Philips 43BDL4050D00
Philips 43BDL4050
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Philips 43BDL4050D00

£710.41 £379.50 cheaper than 25 days ago
A relatively new but poor value for money 42.5" Full HD TV
42.5" Full HD No No Jun 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 43BDL4050 Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 43BDL4050 number 170 in 40 inch TVs and number 961 across all TVs.
Missing Some Features
14 Months Old
£97 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 50?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of £97 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Fairly slow response time

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 656 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 706 in TVs for films.

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £1,089.91 to £710.41 in the last 25 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 73% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Philips 43BDL4050 In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,502 expert and owner reviews (including 1,949 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £710.41 it is more expensive than 58% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £380 (35%)

The price has dropped from £1,089.91 to £710.41 in the last 25 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Philips 43BDL4050 and the United Kingdom price of £710.41 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $725.54 (£953.58).

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Average Display Diagonal

The 43BDL4050's display diagonal of 42.5" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 41% of all TVs when ordered 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 43BDL4050 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 43BDL4050 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the Philips 43BDL4050 of only 45.7mm is in the thinnest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The 43BDL4050's display brightness of 450 cd/m² is in the brightest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average display brightness of all TVs is 340 cd/m², with the dimmest being 50 cd/m² and the brightest being 4,000 cd/m².

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response time of the 43BDL4050 of 12ms is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all TVs is 7.4ms, with the fastest being 0.002ms and the slowest being 180ms.

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Released 14 Months Ago

Philips released the 43BDL4050 in June 2016.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 43BDL4050 has an average running cost of £97 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 43bdl4050d00


04058154113479, 08712581735944, 08712581741013

Philips 43BDL4050D00


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