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Overall Score

Samsung HG48EC690

A 3 year old 48" Full HD television with satisfactory features
48" Full HD 5000:1 Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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Samsung HG48EC690 Review

With low running costs and at over 3 years old, we have scored the Samsung HG48EC690 as follows for Summary.
40
Average Features
44
3 Years Old
56
£111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

Samsung 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 televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £111 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Very low RMS rated power

Samsung HG48EC690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

Based on 70,401 expert and user reviews (including 38,877 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its TVs. 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 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 pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 54% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Average Thickness

The HG48EC690's thickness of 65.5mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 66% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG48EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

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

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG48EC690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the HG48EC690 of only 10W is in the lowest 9% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Mounting Kit

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the HG48EC690 will cost £111 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg48ec690db

Barcodes:

08806086009898

50% higher RMS rated power
£34.86 cheaper to run
20% smaller display diagonal
50% higher RMS rated power
£31.66 cheaper to run
Faster response time
20% smaller display diagonal
A lot higher RMS rated power
Cheaper to run by £22.04
19% thinner
10W higher RMS rated power
13% larger display diagonal
Marginally thinner
16% higher running costs over five years

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