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Philips 50PFT4509

Philips 50PFT4509

50" 60Hz Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Good Brand

Large TVs produced by Philips have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.

Reasonably Priced

Four customers who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money. Damien Watson mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Great tv for the price i payed” and scored it 80 out of 100. Damien Watson also mentioned “So price wise 10/10”. Dave rated it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this TV last year “My views are that this TV was great value and easy to set up”.

Easy to Use

Some Philips 50PFT4509 reviewers concluded that this TV was easy to setup. Tim scored this TV very highly and he said “Very easy to set up”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers who bought the Philips 50PFT4509 mentioned that it was good quality. Bradley he wrote on Amazon last year “The quality it of course brilliant and the sound quality is simply amazing” in his Philips 50PFT4509 review. Also last year Codlinks78 wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is decent and once” in their review of the Philips 50PFT4509.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed the Philips 50PFT4509 agreed that it had good picture quality.

One Philips 50PFT4509 owner concluded that this TV was good for watching blu-ray discs. Dave wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Now TV has now been used for 10 days I can say that the picture from a Sky Box and Blu-ray are great”.

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Good Sound Quality

A number of Philips 50PFT4509 owners who bought it considered that it had good sound quality.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased this TV thought it was a good design. Bradley said “What more wood you want! The design is fantastic” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the product thought it was noisy. Last year Codlinks78 mentioned “I am happy to report the volume is top of the range, I have not had it past 30 in volume as the sound is loud and clear” in their Philips 50PFT4509 review.

Good High Def TV

One Philips 50PFT4509 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Luca said last year “HD looks great” in their Philips 50PFT4509 review and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100.

Supports Smart TV

The 50PFT4509 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000, the Sony KDL-50W815, and the LG 55LB700 is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of this spec and age, the Philips 50PFT4509 has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE65H8090, or the UE50H5500 both from Samsung or the LG 55LW5590.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 50PFT4509 is more than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 50PFT4509 is more than most large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 50PFT4509. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Features Three Video Appss

The 50PFT4509 has a greater number of video apps than most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The video appss "netflix" and "vimeo" are also featured on this television.

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Light

The 50PFT4509 is very light (only 12.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years. The average weight of televisions of this age and type is 20kg.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 62 kilowatt hours, the 50PFT4509 has a very low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFT4509 the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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11 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 10 owner reviews this TV has an overall owner rating of 66%.

Not 3D

The 50PFT4509 is not 3D. Most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFT4509 do are 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 55LW5590, the Samsung UE55H6270, or the Sony KDL-50W800 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The 50PFT4509 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UN55ES8000, the UE55F8000, or the UE60F7000 all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 50PFT4509 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 320Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the Philips 50PFT4509 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this TV to all the other 60Hz refresh rate televisions and we think the 50PFH4309/88, the 65PFS6659 (£1,499.99), and the 50PFK4509/12 all from Philips which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Hisense LTDN50K220 (100Hz), the LG 60LY330 (100Hz), or the Panasonic TX-50A300 (£329.00) (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 50PFT4509 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 50PFT4509. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The Philips 50PFT4509 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,299.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Philips 50PFT4509 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50PFT4509.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 50PFT4509 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFT4509 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the Philips 50PFT4509 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys amongst large TVs of this age.

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Only One Audio (L,R) in

The Philips 50PFT4509 is a one audio (L,R) in television. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 50PFT4509 have between one and three audio (L,R) ins.

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Fairly Thick

At 88 millimeters, the 50PFT4509 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The thinnest depth of large TVs that came out around the same time as the 50PFT4509 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

Alternative 88mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 50PFH4309/88, or the 50PFK4509/12 both from Philips.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFT4509

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This large TV has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
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
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)

User Reviews

(10)
(Verified Purchase)

I purchased this on Prime Day and have had it up and running for 10 days.

On reading the other reviews both positive and negative. My views are that this TV was great value and easy to... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by Luca
(Verified Purchase)

Nice big TV. Setup was very easy and it was up and running within 10 minutes.
Can't say much about the picture quality as they all seems to be fairy similar, compared to other... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2015 by Tim
(Verified Purchase)

Great tv. Very easy to set up. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Bradley
(Verified Purchase)

If you don't know a lot about tv's, the specs on this TV are basically the same as any high price 50inch sony tv. The quality it of course brilliant and the sound quality is simply amazing. What... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

We bought this on the Amazon prime sale day and received it 2 days later, Unfortunately I got this TV with the wrong power lead and needed to use of my own.
Once we got the TV built, up and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by DAMIEN WATSON
(Verified Purchase)

Got this during the prime sale. so price wise 10/10 but i was kinda hoping for a few more functions. havnt fully played with the online services yet. but great tv for the price i payed. would look... Read more…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Jonny
(Verified Purchase)

The tv was bought on the day when the offer was on. when it arrived the tv screen was broken.

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by ET | 6 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Unfortunately, there is a distortion in the picture quality - it looks like a ripple effect starting from the top of the screen.

I bought this yesterday (July 15th), on Prime Day. It's... Read more…

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Valar
(Verified Purchase)

Got the TV on 16/07/2015 put it together and powered on, this what I got "scrambled image".
No welcome screen nothing.

Reviewed 16 July 2015 by Elizabeth Eddison
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with purchase considering the price I got it for. The main issue with this TV is that it doesn't have Amazon Prime on here! Means I may need to get another fire stick to be able to watch... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50pft450912, philips 50pht4509, philips 50pft450912, philips 50pft450912r, philips 50pft450912ra, philips 50pft450912rc
Barcodes 08712581710200

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