We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.
5000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This TV has a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.
8 Reasons Against
Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The HG40EC675 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
The Samsung HG40EC675 is not Smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG40EC675 are also not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG40EC675, the Samsung HG40EC675 is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the HG40EC675, the HG40EC675 does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The HG40EC675 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the HG40EC675 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Digital Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Samsung HG40EC675 is a one USB 2.0 port TV.
3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40EC675
Running Costs Are OK
The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The HG40EC675 is typical compared to the other 423 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG40EC675 is £79.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Samsung released the HG40EC675.
At 64.8 millimeters, the HG40EC675 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the HG40EC675.
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Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital, Digital Pulse, Pulse, DTS, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS, DTS Studio Sound
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
PC in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Ethernet LAN Connection
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Wide Color Enhancer
Picture Processing Technology
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
VESA Mounting Interface
200 x 200
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
50, 50/60, 60
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
Maximum Power Consumption
220, 220 - 240, 240
Energy Star Certification
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Width (with Stand)
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Installation Guide
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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