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Philips 55PFS6909

Philips 55PFS690912

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

Running Costs Are Low

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55PFS6909 is only £89, which makes it one of the more economic to run similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Large TVs built by Philips have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.

3D Compatible

The 55PFS6909 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55PFS6909 also are 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price].

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price], or the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55PFS6909, the 55PFS6909 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider including the Philips 55HFL5009[plb_2376718_price] which is cheaper.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price], or the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55PFS6909 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a WiFi connection.

Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper TVs such as the Philips 55HFL5009[plb_2376718_price].

Alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price], or the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price].

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFS6909 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 TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 Two Video Apps

The Philips 55PFS6909 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most frequently featured video app featured on large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFS6909. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 79 kilowatt hours, the Philips 55PFS6909 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFS6909. The annual energy consumptions of televisions of this type and age range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 55PFS6909 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this age and spec. This Philips television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFS6909. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PFS6909 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 60 hertz, the Philips 55PFS6909 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years. Large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PFS6909 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

Alternative 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the Philips 55HFL5009[plb_2376718_price], or the Cello C50223[plb_2330183_price].

If this large TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the LG 50PB690[plb_2659614_price] (600Hz) which is also cheaper.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The 55PFS6909 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55PFS6909. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFS6909 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PFS6909 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFS6909

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 comparable 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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Average Thickness

At 63 millimeters, the 55PFS6909 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the 55PFS6909.

We compared all the other 63mm thick televisions to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the KDL-50W705[pl_2318729_price] (64mm and cheaper), or the KDL-50W706[pl_2318730_price] (64mm and cheaper) both from Sony.

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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
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
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
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
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
VESA Mounting Interface
Swivelling Stand
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
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Display Resolution
USB Port
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.36
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 55PFS6909uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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 55pfs690912, philips f3y021bf2, philips 55pfs6909, philips f3y021bf2m, philips 55pfs690912
Barcodes 08712581726034

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