Philips 55PFL7900 vs VIZIO D58u-D3

Philips 55PFL7900
VIZIO D58u-D3

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
10W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 55PFL7900 has an RMS rated power of 20WW, however the VIZIO D58u-D3 is only a 10WW RMS rated power TV (10W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

22% thinner Edit
The Philips 55PFL7900 has a thickness of 58.42mmmm, however the VIZIO D58u-D3 is a 71.12mmmm thick TV (12.7mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

3% lighter Edit
Philips 55PFL7900 is 17.8kgg heavy. That's 0.5g lighter than the VIZIO D58u-D3 (18.3kgg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

2 Reasons For
6% larger screen size Edit
The VIZIO D58u-D3 is a 57.5"" TV. That's 2.9" larger than the Philips 55PFL7900 (57.5""). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Two more HDMI ports Edit
The VIZIO D58u-D3 has five HDMI ports, however the Philips 55PFL7900 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Philips 55PFL7900 is a 54.6"" TV. That's 2.9" smaller than the VIZIO D58u-D3 (57.5""). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Two less HDMI ports Edit
The Philips 55PFL7900 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the VIZIO D58u-D3 only has five HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Five months older
The Philips 55PFL7900 is older than the VIZIO D58u-D3 by five months.
4 Reasons Against
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The VIZIO D58u-D3 has an RMS rated power of 10WW, but the Philips 55PFL7900 is a 20WW RMS rated power TV (10W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Thicker Edit
VIZIO D58u-D3 is 71.12mmmm thick, but the Philips 55PFL7900 is a 58.42mmmm thick TV (12.7mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Heavier Edit
The VIZIO D58u-D3 is an 18.3kgg heavy TV. That's 0.5g heavier than the Philips 55PFL7900 (18.3kgg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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Date Released

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Display

Screen Size
54.6" 57.5"
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HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
LED Backlighting
 Full-Array
 Full-Array
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1200:1
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 1200:1
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
120Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Comb Filter
 3D
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 3D
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Response Time
8ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
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Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
Display Refresh Rate
 60 Hz
 30 Hz
 24 Hz
 120 Hz
 60 Hz
 30 Hz
 24 Hz
 120 Hz
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Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
139.7cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
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176°
Graphics Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
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 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
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176°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 ATSC
 ATSC
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
TV Band
 UHF
 VHF
 UHF
 VHF
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC

Smart TV

App
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
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Video App
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Music App
 Pandora
 Spotify
 Pandora
 Spotify

Audio

Equaliser Band
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W
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10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital AC3
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital AC3
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Version
 2.0
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 2.0
HDMI Port
3 5
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Consumer Electronics Control
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
VGA Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Networking

WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11ac
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 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11b
 IEEE 802.11g
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11ac

Management Features

On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 3

Performance

Video Format
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 H.265
 ASP
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 H.265
 ASP
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Picture Processing Technology
 Philips Pixel Plus HD
 Philips Pixel Plus HD

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 200
 400 x 200

Power

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 82.6W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.24W
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AC Input Frequency
 60
 60

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data UL, cUL, FCC Class B, HDMI 1.4/2.0, Dolby Digital Plus

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
58.42mm
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71.12mm
Weight
17.8kg
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18.3kg
Package Weight
24.5kg
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24.7kg
Weight (with Stand)
18.4kg
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18.8kg
Depth (with Stand)
220.98mm
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284.5mm
Height (with Stand)
777.24mm
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828mm
Width (with Stand)
1,272.54mm
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1,295mm
Height
734.06mm 762mm
Width
1,234.44mm 1,295mm
Packaging Height
840.74mm
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879.1mm
Packaging Depth
203.2mm
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Packaging Width
1,483.36mm 1,392mm
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Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
5 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Light Sensor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Networking Features
Miracast, Home Network Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Product Weight
39.25lbs Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
40.57lbs Unknown - Click to provide data
Power
155W Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions
48.6 x 2.3 x 28.9 Unknown - Click to provide data
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