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Philips 55PFT5500

55" Flat Aug 2015
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

On average Philips large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all televisions built by Philips.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55PFT5500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFT5500.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the KDL-55W807[pl_1543809_price], and the KDL-55W809[pl_1620743_price] both from Sony or the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Philips 55PFT5500 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the KDL-55W807[pl_1543809_price], and the KDL-55W809[pl_1620743_price] both from Sony or the Panasonic TX-55CS520[plb_2828019_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 55PFT5500 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of this age and type. This Philips TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFT5500 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFT5500 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however the Philips 55PFT5500 has four HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than a year is 220 cd/m² and the brightest is 450 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 55PFT5500 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PFT5500.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

supports eight video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFT5500 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55PFT5500. The video formats "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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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55PFT5500 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFT5500. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55PFT5500 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 comparable age to the 55PFT5500. 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 televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Features One Music App

The number of music app featured on the 55PFT5500 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV features an Spotify music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFT5500.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 55PFT5500 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 55PFT5500 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the KDL-55W807[pl_1543809_price], or the KDL-55W809[pl_1620743_price] both from Sony or the Sharp LC-50LE771[plb_2517722_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFT5500, the 55PFT5500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 55PFT5500 is more than most televisions that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFT5500. The image formats "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PFT5500 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Sharp LC-50LE771[plb_2517722_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Thick

The average thickness of televisions of a similar type and age to the 55PFT5500 is 63mm. At 79 millimeters, the 55PFT5500 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFT5500.

We compared all the other 79mm thick TVs to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price], and the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price] both from Philips is also worth considering.

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Very High Power Consumption When Switched Off

When compared to other TVs that were released more than a year ago that we have checked the power consumption when switched off of, the 55PFT5500's power consumption when switched off of 0.5 Watts is one of the highest. Televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55PFT5500 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFT5500

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Philips TV is A+, and the 55PFT5500 is typical compared to the other 127 large TVs that were launched more than a year ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55PFT5500 will cost £104 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
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
Music App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
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)
RF Connector Type
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
ECO Mode
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Auto Power Off
Firmware Upgrade Method
Programming Period
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
USB Recording
Subtitles Function
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
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Box Dimension
USB Port

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Tomasz

No digital audio out after the latest software upgrade (nor Blutooth) Android "MyRemote" app is garbage, cannot find a TV...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Terry
Terry would recommend the Philips 55PFT5500

Andr0d great...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £100.95
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £103.99
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Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pft5500
Barcodes 08718863002544, 08718863005347

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