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Samsung HG40ED690

40" Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
Designed for the contemporary hotel that prioritizes premium functionality and operational efficiency, Samsung HD690 Series SMART Hospitality Displays deliver a superior TV experience with an... More
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8 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A. The HG40ED690 is one of the cheapest to run televisions that have been on the market for more than a year that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG40ED690 is only £100.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

4K and 8K TVs produced by Samsung have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the HG40ED690, the HG40ED690 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including a cheaper television such as the Samsung UE55JU6500[plb_2830306_price] or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the Samsung UE55JU7500[plb_2817750_price], or the Sony KD-55S8505[plb_2831147_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The HG40ED690 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the HG40ED690 also have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55JU6500[plb_2830306_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the Samsung UE55JU7500[plb_2817750_price], or the Sony KD-55S8505[plb_2831147_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two Headphones Output Ports

The HG40ED690 has more headphones output ports than most of the comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG40ED690. Most of the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG40ED690 only have one headphone output port, however this TV has two headphones output ports.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HG40ED690 is 61kWh and the highest is 550kWh. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG40ED690 that we have assessed, the annual energy consumption of the HG40ED690 of only 83 kilowatt hours is one of the lowest.

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Very Light

The weights of TVs that came out around the same time as the HG40ED690 range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The HG40ED690 is fairly light (only 8.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago are not 3D compatible. The HG40ED690 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the UE55JU7500[pl_2817750_price], or the UE65JU7500[pl_2824103_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KD-55S8505[plb_2831147_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago, the HG40ED690 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE55JU6500[plb_2830306_price].

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung HG40ED690 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the HG40ED690 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. TVs of a comparable spec and age to the HG40ED690 have display brightnesses of between 170 cd/m² and 700 cd/m².

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most TVs of this age and spec have between one and four HDMI ports, including the HG40ED690 which has three HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

The HG40ED690 is a one RF port television.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Samsung HG40ED690 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the HG40ED690 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40ED690

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Samsung released the HG40ED690.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 66.8 millimeters, the HG40ED690 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG40ED690.

Other 66.8mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40JU7000[plb_2823162_price].

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the UE48JU7000[pl_2823161_price] (67.4mm), or the UE55JU7000[pl_2823164_price] (67.4mm) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Welcome Message
Hospitality Home Menu
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RJ-12 Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
H.Browser Compatibility
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
LYNK SINC Server Compatibility
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
My Channel Function
Music Mode Backlight On/off
Soundbar Compatibility
Auto Source Mode
LYNK DRM Supported
Smoovie Compatibility
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Teletext Function
Game Mode
BD Wise Technology
Wide Color Enhancer
Voice Control
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Software Clock
USB Cloning
Hospitality Plug and Play
External Clock Dimming Control
External Clock Compatibility
Security Mode
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
Power On Mode
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Energy Saving Mode
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £96.14
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.18
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Energy Rating
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg40ed690, hg40ed690d, HG40ED690DB, samsung ed690, hg40ed690dbxen, samsung ed690u, samsung ed690ub, samsung p227050, samsung p227059, samsung p227059p, samsung p227050p, samsung hg40ed690, samsung hg40ed690d, samsung hg40ed690u, samsung hg40ed690ub, samsung hg40ed690db, samsung hg40ed690ubx, samsung hg40ed690dbx, samsung hg40ed690dbxx, samsung hg40ed690ubxx, samsung hg40ed690ubxxu, samsung hg40ed690dbxxu, samsung hg40ed690dbxxuma, samsung 40hd690hg40ed690, samsung hg40ed690dbxxuman, samsung hg40ed690dbxxumanu, samsung hg40ed690dbxxumanuf, samsung hg40ed690dbxxumanufa, samsung hg40ed690dbxxumanufac, samsung hg40ed690dbxxumanufact
Barcodes 08806086644402, 08806086742559, 08806086853965, 08806086853972

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