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Philips 43HFL2839T12

£299.97
£249.97 £50.00 cheaper than 36 days ago
A very cheap 43" Full HD TV with satisfactory features and very low running costs
43" Full HD No No Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 43HFL2839 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 43HFL2839 number 77 in 40 inch TVs and number 425 across all TVs.
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19 Months Old
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£62 Over 5 Years
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Why Has it Scored 63?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £62 over 5 years are in the cheapest 15% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an equalizer
Has an auto volume leveler
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 306 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 547 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 438 in TVs for films.
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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.
There is a 83% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Philips 43HFL2839 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,496 user and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Price Has Gone Down by £50 (17%)

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Features

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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Average Display Diagonal

The 43HFL2839's display diagonal of 43" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 44% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 43HFL2839 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 43HFL2839 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Philips 43HFL2839's thickness of 64mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 61% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 43HFL2839 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Equalizer

The 43HFL2839 has an equalizer, unlike 94% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 43HFL2839 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of televisions which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Philips 43HFL2839 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 43HFL2839 of only 16W is in the lowest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 43HFL2839 has an ECO mode. 93% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 43HFL2839 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 43HFL2839 of only 100Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 43HFL2839 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since January 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 43HFL2839 is only £62, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 43hfl2839t12
Barcodes 08718863008430

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