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Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV - PN60F8500

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PN60F8500 - Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV

TAKING CINEMATIC VIEWING TO NEW HEIGHTS

The Samsung Smart Plasma TV PN60F8500 is the ultimate picture you’ve been waiting for and the best performance we have to offer. It starts with the new Super Contrast Panel, which delivers unprecedented brightness, the deepest black levels and precise colors and clarity. We’ve also added Cinema Smooth™ to give anything you watch film-like smoothness, no matter the original motion quality. These advanced picture features bring out every high definition detail of your favorite movies, sports and shows. And you’ll have no problem finding your favorites or discovering new ones with our new Smart Hub – a faster way to navigate TV content. This intuitive central menu organizes and personalizes your entertainment world into five panels: On-TV, Movies and Shows, Social, Apps and a panel for your personal photos, videos and music.

Swipe between these panels using simple hand gestures and even use S-Recommendation with Voice Interaction to ask things like “what action movies are on?” The S-Recommendation search engine will find your favorite TV shows, movies and stored content – making what’s on TV an easy choice. You can also share photos and videos from your compatible smart devices to your TV – or use your smartphone and tablet to watch what’s on your TV. The design marvel continues with the beautiful brushed metal frame with curved lines that elegantly rests on a complementing stand. The F8500 is our newest commitment of meeting the highest expectations.

  • Our Best Picture Performance with Samsung Super Contrast Panel
  • Smart TV 2.0 with enhanced Smart Hub and Quad Core Processing
  • Smart Interaction 2.0 with Pop-up Camera

Features:

PICTURE QUALITY

  • Super Contrast Panel
  • Real Black Pro
  • Full HD 1080p
  • 600Hz Subfield Motion
  • Cinema Smooth+TM
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
  • Clear Image Panel

SMART TV 2.0

  • Quad Core Processor
  • Smart Hub
  • Full Web Browser
  • S-Recommendation

SMART INTERACTION 2.0

  • Built-in Pop-up Camera
  • Voice Recognition
  • Gesture Recognition

SMART CONNECTIVITY

  • Allshare™
  • Samsung Smart View (Mirroring/Clone View/Dual View)

2D AND 3D IN FULL HD

SMART EVOLUTION

CONNECTIONS

  • 4 HDMI® Connections
  • 3 USB Connections
  • Wi-Fi® Built-in
  • 1 Component in
  • 1 Shared Composite in (AV)

AUDIO

  • Dolby® Digital Plus/Pulse
  • DTS Premium Sound | 5.1™ decoding with DNSe+ processing
  • 3D Sound

INCLUDES

  • Smart Touch Remote Control
  • 4 pairs of 3D Active Glasses
  • IR Blaster

Specifications:

PICTURE QUALITY

  • Super Contrast Panel: Whether watching a beautifully shot movie or sporting event the new Super Contrast Panel gives your TV picture incredible brightness and contrast. Larger Red/Green/Blue sub-pixel color areas within the panel create a picture that rivals LED TVs for brightness. To further improve the already impressive Plasma TV black levels, the Super Contrast Panel combines two key innovations. The Real Black Pro filter improves deep black levels in bright room conditions, and Adaptive Reset Control does the same for darker rooms. The result is deep, rich colors and spectacular contrast.
  • Real Black Pro: Through a technology advancement to both the hardware and software of the TV, viewers can experience a richer picture quality with deeper blacks, bolder color, and higher contrast . By improving the reflection reduction properties of the panel, combined with improving the reset pulse algorithm in the software, users can get the most cinematic viewing experience with the Real Black Pro.
  • Full HD 1080p: The realistic detail of Full HD images invites you to enjoy a viewing experience that redefines reality.
  • 600Hz Subfield Motion: Samsung Plasma TV generates a frame of video at 600 times a second. The result is smoother images with unprecedented picture quality, especially beneficial when viewing sports and fast action movies.
  • Cinema Smooth Plus™ Cinema smooth adjusts the frame rate of the panel for displaying 24fps source movies on Blu-ray Disc®, dedicated 24p cable and satellite channels at this native frame rate. The resulting video characteristic is a smoother and more natural film like experience. Content originated in 24p but delivered to the TV at 30fps or 60 fps may have inherent motion judder, Samsung’s Motion Judder Canceller smooths video content affected by poor processing.
  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Enhances hues by expanding the color range for a more vivid viewing experience especially beneficial when watching older film productions and non high definition content. Clear Image Panel: The clear image technology feature provides anti-reflection for a better viewing experience. The single layer panel structure eliminates the production of dual images and blurring, especially at off angled viewing.

SMART TV 2.0

The Samsung Smart TV finds the movies and TV shows you like – and more. Speak into the mic on the Smart Touch Remote to get TV recommendations. Use gestures to swipe and navigate within the 5 Smart Hub content panels. Easily discover movies, shows, and social posts with less searching and more watching.

  • Quad Core Processor Explore and multitask faster with our Quad Core Processor. This extra power gives you faster web browsing, smoother interaction and allows you to switch between content even faster than before.
  • Smart Hub: Our new interface organizes your entertainment and content into 5 convenient panels: On TV, Movies and TV Shows, Social, Apps, and a panel for your Photos, Videos and Music.
  • Full Web Browser: All the benefits of Full Web Browsing, right on your TV. From social sites like Facebook® and Twitter to news, weather, entertainment, blogs and more. Discover even more content possibilities with your Smart TV.
  • S-Recommendation: Discover what you want to watch without surfing channels just by asking your TV. It will respond to your voice and find a selection of customized content options based on your preferences. Ask the TV for recommendations while you’re watching TV, for example “what football games are on?” Or visit the full S-Recommendation hub to find new things to watch.

SMART INTERACTION 2.0

Speaking into the built-in microphone on the Smart Touch Remote Control along with hand gestures all control your TV in new and unexpected ways. Use S-Recommendation with Voice Interaction to ask your TV to find things to watch and get program suggestions.

  • Built-in Pop-up Camera: Useful for video calling applications such as Skype™, the built-in camera is hidden within the top of the bezel, and pops up when slight pressure is applied.

SMART CONNECTIVITY

  • AllShare™: Allows your TV to wirelessly access and stream content from any compatible device, like a PC or mobile device. Share movies, photos, and music all through a single device: your TV. With cloud technology, you can access and even share content away from home.
  • Samsung Smart View (Mirroring/Clone View/Dual View) Compatible: Stream content playing on your TV straight to your mobile device so you never miss a second of the action.

2D AND 3D IN FULL HD

Enjoy stunning Full HD 1080p in both 2D and 3D modes. With Samsung’s 3D converter, turn 2D viewing into 3D for an amazing cinematic experience.

SMART EVOLUTION COMPATIBLE

The Smart Evolution Port allows you to update your Smart TV in the future. The Smart Evolution Kit* plugs into the back of your TV and updates it with new software and technology that will improve your TV performance – faster speed, more content, more features. *Smart Evolution Kit sold separately. Not available for all TV models. Available in 2014. Performance and specifications may vary subject to hardware limitations.

CONNECTIONS

  • HDMI®: High-quality single-cable digital audio/video interface for connecting the TV to a digital cable box, satellite box, DVD & Blu-ray Disc™ Player, PC computers, PC portable devices, new-generation tablets and devices featuring the HDMI output.
  • USB: Connects a variety of computer, audio and video devices to the TV. USB movie capability allows the streaming of video from storage devices, cameras, camcorders and USB drives.
  • Wi-Fi® Built-in: With Wi-Fi built right into the TV, it is easier than ever to browse the Web right on the big screen. F8500 Plasma TV PLASMA
  • Component In: Analog video connection transmits HD RGB video using three RCA connections.
  • Shared Composite in (AV): Analog video connection transmits video using one RCA connection.

AUDIO

  • Dolby® Digital Plus/Pulse: Optimizes the TV sound quality when viewing and listening to Internet movies, Internet music and other content played back from wired or wireless mobile phones, PCs, and tablet devices.
  • DTS Premium Sound | 5.1™ decoding with DNSe+ processing: Delivers immersive 5.1 surround sound from any DTS-encoded content and converts any two-channel audio content into a 5.1 DTS surround sound track for discrete surround sound playback. Samsung’s DNSe+ processing provides selectable custom settings for experiencing surround sound with maximum bass response, dialog clarity and consistent volume levels from any content source, including Blu-ray movies, TV programming, streaming and games.
  • 3D Sound: When viewing 3D content, the audio track is processed to create a three dimensional space, including behind, above or below the listener.

INCLUDES

  • Smart Touch Remote Control: Enjoy all the benefits of a Universal Remote with the Smart Touch Remote Control. Use it to control multiple devices connected to your Smart TV, including the set top box, Blu-ray Disc® player and Home Entertainment System.The innovative touch pad allows for quick and intuitive navigation, while the built-in microphone provides an alternative way to control your Smart TV with your voice.
  • 3D Active Glasses: When combined with Samsung 3D entertainment, 3D Active Glasses bring viewing to vivid life. Samsung’s newest 3D Active Glasses offer even greater comfort over hours of viewing.
  • IR Blaster: The Infrared (IR) Blaster gives you Smart control over your entire range of external devices, all with a single remote. Simply plug in the Bluetooth®-powered IR Blaster, and you can command your cable box, Blu-ray Disc® Player, and more - all from a single source.

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 64 lbs
  • Shipping: 71 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

Without stand:

  • Depth: 1.9"
  • Height: 32.6"
  • Width: 54.8"

With stand:

  • Depth: 11.8"
  • Height: 34.2"
  • Width: 54.8"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts And Labor
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Television TypePlasma
TypePlasma
LED TechnologyNo
Screen Size60
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution1080p
3DYes
Refresh Rate600Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power20 Watts
LEDNo
Built-In WiFiYes
Internet Movie StreamingYes
Number of HDMI Inputs4
USB PortYes
PC ConnectionYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Component, Composite
Output ConnectorsOptical Audio
Wall-MountableNo
Width (inches)54.8
Height (inches)34.2
Panel Depth (inches)1.9
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV
 
4.4

(based on 44 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Realistic color (30)
  • Bright display (28)
  • Good resolution (10)
  • Great picture quality (10)
  • Reduces glare (9)

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations (3)
  • Poor quality (3)

Best Uses

  • Movies (8)
  • Home theater (7)
  • Home (6)
  • Gaming (4)
  • Wall mounting (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great picture - terrible remote

I purchased this TV for it’s great picture and sleek design. I wanted a new plasma screen before they totally disappeared from the market, and can certainly see the...Read complete review

I purchased this TV for it’s great picture and sleek design. I wanted a new plasma screen before they totally disappeared from the market, and can certainly see the difference between this TV and the many LEDs available. Great picture! So the viewing experience is good, but unfortunately the TV’s downfall is its remote control interface. I haven’t found anyone who likes it. For starters the remote is so small and slippery that it’s almost impossible to control with one hand. I’m constantly dropping it. Add that I’m left handed, and I’m always pressing the mute button (located on the left side edge of the remote) by mistake. After owning this TV for a while, you might think I’d be an expert at using the remote’s slide pad control. But it’s still very difficult to control. I’m often sliding past whatever it is I’m attempting to highlight. I’d love an old fashioned push-button remote to control this TV’s basic functions, but I can’t find a compatible one â€" not even the TV controls on my Samsung blu-ray player will work with it. While I’m glad to have the built-in program guide, it is very sluggish â€" taking up to a minute sometimes to display a page of content. Then, when I want to see a second page I often have to wait again â€" all the time having the program I’m watching muted and unavailable. One would think the data could be loaded once and remain for the evening, but five minutes later it has to load again (strange). For the record, it’s not the fault of my wifi connection, which is super fast. One cannot just mute this TV’s internal sound when watching a blu-ray via their external surround sound system. You have to lower the sound level to zero in order to prevent the mute icon from displaying over your movie (Not critical, but certainly annoying). After getting totally frustrated with the voice recognition feature of this TV, I finally had to shut it off permanently. Theoretically, one must say “Hello TVâ€� in order to activate it, but I found it doing its thing whether I asked it or not. The worst scenario is when, in the middle of a great movie, it would decide to take me to the Internet (because it interpreted the dialog within the movie as a command). I take my movies seriously, and this is just unacceptable. It’s common knowledge that one can be spied on through built-in camera devices. Having said that, I thought it best to close the camera when not in use. But now I have to wade through an annoying “camera is closedâ€� message every time I turn on the TV. The bottom line is that I wish this TV had a more traditional interface. Where the remote is concerned, they may have tried to make it too smart and whiz-bang for its own good. Call me old fashioned, but my primary concern is a TV experience where technology does not get in the way. In this case, my best guess is that the supplied remote was designed by right-handed engineers rather than product designers with ease of use and functionality in mind.

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Not a good match with sound bars: Will not pass 5.1DD from HDMI thru Optical Jack

The picture quality is good, but you can get the same from a much cheaper TV. The anti-glare screen is quite good and the overall brightness is adequate- especially for bright rooms. About...Read complete review

The picture quality is good, but you can get the same from a much cheaper TV. The anti-glare screen is quite good and the overall brightness is adequate- especially for bright rooms. About the same as most LEDs. The quality of the speakers is poor which leads to my largest disappointment: The TV will ONLY pass 5.1 DD via the optical jack if the source originates from either OTA or SmartHub. The TV will not pass 5.1 thru the optical jack if the source originates from HDMI. Unfortunately, the majority of our TV viewing originates from the cable STB. (Sports, Movies, Primetime shows) Even though the STB will pass 5.1 to the TV, the F8500 dummies it down to 2.0 when passing through the optical jack to the sound bar. Samsung customer support could not explain why it will pass the 5.1 from the OTA and SmartHub, but not from the HDMI inputs. This is a very expensive TV and this seems to be a major oversight.

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5.0

Great TV

By Scotty

from Schaumburg, Illinois

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Good Remote Control
  • Good Resolution
  • Great Picture Quality
  • Reduced Glare

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

    Great TV and picture, but having a hard time setting up the "Smart" TV with the internet.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Beautiful picture.

    By Hogheaven

    from Wisconsin

    Pros

    • Bright display
    • Realistic color

    Cons

    • Expensive
    • Poor speakers

    Best Uses

      Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

      Out of the box, the base was virtually impossible to install properly on to the TV. The base just wouldn't fit completely inside the sleeve on the back of the TV on one side and to this day the right side is higher than the left side because of this. This TV is heavy and tring to force things with a 60" piece of glass is a scarey undertaking. All in all we are very satisfied with the TV. I wish more apps were available. It came with HBO Go but not MAX Go, as an example. Difficult to find movies with the intuitive choices. Sometime a link to free movies would appear and other times it was nowhere to be found. Maybe in time I will get the hang of that better.

      Comment on this review

       
      5.0

      Sad to see go

      By Razorback country fan

      from North Little Rock, AR

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Fast Setup
      • Good Remote Control
      • Good Resolution
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Great Sound Quality
      • Reduced Glare

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Attached to Computer
        • Business
        • Home
        • Home Theater
        • Movies
        • Video Games
        • Wall Mounting

        Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

        Read where Samsung is killing their Plasma line. Heard it being done in the name of expense and energy efficiency. This set along with former Panasonic Plasma are top rated plasma hdtv's. Now, you are paying top dollar if can find a Panasonic plasma. Buy this before Samsung kills the line completely and remaining supply goes up in price.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The delivery company/person was tops. Took his time to make sure everything was off-loaded correctly and that nothing arrived damaged. Would highly recommend company.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        ABT ShopDiscover

        By Enthusiast

        from VA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Site Member

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Resolution
        • Great Picture Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Theater

          Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

          TV is great!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Be careful choosing to purchase from ABT solely based on ShopDiscover cashback.

          I received a damaged and defective TV. Because ABT sent me a replacement, my ShopDiscover cashback from ABT was not honored. I called multiple times and was assured I would keep the cashback. ABT did not withhold their end of the bargain. Discover was great...I received their cashback.

          If you receive a defective item cancel the order with ABT and choose another retailer.

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          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          1.0

          Great while it lasted

          By BJD63

          from Undisclosed

          Pros

          • Bright display

          Cons

          • Did not meet expectations
          • Poor quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

            I used this TV for to days and it Quit working, power will not come on

            Comment on this review

             
            4.0

            Great picture - terrible remote

            By GarySomebody

            from albuquerque NM

            Pros

            • Bright display
            • plasma
            • Realistic color

            Cons

            • Poorly designed remote
            • voice control doesn't work well

            Best Uses

              Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

              I purchased this TV for it’s great picture and sleek design. I wanted a new plasma screen before they totally disappeared from the market, and can certainly see the difference between this TV and the many LEDs available. Great picture! So the viewing experience is good, but unfortunately the TV’s downfall is its remote control interface. I haven’t found anyone who likes it. For starters the remote is so small and slippery that it’s almost impossible to control with one hand. I’m constantly dropping it. Add that I’m left handed, and I’m always pressing the mute button (located on the left side edge of the remote) by mistake. After owning this TV for a while, you might think I’d be an expert at using the remote’s slide pad control. But it’s still very difficult to control. I’m often sliding past whatever it is I’m attempting to highlight. I’d love an old fashioned push-button remote to control this TV’s basic functions, but I can’t find a compatible one â€" not even the TV controls on my Samsung blu-ray player will work with it. While I’m glad to have the built-in program guide, it is very sluggish â€" taking up to a minute sometimes to display a page of content. Then, when I want to see a second page I often have to wait again â€" all the time having the program I’m watching muted and unavailable. One would think the data could be loaded once and remain for the evening, but five minutes later it has to load again (strange). For the record, it’s not the fault of my wifi connection, which is super fast. One cannot just mute this TV’s internal sound when watching a blu-ray via their external surround sound system. You have to lower the sound level to zero in order to prevent the mute icon from displaying over your movie (Not critical, but certainly annoying). After getting totally frustrated with the voice recognition feature of this TV, I finally had to shut it off permanently. Theoretically, one must say “Hello TVâ€� in order to activate it, but I found it doing its thing whether I asked it or not. The worst scenario is when, in the middle of a great movie, it would decide to take me to the Internet (because it interpreted the dialog within the movie as a command). I take my movies seriously, and this is just unacceptable. It’s common knowledge that one can be spied on through built-in camera devices. Having said that, I thought it best to close the camera when not in use. But now I have to wade through an annoying “camera is closedâ€� message every time I turn on the TV. The bottom line is that I wish this TV had a more traditional interface. Where the remote is concerned, they may have tried to make it too smart and whiz-bang for its own good. Call me old fashioned, but my primary concern is a TV experience where technology does not get in the way. In this case, my best guess is that the supplied remote was designed by right-handed engineers rather than product designers with ease of use and functionality in mind.

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              What a wonderful picture

              By HDguy199

              from Fountain Valley, CA, USA

              Pros

              • Bright display
              • Realistic color
              • realistic skin tones and detail

              Cons

              • Speakers

              Best Uses

                Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

                I've owned this 60" F8500 for about 12 months now, and this TV has OUTSTANDING picture quality. Deep inky black levels and a nice bright display, especially for a plasma. I've tweaked my settings and honestly, the factory settings are pretty good. I personally like the "movie" mode setting which looks awesome, plenty bright. If you like a little more brightness, select "Standard", this setting is very close the LED TV's in terms of brightness but the black levels don't get crushed. I compared this panel to the other high end plasma panels and this F5800 is so much brighter without sacrificing black levels. Color accuracy is wonderful, this is truly an amazing TV. 3D is amazing but honestly, I don't watch it much. Blu-ray movies look spectacular I must say. With respect to the software suite, you can basically retire your external streaming devise. This TV has just about everything you want built right in. The remote works pretty well, I suggest adding the keyboard if you want to surf the net, makes it much easier to navigate around. Sound was ok but I added a Samsung HW-E450C sound bar system and that ended that. In terms of energy consumption, I was concerned about it at first but having 12 months behind me, honestly, I have not noticed any uptick in my monthly bills. I'm very happy with my purchase, nothing but smiles.

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                5.0

                Amazing!

                By dusbak

                from chicago

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Realistic color

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

                    Everything about this TV is fantastic. My friends and family are always blown away by the design and picture quality. The builtin wifi and smart tv features are incredible and very user friendly.

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    Great TV, Best picture. Go Plasma

                    By KirkA

                    from CA

                    Pros

                    • Bright display
                    • Realistic color

                    Cons

                    • Price

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

                      Great picture and great features. All poosible features are included. I cannot think of another possible feature. The picture quality is the best. Sound quality is average. You need to add a sound system. The unit has audio optical 5.1 output , just wire directly to a reciever with optical input and you'll have a good system. The smart features are very good. WiFi is very capable.

                      Comment on this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Best TV ever

                      By SeniorJoe

                      from Boston, MA, USA

                      Pros

                      • Bright display
                      • picture better than comparable leds
                      • price cheaper than comparable leds

                      Cons

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                          Comments about Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV:

                          For a senior citizen who was watching a tube, this TV is superb. The picture in my opinion was noticeably better than a comparable LED TV even in a bright room. I was reluctant to purchase a plasma TV because plasmas are going out of style. However, the better picture and cheaper price and the fact that the salesman informed me that Samsung will support plasmas for at least another year influenced my decision. I sincerely hope Samsung will continue to offer and support plasma TVs in the future.

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                          Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV

                          Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV

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