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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We calculated the average reviews for all Philips TVs and also specifically for Philips mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews compared to other brands.
Has a WiFi Connection
Unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 43PFL4609 which do not have a WiFi connection, the 43PFL4609 has a WiFi connection.
Supports Smart TV Features
The 43PFL4609 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 43PFL4609 also support smart TV features.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as it.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on televisions of this age and type.
Three HDMI Ports
The Philips 43PFL4609 is a three HDMI port television.
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Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 43PFL4609 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type.
Features Two Video Apps
The number of video apps featured on the 43PFL4609 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This TV features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on TVs of this age and type. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this Philips TV.
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Not 3D Compatible
The 43PFL4609 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 43PFL4609 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 43PFL4609 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the Philips 43PFL4609 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this age and spec.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The 43PFL4609 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Quite Slow Response Time
The response times of mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago range from 4ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.5ms. The Philips 43PFL4609 has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this TV was released.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type 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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PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
1920 x 1080
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
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4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Horizontal Viewing Angle
720 x 480, 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 768, 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+), 1440 x 900 (WXGA+), 1440 x 900, 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA)
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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