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Philips 47PFL3188

Philips 47PFL3188
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An economical to run but low spec 47" Full HD TV
47" Full HD No 91mm Oct 2013 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 47PFL3188 Review

With low running costs, we have scored the Philips 47PFL3188 as follows:
33
Features
Missing Some Features
31
Age
4 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£64 Over 5 Years
37
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £64 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,412 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but it does also miss a couple of key features:
Pure entertainment
Taking design to the next level
Brings entertainment to life
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology
Not 3D
Thicker than average

Philips 47PFL3188 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,283 user and expert reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 47PFL3188 is typical compared to the other 4,412 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 47PFL3188 will cost £64 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in October 2013.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV 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 47PFL3188's display diagonal of 47" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 49% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 47PFL3188 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 47PFL3188 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the 47PFL3188 of 91mm is thicker than 94% of all TVs when sorted 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 47PFL3188 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 47PFL3188 of only 100Hz is slower than 75% 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 Support Internet TV

The Philips 47PFL3188 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Philips 47PFL3188 of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is lower than 72% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 47PFL3188 does not have an ethernet port. 65% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 47PFL3188 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 47pfl3188h, 47pfl3188h12, 47pfl3188t60

Barcodes:

00871010359554, 08712581696740, 08712581696771

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