Philips 50PFH5300


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Philips 50PFH5300

Philips 50PFH5300
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A good spec and very economical to run 50" Full HD TV, but representing only moderate value for money
50" Full HD No 77mm Apr 2015 A++
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Philips 50PFH5300 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the Philips 50PFH5300 number 315 in best selling TVs and number 318 in 50 inch TVs.
Value for Money
Good Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£56 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £56 over 5 years are in the cheapest 20% of all 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an audio input for DVI
Ultra narrow bezel
Micro dimming
Pixel plus HD
200Hz perfect motion rate
Cloud TV
Smart TV
Wi-Fi miracast *
Wi-fi integrated
One HDMI input with easylink
USB (photos, music, video)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 403 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 691 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 690 in TVs for sport.
Watching Films
Very Good
Watching Sport
Very Good
Playing Games
Very Good

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Philips 50PFH5300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 3,303 expert and owner reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £579.00 it is more expensive than 51% of televisions.

Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Philips 50PFH5300 of $114.73 (£157.90) in the United States. That's a saving of £421.10.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This Philips TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 50PFH5300 is one of the cheaper to run televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50PFH5300 is only £56.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2015.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 50PFH5300 of 50" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 35% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 50PFH5300 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 50PFH5300 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The 50PFH5300's thickness of 77mm is thicker than 78% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 50PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 50PFH5300 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 50PFH5300 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of televisions do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 50PFH5300's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 74% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 50PFH5300 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 50PFH5300 is more than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Philips television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The 50PFH5300's display brightness of only 300 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other TVs. It is dimmer than 65% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average display brightness of all TVs is 360 cd/m², with the dimmest being 50 cd/m² and the brightest being 4,000 cd/m².

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Features Local Dimming

The 50PFH5300 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Miracast

The 50PFH5300 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 50PFH5300 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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