Samsung UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player

Samsung UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player

Samsung UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player

B&H # SAUBDM8500 MFR # UBD-M8500/ZA
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Product Highlights

  • UHD Playback via HDMI
  • Near-4K Resolution Upscaling
  • HDR10 Compatibility
  • Wi-Fi and Ethernet Network Connectivity
  • Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio
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Samsung UBD-M8500/ZA overview

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Enjoy UHD Blu-ray discs on your compatible display with the Samsung UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player. In addition to handling Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray discs, integrated UHD upscaling technology allows you to enjoy optimized image quality from DVD and non-UHD Blu-ray video sources. Built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity enable access to free and subscription-based streaming content via Samsung's Smart Hub.

This model's HDMI output supports high-resolution audio formats such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio for a dynamic multi-channel surround sound experience. There's also a digital optical audio output for feeding multi-channel sound to audio systems without HDMI.

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4K Ultra HD
Play 4K Ultra HD movies, 4x the resolution of full 1080p HD, letting you watch your favorite compatible media on your compatible display with an enhanced level of detail and clarity. Plus, with the UHD Upscaling feature, your lower-definition content will automatically refine to near-UHD for a more detailed viewing experience.
The UBD-M8500 recognizes HDR content for a greater range of color contrast and brightness with compatible media and a compatible display, for enhanced detail.
Samsung Smart Hub
The Samsung Smart Hub allows access to your favorite apps, content, and sports.
Virtually Universal Disc Player
Play all your music CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs on one device.
One Remote Compatible
You can control most functions of the Blu-ray player using your 2017 Samsung TV's remote, so there's one less remote to get lost.
Built-In Wi-Fi
Sync and stream all your favorite TV shows, games, apps, and more with built-in Wi-Fi.
Dolby TrueHD
Enjoy near-studio-quality HD audio with your home entertainment system thanks to Dolby TrueHD compatibility.
DTS HD Master Audio
Enjoy the enhanced digital sound quality on your favorite movies, TV shows, and streaming content with DTS HD Master Audio.
HDMI Connectivity
The HDMI connection transmits digital video and audio over a single cable, delivering an enhanced entertainment experience.
UPC: 887276214399
In the Box
Samsung UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player
  • Remote Control with Battery
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Samsung UBD-M8500/ZA specs

    System NTSC
    Region Blu-ray: A
    DVD: 1
    HDR Compatibility HDR10
    HD Upconversion Yes, 4K
    Dolby Digital/DTS Compatibility DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby TrueHD
    LPCM Yes
    A/V Playback Formats
    Video 3D Blu-ray, BD-ROM DL, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-Video
    Audio CD
    File Formats Supported AAC, FLAC, HD JPEG, JPEG, LPCM, MKV, MP3, MPEG-4, MPEG2, MPO, WMA, WMV
    Network & Internet Multimedia
    Network Access Yes, Built-in Wi-Fi
    Support for Streaming Services Yes
    Input/Output Connectors
    Analog None
    Digital 1x HDMI Audio/Video Output
    1x Digital Optical Audio Output
    Other 1x Ethernet Input/Output
    Remote Yes
    Power Requirements 110/120 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption Operational: 34 W
    Standby: 0.3 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 16.0 x 1.8 x 9.1" / 40.6 x 4.6 x 23.1 cm
    Weight 4.19 lb / 1.90 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.1 x 11.5 x 4.6"

    Samsung UBD-M8500/ZA reviews

    UBD-M8500 HDR UHD Upscaling Blu-ray Disc Player is rated 2.8 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent low price 4k Hdr Completely satisfied with this HDR 4K player. I got this with my Q7F and have used it several times with no problems, amazing 4K picture quality and Hdr. not quite sure why the other reviewers have had the issues that they have, they may want to take their unit back and exchange it for another one. Streaming Ultra high-def through Vudu and even watching HDR 4K content on Netflix has not been a problem either on the television itself or on the Blu-ray player I opted for this one over the 9500 because I didn't seem to need the extra features, great overall value very pleased with my purchase
    Date published: 2017-12-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT DVD PLAY WITH ONE EXCEPTION The DVD player smart hub it self is a great product and easy to use. The only thing I didn't like about it was the remote that came with it. . But the remote from and old one I had works great. Had a little trouble getting the APPS I wanted until I realized the APPS selector was at the far left of the APPS bar. There was not Manual that came with it and I couldn't find one on the internet. But over all once set up and programmed its easy to use and it give a clearer picture on the TV screen. On feature I like is Close Caption. To get close caption hit the down button on the remote hit the right arrow button over CC click select font size, got to upper left hand and turn on close caption.
    Date published: 2018-04-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding great product, excellent picture and sound. Well worth the investment.
    Date published: 2018-06-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Picture I have or have had prior to this 4K unit 5 Samsung Blu-ray players. This new unit gives an outstanding picture and has great APPs. It also has great upscaling to give great pictures with regular Blu-ray and DVD discs. What I perceive as drawbacks are: 1. Learning to use the remote takes some getting used to and it would be easier to use if the keys were highlighted better. 2. There is no time clock on the front so that you can see how far along you are into a show without hitting the pause button to see it on the screen.
    Date published: 2018-02-05
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from This product has great features It would play some 4k movies some it would not play. Tried every option still no luck. When it worked Picture was fantastic that just didn't happen very often. Also when it worked it had good sound going through a Samsung soundbar.
    Date published: 2017-12-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from LESS VERSATILITY Replaced a 6300 that died at 22 months; not quite the solution I had expected. I will say that the picture is awesome, and the audio is a noticeable improvement over the one being replaced. However, the older Blu-ray player had some features that are, disappointingly, missing from this newer, more expensive model. Across the board, Samsung seems to have eliminated several positive characteristics - and selection variety - from its line-up. (The brand is still better than its competitors.) These are some of the conveniences missing from the 8500 that were built-in to the 6300: Does not turn the television on/off automatically, takes about three extra steps; When turned on, goes directly to disc function, requiring several steps to get to apps; With no front panel display, not always sure if it's on or off; Older programming on Hulu, originally in 4:3 ratio, is stretched to 16:9 - looks awful. There are several other minor issues, which I won't go into here. I had expected that an upgrade costing 2.5X as much as my old unit would incorporate at least the same convenience features. It's a shame that the 8500 does not.
    Date published: 2018-05-17
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from do not buy this blu ray player has glitches. ever since i bought it, i experience random flashes every time i attempt to view any disc 4k or otherwise. 4k players are expensive and should at least be able to perform its primary function (playing movies) without issue
    Date published: 2018-06-05
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Horrible 4k quality. This product only plays 4k discs. Quality of picture is the same as blu-ray. This player does not do what Samsung is advertising it does. Cannot even adjust settings on either this player or my 4k Led set which is Samsung also. Do not buy!
    Date published: 2017-10-07
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