The Samsung BD-D8900 includes a Blu-ray player and hard drive recorder in the same case. The Blu-ray player is compatible with the stereoscopic images (3D), but also rescale DVD movies to 1080p, and read CD, CD-R and CD-RW with music. The 3.5-inch hard drive is one terabyte, which gives enough of each other, even if you want to record TV programs in high definition.
The Samsung BD-D8900 includes two TDT HD tuners. It is possible to record a series of TV, while watching another. It has an electronic program guide (EPG) and you can pause the viewing of a television program to recover it after a while (TimeShift). You can program up to 50 different events to record, and the device receives updates over the air (OTA).
The Samsung has the ability to connect to the Internet at Smart TV platform from the brand. Therefore, it can be a good solution for upgrading a television that does not have communications network. It has Ethernet, but also WiFi. If you have a 3D TV, will be able to take full advantage, without having to worry about getting films in three dimensions, thanks to 2D to 3D converter.
It has two HDMI outputs, an output of component video, one composite video output, audio output, optical digital audio output stereo, outputs for 7.1 channels, a USB 2.0 port and a slot for conditional access (CI +) for pay TV. The Samsung BD-D8900 is available at a retail price amounting to 400 euros.