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Samsung HG40ED790

76

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Samsung HG40ED790

£467.09
Samsung HG40ED790
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A cheap and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, good for watching films
40" Full HD No 48.1mm Mar 2015 A+
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Samsung HG40ED790 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Samsung HG40ED790 number 175 in 40 inch TVs and number 950 across all TVs.
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Value for Money
Very Good
69
Features
Good Features
75
Age
2 Years Old
91
Running Costs
£55 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs 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 energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £55 over 5 years are in the cheapest 18% of all 4,306 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:
Thinner than average
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

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 playing games, ranking number 261 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 451 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 450 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 48% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Samsung HG40ED790?

The Samsung HG40ED790 is 930.4mm wide and 555.1mm tall. It is 48.1mm thick and weighs 10.6kg.

Samsung HG40ED790 front dimensions
Samsung HG40ED790 size in context

Samsung HG40ED790 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

Based on 111,124 expert and user reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £467.09 it is in the cheapest 42% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The HG40ED790 is in the cheapest 18% of all 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HG40ED790 will cost only £55 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the HG40ED790 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 34% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The HG40ED790 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG40ED790 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The Samsung HG40ED790's thickness of only 48.1mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 26% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung HG40ED790 of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 83% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Feature Voice Control

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG40ED790 does not feature voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ED790 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG40ED790 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an On/Off Timer

The HG40ED790 does not have an On/Off timer. 62% of TVs also do not have an On/Off timer.

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Supports Swivelling

The Samsung HG40ED790 supports swivelling, which is unusual. 96% of televisions do not support swivelling.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg40ed790qbxxu, samsung p242467p, samsung 16x7

Barcodes:

08806086853989, 08806086853996

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