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Philips 48PFK6609/12

Philips 48PFK6609/12

48" Active Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
A++
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8 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This mid-size TV received a score of 70% from expert review website fwdmagazine.be.

Good Brand

Based on 2,006 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Supports Smart TV

The 48PFK6609/12 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 48PFK6609/12 do not support smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this television and we think the UE40H6590[pl_2256427_price], and the UE40H6470[pl_2233881_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 48PFK6609/12 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 48PFK6609/12 do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the TX-L32E30[pl_30112_price], and the TX-42ASW654[pl_2252496_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 48PFK6609/12 has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 48PFK6609/12. The RMS rated powers of TVs that were launched around the same time as the 48PFK6609/12 range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 400 hertz, the Philips 48PFK6609/12 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 48PFK6609/12. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs that came out around the same time as the 48PFK6609/12 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The 48PFK6609/12 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Philips television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 48PFK6609/12 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 48PFK6609/12 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This Philips television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 48PFK6609/12 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 48PFK6609/12 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

The lowest power consumption (off) of televisions of a similar spec and age to the 48PFK6609/12 is 0.01W and the highest is 0.5W. The 48PFK6609/12 has one of the higher power consumption (off)s (0.3 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 48PFK6609/12

Running Costs Are Average

This Philips TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the 48PFK6609/12 is £70 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a comparable age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 48PFK6609/12 over two years ago.

Average Depth

With a depth of 57 millimeters, the Philips 48PFK6609/12 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 57mm thick TVs to this television and we think the 48PFS5709[pl_2219964_price], and the 48PFK6409[pl_2201783_price] both from Philips or the Toshiba 40RL958B[plb_1530771_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Ambilight Light System

Expert Reviews

(1)
28 February 2015

Wie een erg zuinig televisietoestel zoekt, zit goed bij deze Philips die een A++ energielabel kreeg. De sierlijke 48PFK6609 levert Ambilight, een goede set smart tv toepassingen en degelijke...

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Kleurbereik
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Bewegingsscherpte
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £67.30
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £69.13
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Energy Rating
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 48pfk660912, philips 48pfk6609
Barcodes 08712581710019

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