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Philips 40PFT6550

73

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Philips 40PFT6550

£399.00
Philips 40PFT6550
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 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 40PFT6550 Review

With very low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 40PFT6550 number 171 in 3D TVs, number 243 in 40 inch TVs and number 314 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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Reviews
1 Review
59
Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £52 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
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Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 40PFT6550 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 474 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 816 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 818 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Philips 40PFT6550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from whathifi.com. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this Philips television.

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Philips TVs Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 68% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £399.00 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The 40PFT6550 is in the cheapest 16% of all 4,306 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PFT6550 is only £52.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Philips TV has been on the market since July 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 40PFT6550 of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 64% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 40PFT6550 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 40PFT6550 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 40PFT6550's thickness of 64mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 62% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 40PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 40PFT6550 is a three USB port TV.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 40PFT6550 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 75% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Miracast

The 40PFT6550 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 40PFT6550 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PFT6550 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Local Dimming

The 40PFT6550 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 40PFT6550 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 40PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 40PFT6550 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 40PFT6550 is more than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 40PFT6550 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 40pft655012, summer 40pft6550

Barcodes:

08718863001950

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