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Philips 50PFL4208M/08

50" Full HD 36.7mm May 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Depth Release Date £94.77 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good television reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
1 Review

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Philips Has Good Television Reviews

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


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 50PFL4208M/08 has an average running cost of £95 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this spec and age.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

Philips released the 50PFL4208M/08 in May 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this type and age. 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

The 50PFL4208M/08 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

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

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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 similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the LG 55LY750 (54.64").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50PFL4208M/08 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, and the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a DVI port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 50PFL4208M/08 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 supports parental controls, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has a Child Lock

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 has a child lock, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The 50PFL4208M/08 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports 24p

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 supports 24p, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a game mode.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 50PFL4208M/08 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Philips 50PFL4208M/08 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 50PFL4208M/08 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 50PFL4208M/08 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 50PFL4208M/08 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a greater number of video apps than most medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. This Philips TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by TVs of this spec and age. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The 50PFL4208M/08 has a quite thin depth (only 36.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV. The average depth of medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago is 59mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 50pfl4208t, 50PFL4208T/12, 50pfl4208h12, 50pfl4208m08, 50pfl4208k12
Barcodes 00871258167143, 08712581671426, 08712581671433, 08712581671471, 08712581671556

Philips 50PFL4208M/08 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 50PFL4208M/08 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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