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Philips 40PFL4909

Philips 40PFL4909

40" 60Hz 5000:1 Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

Philips mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Philips is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 40PFL4909 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 40PFL4909 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 40PFL4909 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL4909 do not have a WiFi connection.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the 40PFL4909 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 40PFL4909.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 40PFL4909 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 40PFL4909.

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12 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL4909, the 40PFL4909 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40PFL4909 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of televisions that are a comparable age to the 40PFL4909 range from 2W to 80W. The 40PFL4909 has a very low RMS rated power (only 2 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 40PFL4909.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 40PFL4909 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 40PFL4909.

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Only Supports Two TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the 40PFL4909 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFL4909. The TV band "VHF" is also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 40PFL4909, the Philips 40PFL4909 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The 40PFL4909 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 270 candellas per square meter) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average display brightness of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFL4909 is 350 cd/m².

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Only 480i Video Mode

The 40PFL4909 supports a 480i video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode supported by most TVs that came out more than two years ago. Across all TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40PFL4909 the best video mode is 2160p and the worst is 480p.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40PFL4909 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 40PFL4909 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Five Equaliser Bands

The Philips 40PFL4909 is a five equaliser band TV.

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Very Thick

The average thickness of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40PFL4909 is 62mm. At 99 millimeters, the 40PFL4909 has a very thick thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 40PFL4909

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Philips TV was released over two years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 40PFL4909 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40PFL4909.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Audio
Equaliser Band
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Child Lock
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on $110.68
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $113.04
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 40PFL4909uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfl4909, philips 1920x1080, philips 1920x1080p, philips 40pfl4909f7
Barcodes 00609585240445, 00609585241589, 609585241589R1
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