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Philips Has Good TV Reviews
Philips is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Philips also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.
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 TVs that have been available for more than a year.
1.4 HDMI Version
This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The average display brightness of televisions of a comparable type and age to the 49HFL2839 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m². The 49HFL2839 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (330 candellas per square meter) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds
The 49HFL2839 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49HFL2839. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Philips TV.
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Price Has Increased by £108.16
The price of the 49HFL2839 has increased by £108.16 in the last 47 days.
Does Not Support Smart TV
The Philips 49HFL2839 does not support smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do support smart TV.
Alternative TVs which also support smart TV that you might also want to look at include the Sony KDL-48W705[plb_2796117_price] or the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price].
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 49HFL2839, the 49HFL2839 does not have a wi-Fi.
It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price] which also has a higher rating.
The 49HFL2839 is not 3D. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49HFL2839 are also not 3D.
The 49HFL2839 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
We think this Philips TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age. We checked 108 TVs of this type and age and they range in price from £140 to £999.
Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 49HFL2839 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this age and type. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this Philips television.
Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the 49HFL2839 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 49HFL2839. The image formats supporteds "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 49HFL2839, the 49HFL2839 does not feature OLED technology.
Across all the televisions of a similar age and spec to the 49HFL2839 the weights range from 3.6kg to 36kg. With a weight of 10.7 kilograms, the 49HFL2839 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 49HFL2839.
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Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this Philips television is A++. The average running cost of the 49HFL2839 is £81 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 366 TVs that were launched more than a year ago.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this TV was released.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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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At 60 millimeters, the Philips 49HFL2839 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 49HFL2839.
TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-43W756[plb_2803095_price] (59mm) which is also cheaper.
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PMR (Perfect Motion Rate), Motion Rate
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Display Refresh Rates Supported
24 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz, 50 Hz, 60 Hz
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 350, 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 832 x 624, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1152 x 864 (XGA+), 1152 x 870, 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1280 x 960, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1440 x 900, 1600 x 1200 (UXGA), 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Supported TV Bands
Hyperband, UHF, VHF
Analog Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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PC in (D-Sub)
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Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
RF Connector Type
C, IEC, F, IEC
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Video Formats Supported
AVC, H.264, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG, MPEG2, MPEG, MPEG4
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
BMP, JPG, PNG
Subtitle Formats Supported
ASS, SMI, SRT, SSA, SUP, TXT
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
200 x 200
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
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AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
0 - 85
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Philips 49HFL2839 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions