Product Comparison: Samsung UBD-M9500 vs Samsung UBD-K8500/XU

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General Specifications
About the Product
This UHD Blu-ray player offers the excellent picture quality and more ways to enjoy your content. With high dynamic range (HDR) content, scenes burst with vivid colour, stunning contrast and deep detail. And with an expanded colour spectrum, you'll experience your favourites in an advanced way. With smart connectivity, content streaming to mobile devices and Bluetooth wireless streaming, the UBD-M9500 is a true entertainment hub.
Enjoy revolutionary picture quality the way the director has intended it to be seen. With 4 times higher the resolution than Full HD, the UBD-K8500 also delivers crystal clear and detailed images in UHD, especially on big screens bringing your movies to life.
Key Specs
Smart Capable
Maximum Video Resolution
2160 p
2160 p
Wi-Fi Built-in
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Samsung UBD-M9500 UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • Excellent product to go with my new Samsung 4k TV. Delighted with it and the fact that it was £50 cheaper than 'Curry'.
  • Easy to set up (with other Samsung products at least). Good picture quality.
  • Excellent picture quality and sound with very good Wi-Fi media connectivity.
  • Wow! Where do I start. The colours are amazing! I am over the moon. My SKY soundbox works on optical extremely well. Happy Happy Happy.
Samsung UBD-K8500/XU
  • Colours are superb, clarity is out of this world and a host of other features, which are built into the kit, made it worth every penny.
  • This is an excellent piece of equipment. Crisp sharp 4K pctures with immersive audio. I
  • Great looking 4k bluray player with an excellent picture on 4k films and much better upscaling of hd blurays than my old sony home cinema.
  • Works great, easy menus with add one. plays my 4k blue rays great on my uhd tv, love it. The touch sensitive buttons are great too. and good Samsung quality build.
  • Arrived the very next day as stated, set it up in minutes, the picture quality of the 4k dvds supplied with it are fantastic, colour is vibrant, images are crystal clear, I would definitely recommend this item, yet another superb product from Samsung.
Size & Weight
1.77 in.
1.76 in.
15.9 in.
15.9 in.
8.9 in.
9 in.
4.2 lbs.
4.2 lbs.
Disc Loading Type
Compatible Disc Formats
DVD-Video, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray
Ultra HD Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD-Video, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW
Pre-Installed Services & Apps
Web Browser
Web Browser
Supported Formats
Built-in Audio Decoders
Dolby Digital, DTS
Dolby True HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
USB Port(s)
Ethernet Port(s)
Wireless Connection
Ethernet, Bluetooth
Remote control
Remote control
UHD Up-Scale, Video Up-Scale (DVD), Smart Hub, CD Ripping, Multiroom Link
BD Wise, UHD Up-Scale, Screen Mirroring, Octa Core Processor, BD Profile, Video Up-Scale (DVD), Full Screen, Smart Hub, CD Ripping, Multiroom Link
What customers say about "Features"
Samsung UBD-M9500 UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • What a fantastic player with an incredible amount of apps for streaming.
  • I have my M9500 playing through a Samsung QLED 55". If you do not have a smart tv, this player comes with all the internet connections. It replays UHD bluray brilliantly and standard bluray very well.
  • The player itself is not bad, not stellar either. There are no uncommon features and nothing that would worth posting a review (either bad or good). It's all dependent on the disc itself.
  • Very pleased with DVD player - smart looking unit with good quality sound, very clear picture and it was very easy to install.
  • Rejects Blu-ray discs that play in Panasonic machines
Samsung UBD-K8500/XU
  • Great price now and with 3D playback for DVD (which Samsung have dropped from the new range) a must if you have a Samsung 4K telly. Take a little to time to set it up properly so you can get the best results from it.
  • Clunky menus and small remote spoil the overall enjoyment. That said, i use a logitech Harmony one remote so no problem.
  • Slim product, doing at least what it says on the box. In short a smashing piece of equipment. Delivery reasonable, but it took a couple of attempts to place the order! Would recommend, this item if you have the TV to go with it!
  • Remote is a bit small which makes it fiddly - especially if you are attempting to enter sign in email address or passwords. On the whole though I would definitely recommend.
  • However I am disappointed that while i can connect to Amazon Prime, You Tube & Netflix I can not with the WWE Network.
Optical Digital Audio
Coaxial Digital Audio
What customers say about "Outputs"
Samsung UBD-M9500 UBD 4K Blu Ray Player
  • Brilliant and beautiful piece of technology, easy to use and looks fantastic, fits in perfectly with my tv and the ports are easily accessed.
  • Audio is now fantastic thru my soundbar for both Netflix and Prime because the highest quality sound (usually Dolby Digital but some PCM) is going from the Blu Ray Player from Netflix and Prime into the soundbar via the 2nd HDMI.
  • Paired to a Samsung Q led 6 55" 4K TV, fantastic up-scaling, makes for a great viewing experience. Worth the money.
  • All really needed is a Either a USB or HDMI for power, and a optic cable! Common Samsung! Do it for me!
Samsung UBD-K8500/XU
  • Connects to Wifi, finds my NAS and streams files from it, no different quality wise to the TV connecting. Looks to have same smart hub features as the TV. Very pleased.
  • WOW!!! Picture is awsome and so easy to set up. Just plug it in connect hdmi cable and bingo. Highly reccomend this beauty.
  • Had a couple of random black screens, bought new HDMI cables as per an online troubleshooting guide suggested, worked flawlessly since.
  • Missing HDMI cable. With this player requiring as fast data transfer HDMI 2.0, I would have assumed that it would be supplied with one.
  • To connect it to your 4K TV you need a "directional HDMI" 4K cable, Samsung does not tell you this so I spent the first afternoon wondering why the TV would not recognise the player.
Included With Unit
Battery, Remote control
Remote control, Battery
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
279.00 $

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