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Samsung HG40ND690
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Samsung HG40ND690

$458.97 $160.02 cheaper than 19 days ago
40" Direct-Lit LED Flat Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape 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. And it's possible to upgrade your... More
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2 Reasons For

Excellent Brand

Samsung has excellent average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Samsung HG40ND690 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the HG40ND690 also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price] which has better reviews.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The HG40ND690 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the HG40ND690 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the HG40ND690 are not 3D compatible. The HG40ND690 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The HG40ND690 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The HG40ND690 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this Samsung TV. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this Samsung television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The HG40ND690 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The HG40ND690 has a quite high annual energy consumption (86 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the HG40ND690. The average annual energy consumption of similar spec televisions that were released one year ago is 66kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh.

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Quite High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

With a power consumption in power save mode of 37.4 Watts, the HG40ND690 has one of the higher power consumptions in power save mode amongst similar spec televisions of this age. Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the HG40ND690 the power consumptions in power save mode range from 16W to 130W.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG40ND690

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV was released over a year ago.

Average Thickness

At 65.024 millimeters, the HG40ND690 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-48R555[plb_2806896_price] (65mm).

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Welcome Message
Hospitality Home Menu
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
RJ-12 Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
WiFi Connection
H.Browser Compatibility
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
LYNK SINC Server Compatibility
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
My Channel Function
Music Mode Backlight On/off
Soundbar Compatibility
Auto Source Mode
LYNK DRM Supported
Smoovie Compatibility
Optical Disc Drive
Integrated Card Reader
Software Clock
USB Cloning
Hospitality Plug and Play
Security Mode
Built-In Camera
Screwed Battery Cover
Power On Mode
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Quick Installation Guide
Other Features
Dimming Type

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.41
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $78.75
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Samsung HG40ND690uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung hg40nd690, samsung hg40nd690d, samsung hg40nd690df, samsung hg40nd690dfx, samsung hg40nd690dfxz, samsung hg40nd690dfxza, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690d, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690df, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690dfx, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690dfxz, samsung hospitality lcd hg40nd690dfxza
Barcodes 00887276096803, 04056572753116, 08806086644426, 08806086686211, 08806086842532