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Philips 40PFS5709

40" 60Hz Flat Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,006 expert and user reviews, Philips has good ratings for its televisions. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which do not support smart TV, the 40PFS5709 supports smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this television and we think the LG 47LM669[plb_1308760_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 32LB650[plb_2229286_price], and the Samsung UE48H6500[plb_2238175_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 40PFS5709 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 40PFS5709 do not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper TV such as the LG 47LM669[plb_1308760_price] or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UE48H6500[plb_2238175_price], or the LG 32LB650[plb_2229286_price].

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the 40PFS5709 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 40PFS5709. Televisions of this age and type have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 40PFS5709 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (400 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFS5709. The motion interpolation frequencys of TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFS5709 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 40PFS5709 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFS5709. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 40PFS5709 is more than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFS5709. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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8 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £70.99

In the last few weeks the price of the 40PFS5709 has increased by £70.99.

Not 3D

The 40PFS5709 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE48H6500[plb_2238175_price], or the LG 32LB650[plb_2229286_price]; or the LG 47LM669[plb_1308760_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 40PFS5709 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40PFS5709 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 40PFS5709 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the Philips 40PFS5709 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

There are a number of other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Philips 48PFS5709[plb_2219964_price] which is cheaper.

If this mid-size TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] (200Hz and higher rated); or the Toshiba 48L5453[plb_2220582_price] (100Hz and cheaper), or the Panasonic TX-39A400[plb_2268365_price] (100Hz and cheaper).

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Only Supports Five Image Formats Supporteds

The 40PFS5709 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The 40PFS5709 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

The average power consumption (off) of TVs of a similar type and age to the 40PFS5709 is 0.26W. At 0.3 Watts, the 40PFS5709 has a quite high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 40PFS5709.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 40PFS5709.

Average Depth

The 40PFS5709 has a fairly typical depth (71 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 40PFS5709.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the KDL-42W706[pl_2143945_price] (64mm and cheaper), or the KDL-32R400C[pl_1573471_price] (76.5mm and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pfs570912, philips tv400, philips tv400h, philips tv400hz, philips 40pfs5709, philipstv 40pfs5709, philips 40pfs570912
Barcodes 08712581719241

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