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55

Overall Score

Philips 40PFS6909

£499.99
A very economical to run 40" Full HD TV with passable features but a price that represents fine value for money
40" Full HD Yes No Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 40PFS6909 Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the Philips 40PFS6909 number 141 in 3D TVs, number 158 in 40 inch TVs and number 201 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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Good
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£71 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £71 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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 358 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 384 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 677 in TVs for sport.
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Philips 40PFS6909 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 2,496 user and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 40PFS6909 of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 28% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFS6909 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The 40PFS6909 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 40PFS6909 of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 54% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40PFS6909 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFS6909 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The 40PFS6909 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 40PFS6909's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Philips 40PFS6909 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFS6909 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 20Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 40PFS6909 of only 60Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 25% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Philips 40PFS6909 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFS6909 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Local Dimming

The 40PFS6909 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in October 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 40PFS6909 is £71 based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips ambilight600hzbuilt, philips 40pfs690912, philips wifi4xhdmi
Barcodes 08712581725914

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