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Philips 40PFT4509/60

40" Full HD 60Hz Flat Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £57.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 40PFT4509/12 is only £58, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 661 TVs of this age and type.


Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in May 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that are a comparable age 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 40PFT4509/12 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 60 hertz, the 40PFT4509/12 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 42LB650 (£479.09) (100Hz and higher rated), or the Panasonic TX-50AS500 (100Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Philips 40PFT4509/12 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV 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.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99) (42") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFT4509/12 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 40PFT4509/12 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40PFT4509/12 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT4509/12 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the Philips 40PFT4509/12 does not feature local dimming.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT4509/12 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Philips 40PFT4509/12 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television. The average RMS rated power of TVs that came out around the same time as this television is 21W.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFT4509/12 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40PFT4509/12 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT4509/12 supports interactive TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 40PFT4509/12 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40PFT4509/12 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 40PFT4509/12 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The 40PFT4509/12 has one of the thicker depths (88 millimeters) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The thinnest depth of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft4509, 40pft450912, 40pft450960
Barcodes 08712581709105, 08712581717254

Philips 40PFT4509/60 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFT4509/60 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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