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Philips 50PFT4509

50" Full HD 60Hz Flat Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
Easy to use
Reasonably priced
Owner reviews are average
10 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Average

Based on 10 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 66 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 2,108 expert and user reviews (including 24 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 96% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

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”.


Design

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.

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.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

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

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.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 50PFT4509 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 50PFT4509 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Display

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 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.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 Philips 50PFT4509 is not 3D. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the 42LW579, or the 42LB670 both from LG or the Panasonic TX-42ASW654.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 200Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 50PFT4509 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

We compared this TV to all the other 60Hz refresh rate televisions and we think the 47PFH5609/88, the 40PFS5709 (£469.99), and the 46PDL8908 all from Philips which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the TX-50A300 (£329) (100Hz and higher rated), or the TX-50AS520 (£299.99) (100Hz and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Hisense LTDN50D36 (£322.65) (100Hz and higher rated).

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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 televisions of this type and age.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the 50PFT4509 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 50" TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the 50LB650, or the 50LB580 (£449) both from LG or the Philips 50PFH4109/88 which all of have better reviews.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the UN55H6400 (54.6" and higher rated), or the UN55H6350 (54.6" and higher rated) both from Samsung or the LG 55LY750 (£922) (54.64" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in March 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50PFT4509 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG or the Samsung UE48J6350 which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 50PFT4509 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 50PFT4509 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 50PFT4509 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television do not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 50PFT4509 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 50PFT4509 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 50PFT4509 supports interactive TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 50PFT4509 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 50PFT4509 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Three Video Apps

The 50PFT4509 has a greater number of video apps than most medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by televisions of this age and type. The video apps "netflix" and "vimeo" are also supported by this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of TVs of this spec and age is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The 50PFT4509 has a fairly thick depth (88 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 88mm thick TVs currently available including the 50PFH4309/88, or the 50PFK4509/12 both from Philips or the Cello C40227 (£258.40) which all of have better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

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

Philips 50PFT4509 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 50PFT4509 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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