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Philips 50PFT6550

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50" Active Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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Philips 50PFT6550 HD TV Review
Philips 50PFT6550 review

23 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who wrote that this large TV was good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 50PFT6550 is one of the cheaper to run TVs of a similar age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 50PFT6550 will cost only £93 over 5 years to run.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Philips large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Philips is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good High Def TV

Some people wrote that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Philips 50PFT6550 “What is the Philips 50PFT6550? The Philips 50PFT6550 is a 50-inch TV with – shock horror – a Full HD rather than native 4K screen resolution” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Expert website Avforums.com said in their review “The Philips 50PFT6550 is a Full HD LCD TV with an LED backlight”.

Good Picture Quality

One Philips 50PFT6550 owner mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality. One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Trusted Reviews mentioned last year “Colours prefer punch to accuracy”.

Good Product Quality

One customer said in their reviews that the Philips 50PFT6550 was good quality. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review “Mostly excellent, dynamic picture quality” .

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Philips 50PFT6550 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Avforums.com said in their Philips 50PFT6550 review “It supports active shutter 3D, although it doesn't come with any glasses”.

Good Technical Features

One person who bought it thought it had good features. Trusted Reviews wrote in their review of this TV “Nice features” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was a good design. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Attractive and spacesaving design, Android runs more stably than it does on Sony's TVs” in their Philips 50PFT6550 review.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 50PFT6550, the Philips 50PFT6550 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 50LF652[plb_2854193_price].

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 55LF652[plb_2841133_price], or the Samsung UE55J5570[plb_2865721_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 50PFT6550 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 50PFT6550.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 50LF652[plb_2854193_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 55LF652[plb_2841133_price], or the Samsung UE55J5570[plb_2865721_price].

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 50PFT6550 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFT6550 only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Philips 50PFT6550 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50PFT6550. Most of the televisions of this age and spec only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the 50PFT6550 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 50PFT6550 is 440Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 50PFT6550 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for more than a year. 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 Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The 50PFT6550 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 50PFT6550. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Light

With a weight of only 13.3 kilograms, the Philips 50PFT6550 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFT6550 the weights range from 5.2kg to 36kg.

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Features Two Video Appss

The number of video apps featured on the 50PFT6550 is more than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on televisions of a similar age and spec to the 50PFT6550. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 82 kilowatt hours, the Philips 50PFT6550 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. Large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50PFT6550 have annual energy consumptions of between 62kWh and 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on large TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Features One Music Apps

The number of music app featured on the 50PFT6550 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television features an Spotify music apps, which is the most frequently featured music apps featured on televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50PFT6550.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £50.99

In the last couple of weeks the 50PFT6550 has increased in price by £50.99.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 50PFT6550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 50PFT6550 is more than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50PFT6550. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFT6550 do not feature OLED technology. The 50PFT6550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two Processor Coress

The 50PFT6550 is a two processor cores TV.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The Philips 50PFT6550 is a one RF ports quantity television. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 50PFT6550 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite Thick

At 77 millimeters, the 50PFT6550 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50PFT6550. The thinnest depth of large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50PFT6550 is 33mm and the thickest is 99mm.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price] (79mm), or the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price] (79mm) both from Philips which is also cheaper.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This large TV was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this spec 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
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
Miracast
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
Processor Cores
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Ambilight Light System
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
USB Ports Quantity

1 Award

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(2)
14 December 2015

Trusted Reviews

What is the Philips 50PFT6550? The Philips 50PFT6550 is a 50-inch TV with ? shock horror ? a Full HD rather than native 4K screen resolution. Despite its relatively old-school pixel count, it's... Read more…

Mostly excellent, dynamic picture quality
Attractive and spacesaving design, Android runs more stably than it does on Sony's TVs
Great black levels
Good backlight uniformity, Android TV has potential
Nice features
Care needs to be taken with set up
Colours prefer punch to accuracy
Limited viewing angles
Poor outofthebox accuracy
Lack of shadow detail
21 September 2015

The Philips 50PFT6550 is a Full HD LCD TV with an LED backlight. It supports active shutter 3D, although it doesn't come with any glasses, and includes the Android TV smart platform. Since this is... Read more…

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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 50pft655012, summer 50pft6550, philips 50pft6550, philips 50pft655012
Barcodes 08718863002032

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