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Philips 42HFL7009

Philips 42HFL7009

42" Flat Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
Like a painting on your wall. Enjoy the latest ultra-thin LED TV and the immersion of Ambilight. With the complete set of hospitality features and Philips OXIGEN, this TV is designed to meet the... More
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10 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++, and the average running cost of the 42HFL7009 is only £55 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 9% of all 714 televisions of this age and type.

Philips Has Good Television Reviews

Mid-size TVs produced by Philips have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42HFL7009 which are not 3D compatible, the 42HFL7009 is 3D compatible.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might also want to consider including the Philips 47HFL7009 which is cheaper.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the TX-47AS740 (£749.90), or the TX-39ASW754 both from Panasonic.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42HFL7009 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Philips 47HFL7009 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV features including the TX-47AS740 (£749.90), or the TX-39ASW754 both from Panasonic.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Philips 42HFL7009 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think cheaper TVs such as the Philips 47HFL7009 is also worth considering.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the TX-47AS740 (£749.90), or the TX-39ASW754 both from Panasonic is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The Philips 42HFL7009 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of this age and type. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42HFL7009. The audio formats "AAC", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 42HFL7009 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this type and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The 42HFL7009 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 48 kilowatt hours) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of televisions that have been on the market for more than two years range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42HFL7009 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the 42HFL7009 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-L42ET60 (£689.96); or the Samsung UE48H8000 (£1,099.99).

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Expensive

We think this television looks expensive compared to other televisions of a similar spec and age. The price range of televisions of a similar spec and age is from £73 to £4,406.

Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 42HFL7009 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42HFL7009. The image formats "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Four TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the 42HFL7009 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Philips television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 42HFL7009. The TV bands "Hyperband", "S Band" and "VHF" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago, the 42HFL7009 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) or the LOEWE Art 32 (£699.00).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42HFL7009

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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 Thickness

At 69.6 millimeters, the 42HFL7009 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42HFL7009.

We compared this TV to all the other 69.6mm thick TVs and we think the Philips 47HFL7009 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Other televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48H6270 (£637.39) (63.5mm and cheaper); or the Samsung UE48H6410 (£592.29) (68.7mm and higher rated).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Ambient Light Sensor
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Stored Teletext Page
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
ECO Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £52.88
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £54.71
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Energy Rating
0.27T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42hfl7009d12, philips 42hfl7009, philips 42hfl7009d
Barcodes 03520410038808, 05390660190766, 08712581722241

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