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Philips 40PFH4009

40" Full HD 60Hz Flat Sep 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £78.74 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,107 owner and expert reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 100% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the average running cost of the 40PFH4009 is £79 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of a similar spec and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 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 a comparable age and spec to this TV, the 40PFH4009 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 40PFH4009 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 60 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average high frequency rate of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 220Hz.

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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 commonly supported display resolution on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the 40PFH4009 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. Medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m². The Philips 40PFH4009 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 280 candellas per square meter) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFH4009 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40PFH4009 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The 40PFH4009 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV which do not have a DVI port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40PFH4009 does not support internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do support internet TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 40PFH4009 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFH4009 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFH4009 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions of this spec and age is 21W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the 40PFH4009's RMS rated power is one of the lowest amongst TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40PFH4009 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Other Features

Only One USB Port

The 40PFH4009 is a one USB port television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The average depth of TVs of a comparable type and age to this television is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 88 millimeters, the 40PFH4009 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfh400988
Barcodes 08718863000304

Philips 40PFH4009 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFH4009 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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