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Samsung BD-F6500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 754 reviews of Samsung BD-F6500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.6/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the size and price are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good comments. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, design, price, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung BD-F6500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Danny Phillips (

Samsung BD-F6500


An early contender for the best budget 3D Blu-ray player of 2013.

Extensive features ; Simplified GUI ; Sparkling 2D and 3D pictures ; Excellent file compatibility with AllShare

Lightweight build quality ; Clunky web browsing with remote ; Long-winded Allshare menu sequence

Rear connections are sparse. There’s an HDMI output that’s equipped to send 3D pictures to a compatible TV, alongside an optical digital audio output and an Ethernet port. The BD-F6500 boasts built-in Wi-Fi, which means most people won’t need to use...

Apr, 2013

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Samsung BD-F6500


As a low-cost option, the Samsung isn't a bad shout – not the best in class but still competitive

Solid picture performance ; Extensive smart functionality ; Broad file support ; Simple interface

Unbalanced, overbearing sound ; Subdued colours

Techradar Editor's Choice 2013

Expert review by : Adrian Justins (

Samsung BD-F6500 review


Affordable and fun. Samsung takes smart to a new level

Excellent picture quality ; Slick operating system ; Bountiful smart TV selection

Build quality ; Outdated remote control ; Can't tell which VoD service provides recommended shows

Samsung seems to have its finger on the pulse and has delivered an excellent all round Blu-ray deck for today's rapidly evolving home entertainment market.

May, 2013

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Expert review by : Tom Morgan (

Samsung BD-F6500 review


All the features you could want at a great price. You can't get better for less

It might not have all the advanced image quality features found in either Panasonic or Sony's Blu-ray decks, but the comprehensive smart TV services, integrated Wi-Fi and understated design more than make up for it, especially if you’re upgrading from...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : mfereday (

An Optical Media Player : Samsung Opical Media Player BD-F6500


Developed as different and competing formats, Blu-ray and DVD discs can now be played on the same device such as this next product which adds some extra features.

Opening the product’s box reveals the main player unit with a permanently attached power lead, remote control, two AAA batteries and various items of documentation including a printed User Manual. Coated with a highly polished lacquered black sheen,...

Oct, 2013

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Samsung BD-F6500 3D Smart Blu-Ray & DVD Player Review


3D Smart Blu-ray Player

Perfect 2D and 3D Blu-ray playback ; Excellent scaling of DVDs ; All free-to-air catchup services present ; Lots of apps ; Inverse telecine processing ; Built-in Wi-Fi ; Price is excellent

Limited connections ; Build quality could be better ; Disc mechanism sometimes audible ; Display can't be dimmed

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Samsung HT-F6500 5.1 Channel Blu-ray All-in-One System Review


5.1 All-in-one Home Entertainment System

Superb video performance ; Entertaining surround sound ; Very easy to set up ; Feature-set is excellent ; Bluetooth streaming ; Decent connectivity ; Gorgeous design ; Attractive price

Subwoofer can be tricky to integrate ; Glow from vacuum tubes can get annoying ; Some fan noise

Consumer review (

Samsung BD-F6500 Smart 3D Blu-ray Player


Very simple set up. Upscales standard dvd really well. Small and unobtrusive.

Remote a bit cheap looking.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (

Samsung BD-F6500 Smart 3D Blu-Ray Player


Very simple set up. Upscales standard dvd really well. Small and unobtrusive

Remote a bit cheap looking

Jun, 2014

Consumer review (

Samsung BD-F6500 Smart 3D Blu-ray Player


Does exactly what you want it to, and really easy to set up and use

May, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio output channels:7.1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
DLNA certified:Y
Energy Star certified: No


Product colour:Black


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display:Y / Yes


Smartphone remote support:Y / Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video formats supported:AVCHD, DIVX, MKV, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPO, WMV

Hard drive

Built-in HDD:N

Media types

Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, VCD / Blu-Ray video, VCD
Recording disc types:BD-R, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW


Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide:Y / Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):401 x 283 x 91
Package weight:2


Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+

Ports & interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI:Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 220 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):17


Built-In Hard Drive:N / No
Card reader integrated:N / No
Disc types supported:BD,BD-R,CD,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD,DVD+R,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-RW
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio,Blu-Ray video,CD audio,CD video,VCD
Recording disc types:BD-R,CD,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD,DVD+R,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-RW

Technical Details

Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Number of products included:1
Smartphone remote support:Y


3D: Yes
3D compatibility:Y
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Full HD:Y / Yes
HD-Ready:Y / Yes
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080p
Video upscaling:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:19.6 / 196
Height :4 / 40
Package dimensions (WxDxH):401 x 283 x 91
Package weight:1.9 / 2 / 2000
Weight:1.2 / 1200
Width:36 / 360