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Philips 48PFS6909

48" Active Oct 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Good Expert Reviews

This Philips television received a score of 80% from TV expert review site Trusted Reviews.

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 48PFS6909 owner said in their reviews that the Philips 48PFS6909 was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “What is the Philips 48PFS6909? The 48PFS6909 is an affordable 48-inch Full HD TV with 3D” in their Philips 48PFS6909 review.

Good High Def TV

One Philips 48PFS6909 owner considered that the Philips 48PFS6909 was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Philips 48PFS6909 on expert review site Trusted Reviews “More Smart TV services would have been appreciated and its audio isn't as effective as that of some other recent Philips sets”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the Philips 48PFS6909 had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Brand

Philips is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Philips also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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3D Compatible

The 48PFS6909 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are not 3D compatible.

We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible televisions and we think a cheaper television such as the Philips 40PFS6909[plb_2477821_price] or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the TX-48AS640[pl_2232476_price], and the TX-39ASW654[pl_2285839_price] both from Panasonic are also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 48PFS6909 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 48PFS6909 do not support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the LG 42LN575[plb_1495937_price] which is cheaper; or the TX-48AS640[pl_2232476_price], or the TX-39ASW654[pl_2285839_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFS6909 which do not have a WiFi connection, the 48PFS6909 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including a cheaper television such as the LG 42LN575[plb_1495937_price] or you might consider a higher rated television such as the TX-48AS640[pl_2232476_price], or the TX-39ASW654[pl_2285839_price] both from Panasonic.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 48PFS6909 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 600 hertz, the 48PFS6909 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 48PFS6909. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 48PFS6909 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 48PFS6909 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of this spec and age. The audio formats "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 48PFS6909 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 48PFS6909. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 48PFS6909 do not have a built-in camera. The 48PFS6909 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The Philips 48PFS6909 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 48PFS6909 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 48PFS6909 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

With a weight of 12.9 kilograms, the Philips 48PFS6909 is one of the heavier TVs that are a comparable age to the 48PFS6909 amongst TVs of this age. The lightest television of this age and type is 3.7kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 48PFS6909

Running Costs Are Average

This mid-size TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 48PFS6909 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 televisions of this spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

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 televisions of a similar age and spec 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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Average Thickness

The 48PFS6909 has a relatively typical thickness (63 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 63mm thick TVs currently available including the Sony KDL-42W807[plb_1546512_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H7000[plb_2232260_price] (63.1mm) which also has a higher rating.

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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
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
HbbTV
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
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
Miracast
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
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
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
Ambilight Light System
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
28 January 2015

More Smart TV services would have been appreciated and its audio isn't as effective as that of some other recent Philips sets. However, shifting away from IPS panels has allowed the 48PFS6909 to...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.54
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 48pfs690912, philips f3y021bf2, philips 48pfs6909, philips f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08712581725976

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