Philips 32PFK5500
Philips 32PFK5500
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Philips 32PFK5500

An astoundingly economical to run 32" Full HD television, but with not very good features
32" Full HD No No Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 32PFK5500 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Philips 32PFK5500 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£50 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £50 over 5 years are in the cheapest 8% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

Philips 32PFK5500 In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good reviews. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Quite Small Display Diagonal

The 32PFK5500's display diagonal of only 32" is in the smallest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32PFK5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 32PFK5500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Philips 32PFK5500 of 64mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 63% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Philips 32PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 32PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 32PFK5500 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 32PFK5500 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 32PFK5500's high frequency rate of 60Hz is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 30% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Philips 32PFK5500 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. This Philips television is a three USB port television compared to most of the TVs which only have between one and two USB ports.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 32PFK5500 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The 32PFK5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This Philips television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Supports Miracast

The 32PFK5500 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 32PFK5500 in June 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average running cost of the 32PFK5500 is only £50 over 5 years based on passable energy prices, which makes it one of the most economic to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pfk5500, 32pfk550012
Barcodes 08718863002858

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Philips 32PFK5500

38% cheaper to run
130 cd/m² dimmer display brightness
£13.21 more expensive to run over five years
Energy efficiency rating is better
Three times slower motion interpolation frequency
50% faster motion interpolation frequency
More expensive to run over five years by 40%
Faster high frequency rate
Hugely slower motion interpolation frequency