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Philips 42HFL7009

42" Full HD Flat Jul 2014
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £54.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
Features ambient lighting

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42HFL7009 is only £55, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of a comparable age and type.


Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,107 user and expert reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its televisions. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 42HFL7009 features ambient lighting. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television also feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 42HFL7009 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec televisions that are a comparable age 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 42HFL7009 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m².

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42HFL7009 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524.

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Supports Miracast

The 42HFL7009 supports Miracast, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42HFL7009 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42HFL7009 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The 42HFL7009 is green (Eco) compliant, as are most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Philips 42HFL7009 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 42HFL7009 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42HFL7009 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42HFL7009 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 42HFL7009 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42HFL7009 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42HFL7009 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42HFL7009 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Other Features

Only One USB Port

The 42HFL7009 is a one USB port TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The Philips 42HFL7009 has a relatively standard depth (69.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 42hfl7009d12
Barcodes 08712581722241

Philips 42HFL7009 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 42HFL7009 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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