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Philips 50PFT655012

77

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Philips 50PFT655012

£549.99
Philips 50PFT6550
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An award winning and very economical to run 50" Full HD television, good for watching films
50" Full HD No 77mm Jul 2015 A+
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Philips 50PFT6550 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 50PFT6550 number 101 in 3D TVs, number 183 in 50 inch TVs and number 222 in Netflix recommended TVs.
85
Reviews
2 Reviews + 1 Award
62
Value for Money
Good
76
Features
Good Features
78
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£74 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Philips TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £74 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 50PFT6550 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Full HD slim LED TV powered by android
Beautiful attention to detail
Passionate about picture quality
With android your TV can do it all
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 335 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 575 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 584 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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Philips 50PFT6550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The author at review website Trusted Reviews concluded that they would recommend this Philips TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This Philips television has an average expert rating of 75% based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and avforums.com.

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Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,279 expert and user reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old, and at £549.99 it is more expensive than 51% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 50PFT6550 is £74 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 50PFT6550 in July 2015.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 50PFT6550's display diagonal of 50" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 50PFT6550 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The Philips 50PFT6550 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the Philips 50PFT6550 of 77mm is in the thickest 22% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 50PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 50PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 50PFT6550 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 50PFT6550 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 50PFT6550 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 50PFT6550 features ambient lighting, unlike 98% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however the Philips 50PFT6550 has three USB ports.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 50PFT6550 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 50PFT6550 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 50PFT6550 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 50PFT6550 of 800Hz is in the fastest 25% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Miracast

The 50PFT6550 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Features Local Dimming

The 50PFT6550 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The 50PFT6550 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 50pft655012, summer 50pft6550

Barcodes:

08718863002032

Philips 50PFT655012

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