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Philips 46PDL8908

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46" Active Sep 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

One expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Philips TV. This Philips television received a "Recommended" award from Hi-tech.mail.ru/.

This television received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, hifitest.de, pcforalla.idg.se and Lydogbilde.no the average expert rating of this TV is 82%.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Philips is one of the superior brands.

3D Compatible

The 46PDL8908 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible televisions currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the TC-L47ET5[pl_403365_price], or the TX-L42FT60[pl_1654311_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE32H6470[plb_2205059_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 46PDL8908 which do not support smart TV features, the Philips 46PDL8908 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 47LM960[plb_1277857_price], the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price], or the Samsung UE46C7000[plb_1661081_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 46PDL8908 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the TX-40AS640[pl_2232477_price], and the TX-L42FT60[pl_1654311_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Philips 46PDL8908 is a four HDMI port TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 46PDL8908 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of a similar age and type to the 46PDL8908. Most of the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 46PDL8908 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Switched Off

With a power consumption when switched off of only 0.1 Watts, the 46PDL8908 has a quite low power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 46PDL8908. TVs of this age and spec have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

When compared to other TVs of this spec and age that we have checked, the motion interpolation frequency of the 46PDL8908 of 1,400 hertz is one of the fastest. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and type is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 450 candellas per square meter, the 46PDL8908 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 46PDL8908. The dimmest display brightness of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 46PDL8908 is 160 cd/m² and the brightest is 3,000 cd/m².

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

TVs of a similar age and spec to the 46PDL8908 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W. When compared to other televisions of this age and spec, the RMS rated power of the Philips 46PDL8908 of 30 Watts is one of the highest.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The Philips 46PDL8908 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The audio formats "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 46PDL8908 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

The 46PDL8908 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 39.5 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this spec and age the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was not good looking.

Poor Stand

One customer considered that the product did not have a good stand.

Very High Running Costs

Whilst the efficiency rating of this television is A, based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 46PDL8908 is £134, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 714 mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 46PDL8908 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 46PDL8908 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] both from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 46PDL8908 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 46PDL8908.

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Only Analog Tuner

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 46PDL8908, the Philips 46PDL8908 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price].

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh. At 115 kilowatt hours, the 46PDL8908 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 46PDL8908.

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Very Heavy

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and type to the 46PDL8908 the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. When compared to other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 46PDL8908, the 46PDL8908's weight of 26 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 46PDL8908

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 46PDL8908 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Video App
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
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
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Processor Core
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Box Dimension
USB Port
Special Features

2 Awards

pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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24 May 2013

There's no frame, no curvy chrome stand, just a single (46 or 55in) slab of almost-square 'gradient' glass ? black at the top, fading into transparency at the bottom ? that rests nonchalantly... Read more…

23 August 2013

Philips skiller sig ud fra mængden med et design-tv, som faktisk leverer rigtig flot billedkvalitet. 55PFL8908 tager sig lige så godt ud, når det er slukket, som når det er tændt. Det kræver...

12 August 2013

De Philips DesignLine 55PDL8908S/12 is zowel qua design als technisch een bijzonder toestel. Designliefhebbers kunnen hun hartje ophalen met het ?zwevende? glaspaneel waarin het LCD-paneel...

1 July 2013

Philips 55PDL8908S, farkl? bir tasar?m ve yüksek görüntü kalitesiyle bulu?turuyor.Her yeni cihaz kategorisinde oldu?u gibi ak?ll? televizyonlarda da önce temel tasar?ml? ürünler piyasaya... Read more…

1 June 2013

Ünlü elektronik firmas? Philips Smart TV'lere yeni bir yorum getirdi ve DesingLine ad?n? verdi?i serisini duyurdu. Bu serinin en önemli özelli?i ise cihaz?n ön yüzünde bulunan cam panel. Bu... Read more…

30 August 2014

Se você procura uma TV com um design único e elegante, pode apostar nesse modelo sem pensar duas vezes. Já se você também quer um televisor com um sistema smart funcional, talvez seja melhor...

Cool udseende og udfrelse
Njagtig og neutral billedkvalitet
Design arrojado e exigente
3D ativo convincente, com pouca interferncia
Iluminao perifrica Ambilight
Skrmen er spejlblank
Mangler en del smartapps
Lyden savner dynamik
Preo elevado
Funes de Smart TVs fraqussimas
5 March 2014

A TV DesignLine 55PDL8908, da Philips, é certamente um aparelho que cativa seu usuário na primeira impressão por causa de seu desenho ?folha de vidro?. Ou causa estranhamento sobre seu enorme... Read more…

23 September 2013

Samsungs topplinje är det närmsta vi kommer en fungerande TV, men varför envisas de med att göra dem i trist plast? Utöver detta händer det faktiskt inte mycket nytänkande inom... Read more…

6 September 2013

Pcforalla.idg.se

Denna tv från Philips är gigantisk, och väger bly. Och den ser inte ut som någon annan tv vi testat tidigare, närmast designmässigt är nog Bang & Olufsens apparater.KonstruktionHela fronten... Read more…

22 August 2013

Ordet ?design-TV? har blivit ett alltmer utslitet begrepp eftersom alla TV-apparater numera är minimalistiska och platta som pannkakor. Designteamen har ingen lätt uppgift när det finns så... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £133.00
Electricity cost when on standby £0.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £133.61
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Energy Rating
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 46pdl8908, 46pdl8908s, 46pdl8908s60, 46pdl8908s12, 46pdl8908s98, 46pdl8908s/12
Barcodes 00871010355267, 00871258168238, 08712581682378, 08712581682385, 08712581703738

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