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Philips 48PFS690912

75

Overall Score

Philips 48PFS690912

£599.99
Philips 48PFS6909
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A classic and very economical to run 48" Full HD television, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
48" Full HD No 63mm Oct 2014 A++
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Philips 48PFS6909 Review

With low running costs and excellent reviews, we have ranked the Philips 48PFS6909 number 139 in 3D TVs and number 289 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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Reviews
1 Review
56
Value for Money
Average
77
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert 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 rating of A++, and its running costs of £62 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs 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:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Ultra slim smart full HD LED TV
Light up your life. love it. live it
A TV that's more than smart, it's beautiful
Entertainment at a higher level
Connect, communicate, record and share
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 48PFS6909 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 420 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 715 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 714 in TVs for sport.
64
Watching Films
Good
63
Watching Sport
Good
69
Playing Games
Good

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Philips 48PFS6909 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

TV expert review site Trusted Reviews scored this television 80 out of 100.

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Philips TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 3,301 expert and user reviews (including 2,588 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its TVs. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £599.99 it is more expensive than 59% of TVs.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This Philips television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the 48PFS6909 has an average running cost of £62 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 48PFS6909 in October 2014.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 48PFS6909 of 48" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 46% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 48PFS6909 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 48PFS6909 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Philips 48PFS6909's thickness of 63mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 56% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 48PFS6909 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 48PFS6909 of 600Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 29% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 48PFS6909 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 48PFS6909 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Miracast

The 48PFS6909 supports Miracast. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 48PFS6909 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The 48PFS6909 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The Philips 48PFS6909 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This television supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips television.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 48PFS6909 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 48PFS6909 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 48pfs690912, philips f3y021bf2m

Barcodes:

08712581725976

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