Philips 48PFH5500
Philips 48PFH5500
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Philips 48PFH5500

An economical to run 48" Full HD TV with OK reviews and adequate features
48" Full HD No No Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 48PFH5500 Review

1 Review
Average Features
2 Years Old
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £80 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an audio input for DVI
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Philips 48PFH5500 In-Depth Analysis


Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site

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Very Good Brand

Based on 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 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 the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 48PFH5500 of 48" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 53% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 48PFH5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 48PFH5500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The 48PFH5500's thickness of 78mm is fairly thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ranked 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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Supports Wi-Fi


The Philips 48PFH5500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 48PFH5500 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Philips 48PFH5500 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. Most of the televisions only have between one and two USB ports, however this TV has three USB ports.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 48PFH5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The Philips 48PFH5500 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Features Local Dimming

The 48PFH5500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 48PFH5500 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 48PFH5500 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The 48PFH5500 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in July 2015.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 48PFH5500 is £80 based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 48pfh550088
Barcodes 08718863002674

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