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Philips 55PFH5500

Philips 55PFH5500

55" Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Philips large TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions manufactured by Philips.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55PFH5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55PFH5500.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 55PFH5500 has a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Philips 55PFH5500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55PFH5500. Most of the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55PFH5500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 55PFH5500 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFH5500. 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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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 55PFH5500 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PFH5500. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Features Two Video Apps

The Philips 55PFH5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of this spec and age. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on large TVs that came out more than a year ago. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 91 kilowatt hours, the Philips 55PFH5500 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFH5500 range from 62kWh to 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 55PFH5500 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFH5500. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Features One Music App

The 55PFH5500 has a greater number of music app than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This Philips television features an Spotify music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 55PFH5500.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Philips 55PFH5500 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EG9109 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFH5500 do not have a built-in camera. The Philips 55PFH5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 55PFH5500 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFH5500. The image formats "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PFH5500, the Philips 55PFH5500 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFH5500 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The Philips 55PFH5500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 200 hertz) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PFH5500.

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Only One RF Port

The 55PFH5500 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFH5500 have between one and two RF ports.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFH5500 is 63mm, and the thicknesses range from 33mm to 95mm. With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the Philips 55PFH5500 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst televisions of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Philips 55PFT6550 (£529.00) (79mm).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFH5500

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this large TV is A+, and the 55PFH5500 has an average running cost of £104 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 127 televisions of this age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a similar age 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
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
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
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
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
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
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £100.95
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £103.99
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Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 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 55pfh550088, philips 55pfh5500, philips 55pfh550088
Barcodes 08718863002551

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