowledgeable customers, many of whom complain that the system does not have iplayer from BBC or the Websurfer. Although Samsung apparently claim these are coming they are NOT available at the moment on this set.
In addition many of the customers have not received any 3d glasses. I highly recommend that you research this set carefully and read these opinions before purchasing. My impression is that Samsung is making some promises that it is not delivery on yet.