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Samsung HG46EC890
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Samsung HG46EC890

46" 5000:1 Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Samsung TVs and also specifically for Samsung mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Samsung had good reviews compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV

The HG46EC890 supports smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the HG46EC890 which do not support smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung HG46EC890 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the HG46EC890 do not have a wi-Fi.

Other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which has better reviews.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The HG46EC890 is a two RF ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the HG46EC890 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the HG46EC890 range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m². The HG46EC890 has a quite bright display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

At 20 Watts, the Samsung HG46EC890 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the HG46EC890. The average subwoofer RMS power of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the HG46EC890 is 14W.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 4 milliseconds, the Samsung HG46EC890 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the HG46EC890. The response times of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG46EC890 range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the HG46EC890 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. The HG46EC890 has a fairly thin depth (only 33.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 33.2mm thick TVs currently available including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which has better reviews.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung HG46EC890 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the HG46EC890 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The HG46EC890 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the HG46EC890 also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG46EC890

OK Running Costs

This mid-size TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the HG46EC890 is £90 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 668 mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the HG46EC890 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RJ-12 Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Quick Installation Guide

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £89.57
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg46ec890
Barcodes 08806086016933

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