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Samsung HG28EC690AB

69

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Samsung HG28EC690AB

£456.64
Samsung HG28EC690
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A sensationally economical to run but 4 year old 28", 62.9mm thick TV, with good features but representing only average value for money
28" HD No 62.9mm Jun 2014 A+
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Samsung HG28EC690AB 28" Smart TV Wi-Fi Black - LED TVs (1.4a, A+, 3000:1, Black, 1366 x 768 pixels, Flat)
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Samsung HG28EC690 Review

With very low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Samsung HG28EC690 as follows:
63
Value for Money
Good
60
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
97
Running Costs
£31 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £31 over 5 years are in the cheapest 4% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Variable speaker out
Security mode
Software clock
Connect share
USB cloning
My channel
Channel editor
SmoovieTV compatibility
Multi-code remote
Sound bar compatibility
Headphone ID compatibility
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
System integrator (si) compatibility
Protect content with advanced DRM technology
Expand guest entertainment options with convenient wireless connectivity
Treat guests to a warm welcome through your hotel's customized home menu
Deliver an elevated guest viewing experience and richer information with customized content management
Satisfy guests with richer information using the samsung LYNK SINC 3.0 solution
Enhance the ambiance of premium hotel rooms with a sophisticated design
28" hc690 smart full HD LED display
72-hour clock backup
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Very small display diagonal

Samsung HG28EC690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 111,124 user and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 61% of televisions, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £456.64 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The HG28EC690 has an average 5 year running cost of only £31 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the HG28EC690 in June 2014.

Features

Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The Samsung HG28EC690's display diagonal of only 28" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Samsung HG28EC690 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Average Thickness

The HG28EC690's thickness of 62.9mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 55% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the HG28EC690 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG28EC690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG28EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG28EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The HG28EC690 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The HG28EC690 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung HG28EC690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The HG28EC690 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and is actually the worst supported resolution amongst all TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution amongst comparable types of TV.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The HG28EC690's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than 92% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the HG28EC690 of only 250 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other TVs. It is dimmer than 74% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have display brightnesses of between 50 cd/m² and 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Does Not Have a Handheld Remote Control

The Samsung HG28EC690 does not have a handheld remote control, unlike most other televisions. 76% of TVs have a handheld remote control.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg28ec690abxxc

Barcodes:

08806086010252

Samsung HG28EC690AB

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