Plasma F8500 Series Smart TV - 60" Class (59.9" Diag.)

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Smart TV

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.

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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.

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S-Recommendation

Discover what you want to watch with S-Recommendation 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.

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Smart Interaction

Speaking into the built-in microphone on the Smart Touch Remote Control plus hand gestures lets you 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.

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Real Black Pro Filter

Real Black Pro Filter is a technological advancement that combines a hardware and software enhancement to improve picture quality with deeper blacks, bolder color, and higher contrast by reducing light reflection.

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Smart Evolution

The Smart Evolution Port allows you to update your Smart TV. Simply plug the Smart Evolution Kit* into the back of your TV and it updates with new software and technology to improve your TV performance - faster speed, more content, more features.

*Smart Evolution Kit sold separately. Not available for all TV models. Available in 2013. F Series Kit available 2014. Performance and specifications may vary subject to hardware limitations.

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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.

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600Hz Subfield Motion

The Samsung Plasma TV generates a frame of video at 600 times a second. The result is smoother images with sharp picture quality, especially beneficial when viewing sports and fast action movies.

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Cinema Smooth+

The Picture viewing experience is smoother and a more natural film like experience for film based movie productions. Best viewing experience can be seen from Blue Ray movies, dedicated Satellite and Cable 24p channels and 24p Internet Streamed movies. Combined with Samsung's Motion Judder Canceller corrects video content affected by the digital processing of film based movies in the "plus" in Cinema Smooth+.

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Eco Sensor

Samsung Eco Sensor measures the intensity of thelight in the room and automatically adjusts the brightness of the image on the TV, for more intelligent energy management.

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Samsung Active 3D

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

Wide Color Enhancer Plus

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.

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Built-in WiFi

With WiFi built right into the TV, no additional equipment is needed to connect with an existing wireless router in your home network and start browsing the web, accessing Samsung Apps or other Smart TV features.*

*Internet Access Required.

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AllShare

Allshare allows your TV to wirelessly access and share content from any compatible Samsung device, like a PC, tablet, camera, or mobile device. Share videos, photos, and music all through a single device-your TV. And with cloud technology, you can access and even share content away from home.

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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 topbox, Blu-ray player and Home Entertainment System. The innovative touch pad allows for quick and intuitive navigation, while the built-in microphone provides an alternativecontrol to your Smart TV.

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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.

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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 disabled when not in use. The built-in camera pops up when slight pressure is applied and needs to be turned on to use.

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Metal Flow Stand (Titan Black)

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

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Ultra Edge Slim Plasma

The Samsung Plasma F8500 delivers a stunning new design concept incorporating Ultra-slim Plasma depth with a new Clean Back design.

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DIRECTV® Ready

Samsung Smart TVs are now DIRECTV® Ready. With just one Genie™ HD DVR, you get the full DIRECTV® experience on every TV in your home*. Now you don't need extra cable boxes in each room because DIRECTV® is built right in to your Samsung TV. So you get everything you want to see and nothing you don't.

*Requires Genie™ HD DVR from DIRECTV®. Connect up to eight DIRECTV® Ready TVs to a single Genie™ HD DVR. Limit three remote viewings per Genie™ HD DVR at a time.

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Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification
  • Type

    Plasma

  • Screen Size
    The diagonal length of a TV screen or monitor, as measured in inches from corner to corner.

    59.9" Measured Diagonally

  • 600Hz Subfield Motion

    Yes

  • Apps Platform
    Stream movies and TV shows, Update your Facebook, and use Apps right on the screen.

    Smart TV with Apps, S-Recommendation and Full Web Browser

  • 3D

    Yes

  • Anynet+™ (HDMI-CEC)
    Technology that allows one remote to control all digital devices in a home theater/entertainment system.

    Yes

  • HDMI
    High Definition MultiMedia Interface.

    4

Full Specifications

Series

  • Series

    F8500

Design

  • Type

    Plasma

  • Design

    Metal

  • Bezel Width

    Narrow

  • Slim Type

    Ultra Edge Slim

  • Stand Type (Color)

    Metal Flow (Titan Black)

Video

  • Screen Size
    The diagonal length of a TV screen or monitor, as measured in inches from corner to corner.

    59.9" Measured Diagonally

  • 600Hz Subfield Motion

    Yes

  • Cinema Smooth

    Yes

Audio

  • Dolby

    Yes

  • Sound Effect
    Audio enhancement technology for TVs. SRS TruSurround XT provides 3D sound without extra speakers.

    DNSe+

  • DTS Premium Sound

    DTS Premium Sound 5.1

  • Sound Output (RMS)
    Sound power and signal emitted from a TV's speaker, as measured via Root Mean Square (RMS).

    10W x 2

  • Speaker Type
    Mechanism in TV that outputs audio. Down firing enhances bass by directing low-end toward ground.

    Down Firing + Full Range

Wireless Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi
    Connection that allows streaming audio, video, and other computer data across wireless networks.

    Built-in Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi Direct

    Yes

Features

  • Smart Hub
    Easily access content and Apps through this intuitive Smart Hub menu system.

    Yes

  • Processor
    The logic circuitry which responds to and delivers the basic instructions that drive a laser printer.

    Quad Core

  • Apps Platform
    Stream movies and TV shows, Update your Facebook, and use Apps right on the screen.

    Smart TV with Apps, S-Recommendation and Full Web Browser

  • Camera Built-in (Pop-up-Style)

    Yes

  • Voice Interaction

    Yes

  • AllShare™
    Feature that wirelessly syncs a PC and other digital devices to a TV for full screen playability.

    Content Sharing and Screen Mirroring

  • Smart View

    Dual View and Clone View

  • Smart Evolution Ready

    Yes

  • 3D

    Yes

  • Real Black Panel

    Real Black Pro Panel

  • Wide Color Enhancer Plus
    Technology that optimizes hues on a TV and expands the color range for a more vivid viewing experience.

    Wide Color Enhancer Plus

  • ConnectShare™
    Technology that enables a user to access camcorder videos and music libraries directly on a TV screen.

    ConnectShare™ Movie

  • RVU

    Yes (Direct TV Ready)

  • Smart Phone Remote Support

    Yes

  • OSD Language
    Language options that can be set to appear in the menus of a projector's On Screen Display (OSD).

    English, Spanish, French

  • InstaPort S (HDMI Quick Switch)

    Yes

  • Anynet+™ (HDMI-CEC)
    Technology that allows one remote to control all digital devices in a home theater/entertainment system.

    Yes

  • BD Wise™ Plus
    Technology that automates the best resolution setting possible for viewing Blu-Ray DVD products.

    BD Wise™ Plus

  • Closed Captioning

    Yes

  • Game Mode
    Mode in which a user can play video games on your television.

    Yes

  • Sound Share

    Yes

  • Bluetooth

    Yes

  • Eco Sensor

    Yes

  • Auto Power Off
    Function that automatically powers down television to save energy if no signal is present.

    Yes

  • Clock & On/Off Timer

    Yes

Inputs & Outputs

  • HDMI
    High Definition MultiMedia Interface.

    4

  • USB
    Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.

    3

  • Ethernet
    Connection linking TV to Local Area Networks (LAN) for up-to-the-minute RSS feeds like news and weather.

    1

  • Component
    Analog video connection that transmits information along two or three separate signals.

    1

  • Composite In (AV)
    Analog terminals that transmit audio and video information along a single signal.

    1 (Common Use for Component Y)

  • RF In (Terrestrial/Cable Input)
    Radio Frequency socket that accepts analog signals. Often used to connect lines for cable TV.

    1

  • Digital Audio Out (Optical)
    Ports used to transmit digital audio streams between components without interference.

    1

  • IR out

    1

  • RS232C

    Yes

Dimensions

  • Product Size (W x H x D) Without Stand
    Width, height and depth of the television, with stand, as measured in inches (in.).

    54.8" x 32.7" x 1.9"

  • Product Size (W x H x D) With Stand
    Width, height and depth of the television, without stand, as measured in inches (in.).

    54.8" x 34.3" x 11.8"

  • Shipping Size (W x H x D)
    Width, height and depth of the television, with shipping container, as measured in inches (in.).

    59.1" x 38.0" x 16.9"

Weight

  • Product Weight Without Stand
    Weight of the television, without stand, as measured in pounds (lbs.).

    64.4 lb.

  • Product Weight With Stand
    Weight of the television, with stand, as measured in pounds (lbs.).

    71.4 lb.

  • Shipping Weight
    Weight of the television, with shipping container, as measured in pounds (lbs.).

    90.8 lb.

Power

  • Energy Guide Label

    Energy Guide Label

  • Power Supply (V)

    AC110-120V 60Hz

  • Typical Power Consumption

    195 W

  • Maximum Power Consumption

    637 W

  • Standby Power Consumption

    Under 0.5 W

System

  • DTV Tuner
    *Check your local cable operator. A cable box may be required for watching channels other than local broadcasts.

    DTV Tuner/Digital Cable Tuner/Analog Tuner

Accessory

  • 3D Active Glasses

    4 (SSG-5100GB) Included

  • IR Extender Cable

    Yes

  • Remote

    Samsung Smart Touch Control (TM1390)

  • Remote Control Battery

    Included

  • Mini Wall Mount Compatibility

    Compatible

  • Vesa Wall Mount Compatibility
    Attachment for bracket that enables a flatscreen TV to hang on the wall and extend, pivot, or tilt.

    Yes (600x400)

  • Slim Gender Cable

    1 Component (AV share)

  • Power Cable

    Included

  • User Manual

    Included

  • E-Manual

    Included

Warranty

  • Parts and Labor

    One (1) Year

  • Parts and Labor Commercial Use

    90 Days

Reviews

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This TV is amazing. Samsung rep. talked me into the plasma over the LED and I could not be more pleased. At 600Hz motion blur is not an issue. Voice activation and hand controls is also a wow feature for your friends, but is actually quite useful. Picture quality is so crisp it often feels like you could crawl into the TV. I am still learning how to use all of the Bonus features of being a Smart TV.

5.0

Hive68 on June 04, 2013

I've had this TV for almost three weeks and am very happy with the picture and features. A full 1080p 3D display that is truly impressive and provides a realistic 3D experience with the Samsung Active glasses provided.

5.0

85k100rt on May 07, 2013

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