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Philips 48PFS6909

48" Active Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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11 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This television received a rating of 80 out of 100 from television expert review website Trusted Reviews.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,012 expert and owner reviews, Philips has good ratings for its televisions. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 48PFS6909 owner said in their reviews that the Philips 48PFS6909 was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “What is the Philips 48PFS6909? The 48PFS6909 is an affordable 48-inch Full HD TV with 3D” in their Philips 48PFS6909 review.

Good High Def TV

One Philips 48PFS6909 owner considered that the Philips 48PFS6909 was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Trustedreviews.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the Philips 48PFS6909 on expert review site Trusted Reviews “More Smart TV services would have been appreciated and its audio isn't as effective as that of some other recent Philips sets”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the Philips 48PFS6909 had a good 3D picture quality.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which do not support smart TV, the Philips 48PFS6909 supports smart TV.

Other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper TV such as the Philips 40PFS6909[plb_2477821_price], or the Sony KDL-49WD754[plb_3406082_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the Panasonic TX-48AS640[plb_2232476_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 48PFS6909 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic TX-48AS640[plb_2232476_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 40PFS6909[plb_2477821_price], and the Sony KDL-49WD754[plb_3406082_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Philips 48PFS6909 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 48PFS6909 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys (600 hertz) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 48PFS6909 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 48PFS6909 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. This Philips television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 48PFS6909, the 48PFS6909 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats Supporteds

The 48PFS6909 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 48PFS6909. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years, the Philips 48PFS6909 does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 12.9 kilograms, the Philips 48PFS6909 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 48PFS6909. The weights of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 48PFS6909 range from 3.7kg to 36kg.

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Not Cheap

TVs of a similar type and age range in price from £114 to £3,099. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar type and age.

4 Other reasons to consider the Philips 48PFS6909

OK Running Costs

This Philips TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the 48PFS6909 is £76 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 668 mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 63 millimeters, the Philips 48PFS6909 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 48PFS6909.

We compared this television to all the other 63mm thick televisions and we think the Sony KDL-42W807A[plb_1546512_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H7000[plb_2232260_price] (63.1mm) which also has a higher rating.

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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
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
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
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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 January 2015

More Smart TV services would have been appreciated and its audio isn't as effective as that of some other recent Philips sets. However, shifting away from IPS panels has allowed the 48PFS6909 to...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.54
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 48pfs690912, philips f3y021bf2, philips 48pfs6909, philips f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08712581725976

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