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59

Overall Score

Philips 40PFT5500

£369.00
A good value for money 40" Full HD TV with very low running costs but inferior features
40" Full HD No No Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 40PFT5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 40PFT5500 number 106 in 40 inch TVs and number 579 across all TVs.
86
Very Good
39
Missing Some Features
67
2 Years Old
85
£64 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

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 TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £64 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not feature local dimming

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 280 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 546 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 579 in TVs for films.
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Philips 40PFT5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is under 3 years old but has mediocre features but at £369.00 it is cheaper than 74% of TVs.


Features

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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 40PFT5500 of 40" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 32% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 40PFT5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFT5500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 40PFT5500's thickness of 64mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 63% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFT5500 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT5500 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the Philips 40PFT5500 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT5500 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 40PFT5500 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since July 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 40PFT5500 is in the cheapest 16% of all 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on alright energy prices, we estimate the 40PFT5500 will cost only £64 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft550012rb
Barcodes 08718863002742, 08718863002766

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