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Philips 43PFT4001

78

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Philips 43PFT4001

£339.99
Philips 43PFT4001
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An excellently reviewed and relatively new 43" Full HD TV, with low running costs and good features
43" Full HD No 74mm Aug 2016 A
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Philips 43PFT4001 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Philips 43PFT4001 as follows:
96
Reviews
25 Reviews
72
Features
Good Features
85
Age
18 Months Old
72
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has superb user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this television to others. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is easy to use, good product quality and excellent image quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports picture mute (for radio)
Features USB recording
Full HD slim LED TV
The right features presented elegantly
A clear, vivid picture every time
Television viewing at your convenience
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

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Philips 43PFT4001 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 25 owner reviews this television has a marvellous average owner rating. 18 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use.

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,303 user and expert reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Six customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality.

Users Report Superior Picture Quality

Two owners who purchased the product concluded that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two people who bought the Philips 43PFT4001 agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Audio Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £150 (44%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 43PFT4001 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since August 2016.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The 43PFT4001's display diagonal of 43" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 44% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 43PFT4001 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the 43PFT4001 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The 43PFT4001's thickness of 74mm is thicker than 75% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Philips 43PFT4001 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of televisions support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 43PFT4001 supports picture mute (for radio). 97% of televisions do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Philips 43PFT4001's display brightness of only 200 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the dimmest 9% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The dimmest display brightness of televisions is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Features USB Recording

The 43PFT4001 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 43PFT4001 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 43PFT4001 of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Televisions have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 43PFT4001 has an ECO mode. 91% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The 43PFT4001's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 24% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 43PFT4001 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of televisions which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 43pft400105, 43pft400112

Barcodes:

08718863009208, 08718863009314, 08718863010563

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