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Philips 40PFT6510

40" Full HD Active Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £65.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Low running costs
Unacceptable noise level
homecinemachoice.com Best Buy

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site decided that this Philips TV would make a great purchase. This television received a "Best Buy" award from Homecinemachoice.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

TV expert review website homecinemachoice.com scored this television 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this Philips television is one of the very best medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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 compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

This medium display diagonal TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The average running cost of the 40PFT6510 is only £66 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 237 TVs of a similar age and spec.


Price

Good Value for Money

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Ambilight is fun, decent value” however they gave it a rating of 1 stars.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their review of the Philips 40PFT6510 two years ago “Care needed with picture processing options, harshness at loud volumes, Android TV system is cumbersome”.

Noisy

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was noisy. Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their review of the Philips 40PFT6510 two years ago “Care needed with picture processing options, harshness at loud volumes, Android TV system is cumbersome”.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV is 5W and the highest is 40W. The Philips 40PFT6510 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when this Philips TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable age and type 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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Good Contrast Ratio

One customer concluded that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Homecinemachoice.com wrote in their Philips 40PFT6510 review “Exceptionally sharp pictures for HD, superb contrast and colour”.

Good High Def TV

One person who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 40PFT6510 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFT6510 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the 40PFT6510 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this age and type is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 270Hz.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The 40PFT6510 has a fairly bright display brightness (350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago. Across all the TVs of this age and spec the display brightnesses range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 300 cd/m².

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 40" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40J6300 (£279.99).

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the LG 43LH570 (£378.03) (43").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 40PFT6510 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the UE48H6240, the UN55J6300, or the UE40J6300 (£279.99) all from Samsung.

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Supports Miracast

The 40PFT6510 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT6510 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40PFT6510 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PFT6510 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Philips 40PFT6510 features local dimming. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year also feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 40PFT6510 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40PFT6510 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PFT6510 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PFT6510 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT6510 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 40PFT6510 supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40PFT6510 supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 40PFT6510 is more than most medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 64 millimeters, the 40PFT6510 has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pft651012ra, 40pft651060
Barcodes 00635131627170, 08718863001981, 08718863002001

Philips 40PFT6510 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PFT6510 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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