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Philips 42PFT6309

Philips 42PFT630912

42" 60Hz Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 42PFT6309 has an average running cost of only £57 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 11% of all 670 televisions of this age and type.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Philips is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Philips also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Philips 42PFT6309 reviewer who reviewed the Philips 42PFT6309 thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Tv Nut mentioned in their Philips 42PFT6309 review on Amazon in October last year “It's a great picture 3d works very well”.

Supports Smart TV

The Philips 42PFT6309 supports smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years do not support smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including the Sony KDL-42W705[plb_2142205_price], or the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] which has better reviews.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 47LB630[plb_2233837_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 42PFT6309 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 42PFT6309 do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-42W705[plb_2142205_price], and the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the LG 47LB630[plb_2233837_price] is also worth considering.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 42PFT6309 is more than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs of this spec and age. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The 42PFT6309 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42PFT6309. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of televisions of this spec and age is 0.22kWh and the highest is 620kWh. The 42PFT6309 has a quite low annual energy consumption (only 48 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42PFT6309.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42PFT6309 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs that have been available for more than two years have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. The 42PFT6309 has a fairly slow high frequency rate (only 60 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

If this Philips TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6200[plb_2232894_price] (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats Supporteds

The Philips 42PFT6309 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42PFT6309. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42PFT6309 do not feature OLED technology. The 42PFT6309 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

Across all the similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 42PFT6309 the power consumption (off)s range from 0.01W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.26W. With a power consumption (off) of 0.3 Watts, the 42PFT6309 has a fairly high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42PFT6309.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42PFT6309

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 42PFT6309.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years. 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

With a depth of 70 millimeters, the 42PFT6309 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42PFT6309.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
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
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Teletext
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
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
Network Streaming Services Supported

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 15 June 2015 by Tv Nut

Got this tv after buying 50 inch bush tv which was rubbish,so took it back and noticed this tv for

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Electricity cost when switched on £54.48
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £56.31
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Energy Rating
0.28T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42pft630912, 42pft630960, philips 42pft630912
Barcodes 08712581723774, 08712581725853

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