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Philips 50PFK6540

50" Active Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 50PFK6540 is only £93, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of this age and spec.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Philips televisions and also specifically for Philips large TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews compared to other brands.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 50PFK6540 which are not 3D compatible, the 50PFK6540 is 3D compatible.

We compared this television to all the other 3D compatible televisions and we think the LG 55EG9109 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 50PFK6540 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFK6540 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 50PFK6540, the 50PFK6540 has a WiFi connection.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 50PFK6540 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other televisions that have been around for more than a year only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the 50PFK6540 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Philips 50PFK6540 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst large TVs of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year is 100Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 50PFK6540 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 50PFK6540. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 50PFK6540 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 50PFK6540. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Features Two Video Apps

The 50PFK6540 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.

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Light

With a weight of only 13.3 kilograms, the 50PFK6540 is one of the lighter televisions of this age and type amongst large TVs of this age. The lightest TV that has been around for around the same time as the 50PFK6540 is 5.2kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 17kg.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of televisions that were released around the same time as the 50PFK6540 is 110kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 62kWh to 230kWh. The Philips 50PFK6540 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 82 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 50PFK6540 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large 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 TVs of this age and type. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Features One Music App

The number of music app featured on the 50PFK6540 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television features an Spotify music app, which is the most frequently featured music app featured on TVs of a similar spec and age to the 50PFK6540.

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Analog Tuner

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

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50PFK6540 do not have a built-in camera. The 50PFK6540 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 50PFK6540 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 50PFK6540. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50PFK6540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only One RF Port

The Philips 50PFK6540 is a one RF port TV.

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Quite Thick

At 77 millimeters, the 50PFK6540 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The thinnest thickness of TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 50PFK6540 is 33mm, the thickest is 95mm, and the average thickness is 63mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFK6540

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type 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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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
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
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
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
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £89.73
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.77
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Energy Rating
0.46T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 50pfk6540
Barcodes 08718863005767

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