Philips 49PFT4001


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Philips 49PFT4001

Philips 49PFT4001
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A fairly new and excellently reviewed 49" Full HD TV, with average running costs and good features
49" Full HD 81mm No Aug 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 49PFT4001 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 49PFT4001 number 242 in 50 inch TVs.
11 Reviews
Good Features
18 Months Old
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £130 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has an ECO mode
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Full HD slim LED TV
The right features presented elegantly
A clear, vivid picture every time
Television viewing at your convenience
Only Full HD
Not 3D

Philips 49PFT4001 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

This television has an average owner rating of 87% based on 11 owner reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,301 user and expert reviews (including 2,588 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

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the 49PFT4001 is £130 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Released 18 Months Ago

Philips released the 49PFT4001 in August 2016.


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 Philips 49PFT4001 of 49" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 59% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

The 49PFT4001 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the 49PFT4001 of 81mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49PFT4001 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The 49PFT4001's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 76% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 49PFT4001 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz. The high frequency rate of the 49PFT4001 of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 83% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The 49PFT4001's display brightness of only 200 cd/m² is very dim compared to most other TVs. It is in the dimmest 3% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Philips 49PFT4001 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the Philips 49PFT4001 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 49PFT4001 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Features USB Recording

The 49PFT4001 features USB recording, unlike 90% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49pft4001, 49pft400105, 49pft400112


08718863009338, 08718863010570

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