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Samsung Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player UBD-K8500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 641 reviews of Samsung Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player UBD-K8500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and reliability. The design and price are also appreciated. There are some critical opinions about the size.

usability, price, design, reliability, image quality

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player UBD-K8500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player UBD-K8500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Samsung Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player UBD-K8500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are critical about the reliability.

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reliability

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: SAMSUNG UBD-K8500/XU UBD-K8500 - 3D Blu-ray disc player - Upscaling - Ethernet Wi-Fi DLNA - (TV & Audio > DVD Players & Recorders)SAMSUNG UBD-K8500/XU UBD-K8500 - 3D Blu-ray disc player - Upscaling - Ethernet Wi-Fi DLNA - (TV & Audio > DVD Players & Recorders)

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Trevor Long (eftm.com.au)

Samsung 4K Ultra High Definition Blu-Ray player review – enhance your movie experience

 

I was confident the moment Samsung announced their 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray player into the Australian market that it would be a great viewing experience. Think of the many homes – millions – in Australia who have a 4K TV having upgraded in the last 2-3...

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

My very 1st Samsung product purchase

 

Being my very 1st Samsung product purchase, I was a little nervous. I have more than 20 years of experience with Sony & Panasonic products. It was more of ‘stick to what you know best' attitude. But I wanted to give other product ago. So I searched...

May, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Good player but Disappointed with speed and performance of 4K discs

 

I was excited to add this to my Samsung device collection. I have the SUHD curve TV and was excited to include this. Bluray discs were superb and the speed of loading was OK. However, the 4K discs took a long time to load and often could not be...

May, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

great 4k bluray player

 

great addition to the home theatre. recently purchased 4k tv and needed a player to go with it. easy to set up, does a great job of upscaling blurays to 4k. the 2 hdmi ports at the back are great, 1 for audio and 1 for picture. loads up 4k discs really...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Very good 4K player

 

em brighter than before on my old player but could be the TV also. Great value at a sale price of 298 dollars. I had to get a 4K HDMI cable too which you need for this set. The remotes ok and I have no problem with it but need to get some spare button...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

What a great bluray player! Perfect!

 

lar Blu-ray. It also handled 3D Blu-ray without any issues, so if you're still a fan of the format then the player will allow you to continue watching your favourite 3D movies. Of course the most important feature is the Ultra HD playback and here the...

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y / Yes

Design

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

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LED

File formats

Audio formats supported:DTS,WMV / WMA / WMV
Image formats supported:JPG
Video formats supported:AVCHD, DIVX, DIVX HD, M-JPEG, MKV, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPO, WMV / AVCHD, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPO / AVCHD,DIVX,DIVX HD,MKV,MPEG2,MPEG4,MPO

Media types

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

Networking

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

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Quantity:1

Performance

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):34

Video

3D:Y / Yes
4K resolution:Y / Yes
Full HD:No / Y / Yes
Smart TV: Yes
Video upscaling:Y / Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23 / 230 / 230.1
Height :4.47 / 44.7 / 45
Package dimensions (WxDxH):460 x 287 x 113 / 460 x 287 x 115
Package weight:2.8
Weight:1.9
Width:40.6 / 405.9 / 406