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Samsung HG40EC890

Samsung HG40EC890

40" Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Samsung mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Samsung is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

The HG40EC890 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN32H5500 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The HG40EC890 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30 is also worth considering.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most TVs of this type and age have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the Samsung HG40EC890 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the HG40EC890 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the HG40EC890. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago the subwoofer RMS powers range from 10W to 20W.

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Quite Fast Response Time

TVs of a comparable type and age to the HG40EC890 have response times of between 2ms and 20ms. With a response time of only 6 milliseconds, the Samsung HG40EC890 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the HG40EC890 do not have a built-in camera. The HG40EC890 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung HG40EC890 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the HG40EC890 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions of a comparable type and age to the HG40EC890 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. The HG40EC890 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40EC890

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average running cost of the HG40EC890 is £79 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a comparable age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that are a similar 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 Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over two years.

Average Depth

At 63.1 millimeters, the HG40EC890 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 63.1mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H7000 (£599.00).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
2D-3D Converter
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
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+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Quick Installation Guide

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £75.31
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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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 £78.35
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG40EC890uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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