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Samsung HG40ED790
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Samsung HG40ED790

40" Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
A+
£70.73 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung HG40ED790 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the HG40ED790.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this age and type.

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Quite Thin

At only 48.1 millimeters, the HG40ED790 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The thicknesses of TVs of this age and spec range from 7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung HG32ED670 (£168.00) (49.1mm), or the Philips 48PFK6300 (£591.50) (48mm).

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The HG40ED790 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the HG40ED790 are not 3D compatible. The Samsung HG40ED790 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG40ED790 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The HG40ED790 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the HG40ED790, the Samsung HG40ED790 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the HG40ED790 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the HG40ED790. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a similar type and age to the HG40ED790 range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 250Hz.

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Heavy

With a weight of 10.6 kilograms, the HG40ED790 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the HG40ED790 amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The lightest TV of a similar age and type to the HG40ED790 is 3.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40ED790

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this Samsung television is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the HG40ED790 will cost £71 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 344 televisions of this age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out more than a year ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
RJ-12 Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Wide Color Enhancer
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £68.90
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.73
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Energy Rating
0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40ed790, samsung hg40ed790q, samsung hg40ed790qb, samsung hg40ed790qbx, samsung hg40ed790qbxx, samsung hg40ed790qbxxu
Barcodes 08806086853989

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