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69

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Samsung HG55EC690

£879.95
Samsung HG55EC690
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Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and good spec Full HD 55" TV, good for playing games
Full HD 55" No 64mm Mar 2014 A+
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Samsung HG55EC690 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung HG55EC690 number 263 in 55 inch TVs.
55
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
69
Kagoo Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are excellent.
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 £89 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,410 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED / QLED 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 very good for playing games, ranking number 385 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 882 in TVs for sport as well being very good for watching films.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good
55
Value for Money
Average
73
Features for Films
Very Good
65
Age
4 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score for Films
Good
94
Typical Contrast Ratio
Very High
Local Dimming
No
OLED / QLED Technology
No
48
HD Type
Full HD
85
Display Diagonal
55"
73
Features for Films
Very Good
55
Value for Money
Average
73
Features for Sport
Very Good
65
Age
4 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
63
Overall Score for Sport
Good
85
Display Diagonal
55"
58
Display Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
25
Motion Interpolation...
100Hz
58
Display Brightness
350 Cd/m²
73
Features for Sport
Very Good
55
Value for Money
Average
74
Features for Gaming
Very Good
65
Age
4 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£89 Over 5 Years
64
Overall Score for Gaming
Good
25
Motion Interpolation...
100Hz
85
Display Diagonal
55"
74
Features for Gaming
Very Good

Samsung HG55EC690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews

We checked 98,917 user and expert reviews (including 56,507 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent reviews. 96% of those that bought a Samsung television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Features

Larger than average display diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 43", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110". The Samsung HG55EC690's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. 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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Does not feature OLED / QLED technology

The HG55EC690 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG55EC690 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average thickness

The thickness of the HG55EC690 of 64mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 36% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The HG55EC690 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 53% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does not feature local dimming

The HG55EC690 does not feature local dimming. 80% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels display resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs.

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Very High typical contrast ratio

The HG55EC690 has a Very High typical contrast ratio which is higher than most TVs. Most TVs have a Medium typical contrast ratio. TVs typical contrast ratios range from Very Low (worst) to Ultra High (best). A contrast ratio of between 5,000 and 50,000:1.

A contrast ratio of between 5,000 and 50,000:1.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG55EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG55EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very slow motion interpolation frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 330Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The HG55EC690's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has an audio input for DVI

The HG55EC690 has an audio input for DVI. 88% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an auto volume leveler

The HG55EC690 has an auto volume leveler. 74% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Age

Released over four years ago

This TV was released in March 2014.

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Running Costs

Running costs are average

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the HG55EC690 is £89, which is typical compared to the other 6,410 televisions.

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Typical Contrast Ratio

Very High typical contrast ratio

Local Dimming

does not feature local dimming

OLED / QLED Technology

does not feature OLED / QLED technology

HD Type

Full HD

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Video Apps

video app

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

Display Resolution

only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels display resolution

Motion Interpolation Frequency

very slow motion interpolation frequency

Display Brightness

display brightness

Motion Interpolation Frequency

very slow motion interpolation frequency

Display Diagonal

larger than average display diagonal

High Frequency Rate

high frequency rate

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

awareness hg55ec690ebxxu

Barcodes:

05055751542427, 08806086010030

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