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Samsung BD-D5500
6.8 out of 10

Samsung BD-D5500

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Overall 4
4.0

Look elsewhere

stockmarketbob, Amazon
12 April 2014
  • Summary: Only lasted two years before front panel touch buttons failed to work, had to use the remote. A couple of months later, the DVD player stops playing in the middle of a movie, and now player mysteriously turns itself on and off. Time for a new one.
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Overall 4
4.0

Terribly slow player and super buggy

Georgi A. Angelov, Amazon
1 December 2012
  • Summary: This is by far one of the worst players I've seen. Super slow and super buggy. I got this as a free gift and IMO that it is pretty bad. I am considering buying something else as opposed to keeping this... I'm terribly disappointed by Samsung for shipping something so dysfunctional.
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Overall 4
4.0

Smart Blu-ray is not worth the money

Big Sky, Amazon
20 November 2012
  • Summary: After a year of using the blu-ray players, I thought I would follow-up with a review. If you are buying a blu-ray for the "smart" content, don't waste your money. I bought several blu-ray players as gifts as well as a Samsung Smart TV. It depends on your manufacturer which apps they will provide.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Blu-ray Player; Poor MLB.TV App

JCoz, Amazon
9 October 2012
  • Summary: The ] is a fine Blu-Ray and DVD player, but needs lots of improvement for the streaming apps and a networking problem. First, occasionally, the box gives you a network error - something like network not available. The only way I've been able to fix it is to unplug the unit and plug it back in.
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Overall 4
4.0

5500 most returned

david, Amazon
18 June 2012
  • Summary: I have noticed this player to be the MOST RETURNED Blue Ray Player Samsung makes. I've been to Best Buy and CompUSA. My findings have been from November of 2010 to Sep 2011. Bunch of returns on the shelf every time I go into the stores.
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Overall 4
4.0

3D Movie Format problems & Connectivity issues

NeCoGa, Amazon
18 June 2012
  • Summary: This player came as part of a TV package so we took what was given. It has worked OK until the recent purchase of the Cars 2 3D Blu-ray. Numerous times during the movie the picture would skip back two or three scenes and start playing again.
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Overall 4
4.0

No Amazon Prime Streaming support - None Planned

BlindedByScience, Amazon
18 December 2011
  • Summary: Is this a decent player, yes. It does not, however, support Amazon Prime Streaming Videos (that I can find), and the arrogance of the Samsung support person I contacted was rather breathtaking. I was told that this player doesn't support Amazon Prime, and it'll never support Amazon Prime...
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Overall 4
4.0

Stuttering Samsung Apps

Sidney L. Andrews, Amazon
8 April 2011
  • Summary: Good: Quick Boot Plays the content it advertises Looks sleek and has the newest collection of Samsung Apps Bad: Not sure if it's because this is new but the Hulu Plus & Netflix apps stutter uncontrollably.
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Overall 4
4.0

doesnt do as it advertises & overpriced

Mr. Taylor, Amazon
3 May 2012
  • Summary: purchased and sending back picture quality is fuzzy the advertised Skype function doesnt exist the dongle they expect you to buy to enable wifi is overpriced and should be included inside the machine as too should a webcam device cannot play movies off an external harddrive foolishly only has 1 usb...
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Overall 4
4.0

Samsung BD-D5500, no rewind/fast forward

jvar, Amazon
31 March 2012
  • Summary: Great picture, but let down by no rewind / fast forward on DLNA or external HDD playbacks. If you miss something or must stop the play. Next time you come back you ll have to watch all film again.
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