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Samsung 64D8000 Series (PN64D8000 / PL64D8000 / PS64D8000)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 294 reviews of Samsung 64D8000 Series (PN64D8000 / PL64D8000 / PS64D8000). The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability. The remote control and size get mixed views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung 64D8000 Series (PN64D8000 / PL64D8000 / PS64D8000) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 244 user reviews of Samsung 64D8000 Series (PN64D8000 / PL64D8000 / PS64D8000) from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on People really like the sound and design. The price and usability are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the size. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung PN64D8000 64-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma TV [2011 MODEL] (2011 Model)Samsung PN64D8000 64-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma TV [2011 MODEL] (2011 Model)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Joe Osborne (

Samsung PN64D8000


The Samsung PN64D8000 is a 64-inch plasma HDTV that puts out a 1,920 by 1,080 resolution with a contrast ratio in the millions among other features.

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Sep, 2011

Expert review by : David Katzmaier (

Samsung PND8000 review: Samsung PND8000


Samsung PND8000

The ; series has outstanding overall picture quality, with excellent black-level performance, and the most accurate color of any TV we've ever reviewed. It can handle bright rooms well and exhibits the nearly perfect screen uniformity of plasma, as...

The relatively expensive PND8000 cannot produce full shadow detail or proper 1080p/24 cadence without sacrificing some black-level performance. Smart Hub lacks Amazon Instant, its search is next to useless, and its interface can be cluttered and...

With picture quality that's nearly the equal of the tough competition, as well as best-in-class design and features, the Samsung PND8000 makes a strong case for being the best overall plasma TV of 2011.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (

Samsung PN64D8000


The PN64D8000 is the top of the line for Samsungs 2011 Plasma lineup, and it has a feature list to match, with built in WiFi, internet streaming and the ability to run apps from Samsungs' new online app store. Although the feature list is wide, the...

The PN64D8000 is the top of the line for Samsung in 2011 as far as Plasma HDTVs go. Their LCD lines has been their main focus recently, but their plasma lineup still remains an attractive alternative, providing a lot of performance and a feature set to...

Jan, 2011

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Best 64-inch 3D plasma TV


It's not inexpensive, and some plasma TVs deliver blacks that are just a touch darker, but the 64-inch Samsung PN64D8000 delivers a huge screen, impressive overall picture quality and just about every feature that a TV enthusiast might want or need. If...

Terrific overall picture quality, excellent color performance, internet streaming with built-in Wi-Fi, 3D works better than ever

Expensive, blacks a touch lighter than some competing TVs, not the best TV for a well-lit room, streaming media interface too crowded, early sets subject to "peeling" of anti-reflective screen coating

Oct, 2011

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Samsung PN64D8000 Review – 64-inch Plasma HDTV


Samsung previewed the set PN64D8000 in January as a part of its C8000 series of plasma TVs. The model is a combination of a 64-inch plasma screen and a set of advanced features like 3D, built in Wi-Fi, and enhanced picture quality. These features are...

It also allows you to download a wide range of Samsung apps to enhance the basic functionalities of the TV. You can download the apps based on your choice and requirement, and install the same on the model to use it for multiple purposes. These apps...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Campbell Simpson (

Samsung Series 8 (PS64D8000) 3D plasma TV


Samsung Series 8 TV review: Samsung's best plasma has 3D, Smart TV and a thin design

Excellent picture quality ; Great design ; Impressive sound quality from a thin TV

The Series 6 might be slightly better value ; EPG is slow to load and navigate

The 2011 edition of Samsung's Series 8 plasma is, as we'd expected, an impressive piece of technology. Its sound and visuals are great, and the inclusion of various 'Smart TV' features makes the Series 8 a useful multimedia device as well as a...

Jun, 2011


Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung PS64D8000


Samsung's 64in PS64D8000 reaffirms in spectacular fashion our increasingly strongly-held belief that when it comes to 3D, size matters.

Great value ; Very good all-round picture quality ; It looks lovely

Crosstalk during dark 3D scenes ; Marginal colour issues ; Only comes with one pair of 3D glasses

With its glamour-puss looks, cutting-edge online functionality and above all generally high performance standards, Samsung’s PS64D8000 is a brilliantly affordable big-screen option for people unable or unwilling to pay for the extra qualities -...

Jun, 2011

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Samsung PS64D8000 review


For a cinematic, bigscreen viewing experience a giant plasma is hard to beat. The technology has always had its fans, not least because it's simply more cinematic than LED LCD TVs. But if you're on the hunt for a big PDP, one brand that might not...

Crisp, dynamic Full HD images; vibrant 3D; expansive Smart Hub proposition; beautiful to look at; good screen burn provision

Horizontal and vertical image judder; Social Media apps require separate Samsung account

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : John Archer (

Samsung PS64D8000 review


Excellent, great value 3D plasma with Smart TV internet connectivity

Very attractive ; Relatively cheap ; Excellent online features ; Very good 2D pictures ; Sporadically excellent 3D images

Occasional crosstalk during dark scenes ; Average black levels ; Only one free pair of 3D glasses ; Input lag a little high for gaming

The Samsung PS64D8000 plasma is arguably the most eagerly awaited 3D TV so far this year. Its immense 64-inch screen fits nicely into the generally accepted 'bigger is better' mantra, while gas technology has consistently proved superior to LCD or LED...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Rasmus Larsen (

Samsung D8000 (plasma)


Samsung's new plasma TVs are not just slimmer they are also packed with even more multimedia functionality and Smart TV features than ever before. D8000 is the high-end model with improved picture quality, silver design, 3D and internet Apps.

SD & HD picture quality; Response time and very low phosphor trailing; No significant retention; 3D picture quality; Multimedia and Smart TV functions; Inputs facing down and to the side

Out-of-box settings ; Not buzzing-free; Movie preset not as accurate as THX presets; Black depth not on par with Panasonic

Samsung D8000 comes packed with multimedia functions such as USB recording (in Europe) and playback, DLNA, smartphone remote controlling and Samsung’s new Smart TV platform with internet Apps. The Smart TV platform is currently the best we have seen...

Jul, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse / Dolby Digital Plus/Dolby Pulse / SRS TheaterSound / SRS TruSurround HD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pulse / SRS TS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
FM radio: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:15 / 30


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: Yes


24p: Yes
24p support:Y
2D-3D converter: Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:18
Comb Filter:Digital
Contrast ratio (dynamic):25000000:1
Display Diagonal:64
Display number of colors:262144 colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD / Not supported
High frequency rate:600
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:0.001
Supported 3D technologies:Samsung 3D HyperReal Engine
Supported graphics resolutions:1280 x 720 (HD 720), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p / 1080p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:64

Energy Management

AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 / 220 - 240
Energy efficiency compliance:C
Input frequency:50/60 / 60
Power consumption (max):480
Power consumption (sleep mode):170
Power consumption (standby):0.1 / 1
Power consumption (typical):480


VESA mounting:N / Y
VESA mounting interfaces:N


LED Indicators: Yes
Power LED: Yes
Stand-by LED: Yes

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N / Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):No / Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Number of OSD languages:29
On Screen Display (OSD):No / Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:AA59-00413A / TM1180
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Movie


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:N
WLAN-ready: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC / Component
Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:13 / 15.2 / 17.3
Package height:32.8 / 40.1 / 40.3
Package weight:106.3 / 110.7 / 69.9
Package width:51.2 / 64.1

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI version:1.4 / 1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 120 / 220 - 240
Energy efficiency class:C
Input frequency:50/60 / 60
Power consumption (max):480
Power consumption (sleep):170
Power consumption (standby):0.1 / 1
Power consumption (typical):480


Child lock: Yes

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes


Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver
Game mode: Yes


Teletext function:No / Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.46 / 1.5 / 14.6
Depth (with stand):12.2 / 13.8 / 13.9
Height:28.3 / 35 / 350
Height (with stand):31.6 / 38.5 / 38.6
Weight:51.1 / 77.2
Weight with stand:56 / 84.4
Width:47.1 / 58.5 / 58.6
Width (with stand):47.1 / 58.5 / 58.6