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Philips 42HFL7009

Philips 42HFL7009

42" Flat Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
Like a painting on your wall. Enjoy the latest ultra-thin LED TV and the immersion of Ambilight. With the complete set of hospitality features and Philips OXIGEN, this TV is designed to meet the... More
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9 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++, and the 42HFL7009 is one of the cheapest to run TVs of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42HFL7009 is only £55.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average Philips mid-size TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Philips.

Supports Smart TV

The 42HFL7009 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 42HFL7009 do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 47HFL7009[plb_2376715_price], or the Panasonic TX-47AS740[plb_2232470_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 42HFL7009 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this television and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 47HFL7009[plb_2376715_price], and the Panasonic TX-47AS740[plb_2232470_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards on TVs of this spec and age.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The 42HFL7009 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42HFL7009. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 42HFL7009 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This Philips television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42HFL7009. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the TVs of this age and type the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 48 kilowatt hours, the Philips 42HFL7009 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Expensive

We think this mid-size TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this spec and age. The price range of TVs of this spec and age is from £139 to £3,099.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The 42HFL7009 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-47AS740[plb_2232470_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 42HFL7009 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42HFL7009. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The 42HFL7009 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 42HFL7009 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42HFL7009

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs 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

The 42HFL7009 has a relatively average depth (69.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

Other 69.6mm thick TVs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the Philips 47HFL7009[plb_2376715_price].

TVs with a thicker depth that might also be worth considering include the LOEWE Xelos 40[plb_1350929_price] (65mm and higher rated); or the Panasonic TX-47AS740[plb_2232470_price] (53mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Ambient Light Sensor
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Teletext
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Green (Eco) Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Display Resolution (numeric)
USB Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £52.88
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £54.71
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Energy Rating
0.27T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42hfl7009d12, philips 42hfl7009, philips 42hfl7009d
Barcodes 08712581722241

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