Sep 26 2013

You become the remote with Samsung’s Smart TV

ca_PN64F8500AFXZC_549_Right-Angle-55-Degree_blackGizmo readers have you ever been frustrated by your sports team or television show?   Well our friends at Samsung have come up with the perfect in smart technology to provide you with a solution.

Last week I went to see the latest in televisions from Samsung. Their newest line of smart televisions allow you to be the remote control. Using gestures or voice you can change the channel, control the volume and the primary functions including launching a web browser and zooming in and out in screens.

The Smart TV also comes with a Smart Evolution kit accessory that allows you to update the hardware and software on your television (including updating the chip set to a quad core for increased processing power).

In addition to the smart technology, one thing that was really great in the design was the variety of ports especially the 4 HDMI ports that are key to a seamless interface with other accessories.

So instead of getting upset that your team has lost.. simply give your smart TV the gesture (its not the one your thinking of) and change the channel.


Product Specifications

  • Dimensions (without Stand): 1482.6 x 877.7 x 55.4 mm (58.4″ x 34.5″ x 2.2″)
  • Weight without Stand: 32.8 kg (72.3 lbs.)
  • Display Type: Plasma
  • Available Smart Interaction Options: Camera, Face recognition, Motion Control, Voice Control
  • AC 110 ~ 120 V 60 Hz Power Supply
  • Video 1920 x 1080 Resolution (64″ Measured Diagonally)
  • Connectivity: 4 HDMI Inputs,3 USB Ports, Wireless LAN Built-in available, 1 Component In, 1 Composite In (AV),1 Digital Audio Out, 1 RF In, 1 Ethernet (LAN)
  • 3D available
  • 600Hz Refresh Rate


References: Samsung 8500 Series Smart Plasma TV


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