On average Samsung mid-size TVs have excellent reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs produced by Samsung.
Has a WiFi Connection
The HG40NC690 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the HG40NC690 which do not have a WiFi connection.
5000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This TV has a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.
Four HDMI Ports
The Samsung HG40NC690 has more HDMI ports than most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This television is a four HDMI port TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three HDMI ports.
The HG40NC690 is a three tuner television. Most of the other televisions of this age and type have between one and four tuners.
6 Reasons Against
Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar type and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Not Smart TV
The HG40NC690 is not Smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the HG40NC690 are also not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The Samsung HG40NC690 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Samsung HG40NC690 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the HG40NC690 also do not have a built-in camera.
+3 More reasons against
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung HG40NC690 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Digital Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40NC690
Released Over Two Years Ago
Samsung released the HG40NC690 over two years ago.
The HG40NC690 has a fairly standard thickness (65.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the HG40NC690.
Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
Horizontal Viewing Angle
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Down Firing + Full Range
RMS Rated Power
Auto Volume Leveler
MS10, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound, DTS
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby MS10, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound