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Samsung BD-F8900

Samsung BD-F8900
alaScore 79

201 reviews

Jun, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 201 reviews of Samsung BD-F8900. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability, but many are negative about the price and reliability.


reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Samsung BD-F8900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Samsung BD-F8900 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on People really like the usability, whereas the price and reliability get critical opinions.


reliability, price

44% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-F8900 1TBSamsung BD-F8900 1TB

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Geoff (

appallingly bad and unreliable


Bought in December 2013. Recording is completely unreliable - maybe half the programs actually record, despite it saying at the time that it is recording. The TV guide often does not work, despite my TV and Panasonic TV guide on other HDD working fine...

In theory it has lots of smart features, but they are often slow or don;t work at all.

See above - toally unreliable and incredibly frustrating.

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Dee (

Not Great


We are also having problems with the Samsung player. The recording feature is pretty hopeless and unreliable. I would guess that only half the programmes I try to record actually do - otherwise they are just blank files on the hard drive with no...

Not many pros to be honest.

All of the above review

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Gregg (



Over the past 10 years I have had only Samsung TV's and have been very happy with the 4 that I have had. I have always considered Samsung to be one of the better brands and so was disappointed at this HD recorder. It is very impressive with all its...

Hit & Miss with recording TV. Too smart for it's own good and has trouble with the basics

Jun, 2013