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Samsung Sero Review Rundown

Samsung Electronics | Published on 22 Mar 2021 | Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer

Overview

Photo of Samsung Sero
  • Good viewing angles
  • Handsome design
  • Supports Tizen OS
  • Low input lag
  • Low color gamut

Summary

Samsung The Sero is a decent 4k TV with a unique feature that allows you to watch vertically-filmed content on a big screen. It has good visibility in bright rooms, decent viewing angles, and it upscales lower resolution content like cable TV and videos from social media sites well. Unlike most Samsung TVs, the Sero uses an IPS panel with a mediocre contrast ratio. The Samsung Sero runs on a simplified version of Tizen OS with reduced features, similar to the Samsung Q60T QLED.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

rtings[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 58%
Reviewers from Rtings have found the following[***]:
The Samsung The Sero is a decent 4k TV with a unique feature that allows you to watch vertically-filmed content on a big screen. Its fast response time and low input lag make it a good option for gaming, but sadly, it has a 60Hz panel and doesn't support variable refresh rate (VRR) The Samsung Sero has decent viewing angles when it's in landscape mode, and is suitable for a small to a moderately large room.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Bright, high-contrast IPS panel
  • Low input lag
  • Good color accuracy
  • Good viewing angles
Cons[**]
  • Doesn't support variable refresh rate (VRR)

techradar[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 58%
Reviewers from Techradar have found the following[***]:
The Samsung Sero TV uses the same Tizen smart TV platform as the best Samsung TVs. You'll get access to the likes of Netflix, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV Plus, Rakuten TV, YouTube, iPlayer, Britbox, All4, My 5, and more. Social media apps aren't natively supported on Tizen, meaning you're having to switch your gaze between the TV and the phone you're casting from. This is a set best suited to Android (particularly Samsung) smartphone owners, rather than anyone with an iPhone.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Gorgeous rotating design
  • Tizen smart TV platform
  • Easy to use
Cons[**]
  • Doesn't work with AirPlay 2

tomsguide[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 49%
Reviewers from Tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The Samsung Sero is the first TV designed with mobile users in mind. When your phone is paired, the Sero becomes an extension of your screen. While it's most seamless with a Samsung phone, iPhone users can use AirPlay to reflect their screens. The Sero's audio underwhelmed during my initial impressions.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Always-on display makes watching content in landscape and portrait orientations feel like an afterthought
  • Works with Apple AirPlay and AirPlay
Cons[**]
  • Audio could be better
  • Audio underwhelms

references

  1. 1. ^ Samsung The Sero TV Review. Rtings. 27 August 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  2. 2. ^ Samsung Sero TV review. Techradar. 12 August 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  3. 3. ^ Samsung’s rotating Sero TV puts a 43-inch smart phone in your living room. Tomsguide. 06 January 2020. Retrieved 07 March 2021.
  4. *. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher's own rating, if available, as a result.
  5. **. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher's own bullets points, if available, as a result.
  6. ***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher's own, if available.

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