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Philips 55PFT6550

Philips 55PFT6550

55" Active Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this large TV is A++, and the 55PFT6550 has an average running cost of £101 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Philips large TVs have good ratings as do all televisions manufactured by Philips.

3D Compatible

The Philips 55PFT6550 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year are not 3D compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price], or the Philips 50PFT6550[plb_2867659_price].

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Philips 55PFT6510[plb_2817637_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago, the 55PFT6550 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price].

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this television and we think the Philips 55PFT6510[plb_2817637_price], or the Samsung UE55J5500[plb_2856067_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55PFT6550 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFT6550 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 55PFT6510[plb_2817637_price], or the Samsung UE55J5500[plb_2856067_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 55PFT6550 is a three USB 2.0 port television.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 55PFT6550 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 55PFT6550 only have between one and three HDMI ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 55PFT6550 is 100Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz. The Philips 55PFT6550 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFT6550.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFT6550 is more than most televisions that were released more than a year ago. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of this age and type. 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 Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 55PFT6550 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Two Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the 55PFT6550 is more than most televisions that were launched more than a year ago. This television features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFT6550. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PFT6550 range from 62kWh to 230kWh. At only 88 kilowatt hours, the 55PFT6550 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55PFT6550.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 55PFT6550 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this age and spec. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Features One Music App

The number of music app featured on the 55PFT6550 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV features an Spotify music app, which is the most frequently featured music app featured on TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55PFT6550.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PFT6550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 55PFT6550 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that have been available for more than a year. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The 55PFT6550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Sharp LC-50LE771[plb_2517722_price].

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Only Two Processor Cores

The 55PFT6550 is a two processor core television.

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Only One RF Port

The 55PFT6550 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and two RF ports.

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Quite Thick

The 55PFT6550 has one of the thicker thicknesses (79 millimeters) amongst large TVs of this age. Across all the large TVs that are a similar age to the 55PFT6550 the thicknesses range from 33mm to 95mm, and the average thickness is 63mm.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 79mm thick televisions currently available including the Philips 55PFT5500[plb_2860932_price] which is cheaper.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Philips 50PFT6510[plb_2860934_price] (77mm) which is also cheaper.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFT6550

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been on the market for a similar 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Music App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
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
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
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Upgradeable Firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
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
Ambilight Light System
Box Dimension
USB Port

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £100.79
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 55PFT6550uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pft6550, philips 55pft655012
Barcodes 08718863002162

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