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Philips 40PFT4100

An economical to run 40" Full HD TV, but with inferior features
40" Full HD No No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 40PFT4100 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old,
29
Missing Some Features
60
2 Years Old
77
£76 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

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 rating of A+, and its running costs of £76 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Fairly thick

How Big is the Philips 40PFT4100?

The Philips 40PFT4100 is 918mm wide and 77mm tall. It is 531mm thick and weighs 8.8kg.

Philips 40PFT4100 front dimensions

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Philips 40PFT4100 size in context

Philips 40PFT4100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 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.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 40PFT4100 of 40" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 40PFT4100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFT4100 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 40PFT4100's thickness of 77mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 20% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFT4100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40PFT4100 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Philips 40PFT4100 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The 40PFT4100's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFT4100 does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 40PFT4100 of only 16W is in the lowest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT4100 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of the 40PFT4100 of only 200 cd/m² is in the dimmest 6% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT4100 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 40PFT4100 of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 40PFT4100 in April 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 40PFT4100 has an average 5 year running cost of £76 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft410012, 40pft410060
Barcodes 08718863003138, 08718863003152

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