Philips 47PFL3188
Philips 47PFL3188
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Philips 47PFL3188

An economical to run but 4 year old 47" Full HD TV
47" Full HD No No Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 47PFL3188 Review

With low running costs, we have scored the Philips 47PFL3188 as follows for Summary.
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite thick

Philips 47PFL3188 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

We checked 2,502 expert and user reviews (including 1,949 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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 display diagonal of the 47PFL3188 of 47" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 49% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Philips 47PFL3188 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Philips 47PFL3188 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 47PFL3188 of 91mm is in the thickest 6% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Philips 47PFL3188 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 47PFL3188 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 47PFL3188 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 47PFL3188 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 47PFL3188 of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 47PFL3188 in October 2013.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This Philips TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average 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 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 47pfl3188h, 47pfl3188h12, 47pfl3188t60


00871010359554, 08712581696740, 08712581696771

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