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Samsung UN55B8500

55 inch Full HD 1080p 240Hz LED HDTV

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Go from brilliant LED images to online content, at the touch of a button, with the UN-55B8500. LED technology renders the most advanced HD images on the market, for eye-popping, jaw dropping picture quality on a 46-inch screen. New for 2009, the Medi@2.0 feature brings online content to your TV, via a host of customizable widgets, video, stocks, photo sharing and more – all at the touch of a remote button. Access the pre-loaded Content Library for more digital content, from educational to entertaining. Auto Motion Plus 240Hz technology keeps even the fastest onscreen motion smooth and natural. The Touch of Color accented bezel and 1.6-inch Ultra Slim Design give you one of the most attractive, thinnest HDTVs available and that’s including the tuner! And with the same passion we have for delivering groundbreaking HD excitement and style, Samsung is dedicated to preserving the environment with LED TVs, through reduced power consumption (up to 40% savings versus 2008 Samsung conventio

What's included in the box

Game Mode
Enhances dark areas, sharpens the picture, speeds up the image processing response and enhances the sounds of your games. Picture and sound quality optimized for the special needs of gaming systems at the touch of a button

Ultra Clear Panel
Advanced LCD technology lets you enjoy crisp image details, natural skin tones, excellent shadow detail, and vibrant colors

Auto Motion Plus 240Hz
Advanced processing that reduces blur and enhances image detail when viewing fast motion video sequences
Ultra slim 1.6" design

Touch of Color™ (ToC)
Samsung’s unique manufacturing process accents the surrounding bezel with a stylish blue tone

          o Internet@TV - Content Service
          o DLNA Wireless
          o Content Library™ (2GB Flash Memory)
          o USB 2.0 Movie

Wide Color Enhancer Pro
Optimizes a given color's hue, resulting in more natural rendering of colors

2ms Response Time

Minimizes blurring of fast motion in sports programs

Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
Enables convenient, simultaneous viewing of TV programs and video or PC content sources

SRS TruSurround HD
Creates an immersive, feature-rich surround sound experience from two speakers, complete with rich bass, high frequency detail and clear dialog

Stereo broadcast reception
Supports multichannel sound (MTS) and second audio program (SAP) with 181-channel capacity

Down firing speakers with subwoofer
10 Watts x 2 audio power

Anynet™ Plus (HDMI-CEC)
Allows peripheral AV devices such as a DVD player to be controlled by a Samsung TV remote control

Energy Star Compliant
Reduces energy consumption by up to 25% compared with standard TVs

V-Chip system
Allows blocking of rated TV and movie programs determined by a parent to contain objectionable content


  • Product type LCD TV
  • Diagonal Size55 in - Widescreen
  • Dimensions & Weight Details Panel without stand - 52 in x 1.6 in x 31.4 in x 61.7 lbs , Panel with stand - 52 in x 12.1 in x 34 in x 77.6 lbs
  • Technology   TFT active matrix
  • LCD Backlight Technology LED Backlight technology
  • LED Backlight Type Edge Light with local dimming
  • Display Format 1080p
  • Refresh Rate 240Hz
  • LCD Pixel Response Time 2 ms
  • Progressive Scan Progressive scanning (line doubling)
  • Additional Features Ultra clear panel , Auto Motion Plus frame interpolation technology
  • Multi-channel Preview Picture-in-picture (PIP)
  • Stereo Reception System MTS
  • Secondary Audio Program (SAP) Yes
  • Speaker(s) 2 x Right/left channel speaker - Built-in - 15 Watt
  • Sound Output Mode Stereo
  • Surround Mode Yes
  • Sound Effects SRS TruSurround HD
  • Audio Controls Balance , Bass , Treble
  • Output Power / Total 30 Watt
  • Connector Type- Rear , 4 x HDMI ( 19 pin HDMI Type A ) - Side , 2 x USB ( 4 pin USB Type A ) , 1 x Component video input ( RCA phono x 3 ) , 1 x VGA input ( 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ) , 1 x Network ( RJ-45 ) , 1 x Digital audio output (optical) ( TOSLINK )
  • PC Interface VGA (HD-15)
  • Stand Included Yes
  • Stand Design Tabletop
  • Stand Features Swivel
  • Flat Panel Mount Interface Yes

Product Wiki

Extended Warranty

1-year parts and labor warranty



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