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Philips 47PFL3188H

£379.99
47" Full HD Flat 91mm Oct 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £79.43 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips TVs have good reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,107 expert and owner reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 100% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 47PFL3188 will cost £80 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when Philips released the 47PFL3188.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The 47PFL3188 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba 40L5441 (£379.29), or the Samsung UE40H6410 (£379).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz. The 47PFL3188 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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47 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 47 inch TV.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-48R553 (£319) (48" and cheaper); or the Toshiba 48L3443 (£444.79) (48" and higher rated).

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 47PFL3188 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Toshiba 40L5441 (£379.29), or the Samsung UE40H6410 (£379).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Philips 47PFL3188 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The 47PFL3188 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV which support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 47PFL3188 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 47PFL3188 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 47PFL3188 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 47PFL3188 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions of a similar type and age to this TV range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the 47PFL3188 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 91 millimeters, the 47PFL3188 has one of the thicker depths amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

If you are not worried about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 42LS345S (76.5mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 47pfl3188h, 47pfl3188h12, 47pfl3188t60
Barcodes 00871010359554, 08712581696740, 08712581696771

Philips 47PFL3188 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 47PFL3188 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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