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Philips 40PFS6909

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Philips 40PFS6909

£499.99
Philips 40PFS6909
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A very economical to run and cheap 40" Full HD TV, good for playing games
40" Full HD No 61mm Oct 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 40PFS6909 40inch Smart 3D Full HD 1080p LED TV with Ambilight,600Hz,Built In WiFi,4xHDMI
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Philips 40PFS6909 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Philips 40PFS6909 number 122 in 3D TVs, number 181 in 40 inch TVs and number 257 in Netflix recommended TVs.
80
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
90
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £56 over 5 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Ambilight changes the way you look at TV forever
Ultra slim lines for a refined profile
Digital natural motion for smooth moving images
600Hz PMR for flawless moving images
Smart tv: a whole new world to explore
MyRemote app: the smarter way to interact with your TV
Wi-Fi miracast mirror your smartphone screen to your TV
Cloud TV and cloud explorer bring worlds together
Multiroom tv'share live TV and recordings between tvs
Extreme narrow bezel: defining your viewing experience
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 312 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 538 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 534 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Philips 40PFS6909 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,279 owner and expert reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Alright Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £499.99 it is cheaper than 56% of televisions.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the 40PFS6909 has an average running cost of only £56 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Philips TV has been on the market since October 2014.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 40PFS6909 of only 40" is in the smallest 32% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 40PFS6909 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Philips 40PFS6909 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 40PFS6909 of 61mm is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 52% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40PFS6909 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 40PFS6909's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 20% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFS6909 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The Philips 40PFS6909's motion interpolation frequency of 600Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 70% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Philips 40PFS6909 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Philips 40PFS6909 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 40PFS6909 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFS6909 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

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

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips ambilight600hzbuilt, philips 40pfs690912, philips wifi4xhdmi

Barcodes:

08712581725914

Philips 40PFS6909

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