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Philips 50PFK4009

50" Full HD 60Hz Flat Sep 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £105.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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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 within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This medium display diagonal TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 50PFK4009 has an average 5 year running cost of £106 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of a comparable type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV, the Philips 50PFK4009 is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 60 hertz, the 50PFK4009 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV. The average high frequency rate of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television is 220Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the Philips 50PFK4009 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions that have been on the market for more than two years range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 280 candellas per square meter, the Philips 50PFK4009 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. Across all the TVs of this type and age the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

There are a number of other 50" televisions currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE50H6400 (£626.89).

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 50PFK4009 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Philips 50PFK4009 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 50PFK4009 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also have an audio input for DVI.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 50PFK4009 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Philips 50PFK4009 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago which support internet TV.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 50PFK4009 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 50PFK4009 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 50PFK4009 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The depths of televisions of this spec and age range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At 88 millimeters, the 50PFK4009 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Philips 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (88mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 50pfk4009, 50pfk400912
Barcodes 08718863000373

Philips 50PFK4009 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 50PFK4009 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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