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Philips 40PFL5206H
Philips 40PFL5206H

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Philips 40PFL5206H

40" Full HD 100Hz Edge-LED Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £89.04 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,108 expert and user reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The 40PFL5206H is typical compared to the other 622 TVs of this type and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 40PFL5206H will cost £90 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was August 2013 when this TV was released.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFL5206H does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Philips 40PFL5206H does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television do have an ethernet port.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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 High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the 40PFL5206H has a relatively standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the LOEWE Xelos 40 (£995).

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 49LX540 (£926.50) (120Hz), or the Toshiba 40L5441 (£379.29) (200Hz).

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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 comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the 40PFL5206H has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The display brightnesses of TVs of this type and age range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 320Hz. At only 100 hertz, the 40PFL5206H has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV is 7.6ms. The response time of the 40PFL5206H of only 2 milliseconds is one of the fastest amongst televisions of this type and age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

There are a number of alternative 40" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Toshiba 40RL958B.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-L42FT60E (42" and higher rated), or the LG 42LB561 (£259) (42" and higher rated).

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40PFL5206H does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40PFL5206H has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFL5206H has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 40PFL5206H has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The 40PFL5206H has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television. Comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The depths of medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. The 40PFL5206H has one of the thinner depths (only 39.9 millimeters) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pfl5206h

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Samsung HG46EC890 vs Philips 40PFL5206H

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£ 699.99 £0.00
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50% Slower Response Time
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £0.53

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75% Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Three USB 2.0 Ports
One More SCART Port
Two More HDMI Ports
Hugely Lower RMS Rated Power
23.1mm Thicker
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