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Philips 50PFT4509

Philips 50PFT4509

50" 60Hz Flat Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Four customers who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money. Damien Watson mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Great tv for the price i payed” and scored it 80 out of 100. Damien Watson also mentioned “So price wise 10/10”. Dave rated it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this TV last year “My views are that this TV was great value and easy to set up”.

Easy to Use

Some Philips 50PFT4509 reviewers concluded that this TV was easy to setup. Tim scored this TV very highly and he said “Very easy to set up”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers who bought the Philips 50PFT4509 mentioned that it was good quality. Bradley he wrote on Amazon last year “The quality it of course brilliant and the sound quality is simply amazing” in his Philips 50PFT4509 review. Also last year Codlinks78 wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is decent and once” in their review of the Philips 50PFT4509.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Philips 50PFT4509 agreed that it had good picture quality.

One Philips 50PFT4509 owner concluded that this TV was good for watching blu-ray discs. Dave wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Now TV has now been used for 10 days I can say that the picture from a Sky Box and Blu-ray are great”.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of Philips 50PFT4509 owners who bought it considered that it had good sound quality.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased this TV thought it was a good design. Bradley said “What more wood you want! The design is fantastic” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the product thought it was noisy. Last year Codlinks78 mentioned “I am happy to report the volume is top of the range, I have not had it past 30 in volume as the sound is loud and clear” in their Philips 50PFT4509 review.

Good High Def TV

One Philips 50PFT4509 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Luca said last year “HD looks great” in their Philips 50PFT4509 review and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 487 owner and expert reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFT4509, the Philips 50PFT4509 supports smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], the Panasonic TX-50ASW504[plb_2219814_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 50PFT4509 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 50PFT4509.

We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the KDL-60NX720[pl_344138_price], and the KDL-60W605[pl_2296576_price] both from Sony or the LG 60LB561[plb_2233831_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 50PFT4509 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of this age and type. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Features Three Video Apps

The Philips 50PFT4509 has a greater number of video apps than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This Philips TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on televisions that came out more than two years ago. The video apps "netflix" and "vimeo" are also featured on this TV.

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Light

The average weight of TVs of this age and spec is 20kg. The 50PFT4509 is fairly light (only 12.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50PFT4509.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 50PFT4509 is more than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. 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 available for more than two years. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 62 kilowatt hours, the 50PFT4509 has a very low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 50PFT4509 range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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11 Reasons Against

Average User Reviews

Based on 10 user reviews this large TV has an average user rating of 66 out of 100.

Not 3D Compatible

The 50PFT4509 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the KDL-50W828[pl_2229287_price], or the KDL-50W800[pl_2279313_price] both from Sony or the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 50PFT4509 do not have a built-in camera. The 50PFT4509 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], the Philips 55PFS8209[plb_2227303_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The refresh rates of TVs of this age and spec range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz. At only 60 hertz, the 50PFT4509 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFT4509.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 60Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the 50PFH4309[pl_2227322_price], the 50PFK4509[pl_2227308_price], or the 50PFK4309[pl_2227306_price] all from Philips which has better reviews.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the TX-50AW404[pl_2250720_price] (100Hz), or the TX-50A300[pl_2659618_price] (100Hz) both from Panasonic or the Hisense LTDN50K220[plb_3890315_price] (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 50PFT4509 is more than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were released more than two years ago. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 50PFT4509 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 50PFT4509 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFT4509 is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the 50PFT4509's display brightness is one of the dimmest amongst similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50PFT4509.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 50PFT4509 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 50PFT4509 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One Audio in Port

The 50PFT4509 is a one audio in port TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and three audio in ports.

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Fairly Thick

The 50PFT4509 has a quite thick thickness (88 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

There are a number of other 88mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to consider including the 50PFH4309[pl_2227322_price], or the 50PFK4509[pl_2227308_price] both from Philips which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

At 0.3 Watts, the 50PFT4509 has a fairly high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Across all the televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 50PFT4509 the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.01W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.25W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFT4509

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. 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 Two Years Ago

Philips released the 50PFT4509 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
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
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
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
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
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Box Dimension
Display Resolution
USB Port

User Reviews

(10)
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this on Prime Day and have had it up and running for 10 days.

On reading the other reviews both positive and negative. My views are that this TV was great value and easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by Luca
(Verified Purchase)

Nice big TV. Setup was very easy and it was up and running within 10 minutes.
Can't say much about the picture quality as they all seems to be fairy similar, compared to other... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by Tim
(Verified Purchase)

Great tv. Very easy to set up. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Bradley
(Verified Purchase)

If you don't know a lot about tv's, the specs on this TV are basically the same as any high price 50inch sony tv. The quality it of course brilliant and the sound quality is simply amazing. What... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

We bought this on the Amazon prime sale day and received it 2 days later, Unfortunately I got this TV with the wrong power lead and needed to use of my own.
Once we got the TV built, up and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by DAMIEN WATSON
(Verified Purchase)

Got this during the prime sale. so price wise 10/10 but i was kinda hoping for a few more functions. havnt fully played with the online services yet. but great tv for the price i payed. would look... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Jonny
(Verified Purchase)

The tv was bought on the day when the offer was on. when it arrived the tv screen was broken.

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by ET | 6 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Unfortunately, there is a distortion in the picture quality - it looks like a ripple effect starting from the top of the screen.

I bought this yesterday (July 15th), on Prime Day. It's... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Valar
(Verified Purchase)

Got the TV on 16/07/2015 put it together and powered on, this what I got "scrambled image".
No welcome screen nothing.

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Elizabeth Eddison
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with purchase considering the price I got it for. The main issue with this TV is that it doesn't have Amazon Prime on here! Means I may need to get another fire stick to be able to watch... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50pft450912, philips 50pht4509, philips 50pft450912, philips 50pft450912r, philips 50pft450912ra, philips 50pft450912rc
Barcodes 08712581710200

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