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Philips 55PFS8159

Philips 55PFS8159

55" Active Jul 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

Has a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PFS8159 has a built-in camera. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFS8159 do not have a built-in camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a built-in camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the UN55ES8000, or the UE55ES8000 both from Samsung.

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3D Compatible

The Philips 55PFS8159 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55PFS8159 also are 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible televisions to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000, and the UN55ES8000 both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55PFS8159 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PFS8159.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000 is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55PFS8159 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55PFS8159 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Sony KDL-60W605 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently supported WiFi standard on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Three Loudspeakers

Most televisions of a similar type and age to the 55PFS8159 have between one and seven loudspeakers, including the 55PFS8159 which has three loudspeakers.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 450 candellas per square meter, the 55PFS8159 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago. TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PFS8159 have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 380 cd/m².

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFS8159 range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 55PFS8159 has a fairly high RMS rated power (30 Watts) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this type and age range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The 55PFS8159 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Ten Video Formats

supports ten video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFS8159 is more than most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFS8159. The video formats "3GP", "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 55PFS8159 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This Philips television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55PFS8159. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 55PFS8159 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 13 millimeters, the Philips 55PFS8159 has one of the thinnest thicknesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFS8159 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The 55PFS8159 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFS8159. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFS8159 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 55PFS8159 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EA9809, the 55EA970, or the 55EA880 all from LG which is also higher rated.

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Only One Audio in Port

Most televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55PFS8159 have between one and three audio in ports, including the 55PFS8159 which has one audio in port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFS8159

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55PFS8159 is £113, which is typical compared to the other 324 televisions that were released more than two years ago.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
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
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
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
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Plug and Play
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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
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
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £110.56
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.39
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Energy Rating
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pfs815912, 55pfs815960, philips 55pfs8159, philips 55pfs815912
Barcodes 08712581703509, 08712581705244

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