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Philips 42PFH5209

42" Flat 70mm May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
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Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips TVs and also specifically for Philips mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good ratings.

Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 42PFH5209 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 42PFH5209. 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 Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The Philips 42PFH5209 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that came out more than two years ago. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42PFH5209 do not have a wi-Fi. The 42PFH5209 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 47LB630[plb_2233837_price], or the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price]; or the Philips 32PFS5709[plb_2219970_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 42PFH5209, the Philips 42PFH5209 does not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV which you might also want to look at including the LG 47LB630[plb_2233837_price], or the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Philips 42PFH5209 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42PFH5209 are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price], or the Philips 42PFT6309[plb_2227288_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42PFH5209, the 42PFH5209 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats Supporteds

The 42PFH5209 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions that came out more than two years ago. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 42PFH5209. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 42PFH5209 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42PFH5209 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions that came out more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At only 100 hertz, the 42PFH5209 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42PFH5209.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 42PFH5209 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42PFH5209

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. The average running cost of the 42PFH5209 is £71 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of a comparable age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable type and 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Philips TV was released over two years ago.

Average Depth

With a depth of 70 millimeters, the 42PFH5209 has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 70mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 42PFT6309[plb_2227288_price].

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
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Analog Signal Format System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
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Ergonomics
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VESA Mounting
Power
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Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
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Display Resolution (numeric)
USB Ports Quantity

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £68.90
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.73
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Energy Rating
0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42pfh520988, philips 42pfh5209, philips 42pfh520988
Barcodes 08712581724979

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