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Philips 46PDL8908 Review
|11 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|4 Years Old|
|£134 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 54?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Philips TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The 46PDL8908 has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £134 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Philips 46PDL8908 Video Reviews
Philips 46PDL8908 In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Good Expert Reviews
Philips TVs Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 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.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the 46PDL8908 of 46" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 47% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The 46PDL8908 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 46PDL8908's thickness of only 39.5mm is in the thinnest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The 46PDL8908 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
Has a Child Lock
The Philips 46PDL8908 has a child lock. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The 46PDL8908 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 46PDL8908's RMS rated power of 30W is in the highest 12% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Supports Netflix and YouTube
The number of video apps supported by the 46PDL8908 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Like most other televisions, the 46PDL8908 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Average High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rate of the Philips 46PDL8908 of 60Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 33% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Features Local Dimming
The 46PDL8908 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 46PDL8908 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.
Supports Interactive TV
The Philips 46PDL8908 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
Has a Mounting Kit
The 46PDL8908 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a mounting kit.
Supports Parental Controls
The 46PDL8908 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The 46PDL8908 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The Philips 46PDL8908's display brightness of 450 cd/m² is in the brightest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².
Has an Auto Volume Leveler
The 46PDL8908 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The 46PDL8908 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.
The 46PDL8908 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The 46PDL8908's motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz is in the fastest 5% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Philips released the 46PDL8908 in May 2013.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 46PDL8908 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 46PDL8908 is £134.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||46pdl8908s/12, 46pdl8908s60, 46pdl8908s98|
|Barcodes||00871010355267, 00871258168238, 08712581682378, 08712581682385, 08712581703738|