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Samsung HG40EB690QB

40" Full HD 49.6mm Nov 2013
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Depth Release Date £101.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent television reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Television Reviews

Based on 47,290 expert and user reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this medium display diagonal TV is A, and the HG40EB690QB is typical compared to the other 661 comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG40EB690QB is £102.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the HG40EB690QB in November 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the Samsung HG40EB690QB is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The HG40EB690QB has a wide color enhancer. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have a wide color enhancer.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

If this Samsung television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99) (42") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The HG40EB690QB supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, and the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The HG40EB690QB has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung HG40EB690QB does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV which have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Samsung HG40EB690QB has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The HG40EB690QB has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG40EB690QB has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The HG40EB690QB has a mounting kit. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The HG40EB690QB has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG40EB690QB supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The Samsung HG40EB690QB has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The HG40EB690QB supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Samsung HG40EB690QB supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The HG40EB690QB has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the HG40EB690QB has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 49.6 millimeters, the Samsung HG40EB690QB has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40eb690qbxxu, samsung hg40eb690qbxxc
Barcodes 08806085496927, 08806085515505

Samsung HG40EB690QB Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung HG40EB690QB review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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