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Overall Score

Samsung HG40ND690

A relatively new 40" 4K television with alright features
40" 4K No No Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Samsung HG40ND690 Review

Released 2 years ago but with low running costs,
48
Average Features
72
19 Months Old
63
£103 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £103 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 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
3840 x 2160 pixels display resolution
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

Samsung HG40ND690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 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.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the HG40ND690 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges 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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Average Display Diagonal

The HG40ND690's display diagonal of 40" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 31% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung HG40ND690 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG40ND690 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the HG40ND690 of 49.5mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 29% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG40ND690 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the HG40ND690 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Security Mode

The HG40ND690 has a security mode, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a security mode.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HG40ND690 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG40ND690 has a soundbar connection port, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ND690 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The HG40ND690 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Voice Control

The HG40ND690 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG40ND690 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The HG40ND690 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Samsung released the HG40ND690 in January 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Samsung TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the HG40ND690 is £103 based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40nd690dfxza, hg40nd690ufxza
Barcodes 00887276096803, 00887276097879, 04056572753116, 08806086644426, 08806086686211, 08806086842532

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