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Philips 40PFK5500

Philips 40PFK5500

40" 60Hz Flat Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Philips is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Philips also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 40PFK5500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFK5500 also support smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Philips 48PFH5500.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Philips 40PFK5500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Philips 40PFK5500 has more HDMI ports than most of the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFK5500. This Philips television is a four HDMI port television compared to most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFK5500 which only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 40PFK5500 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable age and type to the 40PFK5500 range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFK5500 have display brightnesses of between 180 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². The Philips 40PFK5500 has a quite bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 40PFK5500.

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Supports Seven Video Formats

supports seven video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 40PFK5500 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of this type and age. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The 40PFK5500 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats BMP, JPEG XR and PNG are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 40PFK5500 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK5500. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Two Video Apps

The 40PFK5500 has a greater number of video apps than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on televisions of this type and age. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 40PFK5500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK5500 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 40PFK5500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFK5500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the 40PFK5500 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 40PFK5500. The average refresh rate of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 110Hz.

If this television refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN40K370 (£267.99) (100Hz).

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 40PFK5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this spec and age. The analog signal format systems "NTSC" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFK5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 40PFK5500 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the Samsung UN50J6200.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFK5500

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 40PFK5500 will cost £64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 344 televisions of a comparable spec and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips TV was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

The Philips 40PFK5500 has a fairly standard thickness (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK5500.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the 32PFK5500 (£298.00) (64mm), or the 40PFT5500 (£369.00) (64mm) both from Philips.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Video App
Interactive TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £60.89
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £63.93
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Energy Rating
0.32T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pfk550012, philips 40pfk5500
Barcodes 08718863002735

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