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Philips 40PFL3118

40" Flat 78mm Nov 2013
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
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Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 487 expert and user reviews, Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the 40PFL3118 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40PFL3118.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 40PFL3118 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This Philips television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFL3118. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFL3118, the 40PFL3118 does not have a WiFi connection.

Alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE48H6470, or the LG 47LB670 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFL3118, the 40PFL3118 does not support smart TV features.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE40H6700 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The 40PFL3118 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE40H6470 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL3118, the 40PFL3118 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 40PFL3118 is more than most similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40PFL3118.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFL3118 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) which is also higher rated.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL3118 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 40PFL3118 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFL3118.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 40PFL3118 is a two HDMI port television.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the 40PFL3118 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFL3118. The average display brightness of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 350 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m².

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFL3118

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the 40PFL3118 is £90 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Average Thickness

The 40PFL3118 has a fairly average thickness (78 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 32LA620 (£549.77) (78mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
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
Certificates
ECO Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
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
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port
AV Connection
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £88.13
Electricity cost when on standby £0.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £89.04
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pfl3118, 40pfl3118k, 40pfl3118t12, 40pfl3118k12
Barcodes 08712581702342, 08712581702359

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