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Samsung HG40ED790

40" Full HD Flat 48.1mm Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £70.73 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung TVs have excellent reviews
Low running costs
Full HD

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Reviews

Samsung TVs Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 47,387 user and expert reviews (including 6,296 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. Samsung also has excellent ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

This Samsung TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the HG40ED790 is in the cheapest 11% of all 622 TVs of a similar type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG40ED790 is only £71.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the HG40ED790 in March 2015.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung HG40ED790 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UN46ES8000F, or the UN46F8000BF both from Samsung are also worth considering.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Not 3D

The Samsung HG40ED790 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579 which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The HG40ED790 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago. The average motion interpolation frequency of medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV is 320Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the JVC LT-42C550 (£329) (42").

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The Samsung HG40ED790 supports swivelling. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support swivelling.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Voice Control

The HG40ED790 does not feature voice control. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV do feature voice control.

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Has a Game Mode

The Samsung HG40ED790 has a game mode. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Samsung HG40ED790 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The HG40ED790 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ED790 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The HG40ED790 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The HG40ED790 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The HG40ED790 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 48.1 millimeters, the Samsung HG40ED790 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40ed790qbxxu, samsung p242467p
Barcodes 08806086853989

Samsung HG40ED790 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung HG40ED790 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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