Philips 40PUK680912


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Philips 40PUK680912

Philips 40PUK6809
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A very economical to run and good spec 40" 4K television, with satisfactory reviews but representing not very good value for money
40" 4K Yes No Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 40PUK6809 Review

With low running costs but good features, we have ranked the Philips 40PUK6809 number 159 in 3D TVs, number 175 in 40 inch TVs and number 196 in Netflix recommended TVs.
1 Review
Value for Money
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £60 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,312 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 40PUK6809 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching films, ranking number 531 in TVs for films. However mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 797 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 449 in TVs for gaming.
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Philips 40PUK6809 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Expert Reviews Are Poor

TV expert review website Digital Versus scored this TV 60%. It seems that TV experts really don't rate this Philips TV very highly.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,602 expert and owner reviews (including 2,026 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good ratings. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 58% of TVs, it has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £512.19 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, and the 40PUK6809 has an average running cost of £60 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,312 televisions.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 40PUK6809 in August 2014.




The Philips 40PUK6809 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the Philips 40PUK6809 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 73% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PUK6809 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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The Philips 40PUK6809 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Televisions have thicknesses of between 3mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The Philips 40PUK6809's thickness of only 38mm is in the thinnest 14% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 40PUK6809 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 40PUK6809 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The 40PUK6809 features local dimming, which is unusual. 77% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40PUK6809 has an auto volume leveler. 84% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40PUK6809 has a common interface (CI) slot, which is unusual. 71% of TVs do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 40PUK6809 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 40PUK6809 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 40PUK6809 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. Televisions resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 40PUK6809 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 40PUK6809 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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philips 40puk680912, philips f3y021bf2m



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