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Samsung BD-H8500

Samsung BD-H8500
alaScore 88

223 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analysed 1 expert reviews and 222 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 90/100 and users rate it 72/100. The average review date is 24-09-2015. We have compared these reviews to 168161 reviews from other Blu-ray Players. The alaScore™ for this product is 88/100 = Very good. Last update: 10-12-2018.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung BD-H8500


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung BD-H8500 from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on

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This summary is based on the products: Samsung BD-H8500 - Blu-ray disc player with TV tuner and HDDSamsung BD-H8500 - Blu-ray disc player with TV tuner and HDD

Dec, 2018

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Great brand


I purchased this dvd HD player to replace my old one. Love samsung, akwats great products, reliable and trustworthy . Looks great too.

Jun, 2017

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Easy to use recorder


Once you get used it, it is a very easy to use digital freeview, 3D box. . I love it, it plays dvds and blueray discs! . I have no complaints whatsoever and it enhances your viewing experience.

Feb, 2017

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Very good product thank you


I am very pleased with your service and delivery thank you

Jan, 2017

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Bought one for myself, very happy with quality and performance, WiFi, smart, 3D,2x HD tuners, 500gb of storage, dts,USB, external storage. And so much more, all terrestrial catch up TV plus Netflix, amazon prime,YouTube and many many more. So happy...

Nov, 2016

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Samsung 3d blu ray and freeview hd recorder


3d blu ray player is good and also the benefits of a twin tuner hd freeview recorder - plus it looks good, connects to my tv no problem alsohas out puts to connect to a sound bar/ external audio divice, but i connect to the tv and tv connected to a...

Mar, 2016

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Great PVR


I bought this machine to replace an ageing non smart tv model, I am very pleased with the quality of build and its performance. Unlike my smart tv this machine can also use the channel 5 and 4od apps. good value for money and cosmetically nice.

Mar, 2016

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DVD with HDD


Loaded all my music onto HDD so no messing with discs any more. Picture quality great

Nov, 2015

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Good piece of kit


Just bought this model and I'm very happy with it. Fairly easy to master the basics. My DVD Films look good on it and within a few minutes of setting it all up. I was able to manage both instant record and timer record and also recording two channels...

Oct, 2015

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Unreliable and temperamental


With hindsight I should have taken more notice of all the adverse reviews given by other customers and not wasted my time buying this product. However, I thought that as I had a Samsung TV and a Samsung mobile phone this product should definitely be...

Oct, 2015

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My other recorder was a Humax and very easy to use it was an Hard drive

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


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


Energy Star certified: No


Colour of product:Black
Device Type:Blu-Ray recorder


Built-in Display: Yes


Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes

File formats

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

Media types

Disc types supported:BD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW


Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes


Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T2
TV tuner integrated: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power Consumption (Standby):1
Power consumption (typical):32


Built-In Hard Drive: Yes
Card reader integrated: No
Hard Drive Capacity:500


3D: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Smart TV: Yes
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):480 x 375 x 110