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Samsung HG55NB690QF

71

Overall Score

Samsung HG55NB690QF

$699.00
Samsung HG55NB690
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A good spec and economical to run 55" Full HD TV, but representing only middle of the road value for money
55" Full HD No 48.8mm Apr 2013
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Samsung HG55NB690 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have ranked the Samsung HG55NB690 number 495 across all TVs.
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$87 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $87 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Premium edge-lit ultra-thin LED technology
Smart TV 2.0
Samsung LYNK SINC interactive content management system
Samsung LYNK REACH 2.0 content management solution
H-Browser compatibility
Mobile device integration allshare cast
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Samsung HG55NB690 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $699.00 it is more expensive than 56% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the HG55NB690 is $87 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the HG55NB690 of 55" is in the largest 19% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The HG55NB690 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The HG55NB690 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Samsung HG55NB690's thickness of only 48.8mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 73% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The HG55NB690 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The HG55NB690 does not have an optical disc player, although this is within the context that 99% of televisions also do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports BD Wise

The Samsung HG55NB690 supports BD Wise, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support BD Wise.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The HG55NB690's contrast ratio (typical) of 5,000 is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average contrast ratio (typical) of all TVs is 38,000, with the lowest being 300 and the highest being 5,000,000.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The HG55NB690 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Local Dimming

The HG55NB690 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The Samsung HG55NB690 supports Picture-in-Picture. 79% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the HG55NB690 of 8ms is in the slowest 27% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The fastest response time of televisions is 0.1ms, the slowest is 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The Samsung HG55NB690 has a mounting kit, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have a mounting kit.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The HG55NB690 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The HG55NB690 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The Samsung HG55NB690 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Swivelling

The HG55NB690 supports swivelling. 96% of TVs do not support swivelling.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hg55nb690qfxza

Barcodes:

00887276025612, 08806085688711

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