Samsung has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The HG48NC677 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the HG48NC677 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The Samsung HG48NC677 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the HG48NC677 also do not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
Most televisions 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.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The HG48NC677 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the HG48NC677 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Only Analog Tuner
This TV has an Analogue tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The HG48NC677 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the HG48NC677 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most TVs of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Samsung HG48NC677 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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 televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the HG48NC677. TVs of this age and spec have average power consumption of between 25W and 140W.
3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung HG48NC677
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Samsung released the HG48NC677.
The Samsung HG48NC677 has a pretty average thickness (65.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the HG48NC677.
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LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse, DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS Studio Sound
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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