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Philips 48PFK6609

Philips 48PFK6609

48" Active Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
A++
£69.13 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Average Expert Reviews

This Philips TV received an expert rating of 70% from fwdmagazine.be.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 487 expert and user reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

3D Compatible

The 48PFK6609 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 48PFK6609 are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE32H6410.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 48PFK6609 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years which do not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6700.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 48PFK6609 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE40H6670, or the LG 47LB670 which has better reviews.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 48PFK6609 is more than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this age and spec. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 48PFK6609 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 48PFK6609 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The 48PFK6609 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 48PFK6609 do not feature OLED technology. The 48PFK6609 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LOEWE Art 32 (£699.00), or the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

Across all the TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFK6609 the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.01W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.28W. The 48PFK6609 has one of the higher power consumptions when switched off (0.3 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 48PFK6609

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++, and the 48PFK6609 has an average running cost of £70 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a similar age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 48PFK6609 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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 57 millimeters, the 48PFK6609 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of other 57mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the 48PFS5709 (£449.99), or the 48PFK6409 both from Philips.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Toshiba 40RL953 (£559.99) (57mm).

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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
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN 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
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
Display Resolution
USB Port

Expert Reviews

(2)
28 February 2015

Wie een erg zuinig televisietoestel zoekt, zit goed bij deze Philips die een A++ energielabel kreeg. De sierlijke 48PFK6609 levert Ambilight, een goede set smart tv toepassingen en degelijke...

Design
Beeldverwerking
Ambilight
Contrast
Kleurbereik
Kleurtemperatuur
Klank
Dynamisch contrast
Bewegingsscherpte
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27 August 2014

Schon optisch hebt sich der Philips wohltuend von den meist schwarzen Konkurrenten ab. Die Technik überzeugt mit gutem Bild und reichhaltiger Ausstattung. Und mit seinem Ambilight ist der Philips...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £67.30
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £69.13
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Energy Rating
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 48pfk6609
Barcodes 08712581710019

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