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Overall Score

Samsung HG55EC690

£879.95
A 3 year old 55" Full HD TV with fine features but a price that represents inferior value for money
55" Full HD No No Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung HG55EC690 Review

With mediocre features and at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Samsung HG55EC690 number 203 in 55 inch TVs.
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Poor
47
Average Features
46
3 Years Old
44
£141 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

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 TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £141 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:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an auto volume leveler
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 846 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 506 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 868 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
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Samsung HG55EC690 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 70,481 expert and owner reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases), Samsung has excellent ratings for its televisions. 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 £879.95 it is more expensive than 66% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung HG55EC690's display diagonal of 55" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 71% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The HG55EC690 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG55EC690 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Samsung HG55EC690's thickness of 64mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG55EC690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The HG55EC690 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the Samsung HG55EC690 of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the HG55EC690 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG55EC690 supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The HG55EC690 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The HG55EC690 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The HG55EC690 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG55EC690 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung television has been on the market since March 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the HG55EC690 has an average running cost of £141 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806086010030

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