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Overall Score

Philips 42HFL7009

A very economical to run 42" Full HD TV with average features
42" Full HD Yes Flat Jul 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date

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Philips 42HFL7009 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old,
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
88
£55 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 46?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of only £55 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
3D
Only Full HD
Only one USB port

Philips 42HFL7009 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips TVs 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.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42HFL7009's display diagonal of 42" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 37% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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3D

The 42HFL7009 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Philips 42HFL7009's thickness of 69.6mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 73% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42HFL7009 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Only One USB Port

Most TVs have between one and two USB ports, including the Philips 42HFL7009 which has one USB port.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 42HFL7009 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Philips 42HFL7009 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of televisions which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Miracast

The 42HFL7009 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Philips 42HFL7009 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 42HFL7009 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 42HFL7009 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 42HFL7009 in July 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 42HFL7009 is in the cheapest 11% of all 4,025 televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 42HFL7009 will cost only £55 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 42hfl7009d12
Barcodes 08712581722241

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