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Philips 40PFS5709 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|3 Years Old|
|£58 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 50?
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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
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.
Philips 40PFS5709 Video Reviews
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.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Philips 40PFS5709 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The 40PFS5709 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
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.
The Philips 40PFS5709 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
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.
The Philips 40PFS5709 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.
Features Local Dimming
The 40PFS5709 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The 40PFS5709 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.
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.
Supports Interactive TV
The 40PFS5709 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Philips released the 40PFS5709 in April 2014.
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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