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Samsung TVs Have Good Reviews
Samsung is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Samsung also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Supports Smart TV Features
The Samsung HG48ND690 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.
Quite Low Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
The HG48ND690 has a fairly low power consumption in power save mode (only 43.9 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the HG48ND690 have power consumptions in power save mode of between 0.3W and 140W.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. The HG48ND690 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 89 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the HG48ND690.
At only 11.4 kilograms, the HG48ND690 is quite light compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the HG48ND690. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago the weights range from 1.1kg to 98kg.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Samsung HG48ND690 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.
Not 3D Compatible
Most TVs of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The HG48ND690 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The HG48ND690 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the HG48ND690 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Has One Smart Mode
The HG48ND690 has a greater number of smart modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly 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 HG48ND690 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
At only 200 hertz, the Samsung HG48ND690 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago. 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the HG48ND690 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 100Hz and 2,400Hz.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Over a Year Ago
Samsung released the HG48ND690 over a year ago.
The Samsung HG48ND690 has a fairly standard thickness (63.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the HG48ND690.
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, DTS, Digital Plus, Digital, DTS Studio Sound, DTS
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
DTS Premium Sound 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS Studio Sound
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
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ENG, ESP, FRE
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LYNK SINC Server Compatibility
LYNK REACH Server Compatibility
Logo Display With Time Out Setting (BMP/movie)
My Channel Function
Music Mode Backlight On/off
Auto Source Mode
LYNK DRM Supported
Optical Disc Player Type
Wide Color Enhancer
Plug and Play
Picture Processing Technology
Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
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Swivel Angle Range
90 - 90
VESA Mounting Interfaces
400 x 400
Screwed Battery Cover
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Power Consumption (PowerSave)
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AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
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50, 60, 50/60
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Energy Saving Mode
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 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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