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Philips 47PFT6309

Philips 47PFT6309

47" Passive Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Good Sound Quality

A number of Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers agreed that the Philips 47PFT6309 had good sound quality. Grant Watters said last year “The thing that pushed me towards this particular product was the fact the Philips' have built-in woofers to give great sound” and scored it 99 out of 100. Grant Watters also mentioned “It does great pictures, great sound (with that extra level of bass thanks to the built-in woofer)”. Julio said “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too”.

Reasonably Priced

Nine Philips 47PFT6309 owners who bought this TVs considered that it was good value for money. Jq gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “For the price, I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Julio wrote in his Philips 47PFT6309 review on Amazon “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too”. Largactil Hat gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth”.

Easy to Use

Some Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Max Monkey wrote in his Philips 47PFT6309 review “It loses a star with the onscreen menu/setup system which will take some getting used to”. Last year Signalman wrote “With this set it is worth while taking 20 minutes to go through the sound menus to ensure you get the best sound for your preference”. Signalman also said “I find the vivid setting the best otherwise the other settings just seem insipid”.

A few Philips 47PFT6309 owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good experience. Grant Watters mentioned in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309 on Amazon “If you want a great all-round experience from your TV for watching movies”. Last year Signalman mentioned in their Philips 47PFT6309 review on Amazon “You really have to experience this to appreciate the difference with or without” and scored the product 99 out of 100.

One customer said that this TVs was easy to setup. Signalman said “The menu is very simple to set up” in their review of the Philips 47PFT6309. One person who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to assemble. Signalman said “The stand is easy to assemble and has a sold feel” in their review of this TVs.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this TVs was good quality. Grant Watters said in his review of this TVs on Amazon “I bought two 3D Blu-Ray DVDs at the weekend (Big Hero 6 & Despicable Me 2) and the 3D quality was just 'WOW”. Jq rated the Philips 47PFT6309 99 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Ochôa wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is great”.

Good High Def TV

Several Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer mentioned “HD & 3D picture superb”. In August last year Jq mentioned “I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Richdavid gave the Philips 47PFT6309 a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TVs “Great HD with my Sky package”.

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A++, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 47PFT6309 is only £62, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 714 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Three customers agreed that the Philips 47PFT6309 had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer said “HD & 3D picture superb” in their Philips 47PFT6309 review and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100. Max Monkey said in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309 “Excellent TV with very good sound, picture and 3D” and scored it 80 out of 100. In August last year Tv Nut mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “It's a great picture 3d works very well”.

Robust

A few Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed this TVs mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Dave Thompson wrote “The television is great, however it arrived broken” however only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Dave Thompson also said “That therefore Amazon would exercise their right to rebill me in full for the broken television”. In August last year Julio mentioned “Well it was broken in the end” in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309.

A number of people who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Julio mentioned “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too” yet scored the product 20 out of 100. Signalman scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The is a solid fixed affair” in their review of this TVs.

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Nice Design

Several Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Grant Watters mentioned on Amazon last year “The ambilight is pretty cool” in his Philips 47PFT6309 review. Signalman and wrote in their review of this TVs on Amazon “Upon unpacking, I was impressed with the overall appearance of the TV”.

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that it had good picture quality. Ochôa wrote in August last year “Picture quality is great”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Largactil Hat said in August last year “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth and movement very good- especially with Blu-Ray”.

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Nice Stand

One Philips 47PFT6309 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good stand. In August last year Signalman mentioned in their review on Amazon “The stand is easy to assemble” and rated the Philips 47PFT6309 5 stars.

Good Size

One Philips 47PFT6309 reviewer who bought the Philips 47PFT6309 considered that it was a good depth. Largactil Hat mentioned in their review of this TVs “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth and movement very good- especially with Blu-Ray”.

Good Brand

On average Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs produced by Philips.

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3D Compatible

The 47PFT6309 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 47PFT6309 are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 47PFT6309 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 47PFT6309 do not support smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which do not have a WiFi connection, the Philips 47PFT6309 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price].

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The Philips 47PFT6309 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Philips television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 47PFT6309. The audio formats "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 47PFT6309 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this type and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 54 kilowatt hours, the 47PFT6309 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 47PFT6309. The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47PFT6309 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Standard Def TV

One Philips 47PFT6309 owner mentioned that this TVs was not good at displaying standard definition TV. Amazon Customer mentioned “Standard definition not so clever.” in their Philips 47PFT6309 review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47PFT6309 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 47PFT6309 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 47PFT6309 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 47PFT6309. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 47PFT6309 do not feature OLED technology. The 47PFT6309 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

At 13.4 kilograms, the 47PFT6309 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. TVs that are a comparable age to the 47PFT6309 have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Switched Off

Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47PFT6309 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W. With a power consumption when switched off of 0.3 Watts, the 47PFT6309 has one of the higher power consumptions when switched off amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 47PFT6309

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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

With a refresh rate of 60 hertz, the 47PFT6309 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 47PFT6309.

There are a number of alternative 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which has better reviews.

If this Philips TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-32AS500[plb_2268364_price] (100Hz and higher rated).

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Average Thickness

At 70 millimeters, the 47PFT6309 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the Hitachi 32HXC01[plb_1738212_price] (70mm), or the Toshiba 32W2444[plb_2182207_price] (70mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
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
Music App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
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
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
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
ECO Compliant
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £59.29
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.12
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 47PFT6309uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
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 47pft630912, 47pft630960, philips 47pft630912
Barcodes 08712581723798, 08712581725860

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