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Samsung HG48EC690

48" Full HD 5000:1 Flat Mar 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date £110.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
Samsung has excellent TV reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent TV Reviews

We checked 47,290 owner and expert reviews (including 6,426 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has excellent reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 95% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This medium display diagonal TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical 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 661 TVs of a similar age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Samsung released the HG48EC690 in March 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as it. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 48" TVs currently available including the UE48H6410 (£592.29), the UE48H6470, or the UE48H6400 (£549.99) all from Samsung which all of have better reviews.

If this Samsung TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the LG 49LF5400 (49" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG48EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Samsung HG48EC690 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The HG48EC690 has a mounting kit. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The HG48EC690 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG48EC690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The Samsung HG48EC690 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG48EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The HG48EC690 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The HG48EC690 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the Samsung HG48EC690's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV is 4W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 65.5 millimeters, the Samsung HG48EC690 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 65.5mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE48H5500 which has better reviews.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H5500 (£452.59) (65.1mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg48ec690db
Barcodes 08806086009898

Samsung HG48EC690 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung HG48EC690 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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