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Samsung HG28EC690
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Samsung HG28EC690

28" 3000:1 Flat Mar 2014
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Samsung Has Good TV Reviews

Samsung small display diagonal TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions Samsung is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not support smart TV, the HG28EC690 supports smart TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 22PFL3517T/12, and the LG 28LB490 is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung HG28EC690 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG28EC690 do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Toshiba 23RL933 which has better reviews.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The HG28EC690 has more RF ports quantitys than most of the TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television is a two RF ports quantity television compared to most of the small display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have one RF ports quantity.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The HG28EC690 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

three HDMI ports quantitys

Most small display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the HG28EC690 which has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG28EC690 range from 2W to 20W. With an RMS rated power of 10 Watts, the HG28EC690 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst small display diagonal TVs of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The HG28EC690 is not 3D. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the HG28EC690 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG28EC690 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HG28EC690 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The HG28EC690 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very High Power Consumption (PowerSave)

With a power consumption (PowerSave) of 25 Watts, the Samsung HG28EC690 has one of the highest power consumption (PowerSave)s amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The power consumption (PowerSave)s of small display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG28EC690 range from 0.3W to 31W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 14W.

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Quite Thick

Across all the TVs that came out more than two years ago the depths range from 21mm to 98mm. With a depth of 62.9 millimeters, the HG28EC690 has one of the thicker depths amongst small display diagonal TVs of this age.

We compared this TV to all the other 62.9mm thick TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the 19MN43, and the 24MT35 both from LG is also worth considering.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG28EC690

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the HG28EC690 is £44 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 210 televisions that have been available for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the HG28EC690 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £40.06
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £43.10
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Energy Rating
0.21T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.21 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg28ec690, hg28ec690a, hg28ec690ab, samsung hg28ec690, samsung hg28ec690a, samsung hg28ec690ab, samsung hg28ec690abx, samsung hg28ec690abxx, samsung hg28ec690abxxc
Barcodes 08806086010252

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