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Philips 40PFT4509

40" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the 40PFT4509 is only £58 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 714 televisions of a comparable spec and age.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Philips is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Philips also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 40PFT4509 which do not support smart TV features, the 40PFT4509 supports smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6700.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 40PFT4509 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFT4509 which do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE48H6470, and the LG 47LB670 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The 40PFT4509 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFT4509. The audio formats "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 40PFT4509 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFT4509. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 51 kilowatt hours, the Philips 40PFT4509 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 40PFT4509. The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFT4509 is 76kWh.

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10 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 40PFT4509 are not 3D compatible. The 40PFT4509 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 40PFT4509, the 40PFT4509 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative 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 Five Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 40PFT4509 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 40PFT4509. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most televisions of this type and age have between two and three processor cores, including the Philips 40PFT4509 which has two processor cores.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Philips 40PFT4509 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago have display brightnesses of between 160 cd/m² and 3,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 350 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the 40PFT4509 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses amongst TVs of this age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFT4509 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 40PFT4509 which has two HDMI ports.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFT4509 range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The Philips 40PFT4509 has a fairly thick thickness (88 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Philips 40PFH4319 (£349.99) (88mm), or the Cello C40227 (£169.99) (88mm).

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

The 40PFT4509 has a quite high power consumption when switched off (0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 40PFT4509. The lowest power consumption when switched off of TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 40PFT4509 is 0.01W and the highest is 0.5W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFT4509

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out 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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Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the Philips 40PFT4509 has a relatively average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFT4509.

We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate televisions to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30 is also worth considering.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-32AS500 (£469.99) (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
HbbTV
Video App
Music App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
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
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
USB Port
Dimming Type
Bass Enhancement
Built-In Processor
Audio Cinch in Port
Skype
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £56.08
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £57.91
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 40PFT4509uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pft450912, 40pft450960, philips 40pft4509
Barcodes 08712581709105, 08712581717254

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