SAMSUNG BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB HDD

Product code: 105799

Product features

  • Records on hard drive
  • Up to 199 hours of SD & 124 hours HD recording
  • Advanced Smart: App store with Catch up TV & Movies
  • WiFi built-in
  • Multi-room via optional accessory

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      Product features

      • Records on hard drive
      • Up to 199 hours of SD & 124 hours HD recording
      • Advanced Smart: App store with Catch up TV & Movies
      • WiFi built-in
      • Multi-room via optional accessory

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      Product information
      The Samsung BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder offers 500 GB to record HD and SD content, plus a wealth of entertainment features and stunning picture quality for consistently brilliant viewing.

      This 500 GB version of the Samsung BD-H8900M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder gives you plenty of room to record all the content you love for more convenient viewing.

      High-quality recording

      With two Freeview HD tuners, this Samsung Blu-ray recorder allows you to capture up to 124 hours of HD programming or up to 199 hours of SD content to enjoy whenever you like.

      Utilise the 500 GB hard drive's full capacity as you record two shows simultaneously – you can even watch one show whilst recording another, and pause and rewind live TV if you need to leave the room for a moment or attend to something.

      Record those can't-miss movies and even timetable future recordings so you can capture a full series. You'll really get value for money with this great facility.

      The smart way to stay entertained

      The Samsung BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Recorder offers catch-up TV, movies on demand, social networking and a full web browser to give you loads of great viewing options. From comedy and drama to news, sports and documentaries, you'll be able to find it.

      Fitted with built-in WiFi and an Ethernet port, the player lets you connect to the internet. Samsung Smart Content allows you to enjoy the best in entertainment right at home.

      Don't miss those favourite shows with BBC iPlayer, Channel 4, Channel 5 and ITV Player catch-up services. Films are readily available from Netflix, Lovefilm and Knowhow Movies, and you can keep up to date with friends and others using Facebook and Twitter. Check out all kinds of incredible video content with the YouTube app.

      Multi-room magic


      The Samsung BD-H8500M can be linked with compatible multi-room speakers so that you can play back CDs throughout your home. Listen to those favourite albums wherever you are in the house and control everything using a clever app for your smartphone.

      Feast your eyes

      You'll be blown away by the picture quality output from your Samsung BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player. It can upscale SD content to near HD quality, and plays back 3D Blu-rays for a more immersive viewing experience.

      Enjoy incredibly realistic image quality that's sharp, vibrant and colourful enough to rival even cinematic productions. You'll feel closer to the stars with rich detail and amazing depth that really makes your movies and programmes appear to leap off the screen.

      The 3D Auto Contrast technology allows for crisper images with even more dramatic contrast, employing advanced algorithms to reduce the number of image layers and improve response speed so that everything onscreen moves more fluidly and appears even clearer.

      Multiple connections

      Thanks to its comprehensive range of ports, the Samsung BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Recorder allows you to connect various peripheral devices for enhanced entertainment. An HDMI port allows you to attach HD sources like Blu-ray players and games consoles, while the optical connection facilitates the connection of compatible AV devices.

      Plug an external hard drive or memory stick straight into the TV's USB port and look at your photos, watch videos and listen to songs with your big screen TV and home theatre system (sold separately). Wide-ranging codec support lets you enjoy lots of different content, so all you need to do is connect, sync and sit back to enjoy.

      Don't forget your HDMI cables

      Check out our range of HDMI cables to connect your input devices and to make sure your new TV has a perfect picture with improved transfer speeds. Look out for the Sandstrom Silver Series HDMI cables, which have a lifetime warranty.

      Make sure you're ready for real home entertainment with the Samsung BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder.

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      Specification

      Technical specifications for SAMSUNG BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB HDD

      OVERVIEW
      Type 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder
      SMART
      Smart TV services - BBC iPlayer
      - ITV Player
      - 4oD
      - Demand 5
      - YouTube
      - Netflix
      - Lovefilm
      - Knowhow Movies
      - Facebook
      - Twitter
      Full web browser Yes
      App store Samsung app store
      PLAYER
      Region/Zone - DVD: Region 2
      - Blu-ray: Region B
      Blu-ray profile Profile 5.0
      3D compatible Yes. Though this player is 3D compatible, to experience 3D playback you will need other 3D equipment such as a 3D TV, 3D glasses, a 3D-capable HDMI cable, and of course a 3D Blu-ray Disc.
      Readable discs - Blu-ray: BD-ROM (Movie), BD-RE, BD-R
      - DVD: DVD-ROM (Movie), DVD-R (V mode only), DVD-RW (V mode only), DVD+R, DVD+RW
      - CD: Audio CD, CD-R, CD-RW
      Supported audio file formats MP3, AAC, LPCM, WMA
      Supported video file formats Divx, DivX HD, MPEG2/4, AVCHD, MKV
      Supported image file formats JPEG, MPO
      Additional features Record, pause and rewind Live TV
      RECORDING
      Built-in hard drive 500 GB
      Maximum recording time - High Definition: 124 hours
      - Standard Definition: 199 hours
      TUNER
      TV tuner Twin Freeview+ HD Tuners
      Electronic programme guide Yes
      AV FUNCTIONS
      Advanced video features - Upscales DVDs to High Definition
      - Hyper Real Engine
      Audio processing - Dolby Digital
      - Dolby Digital Plus/TrueHD
      - DTS Surround
      - DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding
      - DTS-HD High Resolution Audio Decoding
      - DTS-HD Bitstream Output
      - Dolby Decoding Channel (7.1ch)
      - DTS Decoding Channel (7.1ch)
      Upscaling capabilities Upscales to HD
      Additional features - Play one & record one
      - Stream live TV from device: dual stream decryption (Main+PIP)
      - Remote application
      - Remote access
      CONNECTIVITY
      AV outputs - HDMI x 1
      - Optical x 1
      Ethernet Yes
      WiFi Built-in WiFi
      USB USB x 2 (1 front, 1 rear)
      Screen mirroring Yes
      DLNA Yes
      GENERAL
      Box contents - Remote control
      - Batteries x 2
      - RF cable
      - User manual
      - Warranty card (combined in user manual)
      Power consumption - On mode: 35 W
      - Standby: 1 W
      Dimensions 55 x 430 x 282 mm (H x W x D)
      Weight 3.6 kg
      Colour Black
      Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year
      Customer reviews

      Samsung BD-H8500M 500GB reviews verified by reevooReevoo

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      Ease of use
      7.5
      Image quality
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      Sound quality
      8.7
      Design
      8.2
      Value for money
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      Overall rating
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      Scores 8.0 out of 10 based on 144 reviews
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      (9 out of 10)

      Thomas

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      Reviewer left no comment
      would prefer an actual paper manual as an older customer not so used to weaving through the instructions on TV
      Confirmed purchase: 20 October 2016
      Published on: 21 November 2016
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      Order online and collect in store

      Sometimes you’ll want something even quicker than we can deliver. Or you can’t be in when our van or courier would arrive. That’s why we offer you the option to order online and collect in store.
      Subject to what you’re ordering and where you want to collect from, you can:

      Reserve & Collect – reserve online for free and collect at a local store as soon as you like. Once reserved, your item’s held till closing time the next day, to be paid for when you collect.

      Pay & Collect – pay online, and have the item sent, for free, from our warehouse to a local store for you to collect. Starting on the date the item arrives in store – which you choose in checkout – you have 28 days to collect it.

      Your fastest way to order online for collection is to use our ‘Availability Checker’ feature:

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      Product protection

      What is Instant Replacement?

      Instant Replacement is available on most products under £150 and provides 3 years protection if your product develops a fault or breaks down, even as the result of a mishap.

      Just return it to one of our stores with your receipt and we’ll give you a new one on the spot!

      Care Plan
      Instant Replacement
      If it breaks we'll replace it
      A new one on the spot
      Breakdown through mishaps
      Protection for 3 years
      No limit on replacements
      Worldwide protection

      Learn more about the benefits of our Instant Replacement.

      You can add our Instant Replacement service to your chosen products on your basket confirmation page when you are ready to checkout, or for Collect in store please ask when you collect your item.

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      £139.00
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      Was £169.99 (from 25/02/16 to 15/09/16)
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      3. Visit http://www.royalmail.com if you think the postcode details you’re entering may be wrong. Or call 0344 561 0000 to speak to one of our sales team. They’re available:

      Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
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      Sunday: 10am to 5 pm

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        Currys, Carphone Warehouse and PC World make up our family of stores.
        SAMSUNG BD-H8500M Smart 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB HDD
        £139.00
        Save £30.99
        Was £169.99 (from 25/02/16 to 15/09/16)