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Overall Score

Samsung HG48ED890WB

£733.18
A 2 year old 48" 4K TV with satisfactory features but a price that represents inferior value for money
48" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung HG48ED890 Review

Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Samsung HG48ED890 number 479 in 4K TVs and number 974 across all TVs.
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Average
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£140 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports BD Wise
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 277 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 512 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 668 in TVs for films.
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Samsung HG48ED890 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 70,481 user and expert reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Samsung TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old and at £733.18 it is more expensive than 59% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The HG48ED890's display diagonal of 48" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The HG48ED890 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG48ED890 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG48ED890 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The HG48ED890 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports BD Wise

The HG48ED890 supports BD Wise. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG48ED890 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the HG48ED890 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Samsung HG48ED890 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the HG48ED890 of 40W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W.

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Has a Security Mode

The Samsung HG48ED890 has a security mode, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a security mode.

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Supports Interactive TV

The HG48ED890 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the HG48ED890 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Features Voice Control

The Samsung HG48ED890 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The HG48ED890 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HG48ED890 supports Bluetooth. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Samsung HG48ED890 of 1,000Hz is in the fastest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG48ED890 has a soundbar connection port, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The HG48ED890 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A, and the HG48ED890 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on fine usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG48ED890 is £140.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg48ed890ubxxu, samsung hg48ed890wbxxu, samsung p227034p, hg48ed890ubxen, hg55ed890ubxen
Barcodes 08806086742566, 08806086743167, 08806086743174, 08806086909013

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