Philips 55HFL5009
Philips 55HFL5009
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Philips 55HFL5009

A very economical to run 55" Full HD television with alright features
55" Full HD No 60Hz Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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Philips 55HFL5009 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Philips 55HFL5009 as follows for Summary.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 46?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £68 over 5 years are in the cheapest 20% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Not 3D

Philips 55HFL5009 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

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


Only Full HD

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

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The 55HFL5009's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Not 3D

The 55HFL5009 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The Philips 55HFL5009's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 55HFL5009 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Miracast

The 55HFL5009 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 55HFL5009 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55HFL5009 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 55HFL5009's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all TVs is 260Hz, with the slowest being 20Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Swivelling

The 55HFL5009 supports swivelling. 96% of TVs do not support swivelling.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55HFL5009 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 55HFL5009 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Only One USB Port

Most televisions have between one and two USB ports, including the 55HFL5009 which has one USB port.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in June 2014.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This Philips TV has an energy efficiency rating of A++. The 55HFL5009 is one of the cheaper to run TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices, we estimate the 55HFL5009 will cost only £68 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55hfl5009d12
Barcodes 08712581717001

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