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Philips 50PFK6540/12

Philips 50PFK6540/12

50" Active Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Very Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The 50PFK6540/12 is in the cheapest 10% of all 133 TVs of a similar age and type that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50PFK6540/12 is only £93.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Large TVs manufactured by Philips have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just large TVs) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50PFK6540/12, the 50PFK6540/12 supports smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this TV and we think the LG 60LF6300[plb_2932496_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 50PFK6540/12 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 50PFK6540/12 also have a wi-Fi.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Philips 50PFK6540/12 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 50PFK6540/12 has more HDMI ports quantitys than most of the televisions of this spec and age. This television is a four HDMI ports quantity TV compared to most of the large TVs that were released one year ago which only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the Philips 50PFK6540/12 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50PFK6540/12. The average motion interpolation frequency of large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFK6540/12 is 440Hz.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The 50PFK6540/12 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 50PFK6540/12 is more than most televisions that have been around for more than a year. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50PFK6540/12. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features Two Video Appss

The 50PFK6540/12 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions of this age and type. This TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 50PFK6540/12. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips television.

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Light

The lightest TV of a comparable spec and age to the 50PFK6540/12 is 5.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. At only 13.3 kilograms, the 50PFK6540/12 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 82 kilowatt hours, the 50PFK6540/12 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50PFK6540/12. The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that were released one year ago is 62kWh, the highest is 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Features One Music Apps

The 50PFK6540/12 has a greater number of music app than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This Philips TV features an Spotify music apps, which is the most frequently featured music apps featured on TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFK6540/12.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50PFK6540/12 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats Supporteds

The 50PFK6540/12 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFK6540/12. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 50PFK6540/12 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Thick

At 77 millimeters, the 50PFK6540/12 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFK6540/12 the depths range from 33mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 65mm.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Philips released the 50PFK6540/12.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
USB Ports Quantity

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £89.73
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £92.77
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Energy Rating
0.46T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50pfk654012, philips 50pfk6540
Barcodes 08718863005767

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