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Philips 50PFL4208T

50" May 2013
Screen Size HD Type Smart TV Features WiFi Connection Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 50PFL4208 is only £95 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 324 TVs of a comparable type and age.

Good Brand

Philips large TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions Philips is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 50PFL4208 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFL4208 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price], the LG 55LB630[plb_2233833_price], and the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

supports eight video formats

The 50PFL4208 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by large TVs that are a comparable age to the 50PFL4208. The video formats "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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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 85 kilowatt hours, the Philips 50PFL4208 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst large TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this age and type the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 50PFL4208 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this spec and age. This Philips television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

TVs of a similar spec and age to the 50PFL4208 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. With a thickness of only 36.7 millimeters, the 50PFL4208 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including Lydogbilde.no, ljudochbild.se and lydogbillede.dk have rated this large TV on average 50%. The TV expert review sites aren't convinced by this television.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years support smart TV features, however the Philips 50PFL4208 does not support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Panasonic TX-50AS650[plb_2232473_price], the LG 55LB630[plb_2233833_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 50PFL4208 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the TX-50AS650[pl_2232473_price], or the TX-50A400[pl_2357451_price] both from Panasonic or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFL4208 do not have a built-in camera. The 50PFL4208 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFL4208 do not feature OLED technology. The 50PFL4208 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the Philips 50PFL4208 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions of this age and spec range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFL4208

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 large TVs that were released around the same time as 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Plug and Play
Stored Teletext Page
Design
LED Indicator
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
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(4)
21 January 2014

Philips 50PFL4208 er blandt de billigste udfordrere denne gang, men står tilbage som et eksempel på, at det nogle gange betale sig at spendere lidt ekstra penge. Billedkvaliteten kan ikke måle...

19 January 2014

4208-serien är en av Philips billigaste, det märks redan på utsidan. Bortsett från den blankpolerade sockeln finns det inte många designdetaljer att skriva hem om. Bara en vanlig svart ram... Read more…

14 May 2014

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13 January 2014

Philips 50PFL4208 er blant de rimeligste utfordrerne denne gangen, men står igjen som et eksempel på at det av og til kan lønne seg å spandere noen kroner ekstra. Bildekvaliteten kan ikke...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £92.94
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £94.77
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Energy Rating
0.47T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
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 50pfl4208, 50pfl4208m, 50pfl4208t, 50pfl4208k12, 50pfl4208m08, 50pfl4208t12, 50PFL4208T/12, philips 50pfl4208, philips 50pfl4208t
Barcodes 00871258167143, 08712581671426, 08712581671433, 08712581671471, 08712581671556

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