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Philips 55PFT5509

An economical to run 55" Full HD TV with adequate features
55" Full HD No 60Hz May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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Philips 55PFT5509 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old,
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Average Features
48
3 Years Old
75
£80 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of £80 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports interactive TV
Has an auto volume leveler
Only Full HD
Not 3D

Philips 55PFT5509 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 2,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Philips 55PFT5509's display diagonal of 55" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 73% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The 55PFT5509 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 55PFT5509's thickness of 78mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PFT5509 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the 55PFT5509 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PFT5509 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 55PFT5509 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 55PFT5509 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The Philips 55PFT5509's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The 55PFT5509 does not have an on/off switch, although it is worth keeping in mind that 54% of televisions also do not have an on/off switch.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Philips 55PFT5509 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PFT5509 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55PFT5509 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PFT5509 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 55PFT5509 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other televisions, the Philips 55PFT5509 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Only One USB Port

Most TVs have between one and two USB ports, including the Philips 55PFT5509 which has one USB port.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since May 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the 55PFT5509 is £80 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pft5509
Barcodes 08712581710576, 08712581721862, 08712581721886, 08718863001080

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