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Samsung HG48ED690

73

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Samsung HG48ED690

£690.57
Samsung HG48ED690
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 48" Full HD TV, good for watching films
48" Full HD No 65.5mm Mar 2015 A++
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Samsung HG48ED690 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Samsung HG48ED690 as follows:
61
Value for Money
Good
72
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
93
Running Costs
£48 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

Hisense TVs 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 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £48 over 5 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 4,306 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 Bluetooth
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 728 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 721 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

Samsung HG48ED690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Brand

Based on 111,124 owner and expert reviews (including 52,486 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent reviews for its TVs. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £690.57 it is more expensive than 61% of televisions.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the HG48ED690 is one of the cheaper to run televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG48ED690 is only £48.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Samsung released the HG48ED690 in March 2015.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Samsung HG48ED690 of 48" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 45% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The HG48ED690 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Average Thickness

The HG48ED690's thickness of 65.5mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG48ED690 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG48ED690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The HG48ED690's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Samsung HG48ED690 supports Bluetooth. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The HG48ED690 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Has a Security Mode

The HG48ED690 has a security mode, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a security mode.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG48ED690 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The HG48ED690 has a soundbar connection port, which is unusual. 98% of televisions do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Samsung HG48ED690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Features Voice Control

The HG48ED690 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Samsung HG48ED690 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports Swivelling

The HG48ED690 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of televisions which do not support swivelling.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The display brightness of the Samsung HG48ED690 of only 300 cd/m² is dimmer than 66% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg48ed690dbxxu, samsung comb2ahctuyqax

Barcodes:

08806086854016, 08806086854023

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