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Philips 40PFH530088

40" Full HD 200Hz Edge-LED Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £57.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Good brand
Full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 40PFH5300 is one of the most economic to run televisions of a similar age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PFH5300 is only £58.


Reviews

Good Brand

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2015.


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 a similar type and 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

The 40PFH5300 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6410 (£379), the Toshiba 40L5441 (£385.29), or the Panasonic TX-47AS740 (£379.99).

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The 40PFH5300 has one of the faster high frequency rates (200 hertz) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The high frequency rates of TVs of this age and spec range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

We compared all the other 200Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40C7000WWXXC which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-42W705 (£349.99) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this age and type.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

There are a number of other 40" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper TVs such as the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299).

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the 42LF652 (£398.99) (42" and higher rated), the 42LF580 (£299) (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF5610 (£294.99) (42" and higher rated) all from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 40PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40H6410 (£379), the Toshiba 40L5441 (£385.29), or the Panasonic TX-47AS740 (£379.99) are also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 40PFH5300 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40PFH5300 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Management Features

Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The 40PFH5300 does not support Picture-in-Picture, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 40PFH5300 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40PFH5300 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 40PFH5300 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV do not feature local dimming.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFH5300 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFH5300 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFH5300 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFH5300 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 40PFH5300 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40PFH5300 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 40PFH5300 is more than most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of televisions of this age and type is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 88 millimeters, the 40PFH5300 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the 47PFL3188 (£379.99) (91mm), or the 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (88mm) both from Philips or the Samsung HG40EC460 (90.9mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfh530088
Barcodes 08718863002797

Philips 40PFH5300 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFH5300 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 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 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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