Philips 32PHK4100 vs Sony KDL-32R503

Philips 32PHK4100
Sony KDL-32R503

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
38% higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 is a 16W RMS rated power TV. That's 6W higher than the Sony KDL-32R503 (10W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Moderately lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 has an annual energy consumption of 44kWh, however the Sony KDL-32R503 is a 45kWh annual energy consumption TV (1kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

1kg lighter Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 is a 4.8kg heavy TV, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 is a 5.8kg heavy TV (1kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The Philips 32PHK4100 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Sony KDL-32R503 has a rating of "A+".
6 Reasons For
Smart TV features Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 supports smart TV features, whereas the Philips 32PHK4100 does not support smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony KDL-32R503 is two, but the Philips 32PHK4100 only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

WiFi connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a WiFi connection, but the Philips 32PHK4100 does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Philips 32PHK4100 does not.
19% thinner Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has a thickness of 65mm, however the Philips 32PHK4100 is a 77mm thick TV (12mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-32R503 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Philips 32PHK4100 is "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV features Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 does not support smart TV features, but the Sony KDL-32R503 supports smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Sony KDL-32R503 only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 does not have a WiFi connection, however the Sony KDL-32R503 has a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Philips 32PHK4100 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Sony KDL-32R503 does.
Thicker Edit
Philips 32PHK4100 is 77mm thick. That's 12mm thicker than the Sony KDL-32R503 (65mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

3 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Philips 32PHK4100 is a 16W RMS rated power TV (6W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-32R503 is a 45kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 1kWh higher than the Philips 32PHK4100 (45kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Heavier Edit
Sony KDL-32R503 is 5.8kg heavy. That's 1kg heavier than the Philips 32PHK4100 (5.8kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 49.90
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1366 x 768
 1366 x 768
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 14:9
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 14:9
Display Diagonal
80cm 80cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1366 х 768
 1366 х 768
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
BEST
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
16W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
Audio Input Port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 2
Consumer Electronics Control
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
Upgradeable Firmware
 Upgradeable firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide

Performance

Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 LPCM
 PCM
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Digital Video Recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital video recorder
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indicator
 Signal strength indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 100 x 100
 100 x 100
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
30W
BEST
31W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
44kWh
BEST
45kWh
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 45W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
77mm 65mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg
BEST
5.8kg
Package Weight
7.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
5.1kg
BEST
6.3kg
Height (with Stand)
464mm
BEST
470mm
Width (with Stand)
726mm
BEST
738mm
Height
425mm
BEST
441mm
Width
726mm
BEST
738mm
Packaging Height
510mm
BEST
535mm
Packaging Width
850mm 836mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Subwoofer Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out port

Other Features

USB Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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