Philips 49PFS5501


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Philips 49PFS5501

Philips 49PFS5501
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A very economical to run but marginally out of date 49" Full HD TV, with only average features
49" Full HD No 79mm Apr 2016 A++
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Philips 49PFS5501 Review

With low running costs but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the Philips 49PFS5501 as follows:
Average Features
1 Year Old
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 47?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £52 over 5 years are in the cheapest 16% of all 4,446 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Three USB ports
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Philips 49PFS5501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 3,258 user and expert reviews (including 2,569 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This Philips television has an efficiency rating of A++. The average 5 year running cost of the 49PFS5501 is only £52 based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 16% of all 4,446 televisions.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips television was released in April 2016.


Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 49PFS5501 of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 58% of all televisions 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 frequently 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

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

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Not 3D

The 49PFS5501 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Philips 49PFS5501 of 79mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Philips 49PFS5501 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 49PFS5501's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 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 TV.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 49PFS5501 is a three USB port TV. Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 49PFS5501 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49pfs550112



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