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Samsung BD-C8500M

Samsung BD-C8500M
alaScore 77

14 reviews

Nov, 2015

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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. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

design, usability

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


Spotted selling online for around the £400 mark, this bulky deck from Samsung seeks to kit-out a home with two of the most sought-after AV products of

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