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59

Overall Score

Philips 43PFT4001

An excellently reviewed 43" Full HD TV, but with poor features
43" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 43PFT4001 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Philips 43PFT4001 as follows for Summary.
93
23 Reviews
37
Missing Some Features
76
16 Months Old
59
£112 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has terrific user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £112 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, good product quality and superior picture quality.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite thick
4
Mediocre
36
Mediocre
22
Mediocre

Philips 43PFT4001 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

This TV has an exceptional average user rating based on 23 user reviews. 16 reviewers (91% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 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 who bought the product said that it was easy to use.

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,496 expert and owner reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Great Picture Quality

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers reckoned that the Philips 43PFT4001 was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

Two customers reckoned that it had good sound quality.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. 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 relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 45% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 43PFT4001 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 43PFT4001 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Philips 43PFT4001 of 74mm is in the thickest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 43PFT4001 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 43PFT4001 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 43PFT4001 supports picture mute (for radio), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the Philips 43PFT4001 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of televisions is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 43PFT4001 of only 60Hz is quite slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 43PFT4001 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Features USB Recording

The Philips 43PFT4001 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The display brightness of the 43PFT4001 of only 200 cd/m² is very dim compared to most other TVs. It is in the dimmest 4% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 43PFT4001 of only 16W is quite low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 43PFT4001 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 43PFT4001 is £112.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 43pft4001, 43pft400112
Barcodes 08718863009208, 08718863009314, 08718863010563

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Philips 43PFT4001

47% cheaper to run
Brighter display brightness
Thinner
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