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Philips 40PFT4200

40" Full HD 60Hz Flat May 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £76.75 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips TVs have good reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 40PFT4200 is typical compared to the other 237 medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PFT4200 is £77.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in May 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television, the 40PFT4200 is not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the 40PFT4200 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

There are a number of other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UN48J5500 which has better reviews.

If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Hitachi 49HBT62A (£391.16) (100Hz), or the LG 43LH604 (£300) (100Hz).

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV is 180 cd/m², the brightest is 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 300 cd/m². At only 200 candellas per square meter, the 40PFT4200 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV is 270Hz. The Philips 40PFT4200 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies (only 100 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

Alternative 40" televisions currently available which you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the LOEWE Art 40 (£999).

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the SE42FO02 (£269) (42"), or the SE42FS03 (£269) (42") both from Seiki or the JVC LT-42C571 (£269) (42").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFT4200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Philips 40PFT4200 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFT4200 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT4200 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Philips 40PFT4200 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Philips 40PFT4200 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40PFT4200 does not support internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV do support internet TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFT4200 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT4200 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the 40PFT4200 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV range from 5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 77 millimeters, the 40PFT4200 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 40PFK4200 (£398.61) (77mm).

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Other Features

Only One USB Port

The 40PFT4200 is a one USB port television. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV have between one and two USB ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft420012
Barcodes 08718863004166

Philips 40PFT4200 Review Sources

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