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Philips 48PFS8109

48" Active Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, Cnetfrance.fr and tweakers.net the average expert rating of this television is 74 out of 100.

Good Brand

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

Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips 48PFS8109 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 48PFS8109 do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions with a built-in camera currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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3D Compatible

The 48PFS8109 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 48PFS8109 are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Panasonic TX-47AS802[plb_2232754_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 48PFS8109 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 48PFS8109 do not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 48PFS8109 which do not have a WiFi connection, the Philips 48PFS8109 has a WiFi connection.

Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Sony KDL-48W600[plb_2238282_price], or the Philips 47PFH5609[plb_2227335_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFS8109 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the 48PFS8109 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 48PFS8109 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Four Processor Cores

The 48PFS8109 is a four processor core television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 48PFS8109 only have between two and three processor cores.

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Three Loudspeakers

The Philips 48PFS8109 is a three loudspeaker TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFS8109 have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 450 candellas per square meter, the Philips 48PFS8109 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 48PFS8109. TVs that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesses of between 160 cd/m² and 3,000 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 48PFS8109 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the 48PFS8109 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 48PFS8109 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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1080p Video Mode

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

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The 48PFS8109 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions that have been around for more than two years. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 48PFS8109 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this age and spec. This Philips television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 48PFS8109. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

The 48PFS8109 has a very thin thickness (only 13 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 48PFS8109. The average thickness of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFS8109 is 62mm.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The Philips 48PFS8109 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the 48PFS8109. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 48PFS8109 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price], or the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which is also higher rated.

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Heavy

With a weight of 13.2 kilograms, the Philips 48PFS8109 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 48PFS8109. The lightest mid-size TV that has been on the market for more than two years 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 48PFS8109

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 48PFS8109 is £97, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a comparable type 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 typical of many TVs 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 Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 48PFS8109 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 48PFS8109.

Other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the Philips 32PHH4319[plb_2227286_price] which has better reviews.

If this television refresh rate is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Sony KDL-32R415[plb_2291807_price] (100Hz and higher rated), the Toshiba L4353[plb_2590649_price] (100Hz and higher rated), or the Hisense LTDN40K220[plb_2466977_price] (100Hz and higher rated).

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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
App
Video App
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
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
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
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
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
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (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
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(6)
18 June 2014

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12 January 2015

De PFS8109 van Philips / TP Vision is een fraaie televisie. Het uiterlijk van de televisie staat ons zeer aan. Het ontwerp is strak en de afwerking met echt aluminium geeft de televisie een chic...

18 November 2014

De Philips PFS8109 is een tv met een nogal stevige prijs en voor dat geld mag je wel wat terug verwachten. De tv ziet er verzorgd uit, met mooi afgewerkte smalle metalen bezels en ook de twee...

27 December 2014

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20 October 2014
7 February 2015

Der Philips 55PFS8109 ist der erste TV im Testlabor, der Android als Betriebssystem nutzt. Im Test gefielen uns aber nicht nur die neue Benutzeroberfläche und das SmartTV-Portal gut. Der... Read more…

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Mooie afwerking
Goed contrast
Ambilight
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £94.54
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £96.37
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 48PFS8109uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.48T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 48pfs8109, 48pfs810960, 48pfs810912, philips 1080, philips 1080p
Barcodes 08712581713461, 08712581713478

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