Philips 49PFS5501
Philips 49PFS5501
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Philips 49PFS5501

A fairly new and very economical to run 49" Full HD TV
49" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 49PFS5501 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 49PFS5501 number 407 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
16 Months Old
£52 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Samsung TVs have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £52 over 5 years are in the cheapest 10% of all 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an audio input for DVI
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Philips 49PFS5501 In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,946 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good reviews. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 49PFS5501 of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 58% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Philips 49PFS5501 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Philips 49PFS5501 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 49PFS5501 of 79mm is moderately thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 17% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Philips 49PFS5501 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly Low RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the Philips 49PFS5501 of only 16W is fairly low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the 49PFS5501 is more than most televisions. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Philips television.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PFS5501 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Released 16 Months Ago

Philips released the 49PFS5501 in April 2016.

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A++. The 49PFS5501 is in the cheapest 10% of all 4,375 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 49PFS5501 will cost only £52 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49pfs550112



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