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Samsung HG55ED690EB

55" Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape WiFi Connection 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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10 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 22,708 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its televisions. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the HG55ED690, the HG55ED690 has a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price], or the Sony KDL-65W855[plb_1604240_price].

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55J5600[plb_2856757_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG55ED690 range from 220 cd/m² to 450 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the Samsung HG55ED690 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the HG55ED690.

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Light

Across all the large TVs that are a comparable age to the HG55ED690 the weights range from 5.2kg to 36kg. At only 13.6 kilograms, the Samsung HG55ED690 is fairly light compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The HG55ED690 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG55ED690. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG55ED690 range from 62kWh to 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago the response times range from 6ms to 9.5ms. The Samsung HG55ED690 has one of the faster response times (only 6 milliseconds) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Quite Thin

Across all the large TVs that were released more than a year ago the thicknesses range from 33mm to 95mm, and the average thickness is 63mm. With a thickness of only 49.9 millimeters, the HG55ED690 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG55ED690.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the TX-55CS620[pl_2827831_price] (56mm), or the TX-55CS630[pl_2818132_price] (56mm) both from Panasonic which is also cheaper.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Samsung HG55ED690 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a smart TV features and we think the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the HG55ED690 are not 3D compatible. The HG55ED690 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price], or the Sony KDL-65W855[plb_1604240_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The Samsung HG55ED690 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Expensive

We checked 55 TVs of this age and spec and they range in price from £259 to £1,328. We think that this large TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this age and spec.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the HG55ED690 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the LG 55EG910[plb_3056188_price].

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Only Features One App

The Samsung HG55ED690 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV features a Samsung Smart View app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG55ED690

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the HG55ED690 is typical compared to the other 127 large TVs that have been available for more than a year that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG55ED690 is £103.

Price Increase of £23.04

The price of the HG55ED690 increased by £23.04 in the last couple of weeks.

Released Over a Year Ago

Samsung released the HG55ED690 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec 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
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Technology
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
HbbTV
Screen Mirroring
Welcome Message
Hospitality Home Menu
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RJ-12 Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Web Browser
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
Hotel Mode
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
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Plug and Play
Voice Control
Picture Processing Technology
Subtitles Function
Software Clock
USB Cloning
Hospitality Plug and Play
External Clock Dimming Control
External Clock Compatibility
Clock Back Up Supply
Security Mode
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Screwed Battery Cover
Multi Code Remote Control
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
Maximum Power Consumption
Energy Saving Mode
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
Remote Control Type
Mounting Kit
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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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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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £102.39
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG55ED690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung p227048, samsung 55ed690, samsung p227057, samsung p227057p, samsung p227048p, samsung 55ed690u, samsung hg55ed690, samsung 55ed690ub, samsung hg55ed690e, samsung hg55ed690u, samsung hg55ed690eb, samsung hg55ed690ub, samsung hg55ed690ubx, samsung hg55ed690ebx, samsung hg55ed690ebxx, samsung hg55ed690ebxe, samsung hg55ed690ubxx, samsung hg55ed690ebxxu, samsung hg55ed690ebxen, samsung hg55ed690ubxxu
Barcodes 00880686854054, 04056572749324, 08806086644457, 08806086854047, 08806086854054

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