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Philips Has Good TV Reviews
We checked 2,006 user and expert reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.
1.4 HDMI Version
This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.
Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds
The 43HFL2839 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2" and "MPEG4" are also supported by this TV.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds
The 43HFL2839 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this age and type. The audio formats supporteds "AAC" and "WAV" are also supported by this television.
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Price Increase of £76.72
The price of the 43HFL2839 increased by £76.72 in the last few weeks.
Does Not Support Smart TV
The 43HFL2839 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago which support smart TV.
The 43HFL2839 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.
TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the 42LB650[pl_2229284_price], or the 42LF652[pl_2835500_price] both from LG or the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price] which is also higher rated.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Philips 43HFL2839 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems
The 43HFL2839 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 43HFL2839. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this Philips TV.
Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The 43HFL2839 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a similar spec and age to it. This Philips television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the 43HFL2839. The image formats supporteds "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 43HFL2839 do not feature OLED technology. The 43HFL2839 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A++, and the average 5 year running cost of the 43HFL2839 is £62 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 366 televisions of a similar age and type.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this mid-size TV was released.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar 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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At 64 millimeters, the Philips 43HFL2839 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 43HFL2839.
There are a number of alternative 64mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to look at including a cheaper television such as the 32PFT6500/12[pl_2940108_price], or the 32HFL3010[pl_2940075_price] both from Philips or you might consider a better rated television such as the Sony KDL-32W705[plb_2143275_price].
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PMR (Perfect Motion Rate), Motion Rate
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Display Refresh Rates Supported
24 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 350, 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 832 x 624, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1152 x 870, 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1280 x 960, 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1400 x 900, 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1440 x 900, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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