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Philips 48PFT4100 vs Philips 48PFT5500

Philips 48PFT4100 vs Philips 48PFT5500

Philips 48PFT4100
Philips 48PFT5500

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 48PFT4100 is "A+", but the rating of the Philips 48PFT5500 is "A+".
10 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, whereas the Philips 48PFT4100 is only a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the Philips 48PFT4100 is only a 200 cd/m² display brightness TV (150 cd/m² dimmer). Read more

'Display Brightness' is a measure of how bright the screen on the TV is.

A brighter display means the screen will have a greater capacity for brightness. This can be useful in combating glare from the sun in very bright rooms, or for making the screen visible from further away.

4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 4W higher than the Philips 48PFT4100 (20W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Smart TV Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 supports Smart TV, but the Philips 48PFT4100 does not support Smart TV.
Internet TV Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 supports internet TV, whereas the Philips 48PFT4100 does not support internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Three USB ports Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has three USB ports, however the Philips 48PFT4100 only has one USB port. Read more

This is a measure of the amount of available USB ports on the TV.

More USB ports mean that more peripherals and devices can be plugged into the TV at once.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi, however the Philips 48PFT4100 does not. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Philips 48PFT5500 has an ethernet port, but the Philips 48PFT4100 does not have an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

£11.61 cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips 48PFT5500 is £11.61 cheaper to run than the Philips 48PFT4100. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Philips 48PFT5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Philips 48PFT4100 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
100Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 is a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the Philips 48PFT5500 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 is a 200 cd/m² display brightness TV. That's 150 cd/m² dimmer than the Philips 48PFT5500 (350 cd/m²). Read more

'Display Brightness' is a measure of how bright the screen on the TV is.

A brighter display means the screen will have a greater capacity for brightness. This can be useful in combating glare from the sun in very bright rooms, or for making the screen visible from further away.

4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the Philips 48PFT5500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (4W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Does not support Smart TV Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 does not support Smart TV, whereas the Philips 48PFT5500 supports Smart TV.
Does not support internet TV Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 does not support internet TV, however the Philips 48PFT5500 does. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Two less USB ports Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 has one USB port, however the Philips 48PFT5500 only has three USB ports. Read more

This is a measure of the amount of available USB ports on the TV.

More USB ports mean that more peripherals and devices can be plugged into the TV at once.

Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 does not support Wi-Fi, but the Philips 48PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Philips 48PFT4100 does not have an ethernet port, whereas the Philips 48PFT5500 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Two months older
The Philips 48PFT4100 is older than the Philips 48PFT5500 by two months.
15% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Philips 48PFT4100 are £91.56 which is £11.61 more than the Philips 48PFT5500. Show assumptions.
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Date Released

26 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 91.56
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 79.95
Purchase price £ 429.00
Total cost of ownership £ 508.95
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
48" 48"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 200Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
200 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Auto
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
121cm 121cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
 Auto volume leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
16W 20W
BEST

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Talk
 Google Apps
 Google Talk
 Google Apps
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
BEST
Music Apps
 Spotify
 Spotify
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0 Lollipop
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Other Features

USB Port
1 3
BEST
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 x 131 x 715

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
 Signal strength indication
 Signal strength indication

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
56W 48W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
82kWh 70kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.3W 0.3W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Formats Supported
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
 Desktop stand included
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST
Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
 Firmware upgradeable
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
78mm 78mm
Weight
12.2kg
BEST
12.4kg
Package Weight
15.8kg
BEST
17kg
Weight With Stand
12.8kg
BEST
13.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
256mm 249mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
663mm
BEST
686mm
Width (with Stand)
1,082mm 1,082mm
Height
623mm 623mm
Width
1,082mm 1,082mm
Package Height
715mm 715mm
Package Width
1,160mm
BEST
1,200mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input for DVI
 Audio input for DVI
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
 Digital audio coaxial out
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 5 - 35
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