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Samsung Black 3D Blu-ray Disc Player - BD-H6500/ZA

Abt Model: BDH6500 | UPC Code: 887276962320
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Smart Hub Is The Quickest And Simplest Way To Enjoy Your Favorite Content/ SHAPE Multiroom Compatible/ Wi-Fi Built In/ Full Web Browser/ AllShare/ UDHD Upscale/ DTS Surround Sound/ Dolby True/ BD Wise/ Black Finish
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Samsung Black 3D Blu-ray Disc Player - BD-H6500/ZA

Introducing Samsung Smart Blu-ray™ H6500, the next generation of player designed for the arrival of UHD resolution. Enjoy apps built for TV, stream your favorite content and upscale everything you watch.

Key Features:

  • Step Up Your Experience with Samsung Smart Blu-ray™
  • Upscale Every Disc to Near UHD Quality with UHD Upscaling
  • Get Recommendations, Explore Apps and Much More
  • Stream Your Favorite Music Throughout the House with SHAPE™ Multiroom

Features:

  • Smart Hub

The intuitive Samsung Smart Hub is the quickest and simplest way to enjoy your favorite content. Explore movies, shows, apps and social media in one easy-to-browse hub. Find games or videos quickly with simple navigation and superior organization.

  • SHAPE™ Multiroom Compatible

The Samsung Blu-ray™ Player easily integrates into your SHAPE™ Muti-Room System. Enjoy your movies, TV and music wirelessly with rich, multi-room sound and no cluttering cords. Pop in a CD and hear its incredible sound on any compatible speaker in your home.

  • Wi-Fi Built-In

With Built in Wi-Fi, you can access all your Smart Blu-ray™ features and apps wirelessly. Sync and stream content to other devices as well, such as PCs, smartphones, tablets and cameras using Samsung AllShare™.

  • Full Web Browser

Browse all your favorite sites right there on the big screen. Access movies and TV shows, download apps, shop online, search the web, update your status on Facebook® and Twitter™ and more.

  • AllShare

Share your favorite movies, photos and videos from your computer or mobile device to your TV, using the Smart Blu-ray Player. Your Bluray ™ player can access a video from your computer and play it on your TV so you can enjoy it on a bigger screen.

  • USB

Enjoy your own videos, music and photos by connecting your external storage device directly to your Blu-ray player via USB. Just plug in your USB drive and access your personal entertainment library, in addition to all the great content you have access to in the Smart Hub.

  • UDHD Upscale

Upscale your favorite non-4K videos and films and enjoy them in Ultra-HD with Samsung Smart Blu-ray™ Player and Samsung Ultra-HD TV. Samsung UHD's 4K resolution is four times the resolution of 1080p HD so you'll see your favorite scenes with detail and clarity like never before. 

*UHD TV required

  • S-Recommendation

Discover your new favorite TV show, movie or app. Based on your previous viewings, user ratings and what’s popular, S Recommendation provides a selection of customized suggestions for live TV, VOD or apps. This lets you spend less time searching and more time watching.

  • 3D Blu-ray

Experience jaw-dropping Full HD reality in both 2D and 3D.* Enjoy the latest Hollywood 3D titles and watch as your favorite characters practically leap off the screen when you pair this Blu-ray™ player with a 3D TV* and Samsung active 3D glasses.
*3D TV, active 3D glasses and 3D content required.

  • Quick Start Mode

Your Smart Blu-ray™ player is ready when you are in as little as 0.5 seconds. Most other Blu-ray players take up to 10 seconds. Stop waiting and start watching.

  • Dolby® Digital Plus

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.

  • Dolby True HD

Processes standard 2-channel stereo audio tracks to deliver a full range surround sound effect with enhanced bass and dialog clarity.

  • DTS® Surround

Decodes DTS-encoded content, such as TV shows, Blu-ray™ movies and streaming media, and processes stereo content to deliver an optimized surround sound experience with enhanced bass response, clear dialog and consistent volume levels.

Specifications:

Features

  • Anynet + (HDMI CEC): Yes
  • Apps Platform: Samsung Apps
  • 3D: Yes
  • BD Wise™: Yes

Audio

  • Dolby Digital: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • Dolby True HD: Yes
  • DTS-HD Decoder: Yes
  • DTS Surround: Yes

Video

  • HD Upconversion: Yes
  • Quick Start Mode: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • HDMI Output: 1
  • USB 2.0: 1
  • Ethernet (RJ45/LAN): Yes

Compatibility

  • Playback Formats: MPEG2/4,AVCHD (v100 - supported, v200 - not supported),DTS-HD Bitstream Output,LPCM,AAC,MP3,WMA,DTS-HD Master Audio Decording
  • Playback Media: DVD-Video/DVD±R/DVD±RW,CD DA/CD-R/CD-RW,MKV,WMV,JPEG,MPO

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 1.7 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 14.17"
  • Height: 1.57 "
  • Depth: 7.72"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Player TypeBlu-ray
DVD Video UpscalingYes
3D CapableYes
Number of Discs1
Player or RecorderPlayer
CompatibilityMPEG2/4,AVCHD (v100 - supported, v200 - not supported),DTS-HD Bitstream Output,LPCM,AAC,MP3,WMA,DTS-HD Master Audio Decording
Surround Sound DecodingDolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS Surround
THX CertifiedNo
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes
Multi Brand RemoteNo
1080p Video OutputYes
Component Video OutputsNo
HDMI Outputs1
RS-232C PortNo
Digital Optical OutputsNo
Digital Coaxial OutputsNo
Analog Audio OutputsNo
Ethernet PortsYes
Height (inches)1.57
Width (inches)14.17
Depth (inches)7.72
Weight (pounds)1.1
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
 
4.6

(based on 277 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (202)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (54)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (7)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Inexpensive (142)
  • Lightweight (130)
  • Bright display (111)
  • Realistic color (105)
  • Durable (57)

Cons

  • Did not meet expectations (15)
  • Poor quality (6)

Best Uses

  • Home (14)
  • Home theater (10)
  • LCD TV (6)
  • Plasma TV (3)
  • Streaming (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (16), Enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Outstanding But With Limitations

Let me get right to the point. This player has exceptional HD picture quality (I have not tested for 3D or UHD upconversion). Avatar (my reference movie for picture evaluation) almost literally...Read complete review

Let me get right to the point. This player has exceptional HD picture quality (I have not tested for 3D or UHD upconversion). Avatar (my reference movie for picture evaluation) almost literally jumped off the screen. These are some of its limitations: its construction is light weight; the audio jack pack consists only of an optical output (excluding HDMI); the manual does not indicate it has an automatic shut off after a period of inactivity (confirmed in my chat with technical assistance), the on board controls are located on the top right of the unit limiting access when installed in a cabinet. Set up is straight forward and the unit quickly connected to my wireless router. Excellent app package with all the major video applications included. I experienced difficulty with opening the Amazon Cloud Music player and Accuweather. Flixster works beautifully. On my first visit to the home page after completing set up, I could not access anything until I opened the player tray. After that, everything worked flawlessly. In response to those reviewers who say the remote does not have a player eject button, they are simply wrong. It's located right under the power button. You can spend a thousand dollars on a player, but I doubt you would notice any improvement in picture quality. On that score, this baby is absolutely first rate. I hope Samsung will add auto shut off in a future firmware update.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Web browser useless

I bought this player instead of one of the less expensive models just for the so-called "SmartHub" and the web browser features. There is some video content I want to watch on...Read complete review

I bought this player instead of one of the less expensive models just for the so-called "SmartHub" and the web browser features. There is some video content I want to watch on certain sites that don't provide an app, leaving a browser as the only option. It has been an exercise in futility. The browser is extremely basic and difficult to use. It's just too slow to be practical. There are also no enhancements like plug-ins (such as an ad blocker) and the settings are too basic. For example, if you turn off pop-ups, that also prevents links using the 'open in new window' or 'open in new frame' tags from opening the page at all. Blocking pop-ups nearly renders the browser useless and leaving pop-ups enabled makes it too cumbersome to use. Navigating to and closing all those windows is too cumbersome. It crashed several times on me as well. Even when I do finally get a video to play, it has yet to finish loading before stalling. It is incredibly slow too. My 5-year old MacBook Pro on the exact same wireless network is 10 times faster using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari on the exact same page. It's like the player is throttling the download or something. Totally useless. Then, I was hoping to find a alternative browser in the Samsung App store, such as Opera or Google Chrome. Not only does nothing exist, but when you go to the app store and perform a search and it finds no apps to fit the criteria, it still bombs you with a bunch of other content, such as YouTube videos, that contain the name in your search string. This is bad interface design at its finest. If I'm IN the app store, I'm looking for apps, NOT videos on YouTube. The bottom line is that this is supposed to be a internet-centric player but if you don't want to use the limited content Samsung provides through their app partnerships, you will be underwhelmed. For me, I paid a $60.00 premium over another Samsung Blu-Ray player just to get the browser, and it turned out to be so limited and dysfunctional that it's virtually useless. I'm very disappointed.

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5.0

Great features.

By 

from Utah, USA

Pros

  • Bright display
  • Inexpensive

Cons

    Best Uses

      Easy to set-up. Fast response to commands. Overall performance is great,

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      5.0

      Great!!

      By 

      from Reno, Nv

      Pros

      • Bright display
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Realistic color

      Cons

      • Too big

      Best Uses

        This has to be my favorite Blu-Ray player.i. It works great and I love the features it comes with it.

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        5.0

        Impressed

        By 

        from White Bear Lake, Minnesota

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • should have infrared sensor higher and larger.

        Best Uses

          I am very impressed with this Blu-ray player. SI I'm a cheapskate I do believe the price could come down 20%. But that's neither here nor there. Plenty of space for other apps to download as well as a decent selection to choose from. I do think the YouTube app could be more Interactive and user-friendly. Find it difficult to search for videos by typing. Maybe adding a voice recognition to the remote. Free million dollar idea Samsung you better run with it and if you don't cut me 1% of all profits created from that new upgrade at least give the shout out to the man who give you the brilliant idea. LOL actually a very nice Union altogether I have not had the opportunity yet to try a Blu-ray disc but if it is anything like any other Samsung product I have purchased it probably works wonderfully with excellent video quality.

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          5.0

          Great Features

          By 

          from North Ct, Bowen QLD 4805, Australia

          Pros

          • Inexpensive
          • Lightweight
          • Realistic color

          Cons

            Best Uses

              I have two Samsung Blue ray Players BD-H6500A 3D and they are great players ,The DVD's are h/d and are very clear to see GREAT COLOURS .Nice and compact The remotes are easy to use I have recomended to a lot of my freinds. Thy are great products.

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              5.0

              Great product

              By 

              from Ohio

              Pros

              • Inexpensive
              • Lightweight
              • Realistic color

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Simple setup and ease of use. Also great value for everything that this player does

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                  5.0

                  Excellent dvd player

                  By 

                  from Wisconsin

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Inexpensive

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      This dvd player works great, and being wireless is that much better. Ive had it a short time and like it alot.

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                      4.0

                      So far so good

                      By 

                      from Mesa, AZ

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          So far so good. I only had it for less than a week. So I don't have much to say.

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                          5.0

                          Exactly what I wanated

                          By 

                          from Park Ridge IL

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Backwards Compatible
                          • DVD Upconversion
                          • Easy Set-Up
                          • Excellent Image Quality
                          • Good Connections
                          • Good Soundtrack Support

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home

                            Comments about Samsung Black 3D Blu-ray Disc Player:

                            Use this mostly for exercise CDs, but also watch some movies

                            Service and delivery comments:

                            Picked up myself and product was in excellent condition

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            1.0

                            Slow as molasses

                            By 

                            from NJ

                            Pros

                            • Inexpensive

                            Cons

                            • Did not meet expectations

                            Best Uses

                              If you have forever waiting for apps to load or for thing to respond to commands by all means buy it.

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                              5.0

                              Awesome 3D-Blue Ray Player

                              By 

                              from Miami, FL, USA

                              Pros

                              • great apps
                              • Lightweight
                              • Realistic color

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Purchased this 3D Blue Ray Player and the apps and quality are great, Great features for the price.

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