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Philips 40PFT6550

40" Active Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Philips is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 40PFT6550 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 40PFT6550 do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Sony KDL-43W809[plb_2861686_price], the Samsung UE48J6300[plb_2824299_price], and the LG 42LF652[plb_2835500_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFT6550, the Philips 40PFT6550 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available including the Sony KDL-43W809[plb_2861686_price], the Samsung UE48J6300[plb_2824299_price], or the LG 42LF652[plb_2835500_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFT6550 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Philips 40PFT6550 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 40PFT6550 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFT6550. Most of the mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFT6550 only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, however this Philips television has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This television supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 40PFT6550 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFT6550. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40PFT6550 the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,000Hz. At 800 hertz, the 40PFT6550 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFT6550 the display brightnesss range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the 40PFT6550 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The 40PFT6550 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The Philips 40PFT6550 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 40PFT6550. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Features Two Video Appss

The Philips 40PFT6550 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of this type and age. This Philips TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on TVs of this type and age. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this television.

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Features One Music Apps

The number of music app featured on the Philips 40PFT6550 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television features an Spotify music apps, which is the most frequently featured music apps featured on TVs of this age and type.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This Philips TV received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from whathifi.com. That puts this TV in the bottom 11% of all the televisions of a similar age and type.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40PFT6550 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFT6550 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The 40PFT6550 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFT6550. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFT6550 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40PFT6550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two Processor Coress

The 40PFT6550 is a two processor cores television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago have between two and three processor coress.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFT6550 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the 40PFT6550 which has one RF ports quantity.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFT6550

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 40PFT6550 is £66 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of a similar type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar age and spec 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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Average Depth

At 64 millimeters, the 40PFT6550 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFT6550.

Other 64mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 32PFT5500[pl_2860933_price], the 40PFT6510[pl_2860929_price], or the 40PFT5500[pl_2860935_price] all from Philips.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
USB Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

(1)
21 January 2016

This is a decent effort. But there are things that need improving, such as the picture and the interface, which face tough competition. Until then, we'll file this under ?decent'.See all our...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £62.49
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £65.53
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40pft655012, summer 40pft6550, philips 40pft6550, philips 40pft655012
Barcodes 08718863001950

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