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Samsung UN46B8500 LED LCD HDTV Review

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Thin and sexy, with all sorts of fancy add-ons. Whether those features justify the price is another question.

November 20, 2009
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Introduction

The Samsung UN46B8500 is a high-end TV, if that isn't evident enough from the $3599 price tag (MSRP). It's thin and sexy, to be sure, and the box is stamped with all sorts of fancy add-ons. Whether those features justify the price is another question. While we found the performance to be top-notch, some of the multimedia features are downright terrible, and call the whole package into question.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Panasonic TC P50U1
  14. Vs LG 47LH90
  15. Vs Sony KDL 52XBR9
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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