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The BD-F8500M puts you in control of your entertainment. Enjoy the stunning clarity of Blu-ray, the spectacle of full HD 3D - and never miss any of your favourite programmes thanks to Samsung's Smart Hub and its full catch-up service. And more – with the built in 500GB hard drive you can record whatever you want, when you want. The dual tuner lets you record two shows at once, and schedule recordings well into the future.
With its built in 500GB hard drive the BD-F8500M makes it easy to record the shows and movies you just can't miss. Take advantage of the dual tuner to record two shows at once when schedules clash, and use the timer function to plan ahead. It makes it easy to record a whole season series, even in HD, and watch it all in a single session!
There's so much to enjoy with web-enabled TV. Samsung's Smart Hub makes it easy to discover, by organising everything into easy to navigate panels. Find what you want fast. With a full catch-up service, ITV* and BBC iPlayer, 4OD* & Demand 5* (*coming soon), you can be sure you'll never miss your favourite drama, comedy, documentary, sporting event or radio programme, again.
With Full HD 3D, your 3D home entertainment becomes more exciting, vivid and dramatic than ever before. Thanks to 3D Auto Contrast, you'll have crisper images with sharper contrast. Samsung's superior 3D technology minimises image layers and maximises response speed, for more fluid and clear viewing. The result is 3D HD that looks – and feels – the closest thing to reality.
Connect to your TV for an image with nearly twice the resolution of conventional HDTVs. The Full HDTV 1080p picture engulfs you with spectacular detail – rich, eye-popping colours and super-sharp, ultra-realistic images.
Play DVD as well as Blu ray discs, providing versatility, and ensuring you can enjoy your existing movie collection.
With AllShare, you and your family can seamlessly enjoy content from your DLNA-enabled Samsung smartphone, tablet, digital camera and laptop on your TV. Share music, movies, pictures and other content from your devices with your friends and family and enjoy them all on the big screen.
Plug and play USB memory drive or external HDD and quickly access video, audio or images - everything from home movies and downloaded music to holiday photographs.
Maximising the visual quality of content streamed from the Internet, as well as improving the quality of picture sharpness. Furthermore, the unit's 900MHz x 2 high-performance dual-core chipset boosts the unit's image processing capacity so you can enjoy the highest picture quality and the fastest web-browsing speed.
|Blu-ray & DVD playback||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Built-in Apps||Netflix, LOVEFiLM, KnowHow, Curzon, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter||YouTube, BBC iPlayer|
|AllShare||Yes||DLNA only||DLNA only|
|Dual tuner/Dual recording||Yes|
|HD tuner built-in||Yes|
|HDD memory size||500GB|
|Number of HDMI outputs||1||1||1|
*Available or coming soon on all 2013 Samsung AV products.