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Philips 32PFH5500

32" Full HD Flat YouTube Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £49.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good television reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Philips Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 2,108 expert and owner reviews (including 217 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its small display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 32PFH5500 has an average running cost of £50 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 233 comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This small display diagonal television was released in July 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 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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Not 3D

The 32PFH5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small display diagonal TVs that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Cello C28227, or the Philips 22HFL2819 (£211.97).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Philips 32PFH5500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This television's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported display resolution amongst all televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

The worst supported display resolution across similar types of television is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other small display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV, the 32PFH5500 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the 32PFH5500 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst TVs of this age. The average display brightness of small display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago is 260 cd/m².

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 200 hertz, the Philips 32PFH5500 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV. Small display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 170Hz.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 32PFH5500 supports Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other small display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV which do not support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the Philips 32PFK5300 which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 32PFH5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 32PFH5500 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 32PFH5500 has an ethernet port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV do not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Philips 32PFH5500 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Other Features

Three USB Ports

three USB ports

The 32PFH5500 is a three USB port TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 32PFH5500 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a desktop stand included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 32PFH5500 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 32PFH5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Audio

Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 32PFH5500 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst small display diagonal TVs of this age. Across all the TVs that came out more than a year ago the RMS rated powers range from 2.5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 12W.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 32PFH5500 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television do not support internet TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 32PFH5500 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 32PFH5500 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Smart TV

The 32PFH5500 supports Smart TV, unlike most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television which do not support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 32PFH5500 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than a year. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The 32PFH5500 has a fairly average depth (64 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung HG32ED690 (£419.50) (64.9mm), or the Philips 32PFK5500 (£399.49) (64mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pfh550088
Barcodes 08718863002872

Philips 32PFH5500 Review Sources

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