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Samsung HG32EC690

Samsung HG32EC690

32" 5500:1 Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung televisions and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the HG32EC690 which do not have a wi-Fi, the HG32EC690 has a wi-Fi.

Other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Headphone Outputss

Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago only have one headphone outputs, however the HG32EC690 has two headphone outputss.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The HG32EC690 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the HG32EC690 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of TVs of this type and age is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. The HG32EC690 has a quite fast response time (only 6.5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Light

The Samsung HG32EC690 is one of the lighter similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years (only 5 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this age and type the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Samsung HG32EC690 does not support smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the HG32EC690 also do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Not 3D

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG32EC690 are not 3D. The HG32EC690 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung HG32EC690 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the HG32EC690 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions that have been on the market for more than two years range from 4W to 80W. The HG32EC690 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 10 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the HG32EC690, the HG32EC690 does not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG32EC690

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the HG32EC690 will cost £71 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 670 similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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 mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the HG32EC690 over two years ago.

Average Depth

The Samsung HG32EC690 has a relatively average depth (64.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the HG32EC690.

There are a number of alternative 64.9mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE32H5500[plb_2299413_price].

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
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 Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Plug and Play
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
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
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £67.30
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.34
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG32EC690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg32ec690, hg32ec690d, hg32ec690db, hg32ec690dbx, hg32ec690dbxx, hg32ec690dbxxu
Barcodes 04056572748495, 08806086010009

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