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Philips 50PFT6550

£499.00
Trusted Reviews Recommended
An award winning 50" Full HD television with alright features but a price that represents average value for money
50" Full HD Yes No Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 50PFT6550 Review

With very good reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Philips 50PFT6550 number 73 in 3D TVs, number 79 in 50 inch TVs and number 86 in Netflix recommended TVs.
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2 Reviews + 1 Award
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2 Years Old
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£93 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
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Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Philips TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £93 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 50PFT6550 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 94 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching films, ranking number 208 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 338 in TVs for sport.
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Philips 50PFT6550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Recommended" award by review site Trusted Reviews who concluded that this Philips television was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 75 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and avforums.com.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its televisions. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 3 years old but has mediocre features. However at £499.00 it is cheaper than 61% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 50PFT6550's display diagonal of 50" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50PFT6550 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The 50PFT6550 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The Philips 50PFT6550's thickness of 77mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 50PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 50PFT6550 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

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

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Supports Interactive TV

The 50PFT6550 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 50PFT6550 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Miracast

The 50PFT6550 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 50PFT6550 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 50PFT6550 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

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

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 50PFT6550 of 800Hz is fairly fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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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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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 50PFT6550 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. This TV is a three USB port TV compared to most of the TVs which only have between one and two USB ports.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 50PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 50PFT6550 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Philips 50PFT6550's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 25% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 50PFT6550 in July 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 50PFT6550 has an average 5 year running cost of £93 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 50pft655012
Barcodes 08718863002032

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