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Philips 40PFT5300

71

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Philips 40PFT5300

Philips 40PFT5300
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A very economical to run but moderately out of date 40" Full HD television, with good features
40" Full HD No 81mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 40PFT5300 Review

With very low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Philips 40PFT5300 as follows:
67
Features
Good Features
83
Age
1 Year Old
93
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £47 over 5 years are in the cheapest 12% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an audio input for DVI
Supports interactive TV
Full HD slim LED TV
A clear, vivid picture every time
Functional elegance
Television viewing at your convenience
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

48
Watching Films
Mediocre
20
Watching Sport
Mediocre
25
Playing Games
Mediocre

How Big is the Philips 40PFT5300?

The Philips 40PFT5300 is 904mm wide and 81mm tall. It is 523mm thick and weighs 7.8kg.

Philips 40PFT5300 front dimensions
Philips 40PFT5300 size in context

Philips 40PFT5300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,279 user and expert reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its televisions. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 40PFT5300 is in the cheapest 12% of all 4,306 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 40PFT5300 will cost only £47 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips TV has been on the market since March 2016.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 40PFT5300 of only 40" is in the smallest 29% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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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

Like most other TVs, the Philips 40PFT5300 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFT5300 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 40PFT5300 of 81mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 15% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40PFT5300 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT5300 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Philips 40PFT5300 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The Philips 40PFT5300's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 24% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT5300 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The Philips 40PFT5300's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 40PFT5300 is more than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFT5300 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Miracast

The 40PFT5300 supports Miracast. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFT5300 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT5300 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT5300 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Philips 40PFT5300 of only 300 cd/m² is in the dimmest 34% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 40pft530012, 40pft530056, 40pft530060

Barcodes:

08718863002780, 08718863002803, 08718863008782

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