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Philips 55PFK5500

55" Full HD Flat YouTube Jun 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £103.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site hifitest.de scored this TV 80 out of 100.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,107 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 50% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 55PFK5500 will cost £104 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 75 TVs of a comparable age and spec.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was June 2015 when this TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for more than a year. 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 55PFK5500 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PFK5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC940 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE58J5200 (£537.67) (58").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 55EC940.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PFK5500 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 55PFK5500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55PFK5500 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55PFK5500 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PFK5500 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 55PFK5500 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV which feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 55PFK5500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 55PFK5500 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PFK5500 supports interactive TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this television also support interactive TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Philips 55PFK5500 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PFK5500 supports Smart TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 55PFK5500 is more than most large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a NetFlix video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV. The video apps "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

With a depth of 79 millimeters, the Philips 55PFK5500 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of TVs of this age and spec is 34mm, the thickest is 98mm, and the average depth is 67mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pfk5500, 55pfk550012
Barcodes 08718863002537

Philips 55PFK5500 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 55PFK5500 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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