Real Black Pro Panel: The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV offers
high-performance picture quality with Real Black Pro Panel. An advancement
within the panel structure of the plasma TV and a software improvement that
depicts blacker blacks, bolder color, higher contrast and exceptional picture
quality. This technological improvement provides a more cinematic viewing
Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Wide Color Enhancer Plus allows
you to see picture color the way the director originally intended. Witness the
entire RGB spectrum brought to life on your screen to bring you exceptionally
vibrant, yet natural-looking images faithful to the director's original intent.
600Hz Subfield Motion: The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV features 600Hz
Subfield Motion technology with a fast 0.001ms response time that minimizes
blurring of fast motion in sports programming and movie content. The 600Hz
Subfield Motion technology makes action more life-like and natural looking.
Action scenes and sporting events are crisp, clear and picture perfect. 600Hz
Subfield Motion flashes a single image up to 600 times a second creating
unprecedented picture quality. Contours are crisper and scrolling text sharper;
no matter how fast images are moving. Fast action scenes are both clear with
rich deep color detail.
Cinema Smooth: Movies are shot at 24 fps (frames per second); Cinema
Smooth is a refined playback process of 24p movies from Blu-ray and Satellite TV
sources that accurately converts and displays content originally shot on film at
24fps as compared to the 30fps of DVD and Blu-ray disc. This allows for smoother
motion scenes when watching sources shot at the standard movie rate of 24fps.
HDTV Tuner: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and
Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive
and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
1080p Resolution: The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV displays all inputs
at a resolution of 1080p (1920 x 1080). The television's HDMI and component
video inputs will accept 1080p (24/60Hz), 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i video
- HDMI (v.1.4): The Samsung Plasma TV
features three HDMI 1.4 inputs to connect to your Blu-ray/DVD player,
Satellite/Cable receiver, or AV receiver. All HDMI inputs support x.v.Color,
Deep Color, 3D, and CEC. The HDMI 2 input also supports the ARC function.
The HDMI 3 input is MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) compliant. The HDMI 1 input features a 3.5mm audio input for DVI connection
(DVI-to-HDMI adapter cable and separate audio cable is required). In addition, any HDMI input can be
used to connect a PC to this TV.
- Component Video: The Plasma TV
features a single component video input. The TV's component video input can
also be used as a composite video input (480i only).
HDMI (MHL) Port: The HDMI 3 port is designed for the
connection of select mobile phones and other portable electronic devices using
the new MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) standard. Simply plug your MHL
compatible smartphone into the TV's HDMI 3 (MHL) port using the HDMI cable that
is included with your mobile phone. MHL allows you to display full 1080p video
and still images on the Samsung TV from your mobile smartphone. The TV's IR
remote can be used to control basic playback functions (such as Play/Pause, Stop
Fast Forward/Rewind, and Menu navigation). Your MHL compliant device will also
charge while connected to the TV's HDMI 3 port. To find MHL-certified devices,
Full HD 3D (via HDMI 1.4): The Samsung E8000 series Plasma
TV offers Full HD (1080p) 3D capability. Samsung 3D TV utilizes
Bluetooth-enabled active shutter glasses (two pair included) for a full 1080p 3D
viewing experience when coupled with a 3D source, such as a 3D-ready Blu-ray
player or an HD 3D broadcast from satellite or cable providers (connected via
HDMI 1.4). The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV automatically adjusts the
overall picture to provide an optimal 3D effect. The Samsung 3D TV also offers a
unique feature that allows you to intensify your 2D viewing experience by
up-converting it to virtual 3D. In addition, you can adjust the overall 3D
perspective (+/-5) and overall 3D image depth (1-10). Samsung 3D TV supports
Full HD 3D for 1920 x 2205p (24Hz) or 1280 x 1470p (60Hz) video signals; and
virtual 3D for 1920 x 1080p (24/30/60Hz), 1920 x 1080i (60Hz), or 1280 x 720p
(60hz) video signals. The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV offers various 3D
modes to match your 3D viewing needs.
- 2D-3D: Changes a 2D image to 3D; you can adjust the
focus and depth of the image to maximize 3D experience.
- Side-by-Side: Displays two images next to each other.
Available when the resolution is 720p, 1080i or 1080p.
- Top & Bottom: Displays one image above another.
Available when the resolution is 720p, 1080i or 1080p.
- 3D-2D: Displays the image for the left eye only.
- Off: Turns the 3D function off.
Note: 2010 Samsung IR 3D glasses and3D glasses from
other manufacturers are not compatible. Some 3D modes may not be
available depending on the format of the image source. PIP, Auto Program,
and some Picture Adjustment functions will also be disabled in 3D mode.
Included 3D Glasses (2 pair): The Samsung E8000 series
Plasma TV includes two pair of 3D active glasses with built-in Bluetooth.
Samsung's 3D Active Glasses (SSG-4100GB) offer a comfortable fit through its
lightweight frame and flexible noise- and ear-pieces. The Samsung 3D Active
Glasses are powered by a single CR2025 3V lithium coin-type battery
(pre-installed). The battery can last up to 150 hours when powered on. The
Samsung's 3D Active Glasses provide a viewing range between 6' and 19.5' from
the Samsung 3D-ready TV.
Note: If the 3D glasses move outside of the recommended
operating distance, the signal from the TV will be disconnected and the
display of the 3D glasses will turn off after several seconds. If you lie
on your side while watch TV with 3D glasses, the picture may look dark or
may not be visible. When viewing 3D video under fluorescent lighting
(50-60Hz), you may notice a small amount of screen flickering.
Screen Sizes: You
can choose one of the following screen sizes.
- 16:9: Sets the picture to 16:9 wide mode.
- Zoom 1: Vertically enlarges the size of the picture and
allows you to move the enlarged picture using the arrows on the remote.
- Zoom 2: Vertically enlarges the size of the picture
more than Zoom 1 and allows you to move the enlarged picture using the
arrows on the remote.
- Wide Fit: Proportionally enlarges the picture to fit
the entire screen without changing the aspect ratio.
- 4:3: Sets the picture to 4:3 normal mode with pillars
on the left and right of the screen.
- Screen Fit: See the full image with no resizing when
HDMI (720p/1080i/180p) or Component (1080i/1080p) signals are inputted
Note: Screen Size settings can be stored for each
external device you have connected to an input of the TV.
Picture Control: You can make the following adjustments for
an optimum picture.
- Picture Modes: Picture Modes apply preset
adjustments to the picture.
- Standard: suitable for a normal environment
- Dynamic: suitable for a bright room
- Movie: suitable for watching movies and games
- Entertain: suitable for watching movies and game
- Manual Picture Settings: The TV has several options for manually adjusting the picture quality.
- Cell Light: sets the individual pixel brightness
- Contrast: adjusts the contrast level of the picture
- Brightness: adjusts the brightness level of the
- Sharpness: adjusts the edge definition of the
- Color: adjusts the color saturation of the picture
- Tint (G/R): adjusts the color tint of the picture
- Advanced Picture Settings: The TV also offers more advanced picture adjustments for fine tuning.
- Dynamic Contrast: adjusts the screen contrast so
that the optimal contrast is provided
- Black Tone: adjusts the black level on the screen
to adjust the screen depth
- Flesh Tone: emphasize the pink flesh tone in a
- Color Tone: adjusts the overall color tone of the
televisions using one of four presets: Cool, Normal, Warm 1, Warm 2
- RGB Only: displays the red, green, and blue colors so you can
make fine adjustments to hue and saturation
- Gamma: adjusts the primary color (red, green, blue)
- White Balance: adjusts the color temperature for
more natural picture colors
- Motion Lighting: The TV automatically adjusts the brightness
of the screen in response to the brightness of the room. In bright light, the
screen brightens. In dim light, the screen dims.
Note: You can adjust and store Picture Settings for each
external device connected to the TV.
HDMI Black Level: You can select the black level on the screen to
adjust the screen depth when you have a component connected via HDMI to the
television. You can select either Normal or Low.
Noise Filtration: The Samsung TV provides digital noise and
MPEG noise filtration.
- Digital Noise Filter: If the broadcast signal received by
your TV is weak, you can activate the Digital Noise Reduction feature to help
reduce any static and ghosting that may appear on the screen. You can select
Low, Medium, High, Auto, or Off.
- MPEG Noise Filter: This filter reduces MPEG noise of the
picture. You can set the MPEG Noise Filter to Low, Medium, High, Auto, or Off.
Film Mode: The TV can be set to automatically sense and
process film signals from all sources and adjust the picture from optimum
quality. Film mode is supported in TV, AV, Component (480i/1080i), and HDMI
Game Mode: When connecting
the television to a game console, you can enjoy a more realistic gaming
experience when selecting Game Mode.
BD Wise: BD Wise provides the optimal picture quality for
Samsung DVD, Blu-ray, and Home Theater products which support BD Wise. When BD
Wise is set to On, the TV's picture mode is automatically changed to the optimal
Anti Burn-In Technology: To reduce the possibility of screen
burn-in, this Plasma TV is equipped with screen burn-in prevention technology.
Samsung's Anti-burn-in technology uses auto pixel shift and signal pattern
processing functions to ensure that no images are burned into the plasma panel.
The Time setting allows you to program the time between movement of the picture
- Pixel Shift: This function shifts the pixels of the
displayed image every 1-4 minutes to prevent burn-in.
- Scrolling: This function removes after-images on the
screen by moving all the pixels on the PDP according to a pattern.
- Side Gray (Dark/Light): When you watch TV with the
screen ratio of 4:3, the screen is prevented from any damage by adjusting
the white balance on both the extreme left and right sides of the
- Auto Protection Time: If the screen remains idle with a
still image for a certain period of time (10, 20, 40, 60 minutes) defined by
the user, the TV's built-in screen saver is activated to prevent the
formation of host images on the screen.
PIP (Picture-in-Picture): You can watch the TV's tuner and
one external video source simultaneously. The TV channel will be displayed in a
sub-screen which can be moved to each corner of the television's screen. You can
switch the audio between the main screen and sub-screen.
Component or HDMI
Note: PIP does not function in the same mode.
SRS TruSurround HD: SRS TruSurround HD is a patented SRS
technology that solves the problem of playing 5.1 multichannel content over two
speakers. TruSurround delivers a compelling, virtual surround sound experience
through any two-speaker playback system, including the internal television
speakers. It is fully compatible with all multichannel formats.
SRS TruDialog: This function allows you to increase the
intensity of voices over background music or sound effects so that dialog can be
heard more clearly.
Sound Modes: You can choose from the following Preset
- Standard: Selects the normal sound mode.
- Music: Emphasizes music over voices.
- Movie: Provides the best sound for movies.
- Clear Voice: Emphasizes voices over other sounds.
- Amplify: Amplify mode is for people who have difficulty
Equalizer: You can manually adjusts the TV's built-in 5-band EQ
(100 Hz, 300 Hz, 1 kHz, 3
kHz, and 10 kHz) for a more customized sound.
Auto Volume: Auto Volume automatically adjusts the volume of
the desired channel, lowering the sound output when the modulation signal is
high or raising the sound output when the modulation signal is low. This reduces
the difference in volume when changing channels. The Auto Volume feature can be
set to Normal, Night or Off.
Audio Delay: The Audio Delay function corrects audio/video
mismatch, when watching TV or video, and listening to a digital audio output
using an external device such as an AV receiver. You can adjust the audio delay
from 0ms to 250 ms.
Digital Audio: The optical digital output terminal will
output Dolby Digital (when available) or 2 channel PCM. The digital optical
output terminal only sends an audio signal in Dolby Digital when receiving
Dolby Digital surround sound from a digital broadcast channel through the
tuner on the Plasma TV. The optical digital audio output will only output
in 2ch stereo from sources connected to the TV via HDMI, RCA, or USB.
ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel in HDMI
1.4 enables a TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to an
A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any
separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the
television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used
to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables
connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection,
inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard
through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input. The
audio from the TV's tuner, network connection can pass as Dolby Digital or 2ch
PCM. HDMI, USB, and analog connected devices will be output as 2ch PCM only.
Note: Both the television and the receiver must support
ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that
is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 2
input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel
(ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is
Network Connection (wired/wireless): You can set up the
Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV so that it can access your home network and
online Samsung Apps through your local area network (LAN) using a wired (RJ-45
Ethernet) or wireless connection (built-in WiFi). You can setup a wired network
connection automatically or manually. You can setup the wireless network
connection using these four methods; PBC (WPS), Auto Network Search, One Foot,
Note: The TV's built-in WiFi supports IEEE 802.11
a/b/g/n wireless LAN networks and WEP (open/shared), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES),
WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES) network security.
WiFi Direct: When using WiFi Direct, you can connect
directly with other devices without using a wireless router. You'll be able to
wirelessly transfer personal content (such as photos & videos) to the Samsung
Plasma TV without connecting to your home network. WiFi Direct completely
bypasses your WiFi access point/router, so it's easy to set up. Streaming of
copy-protected content and other certain formats are not supported.
AllShare/DLNA Certified: The Samsung E8000 series Plasma
TV's AllShare function, along with its DLNA Certification allow you to watch
videos (DIVX/MPEG/H.264/WMV), photos (JPEG/PNG/BMP/MPO)), and listen to music
(MP3/WMA/AAC/FLAC/OGG) saved on your Windows PC (or other DLNA Certified media
server) through the TV via its Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi (wireless).
This eliminates the need to copy your photo, video, and music files to a
separate USB storage device.
Note: Windows PCs with XP and Vista installed require
Samsung's PC Share Manager software, which can be downloaded for free at
www.samsung.com. Not compatible with older Windows OS versions and Mac.
Samsung's Dual Core Processor: Samsung's Dual Core's
processing speeds allow you to perform multiple tasks at the same time, such as
using an app while downloading another one. It also enables faster web browsing
while playing apps or TV programs that you've recently opened through the Recent
Samsung Apps: Once you have connected the Samsung TV to your
home network, you gain access to Samsung Apps. Samsung Apps lets you download
for pay or free-of-charge applications and services to the Samsung E8000 series
Plasma TV. You can enjoy a variety of content from various downloaded
applications; such as videos, music, photos, games, and news. Samsung Apps has a
growing collection of pay and free-of-charge online applications that connect
you to some of your favorite online content; such as movies from Netflix or
Blockbuster, TV shows from Hulu Plus, videos from YouTube, music from Pandora,
and social updates from Facebook or Twitter. Once connected to your home
network, you can visit the online Samsung Apps store from the TV's Smart Hub
menu and download free Apps or purchase advanced applications. The following App
categories are available.
Description and Listings
||Display the most
apps that provide video media; such as movies, TV shows, and short
length videos. You can access Netflix (5.1ch), Vudu,
HuluPlus, Blockbuster On-Demand, Flixter, CinemaNow, YouTube, AOL HD,
||Displays various game
app; such as Memory, Sudoku, and Texas Hold'em.
||Displays apps that
provide sports content and exercise work outs. You can access
MLB, NHL, or College for sports; and Push-Ups, Six-Pack, or
Yoga for workouts.
apps that provide lifestyle media services; such as music (Pandora/vTuner),
personal photo management tools (Picasa),
and social networking (Facebook/Twitter/Google Talk).
||Includes apps that
provide information content; such as news (CNBC/USA Today),
weather (accuweather), and maps (Google
apps for kids.
application list and your cyber cash balance.
||For questions about
Note: Smart Apps require an Internet connection with a
speed of 1.5mbps or greater. Some application services may be provided in
English only and the content available may vary, depending on your area.
Samsung's App Guide for a complete list of available Samsung Apps.
Ticker: The Ticker application provides useful News,
Weather, and Stock Market information on-screen.
Web Browser (powered by Google):
You can access the internet using the TV's Web Brower application (powered by
Google). You can search by URL address or keywords. The player will
archive your web browser history by Date, Name, or Frequency. You can also save
"Favorite" web pages and create a "Home" page.
The Web Browser can be accessed from the Smart Hub menu. The Web Browser is
maximized to fill TV screen.
Note: The Web Browser
is not compatible with Java applications. The playback of Flash videos is
not supported. E-commerce, for purchasing products online is not supported.
ActiveX is not supported.
Skype w/ Built-in Camera & Mic: Samsung's free Skype app,
plus the built-in camera & mic on the Samsung Plasma TV lets you make video
calls from the comfort of your living room. Using the TV's remote control, you
can create free Skype accounts, log into existing accounts, and navigate via a
simple Skype interface made for the big screen. You can make free Skype-to-Skype
voice and video calls to friends and family, wherever they are in the world from
the Samsung TV.
Firmware/Software Updates: The television's Software Upgrade
menu allows you to upgrade the TV's software & firmware for performance
improvements & additional services. You can upgrade in four ways; USB, Internet,
Alternative Software, or Standby Mode. The tested television contained firmware
version 001013, and needed an immediate update of firmware version 001031 (as of
Samsung Download Center for the latest Firmware/Software updates.
Dual USB Ports: The television is equipped with two USB
(type-A) ports. One of the USB ports can accept a USB mass-storage-class device
(5V/0.5A), while the other USB port will accept a USB hard-disk-drive (5V/1A).
Either USB port lets you view photo and movie files, as well as listen to audio
files saved on a compatible USB device. Files must be formatted in FAT16/32 or
NTFS. The TV can recognize up to 1,000 files in each folder.
- Video Playback: The TV supports the following video
file types; DIVX (1920x1080), MPEG (1920x1080), Motion JPEG (640x480), H.264
(1920x1080), or WMV (1920x1080). Movie files are displayed in a folder and
title list in either date or alphabetical order. The TV offers Play, Pause,
Search, and Resume playback functions for compatible video files stored on a
compatible USB device.
- Still Image Playback: The TV supports the following
still image file types; JPEG (15360x8460), PNG (1920x1080), BMP (1920x1080,
or MPO (15360x8650). Still image files can be viewed as a slide show with
background music or as a thumbnail view (up to 15 images). Still images can
also viewed full-screen and zoomed or rotated.
- Audio Playback: The TV supports music files supports
the following music file types; MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, and OGG. Music files
are displayed in a folder and track list, and can be sorted by Artist,
Album, or Genre. Music files can be repeated or shuffled in a selected
Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung E8000 series
Plasma TV will support either a USB or Bluetooth enabled keyboard and mouse
(both sold separately).
Smart Hub: Once you have connected the Samsung E8000 series
Plasma TV to your home network, you can start using Samsung's Smart Hub
interactive menu system. With Smart Hub, you can stream audio/video content from
select Internet sites, access various pay or free-of-charge applications, and
view them on the television. Application content includes news, sports, weather
forecasts, stock market quotes, maps, photos, and games; plus a recommendation
engine which suggests movies you might like from your video-on-demand services.
The Smart Hub menu also gives you access to the television's off-air tuner,
external inputs, and network connected media devices. The Smart Hub offers the
following on-screen menu functions.
- TV Screen: You can view the current input source screen
while viewing the Smart Hub Menu.
- Search: Provides an integrated search for your video
providers and connected All Share devices.
- Your Video: Provides recommendations for on-line movies
based on your tastes. Once you have selected a movie from the recommendation
list, you can select which VOD (video-on-demand) provider to use.
- Samsung Apps: You can download various for pay or
free-of-charge application services.
- Recommended Apps: The Samsung Smart Hub menu features a
recommendation engine which suggests Samsung Apps you might like from the
online Samsung App Store.
- Channels: The Smart Hub provides various options to
select the channels you watch most.
- Favorites: The Favorites feature lets you arrange
and display favorite channels in up to five groups. Each group is
independent of the other groups and can contain the same channels as
other groups, different channels, or a combination of both.
- Recently Viewed: Shows the most recently viewed
- Mostly Viewed: Shows the most frequently viewed
- Schedule Manager: Using this function, you can set
the TV to display a desired channel automatically on a day and at a time
of your choice. The Schedule Manager can be set to repeat only once,
everyday, Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun.
- Sources: From the Smart Hub menu you can switch source
inputs (TV, HDMI, AV, Component).
- Family Story: Effortless way to access family content.
Provides access to family photos, messages, and events.
- Fitness: Provides a gateway to the Unified Self-Care
Service. Presents fitness videos from various content partners with feedback
on calories burned after every workout.
- Kids: Kids service gives kids an easy and safe way to
enjoy their favorite content.
Note: Smart Hub requires an Internet connection with a
speed of 1.5mbps or greater. You must setup a user name and password. Some
application services may be provided in English only and the content
available may vary, depending on your area.
Input Source Names: You can assign a pre-programmed name to
each of the inputs. When input naming is completed, you will no longer have to
remember which component is connected to each input when selecting a source to
watch. Source names include VCR, DVD, Cable STB, Satellite STB, PVR STB, AV
Receiver, Game, Camcorder, PC, TV, DVI PC, DVI Device, IPTV, Blu-Ray, HD-DVD,
and Digital Media Adapter.
Close Captions (CC): The Samsung Plasma TV provides Analog
Closed Captions and Digital Closed Captions. The Digital CC offers customizable
text, font, and size. The Closed Captions feature does work in
Component, HDMI, or PC modes.
Program Rating Lock: The Program Rating Lock feature
automatically locks out programs that are deemed inappropriate for children. You
can block TV program based on their ratings and Movies based on their MPAA rating, so you have more
control over what your children watch. The Program Rating Lock function is protected by a 4-digit
ENERGY STAR Compliant with ECO Settings: The Samsung Plasma
TV is ENERGY STAR compliant and provides ECO settings to reduce the TV's power
consumption and cut-down on energy costs.
- Eco Sensor: Samsung's unique Eco light sensor measures
the intensity of the room's light and automatically calibrates the
brightness of the image on the screen. In a sun-filled environment, the
screen gets brighter and in dim surroundings, the intensity is reduced. This
feature optimizes the viewing experience while also saving you energy.
- Energy Saver: This feature adjust the brightness of the
TV in order to reduce power consumption. When watching TV at night, set the
Energy Saver feature to High to reduce eye fatigue as well as power
consumption. You can set this feature to High, Medium, Low, or Picture Off
(sound remains on).
- No Signal Standby: The TV will automatically switch to
standby mode, if no picture is being received for a predetermined set amount
of time (15, 30, or 60 minutes).
- Auto Power Off: The TV will be automatically turn off
after 4 hours of being left idle to prevent overheating.
Self Diagnosis: The Samsung Plasma TV provides a Self
Diagnosis menu which allows you to check the television for picture, sound, and
- Picture Test: Use to check for picture problems. If the
problem appears in the test picture, select "Yes" and follow the directions
on the screen.
- Sound Test: Use the built-in melody sound to check for
sound problems. If the problem occurs during the test, select "Yes" and
follow the directions on the screen.
- Signal Test: An HD digital channel's reception quality
is either perfect or the channels are unavailable. Adjust your antenna to
increase signal strength.
On/Off Timer: The three On/Off timers allow you to program
the television to turn itself on and off by selecting a specific on time and a
specific off time. An On/off timer can be set to repeat only once, everyday,
Mon-Fri, Mon-Sat, or Sat-Sun. You can also choose the On Timer's content (TV,
USB, or Antenna) and volume. The on and off timers work independently of one
Sleep Timer: The sleep timer switches the television off
after a specified amount of time. The sleep timer can be set to 30, 60, 90, 120,
150, or 180 minutes.
E-Manual: The television only comes with a brief User
Manual. A complete instruction manual is built-in into the TV and can be viewed
on-screen. Open the e-Manual to learn how to use the TV's many features.
Smart Evolution Kit: Samsung's Evolution Kit will allow you
to keep the Samsung Plasma TV current with a simple yearly update. The Smart
Evolution Kit is sold separately starting in 2013. Actual performance may
vary and subject to model specs, kit version, and hardware limitations.
Smart Interaction: The Samsung E8000 series Plasma TV
offers Smart Interaction with voice & motion control, as well as face
recognition. Using this feature, you can access and control menu options and
functions using speech, hand gestures, and face recognition.
- Voice Control: Using the TV's built-in microphone or
the microphone on the included Smart Touch Remote and the voice control
function of the TV, your voice is all you need to turn on the Samsung
television, navigate menus, and get to your favorite Smart TV content. You
can even use only your voice to switch the channel or adjust the volume
level while focusing on the TV screen, which removes the need for the
conventional remote control. "Trigger Words" will be displayed at the bottom
of screen to use during voice control. To use Voice Control, you must
pronounce words and phrases clearly and correctly in the language
(English/French/Spanish) you selected. The Voice Control function can be
affected by unclear pronunciation, voice level, or surrounding noise. Make
sure to speak in a loud (~40dB) and
clear voice and reduce any background noise (below 40db) in the room. Use
the TV's voice control management test for best performance.
- Motion Control: Thanks to the television's built-in
camera and motion control function, a simple hand gesture is all it takes to
access your favorite movies, sports, apps, and other Smart TV content. Use a
specific hand motions to switch the channel or adjust the volume level, as
well as to move the mouse pointer to a desired position while surfing online
content from the Smart Hub. Simply use your hand to control TV functions by
swiping (moving your hand left or right) to navigate and grabbing (closing
your hand or making a fist) to select. The motion control function can be
affected by user's location, motion posture, or ambient brightness
conditions. The built-in camera's angle is adjustable to compensate for the
television's mounting height (high on wall or low on stand). Make sure the
palm of your hand is open, flat, and facing the TV when making "swiping"
movements (not too fast or too slow). If your hand moves outside of the
camera's view, motion control will be deactivated. Your room should be well
lit room (50-500 Lux) with the light illuminating you. Use the TV's gesture
control environment test for best performance.
- Face Recognition: The built-in camera also recognizes
your face and logs you in to your profile, giving you instant access to your
favorite apps, your personal Skype address book, and more. In order for Face
Recognition to function, the TV's built-in camera will take a snapshot of
your face and a thumbnail image of your face will be stored in the TV for
Note: Samsung recommends using the Voice & Motion
Control function within approximately 5-13' of your TV. The motion control's
range may differ depending on the angle of camera or other conditions. Voice
Control performance levels will vary based on the language spoken. Some TV
and menu functions will require the use of the included IR remote control.
Smart Touch Remote: The new Samsung Smart Touch IR Remote
Control makes it even easier to navigate the television's entertainment sources,
menu settings, and Smart TV features. Improved user convenience has been
provided so that you can switch the channel and adjust the volume with just your
fingertips while focusing on the TV screen. In addition, the built-in touchpad
removes the need for a mouse when you change the menu settings or search for
something on the Internet. It even has a built-in microphone that you can use to
give the Samsung TV voice commands (0.3-0.4').
Note: A standard IR wireless remote control is also
included and needed for specific menu functions.
IR Blaster: When you connect the included battery powered IR
Blaster with the Samsung TV, you can control your connected external devices
(such as Blu-ray player & Sat/cable box) using the included Smart Touch Control.
Install the IR Blaster within 19.7" and 45°
in up-down/left-right from the IR sensor of the external device.
Anynet+: Take all your remotes and condense them into one
simplified solution. With Samsung's Anynet+ you'll enjoy one-touch control for
all your HDMI-connected compatible devices like your Samsung TV, Blu-ray Disc
player, AV Receiver and Home Theater. Anynet+ is a function that enables you to
control all connected Samsung devices that support Anynet+ with the Samsung
television's remote control. The Anynet+ system can be used only with Samsung
devices that support the Anynet+ features. The Anynet+ feature must be turned on
in the menu to function.
Smart View Mobile App: Download the
Smart View Mobile App from the Android Market on select Samsung smartphones
and tablets (Android 2.2-up) for yet another way to control the Samsung E8000
series Plasma TV. If both your Samsung smartphone or tablet and TV are
connected to the same wireless network, your smartphone or tablet will link to
the TV automatically where you can use your smartphone or tablet like a remote
control. The TV can also transfer live feeds to your smartphone or tablet. Main
- Remote: Your Samsung mobile device can work as remote
for the Samsung Plasma TV and a connected Samsung Blu-ray player. A full
remote screen is provided by default, and three tabs are provided at the
bottom of the screen to help you control connected devices with ease. An
on-screen keyboard shows up automatically when you need to enter text.
- Dual View: Enjoy TV and other multimedia right from
your Samsung mobile device that's connected to the Samsung Smart TV. You can
even send what you're watching on your mobile device to the TV.
- Game Controller: With this feature, your mobile device
can control games on the TV. Full & Simple modes are available. Turn on Gyro
function on your mobile device, and control games by tilting your mobile
Note: Dual View may not be available on devices with Ice
Cream Sandwich OS.
Keyboard & Mouse Compatible: The Samsung E8000 series
Plasma TV will also support either a USB or Bluetooth enabled keyboard and
mouse (both sold separately).
5-Way Joy Stick: The television is equipped with a 5-way
"joy stick" like button on the bottom right side of the TV's rear-panel that
lets you control the TV without the remote control or Smart Interaction.
Pedestal Stand: The TV is shipped with the pedestal stand
unattached. The pedestal stand attaches to the television using the supplied
hardware. The pedestal stand allows the TV to swivel left to right +/- 20°. The television weighs
52.4 lbs with the stand.
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back
for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes
is 400mm (h) x 400mm (v) in accordance with the
industry standards set by the Video Electronics Standards Association. The
threaded inserts require M8 (8mm) machine screws (not supplied). The television
weighs 47.3 lbs without the stand.
Note: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with
optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and
4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.
Detachable AC Power Cord: The Samsung Plasma TV comes with a
5' detachable AC power cord. The power cord sits 0.375" from the back of the
television. The power cord is fitted with a right-angle AC plug that sits 0.8125" from the wall.