Enjoy the high contrast image quality of plasma with the power of Samsung’s smart features. The F8500 boasts advanced recommendation technology that works to understand what you like to watch and when. This is combined with great features like catch up TV, apps and games, so it’s always ready to entertain.
It also puts an end to hunting for the remote with improved voice and motion control. Switch channel and change volume with a gesture, or just ask the F8500 for some viewing ideas!
Samsung S-Recommendation will change the way you watch TV. This technology learns what you like to watch and when – making it a breeze to track down similar programmes. All you have to do is ask!
Smart Hub provides immediate access to all your favourite shows via the ON TV Screen and cleverly organises and manages your content into five panels – On TV; Movies & TV Shows; Photos, Videos & Music; Social and Apps. The intuitive interface uses easily recognisable thumbnails for instant previews to help you choose.
This TV is also Smart Evolution ready. This means that in future, your set can be boosted using a separate Smart Evolution Kit that delivers even more processing power.
Intelligent viewing lets you enjoy exceptional picture quality regardless of the source. This reduces picture imperfections and enhances pixel clarity across all media.
New and improved Smart Interaction 2.0 takes searching for the remote control out of the mix! Just wave hello at the TV, then guide the pointer where you want. Adjust volume, change channels and more with a just simple gestures.
Micro Dimming Ultimate technology in the F8500 precisely controls colour, contrast and detail levels within sub sections of each image to provide best in class picture quality, no matter what source is connected to the TV. Lifelike skin tones and sharper detailing provide unparalleled realism to the image while deeper blacks bring dark movie scenes to life.
600Hz Subfield Motion is the ultimate level of motion-clarity. TVs with this technology can display action-packed movement with optimal sharpness, clarity and contrast.
The retractable 5MP camera can be concealed when you’re watching TV but is easily accessible for high-quality, large-scale Skype chats. Share a smile with loved ones and create a personalised smart hub profile for rapid face recognition access.
A powerful quad-core processor enables much faster access to Smart TV functions, higher-quality video streaming and true multitasking capabilities.
Bring a new dimension to movies and games with cutting-edge 3D. Samsung’s Active 3D technology delivers smooth performance and crystal-clear Full HD images to get you right into the action. Special technology also converts 2D to 3D, so your old favourites won’t be left out.
Integrated Freeview and freesat HD tuners let you enjoy all your favourite programmes and more in stunning HD. To watch Freeview HD broadcasts you’ll need to check that you can receive it in your area. Click here to find out more about Freeview HD. To enjoy Freesat broadcasts you will need a dish and cabling installed. Freesat does not require a contract or a subscription – just a one-off payment for your dish and installation. To organise installation, please visit or call one of our shops. Click here to find out more about Freesat.
Integrated Wi-Fi gives you the freedom to enjoy a selection of online entertainment like BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and Twitter over your home network without the need for messy cables.
Express yourself – share a smile with a loved one on Skype, create your own personalised smart hub profile for easy access and navigation, and enjoy the freedom to control your TV with motion gestures, all of this is possible via the built-in digital camera.
4 HDMI slots, 3 USB ports and a SCART socket mean enough space for all your consoles, blu-ray players and satellite receivers. Spend less time juggling connections and more time enjoying your media.
Smart View turns your compatible smartphone or tablet into a second TV screen via your home network. Take programmes with you on your device or watch a different channel to the main TV by selecting a different source in the app.
The High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) video compression standard is capable of supporting higher resolution video content by doubling the data compression ratio compared to current compression standards. The result is even sharper playback of your media.
Allshare lets you stream and share music, photos, movies and other multimedia directly to your TV. It’s equipped with Cloud technology, so you can upload content to a central web storage account to access anywhere.