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Philips 55PFK6550

55" Full HD Active Jun 2015
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £100.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Running costs are low
3D

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Reviews

Good Brand

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


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This large display diagonal TV has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and the 55PFK6550 has an average running cost of £101 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of this age and type.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was June 2015 when Philips released the 55PFK6550.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Philips 55PFK6550 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television, the Philips 55PFK6550 does not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the LG 55EC940.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that were released around the same time as this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. At 800 hertz, the 55PFK6550 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

If this television 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 55PFK6550 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55EC940 which has better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55PFK6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PFK6550 supports Miracast, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55PFK6550 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an ethernet port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55PFK6550 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 55PFK6550 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 55PFK6550 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a game mode.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 55PFK6550 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an auto volume leveler.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PFK6550 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 55PFK6550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 55PFK6550 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PFK6550 supports interactive TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago also support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 55PFK6550 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PFK6550 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 55PFK6550 is more than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports a NetFlix video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV. The video apps "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV have depths of between 34mm and 98mm. The 55PFK6550 has a quite thick depth (79 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 55PFT6550 (£529) (79mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pfk655012
Barcodes 08718863002155

Philips 55PFK6550 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 55PFK6550 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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