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Samsung BD-H6500

Samsung BD-H6500
alaScore 100

96 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 reviews of Samsung BD-H6500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and price. The design and image quality also get good feedback.

usability, image quality, design, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Samsung BD-H6500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung BD-H6500 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also appreciated.

usability, price

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

This summary is based on the products: BD-H6500 Blu-ray 3D Smart Hub Black USB x1Samsung BD-H6500/EN

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: Ryan Waniata (

Samsung BD-H6500 review


Chances are, if you're looking for a Blu-ray player these days, you're eying one that will do more than just play Blu-ray discs. That means serving up all of your favorite online streaming content, blasting out some decent audio, and most important,...

Excellent smart interface ; Gorgeous video rendering ; Solid sound performance ; Loaded with features ; Speedy

Apps failed to load a couple of times ; Can’t move recommended apps on home screen

Blending a speedy and intuitive UI, loads of features, and gorgeous video performance, Samsung’s BD-H6500 delivers.

May, 2014

Expert review by: (

Samsung BD-H6500 Blu-ray Disc Player Review


The Samsung BD-H6500 is a great example of how much Blu-ray Disc players have evolved since their introduction. In addition to spinning discs, the BD-H6500 can access content from the internet, your PC, USB flash drives, and, in most cases, your...

May, 2014

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Samsung BD-H6500 review


Multi-talented 3D Blu-ray player with dual core processing and 4K upscaling

Excellent user interface ; Streaming video apps ; 4K upscaling ; Good blu-ray images

Poor app organisation ; 4K files not played ; Predictable design

For all the niceties of 4K upscaling, a wide choice of apps and digital file playback, it's the dual core processing inside this good value 2D and 3D Blu-ray deck that most impresses. With a decent – if oddly organised – collection of smart apps and...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: (

Samsung BD-H6500


The BD-H6500 is great-value, with great picture quality and unparalleled online content

Jul, 2014

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Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

Samsung BD-H6500


Samsung strikes gold with its revamped budget Blu-ray spinner

Excellent features, particularly online content ; Fast operation and attractive onscreen presentation ; Dazzling hi-def pictures

Lightweight build quality ; Not a massive evolution from the F6500

Elsewhere you’ll find screen mirroring, which lets you view your Android phone or tablet on a TV over a network, 3D playback, 4K (UHD) upscaling, a DTS Neo:6 mode and support for HD audio formats. The Tools menu offers a range of picture presets...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: AVForums (

Samsung BD-H6500


Perfect 2D & 3D Blu-ray playback, Brilliant scaling of DVDs, Tons of video apps, Quick to load discs, Fantastic price

Limited connections, Uninspiring design

The BD-H6500 is an inoffensive black box with a rounded-out front-right corner, which has a set of basic controls moulded in to a dial atop it. There’s a large and very legible display panel just to the right of a tray loading disc mechanism, which is...

May, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Samsung BD-H6500


Great upscaling for regular dvd to 24k. Fast loading times

Sometimes glitchy. If paused too long the sound field reverts from DTS HD master to all channel stereo on my receiver. Need to go back to menu to correct problem. Techs at Samsung have no answer

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (



Glitchy. Will change dtshd master to all channel stereo when player is paused too long.

great upscaling for dvd

Incorrect factory preset for aspect ratio and processing of Blu-ray sound fields

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: LindaMR (

Onto second machine, this one still not working - giving up!


Bought one - and found that on playing all disks, Blue ray, standard, older and brand new DVD's the picture would flash black and then come back again in random places. Checked all of our cables, and we have a newish Sony TV, and we also have had other...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: banjo (

Samsung BD-F6500 Blu-ray player


Overall it is a good little machine but does have four cons. The wifi signal keeps dropping out even if the device is right beside the modem/router, I have also tried connecting it via ethernet but have the same problem(probably has cheap network...

Sleek, reliable(mostly),design, being able to use an actual keyboard or mouse when using the browser, value for money, easy to use & being able to make it region free.

Wifi, web browser, only one usb port & no channel up & down buttons.

Jan, 2014