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5000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This television has a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the HG48NC677 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Samsung TV. The analog signal format systems ATSC are also supported by this TV.
This TV has an Analogue tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on televisions that came out more than two years ago.
7 Reasons Against
Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the HG48NC677 do not have a WiFi connection. The HG48NC677 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
Most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years are not Smart TV. The Samsung HG48NC677 is no exception to this as it too is not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
Most TVs that are a comparable age to the HG48NC677 are not 3D compatible. The HG48NC677 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The HG48NC677 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the HG48NC677 also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Samsung HG48NC677 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the HG48NC677 also do not feature OLED technology.
Very High Average Power Consumption
With an average power consumption of 115 Watts, the HG48NC677's average power consumption is one of the highest amongst TVs of this age and type. The average average power consumption of TVs of a similar spec and age to the HG48NC677 is 55W, and the average power consumption range from 25W to 120W.
2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG48NC677
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Samsung released the HG48NC677.
With a thickness of 65.5 millimeters, the HG48NC677 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the HG48NC677.
Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
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Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Auto Volume Leveler
Pulse, Digital Plus, Digital Pulse, Digital, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound, DTS
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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