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Samsung HG40ED690

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Samsung HG40ED690

£604.47
Samsung HG40ED690
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A good spec and very economical to run 40" 4K TV, good for watching films
40" 4K No 65.1mm Mar 2015 A
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Samsung HG40ED690 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung HG40ED690 number 200 in 40 inch TVs and number 577 in 4K TVs.
70
Value for Money
Good
77
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense televisions 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 only £45 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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 watching films, ranking number 649 in TVs for film. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 636 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

Samsung HG40ED690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 109,255 expert and user reviews (including 50,932 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its televisions. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £604.47 it is more expensive than 54% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HG40ED690 is only £45, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Samsung television has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

4K

4K

The HG40ED690 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. TVs 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.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The HG40ED690's display diagonal of only 40" is in the smallest 29% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The HG40ED690 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung HG40ED690's thickness of 65.1mm is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 64% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG40ED690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other televisions, the HG40ED690 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The Samsung HG40ED690 has a wide color enhancer, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The HG40ED690 has a mounting kit. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung HG40ED690 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The Samsung HG40ED690's response time of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 80% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the response times range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Supports BD Wise

The HG40ED690 supports BD Wise. 92% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG40ED690 has a soundbar connection port. 98% of TVs do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG40ED690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Swivelling

The HG40ED690 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of televisions which do not support swivelling.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ED690 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung HG40ED690 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung HG40ED690 features voice control, unlike 86% of televisions which do not feature voice control.

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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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Interactive TV

The HG40ED690 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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Has a Security Mode

The HG40ED690 has a security mode, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not have a security mode.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The HG40ED690 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg40ed690ubxxu, samsung elejj3gjz6z317, samsung eleecqq88p1peb, samsung hg40ed690dbxxu, hg40ed690dbxen

Barcodes:

08806086644402, 08806086742559, 08806086853965, 08806086853972

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