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Philips 55PFT6550

Philips 55PFT6550

55" Active Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Philips is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Philips also has good ratings for its large TVs.

Running Costs Are Low

This television has an efficiency rating of A++, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 55PFT6550 will cost £101 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the more economic to run TVs that have been available for more than a year.

Supports Smart TV

The 55PFT6550 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price], or the 50PFT6550[pl_2867659_price] both from Philips or the LG 55LF652[plb_2841133_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 55PFT6550 has a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price], or the 50PFT6550[pl_2867659_price] both from Philips or the LG 55LF652[plb_2841133_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The Philips 55PFT6550 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55PFT6550. Most of the large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PFT6550 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 55PFT6550 is a four HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55PFT6550 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 the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards on televisions of this age and spec.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of this type and age the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 1,000Hz. The 55PFT6550 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFT6550.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 55PFT6550 is more than most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Philips television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55PFT6550. 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 Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 55PFT6550 is more than most large TVs that have been available for 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 large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PFT6550. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Features Two Video Appss

The 55PFT6550 has a greater number of video apps than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on TVs of this spec and age. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The 55PFT6550 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 88 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFT6550 range from 62kWh to 230kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 110kWh.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Features One Music Apps

The Philips 55PFT6550 has a greater number of music app than most large TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV features an Spotify music apps, which is the most frequently featured music apps featured on large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PFT6550.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PFT6550 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The Philips 55PFT6550 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been around for more than a year. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PFT6550 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PFT6550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two Processor Coress

Most televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PFT6550 have between two and three processor coress, including the 55PFT6550 which has two processor coress.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

Most large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the 55PFT6550 which has one RF ports quantity.

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Quite Thick

The average depth of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55PFT6550 is 65mm. The 55PFT6550 has one of the thicker depths (79 millimeters) amongst large TVs of this age.

Alternative 79mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the Philips 55PFT6510[plb_2817637_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the UE55J5570[pl_2865721_price] (67.8mm), or the UE55J5500[pl_2856067_price] (67.8mm) both from Samsung.

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Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 55PFT6550 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that are a similar 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
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
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
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
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
Ambilight Light System
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
USB Ports Quantity

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Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £97.75
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £100.79
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Energy Rating
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pft655012, philips 55pft6550
Barcodes 08718863002162

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