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Philips 55PFS5709

Philips 55PFS5709

55" Flat Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The efficiency rating of this television is A++, and the average 5 year running cost of the 55PFS5709 is only £82 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good Brand

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

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55PFS5709, the Philips 55PFS5709 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the 55PFS7509[pl_2201890_price], or the 55PFS6409[pl_2220122_price] both from Philips or the LG 55LB650[plb_2229281_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55PFS5709, the Philips 55PFS5709 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Sony KDL-50W656[plb_1609490_price], the LG 55LB650[plb_2229281_price], and the Philips 55PFS7509[plb_2201890_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The 55PFS5709 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFS5709. 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 Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55PFS5709 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFS5709. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The Philips 55PFS5709 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 73 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFS5709 is 120kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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8 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

TV expert review website Expert Reviews scored this Philips TV 40%. If all the large TVs that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this TV is in the bottom 1%.

Not 3D Compatible

Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago are 3D compatible, however the 55PFS5709 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the 55PFS7509[pl_2201890_price], or the 55PFS6409[pl_2220122_price] both from Philips or the LG 55LB650[plb_2229281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFS5709, the Philips 55PFS5709 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The 55PFS5709 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Philips television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFS5709. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFS5709 do not feature OLED technology. The 55PFS5709 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most large TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Philips 55PFS5709 which has three HDMI ports.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 78 millimeters, the Philips 55PFS5709 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst large TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55PFS5709 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE55F6100[plb_2149172_price] (49.2mm), the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price] (54mm), or the Sony KDL-50W656[plb_1609490_price] (77mm) which is also higher rated.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Switched Off

At 0.3 Watts, the 55PFS5709 has a quite high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the TVs that were released more than two years ago 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 55PFS5709

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 have been on the market 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
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
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Box Dimension
Display Resolution
USB Port
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(1)
23 October 2014

3D may not be the boom technology TV manufacturers hoped it might have been, but it's still unusual to see a TV without 3D support. The Philips PFS5709, however, is a TV that only supports 2D... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £80.12
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £81.95
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Energy Rating
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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