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Mid-size TVs built by Philips have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the 40PFL3118 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFL3118.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.
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Not Smart TV
The Philips 40PFL3118 is not Smart TV, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years are also not Smart TV.
TVs which are Smart TV that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE46F7000 (£1,499.00) which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Philips 40PFL3118 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFL3118 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not 3D Compatible
The 40PFL3118 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 40PFL3118 are also not 3D compatible.
Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the UE46F7000 (£1,499.00), or the UE40C8000 (£449.99) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFL3118 do not have a built-in camera. The 40PFL3118 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46F8000, the UE46F7000 (£1,499.00), or the UN46F8000 all from Samsung which also has a higher Rating.
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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems
The 40PFL3118 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFL3118. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.
Only Has Five Screen Format Adjustments
The number of screen format adjustments found on the Philips 40PFL3118 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. The screen format adjustments "4:3", "14:9", "Auto" and "Zoom" are also found on this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 40PFL3118 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40PFL3118 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Analog & Digital Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs of a similar age and type to the 40PFL3118 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,200Hz. At only 100 hertz, the Philips 40PFL3118 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFL3118.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The 40PFL3118 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 40PFL3118 have between one and three HDMI ports.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The 40PFL3118 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type.
4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFL3118
Average Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 40PFL3118 will cost £90 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 202 mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Philips released the 40PFL3118 over two years ago.
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At 78 millimeters, the 40PFL3118 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.
If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the 42LN549 (£735.10) (78.74mm), or the 42LA620 (£756.84) (78mm) both from LG or the Panasonic TX-L32B6 (78mm).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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