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Samsung HG40ND478

Samsung HG40ND478
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A good spec but 3 year old 40" Full HD television
40" Full HD No 58.4mm Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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Samsung HG40ND478 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Samsung HG40ND478 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a wide color enhancer
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Direct-Lit LED technology
Samsung LYNK HD content decryption DRM
Pro:Idiom DRM
B-LAN (sonifi integration)
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

Samsung HG40ND478 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the HG40ND478 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 31% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the HG40ND478 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The HG40ND478 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the HG40ND478 of 58.4mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 53% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The HG40ND478 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the Samsung HG40ND478 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Samsung HG40ND478 of 8.5ms is in the slowest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have response times of between 0.1ms and 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Has a Wide Color Enhancer

The HG40ND478 has a wide color enhancer, unlike 95% of TVs which do not have a wide color enhancer.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The HG40ND478 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of televisions which have an ethernet port.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The HG40ND478 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of televisions which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung HG40ND478 has a mounting kit. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Samsung HG40ND478 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Swivelling

The HG40ND478 supports swivelling, unlike 96% of televisions which do not support swivelling.

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Energy Star Certified

The HG40ND478 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg40nd478bfxza, samsung hg40nd478sfxza, samsung screen720p

Barcodes:

00887276119670, 08806086786874

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