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Samsung HG55EC890 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£239 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 50?
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 televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of £239 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 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:
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 average for playing games, ranking number 429 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 751 in TVs for sport as well being average for watching films, ranking number 646 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
Samsung HG55EC890 In-Depth Analysis
Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs
We checked 70,481 expert and user reviews (including 38,780 verified purchases) for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has excellent ratings compared to other brands. 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 average features and is over 6 months old and at £1,471.81 it is more expensive than 82% of TVs.
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Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the HG55EC890 of 55" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 71% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The HG55EC890 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.
The HG55EC890 is 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.
The HG55EC890's thickness of only 33.2mm is in the thinnest 7% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The HG55EC890 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The display brightness of the HG55EC890 of 400 cd/m² is quite bright compared to most other televisions. It is in the brightest 18% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have display brightnesses of between 50 cd/m² and 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².
Has an ECO Mode
The HG55EC890 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.
The HG55EC890 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The HG55EC890 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.
The HG55EC890 supports Picture-In-Picture, which is unusual. 95% of TVs do not support Picture-In-Picture.
Supports Interactive TV
The HG55EC890 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The HG55EC890 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Has a Built-In Subwoofer
The HG55EC890 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.
Features Local Dimming
The HG55EC890 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Features USB Recording
The Samsung HG55EC890 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The HG55EC890 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight
The HG55EC890 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The HG55EC890 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Most TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers, including the HG55EC890 which has three loudspeakers.
Has a Security Mode
The HG55EC890 has a security mode. 98% of televisions do not have a security mode.
Has a Soundbar Connection Port
The HG55EC890 has a soundbar connection port. 98% of televisions do not have a soundbar connection port.
Features Voice Control
The HG55EC890 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.
Average High Frequency Rate
The Samsung HG55EC890's high frequency rate of 200Hz is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 71% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Samsung HG55EC890's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 9% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The HG55EC890 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Supports BD Wise
The HG55EC890 supports BD Wise, unlike 90% of televisions which do not support BD Wise.
Has a Built-In Microphone
The HG55EC890 has a built-in microphone, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a built-in microphone.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The HG55EC890 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The Samsung HG55EC890 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Samsung TV was released in May 2014.
Running Costs Are Very High
The HG55EC890 is one of the most expensive to run televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the HG55EC890 is £239.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||samsung hg55ec890vb, samsung p251055p, hg55ec890vbxen|
|Barcodes||04053162880894, 08806086019484, 08806086078740, 08806086345125|