Philips 55PFT6550
Philips 55PFT6550
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Philips 55PFT6550

A 2 year old 55" Full HD TV, good for playing games on
55" Full HD Yes No Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 55PFT6550 Review

With low running costs and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 55PFT6550 number 122 in 3D TVs, number 142 in 55 inch TVs and number 187 in Netflix recommended TVs.
Average Features
2 Years Old
£101 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 57?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A++, and its running costs of £101 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 196 in TVs for gaming. However average for watching sport, ranking number 565 in TVs for sport as well being average for watching films, ranking number 397 in TVs for films.
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Philips 55PFT6550 In-Depth Analysis


Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is under 3 years old but has mediocre features but at £529.00 it is cheaper than 58% of TVs.


Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The 55PFT6550's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 19% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFT6550 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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The 55PFT6550 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the Philips 55PFT6550 of 79mm is fairly thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 55PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 55PFT6550's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 25% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 55PFT6550 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 55PFT6550 is more than most televisions. This Philips TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 55PFT6550 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Philips 55PFT6550's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 18% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PFT6550 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55PFT6550 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 55PFT6550 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PFT6550 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Philips 55PFT6550 is a three USB port TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55PFT6550 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PFT6550 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in July 2015.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A++, and the average 5 year running cost of the 55PFT6550 is £101 based on adequate energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pft655012
Barcodes 08718863002162

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