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Philips 55PFK6540

Philips 55PFK6540

55" Active Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this Philips TV is A++. The 55PFK6540 is one of the cheaper to run TVs of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55PFK6540 will cost £101 over 5 years to run.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Philips is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Philips also has good reviews for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

The 55PFK6540 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year which are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 55PFK6540 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55PFK6540 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFK6540.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the Philips 55PFK6540 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Philips 55PFK6540 has more HDMI ports than most of the large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFK6540. This TV is a four HDMI port TV compared to most of the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PFK6540 which only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the Philips 55PFK6540 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55PFK6540 is 100Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The Philips 55PFK6540 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of this type and age. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

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 55PFK6540 is more than most similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PFK6540. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Two Video Apps

The Philips 55PFK6540 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions of this age and spec. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on large TVs that came out more than a year ago. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips television.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

TVs of this type and age have annual energy consumptions of between 62kWh and 230kWh. The Philips 55PFK6540 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 88 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFK6540.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 55PFK6540 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6540. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Features One Music App

The number of music app featured on the Philips 55PFK6540 is more than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV features an Spotify music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on televisions that are a similar age to the 55PFK6540.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PFK6540 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55PFK6540 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats

The Philips 55PFK6540 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of this spec and age. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6540 do not feature OLED technology. The 55PFK6540 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of large TVs that have been around for more than a year range from 33mm to 95mm. The Philips 55PFK6540 has one of the thicker thicknesses (79 millimeters) amongst large TVs of this age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price] (79mm), or the 55PFT5500[pl_2860932_price] (79mm) both from Philips.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFK6540

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

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 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustment
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
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £100.79
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Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 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 55pfk654012, philips 55pfk6540
Barcodes 08718863005774

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