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Philips 40PFL5206

Philips 40PFL5206

40" 100Hz Edge-LED Aug 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
Relax and enjoy a great TV night in brilliant LED quality on the Philips 5000 Series 40PFL5206 LED TV. Powered by the Pixel Plus HD engine for clear, vivid Full HD pictures, and complimented by... More
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6 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 487 expert and owner reviews, Philips has good reviews for its televisions. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other brands.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 40PFL5206 is more than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFL5206.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 40PFL5206 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this age and spec. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Quite Thin

The Philips 40PFL5206 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 39.9 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 40PFL5206 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 2 milliseconds, the Philips 40PFL5206 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFL5206. The response times of similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 2ms to 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 40PFL5206 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFL5206 also do not have a WiFi connection.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Philips 40PFL5206 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFL5206 also do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFL5206, the Philips 40PFL5206 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 40PFL5206 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 40PFL5206 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 40PFL5206 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFL5206.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analogue & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFL5206 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFL5206 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the Philips 40PFL5206 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFL5206. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this age and spec range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 40PFL5206 is a two HDMI port television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFL5206

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 40PFL5206 will cost £90 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 714 televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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 that were launched more than two years ago. 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

It was over three years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

The Philips 40PFL5206 has a relatively typical refresh rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the Samsung UE40ES5500[plb_1360183_price] which has better reviews.

If this television refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Samsung UE46F6400[plb_2149162_price] (120Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
SCART Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Control
Upgradeable Firmware
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

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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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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