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Samsung HG60HC890

Samsung HG60HC890

60" 4500:1 Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 23,858 user and expert reviews for Samsung TVs and found that on average Samsung has good ratings. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

Supports Smart TV

The HG60HC890 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The HG60HC890 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the HG60HC890 also have a wi-Fi.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most large TVs that are a similar age to the HG60HC890 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the HG60HC890 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

Comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago have subwoofer RMS powers of between 10W and 50W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 17W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 20 Watts, the HG60HC890 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Very Fast Response Time

The HG60HC890 has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst large TVs of this age. The average response time of televisions that came out around the same time as the HG60HC890 is 6.3ms, and the response times range from 2ms to 16ms.

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Quite Thin

The average depth of large TVs that are a similar age to the HG60HC890 is 56mm. The Samsung HG60HC890 has a fairly thin depth (only 34.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the HG60HC890.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE60H7000 (£1,799.99) (34.2mm).

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2 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Samsung HG60HC890 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the HG60HC890 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UN55ES8000, or the UE55F8000 both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The HG60HC890 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,199.00) which is also higher rated.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG60HC890

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and the HG60HC890 has an average running cost of £116 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of this spec and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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HD Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
2D-3D Converter
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
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)
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Teletext Function
BD Wise
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Picture Processing Technology
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Installation Guide

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £112.17
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £115.21
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG60HC890uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hg60ec890, hg60ec890x, hg60ec890xb
Barcodes 08806086019491

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