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Samsung HG40ND690

72

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Samsung HG40ND690

Samsung HG40ND690
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A very economical to run and good spec 40" 4K TV
40" 4K No 49.53mm Mar 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung HG40ND690 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Samsung HG40ND690 as follows:
76
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
83
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £79 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions 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
Thinner than average
Premium slim direct-lit LED
Samsung LYNK SINC 3.1 interactive content management system
A host of features and swivel stand
Mobile device integration using allshare cast
H-Browser compatibility
Samsung LYNK REACH 3.1 content management solution
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Samsung HG40ND690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A. The HG40ND690 has an average 5 year running cost of £79 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HG40ND690 of only 40" is in the smallest 34% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Samsung HG40ND690 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG40ND690 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG40ND690 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The HG40ND690's thickness of only 49.5mm is in the thinnest 29% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The HG40ND690 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The HG40ND690 does not have an optical disc player, although keep in mind that 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung HG40ND690 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% 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 keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Security Mode

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

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ND690 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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

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Does Not Have a Desktop Stand Included

The HG40ND690 does not have a desktop stand included, although this is within the context that 57% of TVs also do not have a desktop stand included.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

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

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung HG40ND690 supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HG40ND690 supports Bluetooth. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg40nd690dfxza, hg40nd690ufxza

Barcodes:

00887276096803, 00887276097879, 04056572753116, 08806086644426, 08806086686211, 08806086842532

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