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Philips 47PFT6309

47" Full HD 60Hz Apr 2014
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £61.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good product quality
Good sound quality
Reasonably priced

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Nine Philips 47PFT6309 owners who bought this TVs considered that it was good value for money. Jq gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “For the price, I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Julio wrote in his Philips 47PFT6309 review on Amazon “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too”. Largactil Hat gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth”.


Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 47PFT6309 is in the cheapest 4% of all 622 medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 47PFT6309 is only £62.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,108 expert and user reviews (including 24 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Easy to Use

Some Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Max Monkey wrote in his Philips 47PFT6309 review “It loses a star with the onscreen menu/setup system which will take some getting used to”. Last year Signalman wrote “With this set it is worth while taking 20 minutes to go through the sound menus to ensure you get the best sound for your preference”. Signalman also said “I find the vivid setting the best otherwise the other settings just seem insipid”.

A few Philips 47PFT6309 owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good experience. Grant Watters mentioned in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309 on Amazon “If you want a great all-round experience from your TV for watching movies”. Last year Signalman mentioned in their Philips 47PFT6309 review on Amazon “You really have to experience this to appreciate the difference with or without” and scored the product 99 out of 100.

One customer said that this TVs was easy to setup. Signalman said “The menu is very simple to set up” in their review of the Philips 47PFT6309. One person who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to assemble. Signalman said “The stand is easy to assemble and has a sold feel” in their review of this TVs.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this TVs was good quality. Grant Watters said in his review of this TVs on Amazon “I bought two 3D Blu-Ray DVDs at the weekend (Big Hero 6 & Despicable Me 2) and the 3D quality was just 'WOW”. Jq rated the Philips 47PFT6309 99 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Ochôa wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is great”.

Robust

A few Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed this TVs mentioned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Dave Thompson wrote “The television is great, however it arrived broken” however only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Dave Thompson also said “That therefore Amazon would exercise their right to rebill me in full for the broken television”. In August last year Julio mentioned “Well it was broken in the end” in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309.

A number of people who reviewed the product considered that it was well made. Julio mentioned “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too” yet scored the product 20 out of 100. Signalman scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The is a solid fixed affair” in their review of this TVs.

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Nice Design

Several Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Grant Watters mentioned on Amazon last year “The ambilight is pretty cool” in his Philips 47PFT6309 review. Signalman and wrote in their review of this TVs on Amazon “Upon unpacking, I was impressed with the overall appearance of the TV”.


Features

Nice Stand

One Philips 47PFT6309 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good stand. In August last year Signalman mentioned in their review on Amazon “The stand is easy to assemble” and rated the Philips 47PFT6309 5 stars.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers agreed that the Philips 47PFT6309 had good sound quality. Grant Watters said last year “The thing that pushed me towards this particular product was the fact the Philips' have built-in woofers to give great sound” and scored it 99 out of 100. Grant Watters also mentioned “It does great pictures, great sound (with that extra level of bass thanks to the built-in woofer)”. Julio said “Solid 46" TV at the right price, good sound too”.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 47PFT6309 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The Philips 47PFT6309 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The RMS rated powers of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Several Philips 47PFT6309 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer mentioned “HD & 3D picture superb”. In August last year Jq mentioned “I'm very happy, HD & DvD quality is fantastic”. Richdavid gave the Philips 47PFT6309 a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TVs “Great HD with my Sky package”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three customers agreed that the Philips 47PFT6309 had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer said “HD & 3D picture superb” in their Philips 47PFT6309 review and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100. Max Monkey said in his review of the Philips 47PFT6309 “Excellent TV with very good sound, picture and 3D” and scored it 80 out of 100. In August last year Tv Nut mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “It's a great picture 3d works very well”.

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that it had good picture quality. Ochôa wrote in August last year “Picture quality is great”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Largactil Hat said in August last year “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth and movement very good- especially with Blu-Ray”.

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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 on the market for a comparable time to it. 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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Average High Frequency Rate

The Philips 47PFT6309 has a fairly typical high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

If you want a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Hisense LTDN50D36 (£322.65) (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of this type and age.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 47PFT6309 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

TVs of a similar age and type to this TV have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 47PFT6309 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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47 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 47 inches television.

Alternative 47" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the LG 47LA660 (£279.99).

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UN48H5500 (47.6" and higher rated), or the Sony KDL-48W600 (47.6" and higher rated).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Philips 47PFT6309 reviewer who bought the Philips 47PFT6309 considered that it was a good depth. Largactil Hat mentioned in their review of this TVs “This is easily a five star TV for the price asked, image quality, depth and movement very good- especially with Blu-Ray”.

Average Depth

With a depth of 70 millimeters, the 47PFT6309 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 40PFS5709 (£469.99) (71mm).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 47PFT6309 in April 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 47PFT6309 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG which and both of have better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The 47PFT6309 supports Miracast, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 47PFT6309 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Green (Eco) Compliant

The 47PFT6309 is green (Eco) compliant. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also are green (Eco) compliant.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The 47PFT6309 supports swivelling. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support swivelling.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 47PFT6309 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Philips 47PFT6309 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years which do not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Philips 47PFT6309 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 47PFT6309 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 47PFT6309 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 47PFT6309 supports interactive TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 47PFT6309 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 47PFT6309 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 47PFT6309 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This Philips TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 47pft630912, 47pft630960
Barcodes 08712581723798, 08712581725860

Philips 47PFT6309 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 47PFT6309 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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