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Samsung BD-C8500M

Samsung BD-C8500M
alaScore 77

14 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Samsung BD-C8500M. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Samsung BD-C8500M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by: Jason Denwood (

Samsung BD-C8500M - Pocket-lint


Limited Freeview HD recording options take the gloss of this otherwise exemplary combi, but if you're after a Blu-ray player, multi-skilled media hub,

Freeview HD tuner, WiFi networking, GUI design, Blu-ray pictures

Very restrictive Freeview recording

Limited Freeview HD recording options take the gloss off this otherwise exemplary combi, but if you're after a Blu-ray player, multi-skilled media hub, simple Freeview HD tuner and, crucially, like the prospect of access to LoveFilm and the BBC...

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No


Ethernet: Yes
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: Yes
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: Yes
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD