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Samsung HG55ED890UB

£799.18
A pretty new 55" 4K TV, good for playing games on
55" 4K No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Samsung HG55ED890 Review

Released 1 year ago but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Samsung HG55ED890 number 87 in 55 inch TVs, number 234 in 4K TVs and number 404 across all TVs.
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Good
62
Good Features
78
15 Months Old
47
£146 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £146 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 96 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 171 in TVs for sport, but mediocre for watching films, ranking number 473 in TVs for films.
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Very Good

Samsung HG55ED890 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £799.18 it is more expensive than 63% of TVs.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the HG55ED890 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all TVs 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Samsung HG55ED890's display diagonal of 55" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Samsung HG55ED890 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG55ED890 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG55ED890 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Bluetooth

The HG55ED890 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG55ED890 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Interactive TV

The HG55ED890 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports BD Wise

The HG55ED890 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG55ED890 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 76% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The HG55ED890 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Security Mode

The HG55ED890 has a security mode. 98% of televisions do not have a security mode.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The HG55ED890's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Samsung HG55ED890 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most frequently found 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 HG55ED890 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Soundbar Connection Port

The Samsung HG55ED890 has a soundbar connection port, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a soundbar connection port.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The HG55ED890's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The HG55ED890 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Samsung HG55ED890 of 400 cd/m² is quite bright compared to most other TVs. It is in the brightest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The HG55ED890 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Samsung released the HG55ED890 in May 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the HG55ED890 is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the HG55ED890 will cost £146 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg55ed890ubxxu, samsung hg55ed890wbxxu, samsung p227033p, samsung p227036p
Barcodes 08806086715454, 08806086743181

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