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Philips 32PFS5709

32" Full HD Flat Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £49.90 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips TVs have good reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not have a built-in camera

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Reviews

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Energy

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 32PFS5709 has an average running cost of £50 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 582 similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 32PFS5709 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television, the 32PFS5709 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 32LB650.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 32PFS5709 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels TV, which is the most common display resolution supported by small display diagonal televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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

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

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Philips 32PFS5709 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV. Small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as this TV have display brightnesses of between 150 cd/m² and 600 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,200Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 130Hz. When compared to other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV that we have assessed, the motion interpolation frequency of the 32PFS5709 of 400 hertz is one of the fastest.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 32" televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the LG 39LB580 (39") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 32PFS5709 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago do not support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Samsung UN32J6300 which both of have better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 32PFS5709 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 32PFS5709 has an ethernet port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 32PFS5709 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The 32PFS5709 supports interactive TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 32PFS5709 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do not support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Philips 32PFS5709 supports Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not support Smart TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 32PFS5709 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 32PFS5709 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 32PFS5709 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Philips 32PFS5709 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television is 2W, the highest is 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 13W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 55 millimeters, the 32PFS5709 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 55mm thick TVs currently available including the Philips 32PFK6509/12 which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pfs5709, 32pfs570912
Barcodes 08712581719210

Philips 32PFS5709 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 32PFS5709 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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