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Samsung HG55EC690

Samsung HG55EC690

55" 5000:1 Flat Mar 2014
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5 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Samsung large TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the HG55EC690, the HG55EC690 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 55LB671[plb_2264606_price] which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the LG 55LY750[plb_2404075_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG55EC690, the HG55EC690 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 55LB671[plb_2264606_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the LG 55LY750[plb_2404075_price].

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Two RF Ports

The HG55EC690 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the HG55EC690 have between one and two RF ports.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the HG55EC690 is 20kg. At only 15.7 kilograms, the Samsung HG55EC690 is quite light compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the HG55EC690.

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5 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £120.95

In the last 59 days the HG55EC690 has increased in price by £120.95.

Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung HG55EC690 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago do are 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the UE60H6200[pl_2232453_price], or the UE55H6470[pl_2233878_price] both from Samsung; or the LG 55LB671[plb_2264606_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG55EC690 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the HG55EC690 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-60AS802[plb_2285072_price] or the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung HG55EC690 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the HG55EC690 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the HG55EC690. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and spec is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG55EC690

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The HG55EC690 has an average 5 year running cost of £141 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 324 televisions of a similar age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it. 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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Average Thickness

At 64 millimeters, the HG55EC690 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

There are a number of other 64mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55H6470[plb_2233878_price].

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth considering include the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price] (65mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
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
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
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Quick Installation Guide
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £137.81
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £140.85
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Energy Rating
0.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 05055751542427, 08806086010030

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