Philips 40PFS570912
Philips 40PFS5709
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Philips 40PFS570912

A very economical to run but only average value for money 40" Full HD television
40" Full HD No No Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 40PFS5709
Philips 40PFS5709/12 (40PFS5709) 40Inch Smart Full HD LED TV,400Hz Motion Rate,Freeview HD,Wi-Fi,3 HDMI
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Philips 40PFS5709 Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Philips 40PFS5709 number 181 in 40 inch TVs, number 217 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 947 across all TVs.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£58 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 50?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £58 over 5 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 4,373 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Very slow high frequency rate

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching films, ranking number 503 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 445 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 736 in TVs for sport.

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Philips 40PFS5709 In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,502 expert and user reviews (including 1,949 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its televisions. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £469.99 it is cheaper than 64% of TVs.


Average Display Diagonal

The 40PFS5709's display diagonal of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 34% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 40PFS5709 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFS5709 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 40PFS5709's thickness of 71mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 75% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Philips 40PFS5709 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 40PFS5709 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 40PFS5709 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Features Local Dimming

The 40PFS5709 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFS5709 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 40PFS5709 of only 60Hz is fairly slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have high frequency rates of between 20Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFS5709 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The Philips 40PFS5709 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 40PFS5709 in April 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This Philips TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 40PFS5709 is only £58, which makes it one of the more economic to run TVs.

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philips 40pfs570912, philips tv400hz



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