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Philips 32PFL4609

Philips 32PFL4609

31.5" 1400:1 Flat May 2014
Screen Size Typical Contrast Ratio Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
Wireless connectivity and 120 PMR performance in this LED LCD TV. Entertainment with NetFlix, YouTube, Vudu, Pandora, Facebook, and more. Connect wirelessly to explore unlimited internet access on... More
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Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Philips has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 32PFL4609 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 32PFL4609 which do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 32PFL4609 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a WiFi connection.

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Features One Music App

The number of music app featured on the 32PFL4609 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television features a Pandora music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on televisions of this age and spec.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Five Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 32PFL4609 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is MKV, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats AVC, H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2 and MPEG4 are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Audio Format

The 32PFL4609 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the 32PFL4609.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The Philips 32PFL4609 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this type and age. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 32PFL4609.

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Very Light

The average weight of TVs of a similar age and type to the 32PFL4609 is 10kg, and the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. With a weight of only 5.4 kilograms, the 32PFL4609 is fairly light compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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12 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 32PFL4609 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 32PFL4609 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 2 Watts, the 32PFL4609 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The RMS rated power of televisions of this spec and age range from 2W to 80W.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 32PFL4609 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 32PFL4609.

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Only Supports Two TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the 32PFL4609 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by televisions of this age and spec. The TV band "VHF" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Only Features One App

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 32PFL4609 is more than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly featured app is Skype, but this app is not featured on this Philips television. The apps Facebook are also featured on this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the Philips 32PFL4609 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 270 candellas per square meter, the 32PFL4609 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 32PFL4609. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesses of between 160 cd/m² and 3,000 cd/m².

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Only 480i Video Mode

The 32PFL4609 supports a better video mode than most televisions of this age and type. This TV supports a 480i video mode, whereas most televisions that are a similar age to it support a 1080p video mode. The worst video mode of all televisions of this age and spec is 480p and the best is 2160p.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 32PFL4609 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This television's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution amongst all TVs of this type and age.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best supported display resolution amongst comparable types of television.

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Only Five Equaliser Bands

The 32PFL4609 is a five equaliser band TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years have between three and six equaliser bands.

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Very Thick

The thicknesses of TVs of this spec and age range from 3.5mm to 100mm. When compared to other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 32PFL4609 that we have assessed, the thickness of the 32PFL4609 of 99.06 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 32PFL4609

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 32PFL4609.

Specification

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3D Compatible
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
TV Band
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Smart TV
App
Video App
Music App
Audio
Equaliser Band
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
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Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Audio in Port
Networking
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Audio Format
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Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $62.18
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $64.54
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 32pfl4609f7
Barcodes 00609585240438
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