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51

Overall Score

Samsung HG28ED690AB

£199.99
A phenomenally economical to run 28" television, but with poor features and a price that represents satisfactory value for money
28" HD No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung HG28ED690 Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old,
66
Good
19
Missing Some Features
77
14 Months Old
95
£37 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £37 over 5 years are in the cheapest 3% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Only 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution

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Samsung HG28ED690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 70,481 owner and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £199.99 it is cheaper than 90% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £40 (20%)

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Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The HG28ED690's display diagonal of only 28" is quite small 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 Technology

The HG28ED690 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Samsung HG28ED690 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The HG28ED690's thickness of 62.9mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 57% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG28ED690 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG28ED690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG28ED690 has a soundbar connection port, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung HG28ED690 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the HG28ED690 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Samsung HG28ED690's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Samsung HG28ED690 of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 14% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG28ED690 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The HG28ED690 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Age

Released 14 Months Ago

Samsung released the HG28ED690 in May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The HG28ED690 is one of the cheapest to run TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG28ED690 is only £37.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg28ed690abxxu
Barcodes 00636676962146, 08806086653749, 08806086853903

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