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Philips 48PFH5500

Philips 48PFH5500

48" Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from Cnetfrance.fr.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 487 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 48PFH5500, the 48PFH5500 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 48PFH5500 which do not have a WiFi connection, the 48PFH5500 has a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 48PFH5500 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 48PFH5500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 48PFH5500 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 48PFH5500 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the 48PFH5500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 48PFH5500 is 20W.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the 48PFH5500 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The display brightnesses of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 48PFH5500 range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 48PFH5500 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 200 hertz, the 48PFH5500 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 48PFH5500 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.

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Features Two Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the Philips 48PFH5500 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This Philips TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on TVs of this type and age. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 48PFH5500 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 48PFH5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 48PFH5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a similar age and type to the 48PFH5500. The analog signal format systems "NTSC" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 48PFH5500 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. The image formats "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 48PFH5500 do not feature OLED technology. The 48PFH5500 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price].

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and three processor cores, including the 48PFH5500 which has two processor cores.

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Heavy

The average weight of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 48PFH5500 is 8kg, and the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg. With a weight of 12.4 kilograms, the Philips 48PFH5500 is one of the heavier TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 48PFH5500 amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Fairly Thick

With a thickness of 78 millimeters, the Philips 48PFH5500 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this spec and age the thicknesses range from 7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 48PFT5500[plb_2860931_price] (78mm).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 48PFH5500

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 48PFH5500 will cost £80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 344 televisions of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 48PFH5500 over a year ago.

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 around 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
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
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
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
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
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
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
USB Port

Expert Reviews

(1)
1 December 2015

Plutôt élégant dans son genre, ce téléviseur Philips 48PFH5500 a tout de la Smart TV Full HD conventionnelle, à un détail près : elle tourne sous Android 5.0...

Le prix, la qualit d'image
Pas de 3D, le son moyen, le moteur de fluidit perfectible

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.95
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Energy Rating
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 48pfh5500, philips 48pfh550088
Barcodes 08718863002674

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