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Samsung HG40NB690
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Samsung HG40NB690

40" Direct-Lit LED Apr 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
Direct-lit LED technology provides the brilliance and energy savings advantages of LED technology, along with the uniform brightness typical of CCFL displays. It's possible to upgrade your rooms... More
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6 Reasons For

Samsung Has Excellent Reviews for Its TVs

On average Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all TVs built by Samsung.

3D Compatible

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.

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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.

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Four HDMI Ports

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.

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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.

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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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5 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40NB690

Full HD HD Type

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.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this Samsung television was released.

Average Thickness

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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3D Technology
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TV Tuner
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Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio System
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Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
RJ-12 Port
WiFi Connection
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Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
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VESA Mounting Interface
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $64.48
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $66.84
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG40NB690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40nb690, samsung hg40nb690q, samsung hg40nb690qf, samsung hg40nb690qfx, samsung hg40nb690qfxz, samsung hg40nb690qfxza
Barcodes 00175433567939, 00887276025599, 08806085688681