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Samsung HG40EB690
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Samsung HG40EB690

40" 5000:1 Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Smart TV Release Date
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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Samsung have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Samsung also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

The Samsung HG40EB690 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the HG40EB690 do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the HG40EB690 which do not have a wi-Fi, the Samsung HG40EB690 has a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The HG40EB690 is a two RF ports quantity TV.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

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

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of televisions of this age and spec is 2ms and the slowest is 20ms. The HG40EB690 has one of the faster response times (only 6 milliseconds) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Not Included Optical Disc Player Type

This TV has a Not included optical disc player type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The HG40EB690 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the HG40EB690 are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG40EB690 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG40EB690 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the HG40EB690 do not feature OLED technology. The HG40EB690 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The HG40EB690 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 92 kilowatt hours, the HG40EB690 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this type and age is 0.22kWh and the highest is 620kWh.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40EB690

Running Costs Are OK

This mid-size TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The HG40EB690 is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the HG40EB690 will cost £102 over 5 years to run.

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 televisions of a similar spec and age to 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Average Depth

At 49.6 millimeters, the Samsung HG40EB690 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 49.6mm thick TVs currently available including the Samsung UE40F6400[plb_1494093_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Game Mode
Wide Color Enhancer
Plug and Play
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Mounting Kit
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Brochures and Manuals

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 £1.83
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kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £101.18
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG40EB690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg40eb690, hg40eb690q, hg40eb690qb, samsung hg40eb690, samsung hg40eb690q, samsung hg40eb690qb, samsung hg40eb690qbx, samsung hg40eb690qbxx, samsung hg40eb690qbxxu, samsung hg40eb690qbxxc
Barcodes 08806085496927, 08806085515505

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