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On average Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Samsung.
Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the HG40NB690 which are not 3D compatible, the HG40NB690 is 3D compatible.
Supports Smart TV Features
The Samsung HG40NB690 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years do not support smart TV features.
Four HDMI Ports
Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the HG40NB690 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the HG40NB690 which has four HDMI ports.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for a similar time to the HG40NB690 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the HG40NB690 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the HG40NB690.
Not Included Optical Disc Drive
This TV has a Not included optical disc drive, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the HG40NB690 does not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the HG40NB690, the HG40NB690 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Analog Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the HG40NB690, the Samsung HG40NB690 does not feature OLED technology.
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Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the HG40NB690 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung HG40NB690 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this Samsung television was released.
At 49.6 millimeters, the HG40NB690 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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