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Philips 32PFK5500

£399.49
32" Full HD 60Hz Flat Jun 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £49.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,107 owner and expert reviews (including 216 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good ratings. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this small display diagonal TV is A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 32PFK5500 is £50 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 243 TVs of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 32PFK5500 in June 2015.


Price

Pricey

The price range of TVs of a comparable age and type is from £99 to £2,387. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 32PFK5500 is not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the 32PFK5500 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-24DSW504 (400Hz and cheaper), or the Sony 32WD752SU (£349) (400Hz and cheaper).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32PFK5500 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This TV's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported display resolution across all small display diagonal televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

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

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the 32PFK5500 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than a year. Small display diagonal televisions that were released one year ago have display brightnesses of between 140 cd/m² and 600 cd/m².

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 200 hertz, the 32PFK5500 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst small display diagonal televisions of this age. Across all the TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 180Hz.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 32" TVs currently available including the Philips 32HFL3010 (£307.36) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE32J6300 (£349) which has better reviews.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 32PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the Philips 28HFL5010 (£387.70), and the Sony KDL-32WD750 both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung HG32ED690 (£419.50) is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 32PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The 32PFK5500 supports Miracast, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 32PFK5500 has an ethernet port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV do not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 32PFK5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out more than a year ago do not feature local dimming.

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Other Features

Three USB Ports

three USB ports

The 32PFK5500 has more USB ports than most of the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. Most of the televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this television only have between one and two USB ports, however this television has three USB ports.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 32PFK5500 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 32PFK5500 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 32PFK5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV the RMS rated powers range from 2.5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 13W. The Philips 32PFK5500 has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 32PFK5500 supports internet TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year do not support internet TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 32PFK5500 supports interactive TV. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support interactive TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 32PFK5500 supports Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this television do not support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The 32PFK5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the 32PFK5500 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Samsung HG32ED690 (£419.50) (64.9mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pfk5500
Barcodes 08718863002858

Philips 32PFK5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 32PFK5500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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