Samsung HG40ED690 Review
|1 Year Old|
|£100 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 49?
Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not have a built-in camera
Samsung HG40ED690 In-Depth Analysis
Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 69,963 expert and owner reviews (including 38,398 verified purchases) for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The HG40ED690's display diagonal of 40" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 35% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The Samsung HG40ED690 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Televisions HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other televisions, the HG40ED690 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The Samsung HG40ED690's thickness of 65.1mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 66% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The Samsung HG40ED690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.
Supports Video On Demand (VOD)
The Samsung HG40ED690 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the HG40ED690 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this TV. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
The HG40ED690 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
The HG40ED690 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.
The Samsung HG40ED690 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of televisions which do not support swivelling.
Supports BD Wise
The HG40ED690 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.
Has a Security Mode
The HG40ED690 has a security mode, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not have a security mode.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The HG40ED690 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Has a Wide Color Enhancer
The HG40ED690 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.
Has a Mounting Kit
The Samsung HG40ED690 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The Samsung HG40ED690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The Samsung HG40ED690 supports screen mirroring. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.
Features Voice Control
The Samsung HG40ED690 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.
Has a Soundbar Connection Port
The HG40ED690 has a soundbar connection port. 98% of TVs do not have a soundbar connection port.
Supports Interactive TV
The HG40ED690 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The HG40ED690's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 25% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.
Released Over a Year Ago
This television has been on the market since December 2015.
Running Costs Are Average
The efficiency rating of this Samsung television is A. The average 5 year running cost of the HG40ED690 is £100 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions.
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