Philips 48PFT4100 vs Philips 48PFT5500

Philips 48PFT4100
Philips 48PFT5500

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 48PFT4100 is "A+", but the rating of the Philips 48PFT5500 is "A+".
10 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, whereas the Philips 48PFT4100 is only a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the Philips 48PFT4100 is only a 200 cd/m² display brightness TV (150 cd/m² dimmer).
4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W higher than the Philips 48PFT4100 (20W). 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.

Two more USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Philips 48PFT4100 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.

Four HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Philips 48PFT5500 is four, but the Philips 48PFT4100 only has two HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

WiFi connection Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has a WiFi connection, however the Philips 48PFT4100 does not. 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 Philips 48PFT5500 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Philips 48PFT4100 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has an annual energy consumption of 70kWh, but the Philips 48PFT4100 is an 82kWh annual energy consumption TV (12kWh 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.

£11.61 cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips 48PFT5500 is £11.61 cheaper to run than the Philips 48PFT4100. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Philips 48PFT5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Philips 48PFT4100 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 is a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the Philips 48PFT5500 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 is a 200 cd/m² display brightness TV. That's 150 cd/m² dimmer than the Philips 48PFT5500 (350 cd/m²).
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the Philips 48PFT5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (4W 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.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Philips 48PFT5500 only has three 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.

Two less HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Philips 48PFT4100 is two, but the Philips 48PFT5500 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 does not have a WiFi connection, but the Philips 48PFT5500 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 48PFT4100 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the Philips 48PFT5500 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 is an 82kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 12kWh higher than the Philips 48PFT5500 (70kWh). 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.

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Three months older
The Philips 48PFT4100 is older than the Philips 48PFT5500 by three months.
15% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Philips 48PFT4100 are £91.56 which is £11.61 more than the Philips 48PFT5500. Show assumptions.
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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 91.56
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 399.99
Total cost of ownership £ 479.94
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
48" 48"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 200Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
121cm 121cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
App
 Google Talk
 Google Apps
 Google Talk
 Google Apps
BEST
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Music App
 Spotify
 Spotify
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System
 Android
 Android
User Memory Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Audio

RMS Rated Power
16W 20W
BEST
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
 Digital audio coaxial out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
Audio Input Port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
 Audio input port for DVI
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST
Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Upgradeable firmware
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
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TTX
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TTX
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indicator
 Signal strength indicator
 Signal strength indicator

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
56W 48W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
82kWh 70kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W 0.3W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
78mm 78mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.4kg
Package Weight
15.8g
BEST
17kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
256mm 249mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
663mm
BEST
686mm
Width (with Stand)
1,082mm 1,082mm
Height
623mm 623mm
Width
1,082mm 1,082mm
Packaging Height
715mm 715mm
Packaging Width
1,160mm
BEST
1,200mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
 Warranty card

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 5 - 35

Other Features

Box Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 x 131 x 715
USB Port
1 3
BEST
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