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Philips 48PFS6609/12

48" Full HD 60Hz Mar 2014
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Expert reviews are average
Good high def TV
Nice design
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk scored this Philips TV 73 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 2,108 expert and owner reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 48PFS6609 owner who bought it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their review two years ago “Remote is cheap and sluggish to use” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. One person who bought the product wrote that it was good value for money. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Great price”.


Design

Nice Design

Some Philips 48PFS6609 owners reckoned that it was good looking. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on PC Advisor.co.uk “Philips latest 6-Series screens are as pretty as a picture” and scored the product 4 stars. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote two years ago “Smart app support is pretty decent” and scored it 80 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk rated the product 4 stars and mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews in the same month “Bezel give it a stylish appearance” in their review of this TV.

One Philips 48PFS6609 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was neat. Pcadvisor.co.uk said on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Add a neat swivelling stand and of course Philips' integrated Ambilight mood lighting, an”.

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Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “Good-value TV with great image quality and superb black levels.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Easy to Use

One Philips 48PFS6609 owner who reviewed the Philips 48PFS6609 concluded that it was easy to use.


Features

Good Stand

Two people who purchased this TV considered that it had a good stand. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Snowy white back panel, they immediately stand out from the crowd”.

Good Remote Control

One Philips 48PFS6609 reviewer thought this TV had a good remote control.


Display

Good High Def TV

Some people who reviewed it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Whathifi.com said in their Philips 48PFS6609 review “Only have eyes for Full HD content, then this Philips 55PFS6609 is well worth an audition”. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said two years ago “The PFS6609 is Philips' top-of-the-range Full HD TV for 2014” in their review of this TV. Digitalversus.com said in their review of the Philips 48PFS6609 “On the other hand, HD viewing is a real let down; the picture undergoes some serious image processing, even when you turn off all the im”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Avforums.com wrote “Besides the suitably large screen real estate, you get Philips super Ambilight system, Smart Cloud TV, active shutter 3D technology and lots more besides” nonetheless they gave the Philips 48PFS6609 a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One customer thought it had good picture quality. One person said in their reviews that the Philips 48PFS6609 had a good contrast ratio. Pc Advisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Excellent contrast ratio 4290 1”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV is 200Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 48PFS6609/12 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

There are a number of other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the 46PDL8908, or the 46PFL4208T/12 both from Philips or the JVC JLE42BC3001 which all of have better reviews.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-42AS600 (100Hz and higher rated), the LG 50LB650 (100Hz and higher rated), or the Hisense LTDN50K2204 (100Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 48PFS6609/12 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 48" TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the 48L3451, or the 48L3443 both from Toshiba or the Sony KDL-48W585.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Salora 49LED9112 (49" and higher rated), the LG 49LX540 (49" and higher rated), or the Sony KDL-49WD754 (49" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 48PFS6609/12 in March 2014.


Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had great smart functions. Whathifi.com mentioned “Philips 55PFS6609 The 55in LED-backlight LCD screen, with Full HD 3D and smart features, is the first Phi” in their Philips 48PFS6609 review.

Supports Interactive TV

The 48PFS6609/12 supports interactive TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 48PFS6609/12 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Smart TV

The Philips 48PFS6609/12 supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 48PFS6609/12 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 48PFS6609/12 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the 42LW579, or the 47LB630 both from LG or the Samsung UE40H6700 which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The 48PFS6609/12 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 48PFS6609/12 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 48PFS6609/12 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The 48PFS6609/12 supports swivelling. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this television also support swivelling.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 48PFS6609/12 features local dimming, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV which do not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 48PFS6609/12 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 48PFS6609/12 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 48PFS6609/12 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. Medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The 48PFS6609/12 has a relatively standard depth (57 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 57mm thick televisions currently available including the 40RL958B, or the 40RL953B both from Toshiba or the Philips 48PFK6409 which all of have better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philipstv 48pfs6609, philips 48pfs6609, 48pfs660912
Barcodes 08712581710026

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