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

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Super Contrast Panel/ Real Black Pro/ Full HD 1080p/ 600Hz Subfield Motion/ Cinema Smooth+TM/ Wide Color Enhancer Plus/ Clear Image Panel/ Quad Core Processor/ Smart Hub/ Built-In Pop-Up Camera/ Voice Recognition/ Gesture Recognition/ AllShare/ 2D And 3D In Full HD/ Smart Evolution/ Dolby Digital Plus/Pulse/ Black Finish
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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
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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Samsung 60" Black Plasma 1080p 3D HDTV
 
4.9

(based on 7 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good resolution (7)
  • Great picture quality (7)
  • Reduces glare (7)
  • Good remote control (6)
  • Attractive (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Movies (7)
    • Home theater (5)
    • Home (4)
    • Gaming (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
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      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    I LOVE this TV!

    By ken60659

    from Chicago

    About Me Enthusiast

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater
      • Movies

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

      This tv is amazing. The picture is absolutely stunning. Our home theater room is in the basement, and it's naturally dark, so plasma was the right choice. The blacks, contrast, and color are all spectacular. I use my receiver and surround sound system, so I cannot speak to the TV's sound quality. It was easy to set up, but I did change a couple of the default settings: I turned off the de-judder function, because it was causing a very artificial, almost cartoon-like, appearance. I also had to disable the ambient light sensor, because it kept picking up the light from the TV itself and dimming the picture. After I made those two changes, the picture was perfect. I love the smart features and the way the TV connects to my Samsung tablet & phone. Tonight, I started playing with the 3D features, and I am blown away! If you're looking for a great plasma, this is it!

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      5.0

      AWESOME

      By Derelict

      from South Elgin IL

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Attached to Computer
        • Home Theater
        • Movies
        • Wall Mounting

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

        I own 3 Samsung plasma TV's this one has the best picture by far. The picture is so good its like your watching it through the camera that shot the movie / show.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was fantastic. The ABT guys put the TV in the room that i wanted it in. I did my own set up.

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        • No

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        5.0

        World's better than the HD television we

        By Bob

        from Elk Grove Village, IL

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home
          • Movies
          • Video Games

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

          ABT installers were efficient and thorough in their set-up and in the instructions they gave us. movies and sporting events are fantastic. In fact, we haven't found any program that isn't projected 100 times better on this set.

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          4.0

          Best of the best for plasma, but...

          By John K.

          from Connecticut

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Annoying Hum
          • Poor Sound Quality

          Best Uses

          • Home
          • Home Theater
          • Movies

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

          One of the best picture qualities for plasma TVs. Anti-glare is very good. Picture quality is good, but need to tweak settings to get what you want. Unfortunately, has low droning hum (power hog?) that can be annoying while muted or during quiet scenes. Overall, very happy with TV.

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          5.0

          Best plasma ever!

          By Jon

          from Orange, CA

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Energy Efficient
          • Fast Setup
          • Good Resolution
          • Great Picture Quality
          • Reduced Glare

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Theater
            • Movies
            • Wall Mounting

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

            The best plasma ever. Outstanding picture quality with very minimal glare compared to my Panasonic ST30 set. Extremely bright picture. I'm very pleased.

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            5.0

            Superb colors and black levels

            By Kyle P.

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Home Theater
              • Movies
              • Video Games

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

              This is a fantastic TV with outstanding color reproduction, inky black levels and an attractive design. Although it is not the best TV for video games due to the high input lag, the lag can be corrected easily, albeit at a loss of picture quality. This should not prevent anyone from purchasing this TV, however, as the picture quality is leagues ahead of every LED TV and only slightly behind the legendary Panasonic VT and ZT plasma TVs.

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              5.0

              Very Happy

              By Jen

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Movies
                • Video Games

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

                We had to call Samsung for picture quality the day we set the TV up. Turns our ATT box was set to 720 not 1080. I was very impressed they came out to the house quickly and at no charge.

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