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69

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Samsung HG48EC690

Samsung HG48EC690

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A good spec and very economical to run 48" Full HD television
48" Full HD 65.5mm 5000:1 Mar 2014 A+
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Samsung HG48EC690 Review

With very low running costs, we have scored the Samsung HG48EC690 as follows:
69
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £59 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Only Full HD
Slower than average response time

Samsung HG48EC690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 109,255 owner and expert reviews (including 50,932 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The HG48EC690 is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HG48EC690 will cost £59 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the HG48EC690 in March 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the HG48EC690 of 48" is relatively average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 55% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung HG48EC690's thickness of 65.5mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 36% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Samsung HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the HG48EC690 of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 80% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all televisions is 6.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 50ms.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Samsung HG48EC690 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of televisions which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung HG48EC690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The HG48EC690's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than 89% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG48EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung HG48EC690 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

TVs have contrast ratios (typical) of between 300 and 5,000,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 38,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the HG48EC690 of 5,000 is higher than 92% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg48ec690db

Barcodes:

08806086009898

Samsung HG48EC690

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