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Philips 40PFL5206

Philips 40PFL5206

40" 100Hz Edge-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
Relax and enjoy a great TV night in brilliant LED quality on the Philips 5000 Series 40PFL5206 LED TV. Powered by the Pixel Plus HD engine for clear, vivid Full HD pictures, and complimented by... More
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6 Reasons For

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,006 user and expert reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFL5206 the display brightnesss range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the Philips 40PFL5206 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 40PFL5206.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The 40PFL5206 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this type and age.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of televisions of this spec and age is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a depth of only 39.9 millimeters, the 40PFL5206 has one of the thinner depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Televisions of this age and spec have response times of between 2ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. The Philips 40PFL5206 has one of the fastest response times (only 2 milliseconds) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL5206, the Philips 40PFL5206 does not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most TVs of this spec and age do not support smart TV. The 40PFL5206 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

Other TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFL5206, the 40PFL5206 is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40PFL5206 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFL5206 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Philips 40PFL5206 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 40PFL5206.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analogue & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFL5206, the Philips 40PFL5206 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the Philips 40PFL5206 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this spec and age is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Philips 40PFL5206 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Philips 40PFL5206 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFL5206

Average Running Costs

The 40PFL5206 has an average running cost of £90 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of this spec and age.

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 TVs of this type 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This mid-size TV has been on the market for over three years.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the 40PFL5206 has a pretty average high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFL5206.

We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE46EH5300[plb_1311179_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this mid-size TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-32WD754[plb_3406106_price] (200Hz).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Control Type
Firmware Upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £88.13
Electricity cost when on standby £0.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £89.04
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0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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