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Philips 40PFT5300

40" Full HD 60Hz Flat Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £59.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Philips has good television reviews
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 40PFT5300 is only £58 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of this spec and age.


Reviews

Philips Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 2,107 expert and user reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other brands. 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.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Philips TV has been on the market since April 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 40PFT5300 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The Philips 40PFT5300 has a relatively average high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 40" televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40H7000 (£599).

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the 42LF561 (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF652 (£398.99) (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 40PFT5300 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, and the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 are also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 40PFT5300 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT5300 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40PFT5300 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT5300 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40PFT5300 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 40PFT5300 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not feature local dimming.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT5300 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFT5300 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40PFT5300 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFT5300 supports video on demand (VOD), as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT5300 supports interactive TV. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 40PFT5300 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Philips 40PFT5300 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The 40PFT5300 has a greater number of video apps than most medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Philips television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV is 59mm. With a depth of 88 millimeters, the 40PFT5300 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft530012, 40pft530056, 40pft530060
Barcodes 08718863002780, 08718863002803, 08718863008782

Philips 40PFT5300 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFT5300 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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