The 40PFT4101 was only relased by Philips five months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
Philips Has Good TV Reviews
Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Philips is one of the better rated brands.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on recently released similar spec TVs.
Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 40PFT4101 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AAC|MP3|WAV|WMA are also supported by this Philips TV.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The Philips 40PFT4101 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most new mid-size TVs. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is PAL, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems NTSC|PAL|SECAM are also supported by this TV.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The 40PFT4101 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 40PFT4101 which have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
Most of the other recently released mid-size TVs are Smart TV, however the Philips 40PFT4101 is not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The Philips 40PFT4101 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 40PFT4101 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 40PFT4101 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The 40PFT4101 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most new mid-size TVs. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments 4:3|16:9|Zoom are also found on this television.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Philips 40PFT4101 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The average display brightness of newly released similar spec televisions is 290 cd/m².
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 40PFT4101 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 40PFT4101 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One RF Port
Most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFT4101 have one RF port, including the 40PFT4101 which has one RF port.
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Running Costs Are OK
The efficiency rating of this television is A. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 40PFT4101 will cost £82 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 264 mid-size TVs that were released in the last year.
HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
At 79 millimeters, the Philips 40PFT4101 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other new TVs.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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