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Philips 55PFT5500

55" Flat Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Philips is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Philips also has good reviews for its large TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The 55PFT5500 supports smart TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than a year also support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider including the 60LF6300, or the 55LF6529 both from LG or the Hisense 50K2204 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 55PFT5500 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55PFT5500 also have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Hisense 50K2204, the Samsung UE55J5502, or the LG 55EG9109.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55PFT5500 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the 55PFT5500 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 55PFT5500 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age only have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFT5500 the display brightnesss range from 220 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the 55PFT5500 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released one year ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Eight Video Formats Supporteds

supports eight video formats supporteds

The 55PFT5500 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by televisions of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 55PFT5500 is more than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of a similar age and type to the 55PFT5500. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55PFT5500 range from 62kWh to 230kWh. The Philips 55PFT5500 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 91 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Features One Music Apps

The number of music app featured on the 55PFT5500 is more than most large TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television features an Spotify music apps, which is the most commonly featured music apps featured on large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 55PFT5500 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 50PFK6540/12, the Sony KDL-50W809, or the LG 55EG9209 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in camera. The 55PFT5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The 55PFT5500 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that were released more than a year ago. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFT5500. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PFT5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55PFT5500 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9209, or the 55EC940 both from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the 55PFT5500 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The motion interpolation frequencys of large TVs that were released one year ago range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz.

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Fairly Thick

With a depth of 79 millimeters, the 55PFT5500 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average depth of televisions of a similar age and type to the 55PFT5500 is 65mm.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 79mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the 55PFT6550 (£529.00), the 55PFK6550/12, or the 55PFT6510 all from Philips.

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Very High Power Consumption (off)

When compared to other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55PFT5500, the power consumption (off) of the 55PFT5500 of 0.5 Watts is one of the highest. Across all the televisions of this age and spec the power consumption (off)s range from 0.01W to 0.5W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PFT5500

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55PFT5500 is £104, which is typical compared to the other 133 TVs of a similar age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Philips released the 55PFT5500.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for a similar time 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
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
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
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)
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Auto Power Off
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
USB Recording
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Tomasz

No digital audio out after the latest software upgrade (nor Blutooth) Android "MyRemote" app is garbage, cannot find a TV...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Terry
Terry would recommend the Philips 55PFT5500

Andr0d great...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £100.95
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £103.99
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Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pft550012, 55pft550056, philips 55pft5500
Barcodes 08718863002544, 08718863005347

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