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Philips 48PFS570912

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Philips 48PFS570912

£549.99
Philips 48PFS5709
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A very economical to run and good spec 48" Full HD TV, but representing only moderate value for money
48" Full HD No 57mm Apr 2014 A++
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Philips 48PFS5709/12 (48PFS5709) 48Inch Smart Full HD LED TV,400Hz Motion Rate,Freeview HD,Wi-Fi,3 HDMI
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Philips 48PFS5709 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Philips 48PFS5709 number 303 in Netflix recommended TVs.
66
Value for Money
Good
76
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £62 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Features local dimming
Slim profile
Ultra narrow bezel
Pixel precise HD
Digital natural motion
400Hz perfect motion rate
Smart TV
MyRemote
Wi-Fi miracast
Skype TV video calls
Cloud explorer
Multiroom client
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 48PFS5709 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 462 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 813 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 800 in TVs for sport.
64
Watching Films
Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
69
Playing Games
Good

Philips 48PFS5709 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 3,301 expert and owner reviews (including 2,588 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £549.99 it is in the most expensive 46% of TVs.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A++. The 48PFS5709 is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 48PFS5709 is £62.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in April 2014.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 48PFS5709's display diagonal of 48" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 55% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 48PFS5709 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 48PFS5709 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 48PFS5709 of 57mm is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 55% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 48PFS5709 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 48PFS5709 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 48PFS5709 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 48PFS5709 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 48PFS5709 is more than most TVs. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 48PFS5709 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The high frequency rate of the Philips 48PFS5709 of only 60Hz is in the slowest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 48PFS5709 of 400Hz is in the fastest 33% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 48pfs570912, philips tv400hz

Barcodes:

08712581719227

Philips 48PFS570912

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