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Philips 49PFT4001

49" Full HD 60Hz Flat Aug 2016
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £128.03 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
Supports picture mute (for radio)
Features USB recording

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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,107 expert and owner reviews (including 23 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Performance

Features USB Recording

The 49PFT4001 features USB recording. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also feature USB recording.

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Other

Released Nine Months Ago

This television has been on the market since August 2016.


Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 49PFT4001 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an ECO Mode

The Philips 49PFT4001 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released in the last year.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49PFT4001 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out in the last year. 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other new comparable spec televisions, the 49PFT4001 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE48H6800 which also has a higher rating.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The Philips 49PFT4001 has a fairly standard high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Philips 43HFL2849T (£427.59) (85Hz), or the Hitachi 43HB6T62 (100Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Philips 49PFT4001 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. Across all the TVs that came out around the same time as this television the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 310 cd/m².

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung UE50J6240 (£379) (50"), or the Cello C50ANSMT (50").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49PFT4001 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other recently released TVs which support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the Samsung UE48H6800 which is also higher rated.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49PFT4001 has an ethernet port. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also have an ethernet port.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this medium display diagonal TV is A, the 49PFT4001 is one of the more expensive to run latest medium display diagonal TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 49PFT4001 will cost £129 over 5 years to run.


Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 49PFT4001 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 49PFT4001 does not support internet TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released in the last 12 months do support internet TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Philips 49PFT4001 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 49PFT4001 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 49PFT4001 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other latest comparable spec televisions.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

New TVs have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 40W. The Philips 49PFT4001 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV the depths range from 34mm to 98mm. At 81 millimeters, the Philips 49PFT4001 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the LG 49LH570 (£429.97) (81.28mm), or the Hisense 40M2100 (£297.49) (81mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pft4001, 49pft400105, 49pft400112
Barcodes 08718863009338, 08718863010570

Philips 49PFT4001 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 49PFT4001 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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