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Philips 55PFK6949

Philips 55PFK6949

55" 60Hz Oct 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the 55PFK6949 has an average running cost of only £89 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run TVs of this spec and age.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

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

3D Compatible

The 55PFK6949 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFK6949 also are 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000, or the UN55ES8000 both from Samsung or the LG 55EA970.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 55PFK6949 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 55PFK6949 also support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55D7000 which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6949, the Philips 55PFK6949 has a WiFi connection.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 50LB650.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 55PFK6949 is more than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55PFK6949. 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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Features Two Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the Philips 55PFK6949 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on large TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFK6949. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 79 kilowatt hours, the 55PFK6949 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 120kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55PFK6949 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that were released around the same time as 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 type and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PFK6949 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 55PFK6949 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UN55ES8000, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the Philips 55PFK6949 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFK6949. Large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55PFK6949 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

If this television refresh rate is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic TX-50A300 (£329.00) (100Hz), or the Hisense LTDN50K220 (100Hz).

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The 55PFK6949 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55PFK6949. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFK6949 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG is also worth considering.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Switched Off

When compared to other TVs that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed, the power consumption when switched off of the Philips 55PFK6949 of 0.3 Watts is one of the highest. Large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFK6949 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFK6949

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time 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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Average Thickness

The 55PFK6949 has a fairly average thickness (63 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Philips 55PFS6909 (£677.69) (63mm), or the Panasonic TX-60AS650 (£1,559.90) (63mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
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
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
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Annual electricity price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.36
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 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 55pfk694912, philips 55pfk6949, philips 55pfk694912
Barcodes 08718863000625

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