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no wifi built in? Samsung PN64D550

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#1 of 3 OFFLINE   JeffRome



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Posted June 21 2011 - 11:25 AM

What exactly does this mean in real use at home? I can still stream through a Blue Ray DVD player, right? If I have no interest in hooking up directly to a computer, is this at all important? Is it going to be necessary for a TV in the near (nest few years) future? I don't intend to game with it--right now I just watch movies, TV, and stream Netflix. Any experience with this TV? I guess I'm trying to decide on this or the PN64 D7000 or 8000 series--but they are several hundred dollars more.

#2 of 3 OFFLINE   JeffRome



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Posted June 21 2011 - 01:46 PM

If we decide to add wifi later, can we?

#3 of 3 OFFLINE   Jason Charlton

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Posted June 22 2011 - 01:08 AM

Not every device in your system needs to have streaming capability.  It comes down to the services you want.  If you find a single device that streams all the services that you want (be it TV, Blu-Ray player, Receiver, something else) then you should be all set. I doubt you'll be able to "add" wi-fi capability to a device that doesn't currently offer it. Sorry I can't offer any advice particular to the TVs you mentioned - I'm not familiar with them.

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