Philips 40PFH5300
Philips 40PFH5300
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Philips 40PFH5300

A very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, but with poor features
40" Full HD No No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 40PFH5300 Review

Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£58 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £58 over 5 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite thick

How Big is the Philips 40PFH5300?

The Philips 40PFH5300 is 904mm wide and 88mm tall. It is 523mm thick and weighs 7.8kg.

Philips 40PFH5300 front dimensions

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Philips 40PFH5300 In-Depth Analysis


Philips TVs Have Very Good 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 ratings compared to other manufacturers. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 40PFH5300 of 40" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 33% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFH5300 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFH5300 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The 40PFH5300's thickness of 88mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 9% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 40PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The 40PFH5300 does not support Picture-in-Picture, although this is within the context that 76% of TVs also do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFH5300 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Miracast

The 40PFH5300 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 40PFH5300 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFH5300 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 40PFH5300's high frequency rate of 200Hz is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFH5300 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFH5300 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the 40PFH5300 is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 40PFH5300 in April 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this Philips TV is A+, and the 40PFH5300 is in the cheapest 13% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PFH5300 is only £58.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfh530088
Barcodes 08718863002797

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