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Samsung BD-P3600

Samsung BD-P3600
alaScore 82

1621 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1621 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the design and price are on the whole positive. Many are less positive about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Samsung BD-P3600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung BD-P3600

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 16 user reviews of Samsung BD-P3600 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.co.uk.

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price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-P3600 - Blu-ray disc player - Upscaling - Netflix, Pandora - black glossSamsung BD-P3600 - Blu-ray disc player - Upscaling - Netflix, Pandora - black gloss

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung BD-P3600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 773 user reviews of Samsung BD-P3600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.com.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

55% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-P3600 1080p Blu-ray Disc Player (2009 Model)Samsung BD-P3600 1080p Blu-Ray Disc PlayerSamsung BDP3600 Blu-ray Player

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Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-Ray Review

 

Extremely fast operation ; Superior Blu-ray images

Physically clumsy ; Difficult networking setup

The Samsung BD-P3600 delivers great-looking images and Internet streaming. But it should be a lot easier to use than it is in practice.

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Samsung BD-P3600

 

Experience breathtaking high-definition images and the highest quality audio on the market with the BD-P3600 Blu-ray player. Instantly stream movies and music with wireless networking. And an 802.11 Wi-fi connection lets you easily download large...

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Samsung BD-P3600

 

Editors' note : Although our testing of the Samsung BD-P3600 was largely positive, Samsung Blu-ray players have consistently scored low with CNET users. We examined this issue extensively in this blog , and it's worth considering before making a buying...

Excellent image quality on Blu-ray movies; Wi-Fi USB dongle included; Netflix and Pandora streaming; superfast operational speed and disc loading; Profile 2.0 compatible; onboard decoding for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio; 7.1 analog outputs;...

Costs as much as a PS3; front-panel controls are located on top of player; PC streaming setup is difficult.

The Samsung BD-P3600 is a huge leap ahead for standalone Blu-ray players, with blazing-fast operational speed, tons of features, and excellent image quality.

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Samsung BD-P3600

 

If you're in the market for a Blu-ray player, you should give the BD-P3600 a good look. It's a bit pricey, but has the features to match the price, And performance speed and image quality are excellent. If you're into gaming, you can get a PS3 for...

1080p True HD Blu-ray PlayerInternet connectivity with 1GB onboard memory1080p upconversion of existing contentNetflix and Pandora streaming7.1 channel analog surround sound outputs

The BD-P3600 is a handsome unit, housed in a sleek cabinet with rounded...

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Samsung BD-P 3600

 

Excellent 24p movie picture., Superb DVD playback., Automatic film-mode detection for DVDs., Fast disc drive., BD-Live and PC streaming - even via wireless., Bitstream HD audio.

Awkward network operation., Blurry JPEG photo playback.

The BD-P 3600 shines during Blu-ray and DVD playback, producing pictures of outstanding quality - in the most important respects, therefore, the player does a great job. The speedy disc drive also impressed, as did the flexibility of the audio section....

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Review: Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-ray player

 

This Blu-ray player delivers great-looking images and Internet streaming. But it falls down on the little things.

Extremely fast operation ; Superior Blu-ray images

Difficult networking setup ; Physically clumsy

Connect the BD-P3600 to your home network (and thus to the Internet) and you get four sources for streaming entertainment. One of the four, Blockbuster on Demand, lets you rent or buy the right to stream the movies of your choice (with TV shows...

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Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-Ray Player

 

Lots useful of features, excellent quality and wireless

Wireless setup is not clear, upgrades take forever and price was too high when I bought it

Great for playing Blu-Ray, DVD's and Netflix. Upgrades could be faster.

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Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-ray Player Preview

 

Samsung's BD-P3600 is a network capable Blu-ray player with a variety of regularly updated streaming options. Out of the gate, the WiFi enabled BD-P3600 is able to stream both the Pandora music service and Netflix. Thanks to a recent firmware update,...

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Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-ray Player

 

Samsung has delivered some solid Blu-ray offerings in the past. The company hasn't been shy about including high-end video processing, and it's quick to adopt new features for its lineup. The new BD-P3600 is no exception. It comes with $100 tacked onto...

The setup menus are very simple and a bit lacking in terms of tweakability compared with the Panasonic DMP-BD60. I was also disappointed to find that some of the audio options default to undesirable settings. For example, dynamic range compression...

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Samsung BD-P3600 Blu-ray PlayerReview

 

Samsung strikes again with a full-featured Blu-ray player offering strong performance, quick disc loading and excellent internet streaming capabilities. But a far-from-perfect local networking feature keeps the BD-P3600 from earning our highest rating.

In trying to add robust multi-media features to their Blu-ray player line, Samsung seems to have bitten off a bit more than they could chew with the PC streaming feature. But for those who don't need local media streaming, the audio and video features...

Product Specifications

You can experience exciting high-definition images and the highest quality audio on the market with the BD-P3600 Blu-ray player. It supports instantly stream movies and music with wireless networking. And an 802.11 Wi-Fi connection lets you easily download large files. Plus special interactive features with BD-Live 2.0 ready make movie night even more exciting. With a sleek, slim design, it's the missing component to your home entertainment ensemble.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.4in / 9.8in/9.8in
Height:2.2in
Weight:5.3lbs
Width:17.3in

DVD

Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital / DTS decoder / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD Master Audio / DTS-HD High Resolution/Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby TrueHD / DTS decoder / DTS-HD High Resolution / DTS-HD Master Audio/Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD decoder / DTS decoder / DTS-HD Master Audio
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM / CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW/BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM / CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / DivX/CD-R / CD-RW / DVD-R / DVD+RW / DVD-RW / BD-R / BD-RE / BD-ROM
Search Speed:128x / 16x / 2x / 32x / 4x / 8x/16x / 32x / 128x / 4x/8x / 4x / 2x / 128x / 32x / 16x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA/WMA / MP3
Type:Blu-Ray disc player

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:BD-P3600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Miscellaneous

Color:Black gloss

Network & Internet Multimedia

Internet Streaming Services:Netflix / Pandora/Netflix / Pandora
Network Connection:Ethernet/Ethernet / Wi-Fi

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty
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