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49

Overall Score

Samsung HG40ED690

A 2 year old 40" 4K TV with satisfactory features
40" 4K No Flat Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED Technology Screen Shape Release Date
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Samsung HG40ED690 Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs, we have scored the Samsung HG40ED690 as follows for Summary.
49
Average Features
69
1 Year Old
65
£100 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not have a built-in camera

Samsung HG40ED690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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.


Features

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.

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4K

4K

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.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the HG40ED690 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Average Thickness

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.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG40ED690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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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).

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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 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.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HG40ED690 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ED690 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Swivelling

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

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Supports BD Wise

The HG40ED690 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.

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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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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.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The HG40ED690 has a wide color enhancer. 93% of televisions do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung HG40ED690 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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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.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung HG40ED690 supports screen mirroring. 86% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung HG40ED690 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

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

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Supports Interactive TV

The HG40ED690 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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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.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market since December 2015.


Running Costs

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg40ed690ubxxu, samsung hg40ed690dbxxu, hg40ed690dbxen

Barcodes:

08806086644402, 08806086742559, 08806086853965, 08806086853972

Samsung HG40ED690

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