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Samsung HG48EC460
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Samsung HG48EC460

48" 5000:1 Flat 90.9mm Jun 2014
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Depth Release Date
A++
£69.13 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by Samsung.

Quite Fast Response Time

The HG48EC460 has one of the faster response times (only 6 milliseconds) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of a comparable age and type to the HG48EC460 the response times range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most TVs of this spec and age do not support smart TV. The Samsung HG48EC460 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the HG48EC460 do not have a wi-Fi. The HG48EC460 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a wi-Fi to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most TVs that were released more than two years ago are not 3D. The HG48EC460 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the HG48EC460 do not have a built-in camera. The HG48EC460 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The HG48EC460 is a one HDMI ports quantity television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that have been around for around the same time as the HG48EC460 do not feature OLED technology. The HG48EC460 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of televisions of a similar age and spec to the HG48EC460 range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m². The HG48EC460 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Samsung HG48EC460 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This television's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution across all televisions that are a comparable age to the HG48EC460.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best supported display resolution across comparable types of television.

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Fairly Thick

With a depth of 90.9 millimeters, the HG48EC460 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average depth of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the HG48EC460 is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

Alternative 90.9mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the UE48H4200[pl_2681087_price], or the UE48H5003[pl_2659267_price] both from Samsung.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG48EC460

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HG48EC460 is £70, which is typical compared to the other 668 televisions of a comparable spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Wide Color Enhancer
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £67.30
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £69.13
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG48EC460uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg48ec460, hg48ec460k, hg48ec460kw, hg48ec460kwxen, samsung hg48ec460, samsung hg48ec460k, samsung hg48ec460kw, samsung hg48ec460kwx, samsung hg48ec460kwxe, samsung hg48ec460kwxen
Barcodes 08806086240291

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