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Philips 50PFK4009

Philips 50PFK4009

50" 60Hz Flat Sep 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Screen Shape Release Date
Everyone in your home will enjoy the crisp, clear picture of the Philips 4100 series Full HD LED TV. The minimalist design, vivid images, and great sound make it the ideal choice for any room in... More
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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 487 expert and owner reviews, Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its large TVs range compared to other brands.

Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 50PFK4009 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This Philips television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50PFK4009. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Light

The 50PFK4009 is one of the lightest large TVs that are a comparable age to the 50PFK4009 (only 12.4 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age. The weights of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 50PFK4009 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFK4009. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have a WiFi connection, however the 50PFK4009 does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 55LB561, or the Sony KDL-60W605 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Philips 50PFK4009 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50PFK4009 do support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV features which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55D7000, or the Sony KDL-50W828.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 50PFK4009 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 50PFK4009.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE55D7000, or the LG 55LB670 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50PFK4009 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 50PFK4009 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55ES8000, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The 50PFK4009 has a quite slow refresh rate (only 60 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 50PFK4009. The refresh rates of similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

If you want a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN50K220 (£365.00) (100Hz), or the Panasonic TX-50A300 (£329.00) (100Hz).

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 50PFK4009 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFK4009. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50PFK4009 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFK4009 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the Philips 50PFK4009 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago. The motion interpolation frequencies of large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFK4009 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Philips 50PFK4009 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 50PFK4009 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

TVs of a similar type and age to the 50PFK4009 have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 380 cd/m². At only 280 candellas per square meter, the 50PFK4009 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50PFK4009.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs of this type and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Philips 50PFK4009 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly Thick

At 88 millimeters, the 50PFK4009 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFK4009. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Philips 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (88mm).

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFK4009

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 50PFK4009 is typical compared to the other 324 TVs of a similar spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 50PFK4009 will cost £106 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
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
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £104.16
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £105.99
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Energy Rating
0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50pfk400912, philips 50pfk4009
Barcodes 08718863000373

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