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Philips 40PFK6540

Philips 40PFK6540

40" Active Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Philips TVs and also specifically for Philips mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews.

3D Compatible

The Philips 40PFK6540 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 40PFK6540 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 40PFK6540 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 40PFK6540 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 40PFK6540 do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 40PFK6540 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFK6540. Most of the televisions of a comparable age and type to the 40PFK6540 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this Philips TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 40PFK6540 has more HDMI ports than most of the TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK6540. Most of the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK6540 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however this TV has four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 40PFK6540 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFK6540. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK6540 is 20W, and the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Philips 40PFK6540 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFK6540 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,000Hz.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 40PFK6540 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFK6540.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 40PFK6540 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of this type and age. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Features Two Video Apps

The 40PFK6540 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on TVs of this spec and age. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 40PFK6540 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 40PFK6540 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFK6540. The analog signal format systems "NTSC" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 40PFK6540 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFK6540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 40PFK6540 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One RF Port

The Philips 40PFK6540 is a one RF port TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFK6540

Running Costs Are Average

This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 40PFK6540 is £66, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of a similar age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Philips released the 40PFK6540.

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 TVs of this spec and age. 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

At 64 millimeters, the Philips 40PFK6540 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFK6540.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 40PFT5500[plb_2860935_price] (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £62.49
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £65.53
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 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 40pfk6540, 40pfk654012
Barcodes 08718863005750

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