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Samsung HG55EC690

Samsung HG55EC690

55" 5000:1 Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 23,817 user and expert reviews for Samsung televisions and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The HG55EC690 supports smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago also support smart TV.

We compared this television to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], and the LG 55LB700[plb_2356061_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Samsung HG55EC690 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG55EC690.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE55H7090[plb_2362896_price] which has better reviews.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG55EC690 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the HG55EC690 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on televisions that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Light

The Samsung HG55EC690 is fairly light (only 15.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Televisions of this type and age have weights of between 1.8kg and 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The HG55EC690 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the HG55EC690 do are 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG55EC690 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the HG55EC690 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], or the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of a comparable age and type to the HG55EC690 do not feature OLED technology. The HG55EC690 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the HG55EC690 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. TVs of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG55EC690

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The HG55EC690 is typical compared to the other 321 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HG55EC690 will cost £141 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this large TV was released.

Average Depth

With a depth of 64 millimeters, the HG55EC690 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

TVs with a thicker depth that might also be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-50W805[plb_2141401_price] (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Quick Installation Guide

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £137.81
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £140.85
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG55EC690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg55ec690, samsung hg55ec690e, awareness hg55ec690, samsung hg55ec690eb, samsung hg55ec690ebx, awareness hg55ec690e, awareness hg55ec690eb, samsung hg55ec690ebxx, samsung hg55ec690ebxxu, awareness hg55ec690ebx, awareness hg55ec690ebxx, awareness hg55ec690ebxxu
Barcodes 05055751542427, 08806086010030

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