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Samsung BD-F8500

Samsung BD-F8500
alaScore 94

135 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design. The value for money also gets good feedback. Many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, value for money, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Samsung BD-F8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 135 reviews)

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Samsung BD-F8500 review

 

The BD-F8500 is a 3D Blu-ray player and Freeview PVR in a single slim-line box, ideal for those who want to cut down on clutter. Furthermore, it incorporates Samsung's online portal, blessed with the best selection of VOD content on the market – it's...

Generous features; catch-up TV; solid picture quality; flexible recording

Long-winded Allshare menus; awkward web browsing; Smart and Freeview functionality could be better integrated

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Samsung BD-F8500M review

 

Samsung's latest all-in-one could simplify your home cinema setup

Recommended!

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Samsung BD-F8500

 

A slick and feature-packed Blu-ray/PVR combination.

Versatile recording and slick operation ; Extensive features ; Excellent Blu-ray and Freeview images

Freeview EPG & catch-up TV could be integrated ; Clunky web browsing with remote ; Takes too long to reach AllShare content

The sockets continue on the rear with HDMI v1.4 and optical digital outputs, Ethernet, another USB port and RF input and loopthrough. There are no Scarts for backing up hard-disk recordings on external disc recorders, which might disappoint those who...

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Samsung BD-F8500

 

Samsung's BD-F8500 is like a Swiss Army Knife: not only does it pack in a Blu-ray player with 3D skills, but it's also toting a 500GB hard drive for recording Freeview in HD and you can even use your smartphone as a remote. The question is though, is...

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Samsung BD-F8500

 

Samsung's BD-F8500 is like a Swiss Army Knife: not only does it pack in a Blu-ray player with 3D skills, but it's also toting a 500GB hard drive for recording Freeview in HD and you can even use your smartphone as a remote. The question is though, is...

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