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Samsung BD-H8500 Smart 3D Blu-ray/DVD/HDD 500GB Freeview HD Recorder

Samsung BD-H8500 Smart 3D Blu-ray/DVD/HDD 500GB Freeview HD Recorder


The Samsung BD-H8500 Smart Blu-ray recorder lets you connect to the Internet and enjoy a world of online content. You can also enjoy entertainment in breathtaking Full HD 3D, with incredible detail and realism. As well as catch-up services, this player also features a Freeview HD tuner and a 500GB hard drive for hours of recording.
Now you never have to miss any of your favourite programmes again. You can watch all the must-see TV shows at your convenience with Catch-up TV services including ITV Player, BBC iPlayer, the 4oD service from Channel 4, and Demand 5 from Channel 5. They give you access to a world of new comedy, drama, news, documentaries and more. With Samsung Smart Content, you set the TV schedule. It’s never been easier to stay up-to-date with the latest entertainment.

Bring home a more immersive and spectacular 3D experience. With Full HD 3D, your 3D home entertainment will be more exciting and vivid than you had imagined. Thanks to 3D Auto Contrast, you’ll have a crisper image with sharper and more dramatic contrast.
Support for the largest number of codec and file formats means you can access and enjoy a wider range of video, image and audio content than ever before. Many popular video formats such as Flash and QuickTime are supported, as well as VOB files from DVDs. In addition to MP3 audio, you can listen to lossless FLAC files as well as .WMA, .OGG, .WAV and more. Pictures can be viewed in the popular JPEG picture format, as well as PNG files, GIF files and more.

Access all your multimedia with great connectivity. Sync and enjoy movies, photos and music on from your USB memory drive or external hard drive. External HDD Connectivity allows you to connect your external storage directly to your Blu-ray player via USB and quickly access video, audio or images.

Type 3D Blu-ray Player with Freeview+ HD Recorder
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
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
Built-in hard drive 500 GB
Maximum recording time - High Definition: 124 hours
- Standard Definition: 199 hours
TV tuner Twin Freeview+ HD Tuners
Electronic programme guide Yes
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
Multi-room - Compatible with Samsung multi-room products
- Requires Samsung multi-room app for operation
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
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
The Electronics Warehouse Warranty 6 months

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