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Samsung HG40EB690QB

£499.99
Samsung HG40EB690QB
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A cheap and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, good for watching films
40" Full HD No 49.6mm Nov 2013 A
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Samsung HG40EB690QB 40" Full HD Wi-Fi Black - LED TVs (1.4a, Full HD, A, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1080p)
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Samsung HG40EB690QB Review

With low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung HG40EB690QB number 221 in 40 inch TVs and number 393 in best selling TVs.
72
Value for Money
Good
70
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£82 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £82 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 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:
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Add to the luxury of your rooms with a streamlined display
Connect more to enjoy more
Expand services beyond basic displays with efficient content management solution
One cost-efficient display solution to meet all your needs
Entertain guests with interactivity of a TV and their mobile devices for flexibility of content sharing
Provide your guests with greater in-room flexibility and freedom through samsung soft ap-based allshare technology
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 418 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 743 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 743 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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How Big is the Samsung HG40EB690QB?

The Samsung HG40EB690QB is 928.2mm wide and 543.8mm tall. It is 49.6mm thick and weighs 9.3kg.

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Samsung HG40EB690QB In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 57% of televisions, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £499.99 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Samsung television has an efficiency rating of A, and the HG40EB690QB has an average 5 year running cost of £82 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since November 2013.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HG40EB690QB's display diagonal of only 40" is in the smallest 31% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the HG40EB690QB does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG40EB690QB is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The HG40EB690QB's thickness of only 49.6mm is in the thinnest 29% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG40EB690QB supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other televisions, the HG40EB690QB does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG40EB690QB supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG40EB690QB has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The HG40EB690QB has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The HG40EB690QB has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other TVs, the HG40EB690QB is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung HG40EB690QB has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung HG40EB690QB has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hg40eb690qbxxc hg40eb690qb, samsung hg40eb690qbxxu, samsung hg40eb690qbxxc

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08806085496927, 08806085515505

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