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22 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Trusted Reviews decided that concluded that they would recommend this large TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Advisor.co.uk the average expert rating of this TV is 73%.

Nice Design

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk gave this TV a score of 4 stars and wrote two years ago “Philips latest 6-Series screens are as pretty as a picture” in their review. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote in their review on PC Advisor.co.uk “Smart app support is pretty decent” and scored the Philips 55PFS6609 80 out of 100. Pc Advisor.co.uk also said “Gorgeous premium design”.

One Philips 55PFS6609 owner who reviewed the Philips 55PFS6609 considered that it was neat. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk scored it 80 out of 100 and said “Add a neat swivelling stand and of course Philips' integrated Ambilight mood lighting, an”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of people who reviewed the product wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said “What is the Philips 55PFS6609? The Philips 55PFS6609 is a full HD 55-inch TV equipped with a dual-core processor”. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote “Only have eyes for Full HD content, then this Philips 55PFS6609 is well worth an audition”. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “The PFS6609 is Philips' top-of-the-range Full HD TV for 2014” in their Philips 55PFS6609 review.

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this large TV is A++. The 55PFS6609 has an average 5 year running cost of only £87 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 12% of all 321 TVs of a similar age and type.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,006 owner and expert reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

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Good Picture Quality

Some Philips 55PFS6609 reviewers reckoned that it had good picture quality. One Philips 55PFS6609 owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Excellent contrast ratio 4290 1” in their Philips 55PFS6609 review.

One Philips 55PFS6609 owner who purchased the Philips 55PFS6609 concluded that it was good for playing games on. Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Input lag is high for gaming” and rated it 80 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the Philips 55PFS6609 was good quality. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Philips 55PFS6609 on PC Advisor.co.uk two years ago “Excellent picture quality” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Also two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert review site Expert Reviews “Good-value TV with great image quality and superb black levels.” in their review of the Philips 55PFS6609.

Nice Stand

Some Philips 55PFS6609 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Philips 55PFS6609 had a good stand. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “Snowy white back panel, they immediately stand out from the crowd” and rated the product 4 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of people who bought it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Avforums.com said in their Philips 55PFS6609 review “Besides the suitably large screen real estate, you get Philips super Ambilight system, Smart Cloud TV, active shutter 3D technology and lots more besides” .

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 55PFS6609 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk wrote “Great price”. One Philips 55PFS6609 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was a bargain for the price.

Good Remote Control

One Philips 55PFS6609 owner thought the Philips 55PFS6609 had a good remote control.

Good Smart TV

One Philips 55PFS6609 reviewer thought the product had great smart functions. Whathifi.com said “Philips 55PFS6609 The 55in LED-backlight LCD screen, with Full HD 3D and smart features, is the first Phi” in their review.

Easy to Use

One person thought the product was easy to use. Two years ago Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned “Remote is cheap and sluggish to use” in their Philips 55PFS6609 review.

Supports Smart TV

The Philips 55PFS6609 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFS6609.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 55LB650[plb_2229281_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the Philips 55PFS6409[plb_2220122_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55PFS6609 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including the KDL-55W807[pl_1543809_price], or the KDL-55W815[pl_2297084_price] both from Sony or the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] which is cheaper.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 55PFS6609 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports Seven Video Formats Supporteds

supports seven video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFS6609 is more than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFS6609. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG4" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The 55PFS6609 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AMR", "LPCM", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 77 kilowatt hours, the 55PFS6609 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55PFS6609. The annual energy consumptions of TVs of this type and age range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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Very Low Power Consumption (PowerSave)

Across all the large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PFS6609 the power consumption (PowerSave)s range from 0.1W to 93W, and the average power consumption (PowerSave) is 44W. The 55PFS6609 has one of the lower power consumption (PowerSave)s (only 0.3 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PFS6609 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the Philips 55PFS6609 is more than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFS6609. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFS6609 do not feature OLED technology. The 55PFS6609 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two Processor Coress

The 55PFS6609 is a two processor cores television.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 55PFS6609 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys (only 200 hertz) amongst large TVs of this age. Comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55PFS6609 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFS6609

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 55PFS6609.

Average Depth

At 54 millimeters, the 55PFS6609 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFS6609.

If you are not worried about having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the Sony KDL-55W807[plb_1543809_price] (64mm and cheaper), or the Samsung UE55F6100[plb_2149172_price] (49.2mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
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
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Built-In Processor

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Expert Reviews

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23 October 2014

Philips latest 6-Series screens are as pretty as a picture. With their ultra-narrow grey bezel and snowy white back panel, they immediately stand out from the crowd. Add a neat swivelling stand... Read more…

Good colorimetry
Excellent contrast ratio 4290 1)
Motion compensation, although it does negatively affect the picture a little
Large number of video formats supported by the media player
Great price
Overly sharp image, even when you turn off all image enhancement options
Unequal gamma distribution
Loss of detail in dark zones
Narrow viewing angles
Risk of clouding
4 August 2014

We were impressed by the Philips PFS6609's high contrast ratio; not many TVs have managed to break the 4000:1 barrier. On the other hand, HD viewing is a real let down; the picture undergoes some...

22 July 2014

The Philips 6600 Series offers an awful lot for its price-tag. Besides the suitably large screen real estate, you get Philips super Ambilight system, Smart Cloud TV, active shutter 3D technology... Read more…

8 July 2014

Good-value TV with great image quality and superb black levels, but its fiddly menu and online content disappoints...

13 June 2014

We're left with mixed emotions on the 6609. On one hand, it's not as good with standard-def content and it can be sluggish to use.On the other hand, it looks brilliant with anything in high-def....

2 June 2014

Philips is mostly moving in the right direction with its Smart TV platform and shows a growing understanding of what works in smart TV interface and content terms. However, it's still some...

Le Philips PFS6609 nous a impressionnés par son contraste élevé. Peu de téléviseurs peuvent se vanter de passer la barre des 4000:1. C'est, en revanche, la douche froide en HD. L'image...

21 August 2014

Der Edge-LED-Fernseher Philips 48PFS6609 zeigte im Test ein insgesamt sehr gutes Bild in 2D und 3D. Und auch bei Ausstattung und Bedienung macht das Mittelklasse-Modell aus der 6000er-Serie eine... Read more…

5 June 2014

Philips PFS6609 gjør rett og slett en god jobb til en helt overkommelig pris, og er du på jakt etter en TV som også ser bra ut kan den være et meget godt alternativ. Men konkurransen i denne...

30 July 2014

Nella cornice di un evento organizzato da TPVision ( che produce e distribuisce i TV a marchio Philips ), abbiamo avuto modo di...

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Electricity cost when switched on £84.93
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £86.76
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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 55PFS6609, 55pfs660912, philips p227107, philips p227107p, philips 55pfs6609, philipstv 55pfs6609
Barcodes 08712581710323

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