Samsung PN64D8000

  • Samsung PN64D8000
85
Based on 8 scores, 13 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Superb color accuracy, Excellent black levels and brightness, Built-in Wi-Fi, Thin and light (for a plasma), Bluetooth QWERTY remote
  • The PN59D8000 is a 3DTV, and it supports 2Dto3D conversion, Samsung's robust Smart Hub platform is available, with a host of videoondemand, musicondemand, socialnetworking, and other services. Skype and DLNA media streaming are also supported, The PN5
  • Slick design with a thin panel, Superb picture quality with excellent shadow detail, Includes 3D support, built-in Wi-Fi, and a wide selection of services and apps, Useful remote with a QWERTY keyboard and both IR and Bluetooth connectivity.

Cons:

  • Some motion artifacts, Unattractive stand, No Amazon Instant Video app
  • The package only includes one pair of 3D glasses. Activeshutter 3D glasses are generally more expensive than passive glasses, although Samsung does offer glasses for only $30, Plasma TVs generally aren't as bright as LCDs, which is a concern with acti

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Trends on 90

Given Samsung’s strong brand and the PN64D8000’s excellent performance and slim design, we think it is entirely possible that the Samsung PN64D8000 could redefine the public’s perception of plasma TV...

By Home Theater Review on 90

Over the past few years, Samsung has really stepped up its game in the plasma division. While I did not review this particular TV, I recently spent some time with the step-down PN51D6500...

By Home Theater on 82

Apart from a somewhat dim 3D image (an issue shared by other plasma models we’ve tested), this Samsung is a superb HDTV. It has one of the best feature sets on the market, particularly the flexibility of its color calibration. Its Internet...

By PC Mag on -

PCMag Editors did not test the Samsung PN64D8000. We did, however, test and review the Samsung PN51D8000 (4 stars, Editor's Choice) from the same series. The Samsung PN64D8000 ($3,799 list) is a 64-inch plasma HDTV that puts out a 1,920 by 1,080...

By PC Mag on 80

While it's not for the thin of wallet or flimsy of fuse box, the Samsung PN51D8000 is an excellent, full-featured 3D plasma HDTV that delivers plenty of bang for its significant buck....

By HDTV Solutions on 80

The PQ on the PN51D8000, Samsung's top-of-the-line plasma, is reference quality. Add in the burgeoning Smart TV package of content providers and apps and this D8000 series earns our Highly Recommended...

By TelevisionInfo on -

With a brushed metal design and an innovative, double-sided QWERTY keyboard, Samsung spared no detail in designing this 60-inch 1080p, plasma TV for 2011. For some reason, Samsung calls it a 59-inch screen “+1,” apparently to emphasize that...

By AVguide on 80

Compared to most TV manufacturers that have walked away from the plasma TV segment in favor of LED/LCD technology, Samsung certainly hasn’t given up on the category, and recently laid claim to top spot in larger size plasma TV sales (they only...

By FlatpanelsHD on -

Samsung D8000 comes packed with multimedia functions such as USB recording (in Europe) and playback, DLNA, smartphone remote controlling and Samsung’s new Smart TV platform with internet Apps. The Smart TV platform is currently the best we have...

By ConsumerSearch on -

It's not inexpensive, and some plasma TVs deliver blacks that are just a touch darker, but the 64-inch Samsung PN64D8000 delivers a huge screen, impressive overall picture quality and just about every feature that a TV enthusiast might want or need....

By TechReviewSource on 90

The Samsung PN59D8000 is a 59-inch 3D plasma HDTV that has fantastic picture quality and very deep black levels. The 3D image performance is also very good and the included remote is double-sided with a QWERTY keyboard, which is really unique.The...

By cnet on 90

With picture quality that's nearly the equal of the tough competition, as well as best-in-class design and features, the Samsung PND8000 makes a strong case for being the best overall plasma TV of...

By Canada HiFi on -

It’s no secret that Canadians spend a lot of time on the Internet. We love to Google anything and everything, and many of us can’t seem to get enough of social networking. Not so long ago, we were limited to accessing the web on computers...