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Philips 32PFT5500

32" Flat Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 32PFT5500 is only £50 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 8% of all 366 TVs of this type and age.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs produced by Philips have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.

Reasonably Priced

A number of Philips 32PFT5500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Roddy P. mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant deal” in their review of the Philips 32PFT5500. Roddy P. also wrote “Brilliant! What a deal too, got it in our spare room”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was good value for money. In December last year Whathifi.com wrote in their review “The 32PFT5500 is a decent all rounder befitting of what is a reasonable price tag”.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Philips 32PFT5500 owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. In December Mrs S R Wright-Dawson she wrote on Amazon “Colour and sound are excellent, however very annoying that TV comes on”. Zozerely said on Amazon in December this year “Tvs, quality all round, amazing sound and a picture to die for” in their review.

Nice Design

One Philips 32PFT5500 owner thought it was good looking. Ann Morrison said in her review on Amazon “Arrived earlier than stated beautiful clear picture”. One Philips 32PFT5500 owner concluded that this TV was a good design. Whathifi.com mentioned in December last year “Sleek design” in their review of this TV.

Good Connectivity

One Philips 32PFT5500 owner concluded that the Philips 32PFT5500 had a good signal strength. Mrs S R Wright-Dawson mentioned “Have checked Broadband speed and signal strength which are OK”. One Philips 32PFT5500 owner reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Roddy P. said on Amazon this month “Wifi built in is great” and scored it 5 stars.

Robust

One Philips 32PFT5500 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made.

Good Product Quality

One person who bought this TV considered that it was good quality.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 32PFT5500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE48J5500[plb_2826204_price], the LG 42LB650[plb_2229284_price], or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32PFT5500, the 32PFT5500 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including the Samsung UE48J5500[plb_2826204_price], the LG 42LB650[plb_2229284_price], or the Sony KDL-40W705[plb_2796116_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 32PFT5500 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32PFT5500. This Philips TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 32PFT5500 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Philips 32PFT5500 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32PFT5500 only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards on comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other TVs that were released more than a year ago that we have checked the display brightness of, the Philips 32PFT5500's display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 32PFT5500 have display brightnesss of between 180 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The 32PFT5500 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this type and age. This Philips television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 32PFT5500. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 32PFT5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Very Light

The lightest similar spec TV that has been available for around the same time as the 32PFT5500 is 3.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. With a weight of only 5.2 kilograms, the 32PFT5500 is one of the lighter mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this type and age range from 32kWh to 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. At only 42 kilowatt hours, the Philips 32PFT5500 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 32PFT5500.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

TV expert review website whathifi.com scored this TV 60 out of 100. That puts this television in the bottom 7% of all the TVs of a similar age and spec.

Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 32PFT5500, the Philips 32PFT5500 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LB650[plb_2229284_price], the Sony KDL-43W807[plb_2803096_price], or the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago, the 32PFT5500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 32PFT5500 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 32PFT5500. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32PFT5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 32PFT5500 also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 32PFT5500

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 32PFT5500 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a similar age and type 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 64 millimeters, the 32PFT5500 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative 64mm thick televisions currently available which you might also want to consider including the 40PFT6510[pl_2860929_price], or the 40PFT5500[pl_2860935_price] both from Philips or the Sony KDL-32W705[plb_2143275_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Firmware Upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
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Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
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Teletext
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Desktop Stand
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LED Backlight
Other Features
SimplyShare
USB Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

(1)
19 October 2015

That's where this set loses out.Afterwards, absolutely we could recommend this television. In terms of viewing experience, the 32PFT5500 is a decent all rounder befitting of what is a reasonable...

Good amount of detail
Decent contrast
Sleek design
Lack of colour subtlety, especially in deep blacks
Software bugs
Difficult to properly fine tune

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 29 July 2016 by Mrs S R Wright-Dawson | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Colour and sound are excellent, however very annoying that TV comes on and after about 1 minute, goes off and Android 'loads'. Also Apps menu loads, but none of apps eg BBC iPlayer, BBC News etc... Read more…

Reviewed 2 June 2016 by Zozerely
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for a bedroom tv, and internet use, and for pairing up my security cameras so we can see them from the bedroom, well it was by far better than i expected for the price, after 15... Read more…

Reviewed 18 May 2016 by Ann morrison | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived earlier than stated beautiful clear picture...

Reviewed 16 May 2016 by Roddy P. | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant! What a deal too, got it in our spare room and it's fab. Wifi built in is great.

Reviewed 29 April 2016 by Antony S. | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Love it...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £46.47
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £49.51
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 32PFT5500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.25T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32pft550060, philips 32pft5500, philips 32pft550012, philips 32pft550012r, tp vision 32pft550012, philipsce 32pft550012, philips 32pft550012rb, philipsmodel 32pft5500, philipsmodel 32pft5500l, philipsmodel 32pft5500le, philipsmodel 32pft5500led
Barcodes 05054629999943, 08718863002865, 08718863002889

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