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Philips 46PDL8908

Philips 46PDL8908
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pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended
An economical to run and award winning 46" Full HD television, with good features
46" Full HD 39.5mm Yes May 2013 A
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 46PDL8908 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Philips 46PDL8908 as follows:
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Reviews
11 Reviews + 2 Awards
74
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 82%, based on 11 reviews. This TV has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ and an industry award from Pcforalla.idg.se. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
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 televisions 2018.
The 46PDL8908 has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Thinner than average
Clearly different
Revolutionary floating glass design of the philips desigline defies description. or does it words like eye-catching, innovative and superior performance come to mind. as does breathtakin
Revolutionary design TV beautiful on or off<br>- revolutionary floating glass design inspire your interior<br>- desigline smart mount all you need to mount your tv<br>- cable sleeve streamlines TV cables into one clean bundle<br>the ultimate performance engine<br>- ambilight 3-sided XL intensifies your viewing experience<br>- perfect pixel HD our award winning picture quality engine<br>- 1400hz perfect motion rate (pmr) for superb motion sharpness<br>a world of online content at your fingertips<br>- integrated wi-fi to connect easily to the world online<br>- smart TV a world of online entertainment<br>control how you share and record on the big screen<br>- keyboard remote control makes texting easy<br>- myremote app control your TV with your phone or tablet<br>- wi-fi miracast mirror from your devices onto you
Only Full HD
Does not have a built-in camera

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Philips 46PDL8908 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by review website Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ who thought that this television was very good.

The editor of one more expert review site thought that this television was very good. This was from Pcforalla.idg.se who gave it an "Good Choice".

Good Expert Reviews

11 experts from sites including Lydogbilde.no, diskidee.nl, pcforalla.idg.se and tu.no have rated this TV on average 82%.

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Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,303 expert and user reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 46PDL8908 is £100, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in September 2013.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 46PDL8908 of 46" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 52% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Thinner Than Average

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 46PDL8908 of only 39.5mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 16% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The 46PDL8908 is 3D, unlike 75% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 46PDL8908 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Mounting Kit

The 46PDL8908 has a mounting kit, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have a mounting kit.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 46PDL8908's motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz is in the fastest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other televisions, the Philips 46PDL8908 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 46PDL8908 is more than most televisions. This television supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 46PDL8908's RMS rated power of 30W is higher than average when compared to most other televisions. It is higher than 87% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock

The Philips 46PDL8908 has a child lock. 88% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The high frequency rate of the Philips 46PDL8908 of only 60Hz is slower than 83% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 46PDL8908 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 46PDL8908 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 46PDL8908 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Philips 46PDL8908 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

Across all the televisions the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The display brightness of the Philips 46PDL8908 of 450 cd/m² is brighter than 75% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 46PDL8908 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however the 46PDL8908 has three USB ports.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 46PDL8908 supports interactive TV. 94% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The 46PDL8908 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Miracast

The 46PDL8908 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

46pdl8908s/12, 46pdl8908s60, 46pdl8908s98

Barcodes:

00871010355267, 00871258168238, 08712581682378, 08712581682385, 08712581703738

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