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Philips 40PFT4009

40" Full HD 60Hz Flat Sep 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £78.74 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips televisions have good reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,107 expert and user reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 100% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 40PFT4009 has an average running cost of £79 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this Philips television was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type 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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Not 3D

The Philips 40PFT4009 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz. The Philips 40PFT4009 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 60 hertz) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this type and age is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 40PFT4009 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The Philips 40PFT4009 has a quite dim display brightness (only 280 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The average display brightness of TVs that are a similar age to this television is 340 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Other 40" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the UE40B6000, or the UE40H6200 (£422.79) both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the 42LF561 (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF580 (£299) (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFT4009 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years which support Wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40PFT4009 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 40PFT4009 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Philips 40PFT4009 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Philips 40PFT4009 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this television, the 40PFT4009 does not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Philips 40PFT4009 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 40PFT4009 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The 40PFT4009 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 10 Watts) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 88 millimeters, the 40PFT4009 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Philips 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (88mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft400912, 40pft400960
Barcodes 08718863000328, 08718863000335

Philips 40PFT4009 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFT4009 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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