Philips 40PFT6550 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£66 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 51?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £66 over 5 years are in the cheapest 17% of all 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared the 40PFT6550 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for playing games on, ranking number 367 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching films on, ranking number 481 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 790 in TVs for sport.
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Philips 40PFT6550 Video Reviews
Philips 40PFT6550 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Poor
This television received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from whathifi.com. This puts this Philips TV in the bottom 11% of all the televisions when ranked by average expert review score.
Very Good Brand
Based on 2,501 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and is under 3 years old but has mediocre features. However at £399.00 it is cheaper than 70% of TVs.
Average Display Diagonal
The Philips 40PFT6550's display diagonal of 40" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 27% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 40PFT6550 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.
The 40PFT6550 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.
The 40PFT6550's thickness of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The 40PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The 40PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The Philips 40PFT6550 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.
Features Local Dimming
The 40PFT6550 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.
Three USB Ports
The Philips 40PFT6550 has more USB ports than most of the televisions. Most of the TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however this TV has three USB ports.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 40PFT6550 of 800Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The Philips 40PFT6550 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.
Supports Video On Demand (VOD)
The 40PFT6550 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).
Supports Interactive TV
The 40PFT6550 supports interactive TV. 93% of televisions do not support interactive TV.
The 40PFT6550 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The 40PFT6550 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The Philips 40PFT6550's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 21% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Supports Netflix and YouTube
The Philips 40PFT6550 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This television was released in July 2015.
Running Costs Are Low
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 40PFT6550 is in the cheapest 17% of all 4,021 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 40PFT6550 will cost only £66 over 5 years to run.
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