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Samsung HG46EC890

£699.99
A 3 year old and inferior value for money 46" Full HD television
46" Full HD Yes No Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung HG46EC890 Review

With low running costs and average features, we have ranked the Samsung HG46EC890 number 188 in 3D TVs.
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Value for Money
Poor
51
Features
Average Features
47
Age
3 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£90 Over 5 Years
47
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

Samsung 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 TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £90 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Quite thin
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films, ranking number 656 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 488 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 815 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Mediocre
37
Watching Sport
Mediocre
38
Playing Games
Mediocre


Samsung HG46EC890 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 TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HG46EC890 of 46" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 46% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The HG46EC890 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The Samsung HG46EC890 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the HG46EC890 of only 33.2mm is in the thinnest 7% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG46EC890 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG46EC890 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Security Mode

The HG46EC890 has a security mode, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a security mode.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The HG46EC890 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG46EC890 has a soundbar connection port, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG46EC890 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG46EC890 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung HG46EC890 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of televisions which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Voice Control

The HG46EC890 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The HG46EC890 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The HG46EC890 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the televisions the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 19W. The HG46EC890's subwoofer RMS power of 20W is quite high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The HG46EC890 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly Fast Response Time

Televisions have response times of between 0.002ms and 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms. The HG46EC890's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 11% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The Samsung HG46EC890 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of the HG46EC890 of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports BD Wise

The HG46EC890 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The HG46EC890 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the HG46EC890 is typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the HG46EC890 will cost £90 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg46ec890

Barcodes:

08806086016933, 08806086078603

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