The Samsung Plasma F5300 is a good budget plasma TV. The picture quality in a dark room is excellent. However, it isn't good for viewing in a bright living room. It doesn't get very bright and the screen reflects a lot of light.
The picture quality of the Samsung F5300 Plasma TV is excellent in a dark room. Do not turn on the lights, though, because the picture will get washed out by the amount of reflections.
The Samsung F5300 is a good choice for a dimly lit room. Its good contrast produces deep blacks.
When you turn the lights on, the screen becomes gray. It reflects a lot of light and it is hard to distinguish dark details in the picture. You definitely do not want this TV in a bright room.
It performs slightly better when displaying a bright scene, but this is still a problem area for it.
The F5300 has very little phosphor trailing and it also supports 24p without judder, which is good.