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Philips 32PFT5500

£269.00
32" Full HD Flat Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £49.51 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good sound quality
Reasonably priced
Expert reviews are poor
6 Reviews
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Reviews

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,088 expert and user reviews (including 215 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 television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Expert review site whathifi.com scored this TV 60 out of 100. Experts aren't convinced by this small display diagonal television.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two people agreed that the product was cheap. Roddy P. mentioned in their review of this TV “Brilliant! What a deal too, got it in our spare room”. Roddy P. also wrote “Brilliant deal” in their review.

One person said in their reviews that the Philips 32PFT5500 was good value for money. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “The 32PFT5500 is a decent all rounder befitting of what is a reasonable price tag” .

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Pricey

TVs of a comparable age and type range in price from £96 to £499. We think that this small display diagonal television looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two Philips 32PFT5500 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Mrs S R Wright-Dawson mentioned on Amazon in April last year “Colour and sound are excellent, however very annoying that TV comes on”.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this television the RMS rated powers range from 2.5W to 40W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Philips 32PFT5500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Design

Robust

One Philips 32PFT5500 owner who bought this TV reckoned that it was well made. Roddy P. wrote “Wifi built in is great” in their review of this TV and scored it 7 stars.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good quality.

Well Designed

One Philips 32PFT5500 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was well designed. Whathifi.com mentioned in their Philips 32PFT5500 review “Sleek design”. One customer who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good looking. Ann Morrison said on Amazon “Arrived earlier than stated beautiful clear picture”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person considered that the Philips 32PFT5500 had a good signal strength. Mrs S R Wright-Dawson rated it 4 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Have checked Broadband speed and signal strength which are OK”.

Supports Video On Demand (VOD) Support

The 32PFT5500 supports video on demand (VOD) support. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support video on demand (VOD) support.

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Interactive TV

The 32PFT5500 is interactive TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also are interactive TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The 32PFT5500 has an internet TV function, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV do not have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 32PFT5500 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television which do not support smart TV features.

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Display

Good Contrast Ratio

One Philips 32PFT5500 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Whathifi.com wrote “Decent contrast” in their review of the Philips 32PFT5500.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32PFT5500 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

This TV's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported display resolution across all TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst supported display resolution across comparable types of TV.

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Not 3D

The 32PFT5500 is not 3D. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than a year are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Philips 22HFL2819 (£229.73) which is also higher rated.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 32PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV do not support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including the 32LF580 (£261.99), or the 32LH604 (£258.89) both from LG or the Samsung UE32J4570 (£254.83) which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The 32PFT5500 has a Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The 32PFT5500 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 32PFT5500 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do not have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 32PFT5500 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other small display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year also have an audio input for DVI.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 32PFT5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other small display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV, the 32PFT5500 does not feature local dimming.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 32PFT5500 has an average 5 year running cost of £50 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 218 TVs of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philipsce 32pft550012, philips 32pft550012rb
Barcodes 05054629999943, 08718863002865, 08718863002889

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LG 43LF540 vs Philips 32PFT5500

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£ 279.99 £269.00
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Vastly Lower RMS Rated Power

Samsung UE43J5500 vs Philips 32PFT5500

Samsung UE43J5500 vs Philips 32PFT5500
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£ 319.00 £269.00
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