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Philips 55PFK6949/12

Philips 55PFK6949/12

55" 60Hz Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Philips TV is A++. The 55PFK6949/12 is in the cheapest 12% of all 321 televisions of a comparable age and spec that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55PFK6949/12 will cost only £89 over 5 years to run.

Good Brand

Based on 2,006 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV

The 55PFK6949/12 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55PFK6949/12 also support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6949/12, the Philips 55PFK6949/12 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The Philips 55PFK6949/12 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that came out more than two years ago. This Philips television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by televisions of this age and type. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The Philips 55PFK6949/12 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 55PFK6949/12. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Features Two Video Appss

The 55PFK6949/12 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on TVs that have been available for more than two years. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFK6949/12 range from 60kWh to 320kWh. At only 79 kilowatt hours, the Philips 55PFK6949/12 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55PFK6949/12.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PFK6949/12 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], or the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFK6949/12 is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 320Hz. At only 60 hertz, the 55PFK6949/12 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFK6949/12.

If this large TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-50A300[plb_2659618_price] (100Hz).

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Only Supports Six Image Formats Supporteds

The Philips 55PFK6949/12 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that came out more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6949/12. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFK6949/12 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

The 55PFK6949/12 has a fairly high power consumption (off) (0.3 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55PFK6949/12. The average power consumption (off) of TVs of a similar type and age to the 55PFK6949/12 is 0.26W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFK6949/12

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 55PFK6949/12 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that were launched 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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Average Depth

At 63 millimeters, the 55PFK6949/12 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PFK6949/12.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 55PFS6909[plb_2477836_price] (63mm), or the Panasonic TX-60AS650[plb_2232471_price] (63mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Swivelling
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
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Display Resolution (numeric)
USB Ports Quantity

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.36
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 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 55pfk694912, philips 55pfk6949, philips 55pfk694912
Barcodes 08718863000625

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