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Philips 40PFT5500

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Philips 40PFT5500

£419.99
Philips 40PFT5500
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A cheap and very economical to run 40" Full HD television, good for watching films
40" Full HD No 64mm Jul 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 40PFT5500 200 Hz TV
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Purchase price £419.99. APR 14.9%.
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£459.79
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Philips 40PFT5500 Review

With very low running costs and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Philips 40PFT5500 number 173 in 40 inch TVs and number 797 across all TVs.
86
Value for Money
Very Good
69
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£50 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

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This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £50 over 5 years are in the cheapest 15% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports video on demand (VOD)
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Smaller than average display diagonal
Only Full HD

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 231 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 403 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 399 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Philips 40PFT5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips TVs Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £419.99 it is in the cheapest 34% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £51 (12%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 40PFT5500 is in the cheapest 15% of all 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PFT5500 is only £50.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in July 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 40PFT5500 of only 40" is in the smallest 35% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 40PFT5500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 40PFT5500 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Philips 40PFT5500 of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 40PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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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 Philips 40PFT5500 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT5500 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Miracast

The 40PFT5500 supports Miracast. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 40pft550012rb, 40pft550060

Barcodes:

08718863002742, 08718863002766

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