HDTV Lounge

Samsung 8500 | Samsung UN46B8500, UN55B8500

Samsung UN55B8500Samsung have just announced their latest LED HDTV range, the Samsung 8500 series.

The Samsung 8500 LED series features the next-generation of local-dimming LED backlights and the Yahoo widgets engine.

Available as the 46-inch Samsung UN46B8500, and the 55-inch Samsung UN55B8500. Both models have a chassis which is just 1.6-inches thick, and feature Full HD / 1080p LCD panels with a very fast 2ms response time,

The latest addition to the LED HDTV range offers a massive 7,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 240Hz frame rate. The high frame and fast response time keeps the images looking sharp, and free of motion blur.

Samsung UN55B8500

The Samsung B8500 series are also very energy efficient and are Energy Star V3.0 compliant. A special energy saving mode can dim the backlights without effecting the picture quality. As the LED backlights are independent, the image can be brightened and dimmed in certain areas for deeper blacks and higher contrasts.

The beautiful 55-inch Samsung UN55B8500 is now available from Amazon with 10% off and free shipping!

Both the Samsung UN55B8500 and UN46B8500 feature 4x HDMI inputs and 3x USB 2.0 ports. The USB ports can be used with Medi@2.0 for media playback of audio and video files.

Samsung 8500 Series

  • Samsung UN55B8500 | $4,499.99, August
  • Samsung UN46B8500 | $3,599.99, August