Philips 50PFH4009 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|2 Years Old|
|£106 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 45?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £106 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 486 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 801 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 803 in TVs for films.
Philips 50PFH4009 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
We checked 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 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.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £455.39 it is cheaper than 66% of TVs.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Philips 50PFH4009 of 50" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 64% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 50PFH4009 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The 50PFH4009 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 50PFH4009 of 88mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The 50PFH4009 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The Philips 50PFH4009 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.
Does Not Feature Local Dimming
The 50PFH4009 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 20Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The Philips 50PFH4009's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Internet TV
The Philips 50PFH4009 does not support internet TV, although it is worth noting that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 50PFH4009 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of the Philips 50PFH4009 of 20W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Does Not Have an Ethernet Port
The 50PFH4009 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Philips released the 50PFH4009 in September 2014.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 50PFH4009 is £106, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.