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Philips 46PDL8908

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46" 60Hz May 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewer at Hi-tech.mail.ru/ concluded that concluded that they would endorse this TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this television was good. This TV received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

Good Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 82% based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, hifitest.de, pcforalla.idg.se and Lydogbilde.no.

Good Brand

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

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which are not 3D compatible, the Philips 46PDL8908 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the TC-L47ET5[pl_403365_price], or the TX-L42FT60[pl_1654311_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE32H6470[plb_2205059_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 46PDL8908 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago do not support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might also want to consider including the UE40H6700[pl_2232461_price], or the UE46C7000[pl_1661081_price] both from Samsung or the LG 47LM960[plb_1277857_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 46PDL8908 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at including the UE40H6700[pl_2232461_price], or the UE46F7000[pl_1588337_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Very Low Power Consumption When Switched Off

At only 0.1 Watts, the 46PDL8908 has a fairly low power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The lowest power consumption when switched off of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 0.01W, the highest is 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.28W.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Philips 46PDL8908 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 46PDL8908. Most of the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 46PDL8908 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Philips 46PDL8908 is a four HDMI port TV.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400 hertz, the Philips 46PDL8908 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. Across all the mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 46PDL8908 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter, the 46PDL8908 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 46PDL8908. The average display brightness of comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 46PDL8908 is 350 cd/m².

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 46PDL8908 is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. The RMS rated power of the Philips 46PDL8908 of 30 Watts is one of the highest amongst televisions that came out around the same time as the 46PDL8908.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The Philips 46PDL8908 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 46PDL8908. The video formats "AVC", "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 46PDL8908 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 46PDL8908. The audio formats "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 46PDL8908 is more than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this spec and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs of this age and spec range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a thickness of only 39.5 millimeters, the 46PDL8908 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One person considered that the product was not good looking.

Poor Stand

One customer who bought the product thought it did not have a good stand.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 46PDL8908, the 46PDL8908 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 46PDL8908 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 46PDL8908.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.

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Only Two Processor Cores

The Philips 46PDL8908 is a two processor core television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The 46PDL8908 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 115 kilowatt hours, the 46PDL8908 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 46PDL8908. The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 46PDL8908 is 76kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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Very Heavy

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. The Philips 46PDL8908 is very heavy (26 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 46PDL8908.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 46PDL8908

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 46PDL8908 has a relatively standard refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 46PDL8908.

Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the UE40B6000[pl_1661041_price] (100Hz), or the UE40D5000[pl_1661055_price] (100Hz) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Video App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Standard
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Processor Core
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Camera Included
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Box Dimension
USB Port

2 Awards

pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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24 May 2013

There's no frame, no curvy chrome stand, just a single (46 or 55in) slab of almost-square 'gradient' glass ? black at the top, fading into transparency at the bottom ? that rests nonchalantly... Read more…

23 August 2013

Philips skiller sig ud fra mængden med et design-tv, som faktisk leverer rigtig flot billedkvalitet. 55PFL8908 tager sig lige så godt ud, når det er slukket, som når det er tændt. Det kræver...

12 August 2013

De Philips DesignLine 55PDL8908S/12 is zowel qua design als technisch een bijzonder toestel. Designliefhebbers kunnen hun hartje ophalen met het ?zwevende? glaspaneel waarin het LCD-paneel...

1 July 2013

Philips 55PDL8908S, farkl? bir tasar?m ve yüksek görüntü kalitesiyle bulu?turuyor.Her yeni cihaz kategorisinde oldu?u gibi ak?ll? televizyonlarda da önce temel tasar?ml? ürünler piyasaya... Read more…

1 June 2013

Ünlü elektronik firmas? Philips Smart TV'lere yeni bir yorum getirdi ve DesingLine ad?n? verdi?i serisini duyurdu. Bu serinin en önemli özelli?i ise cihaz?n ön yüzünde bulunan cam panel. Bu... Read more…

30 August 2014

Se você procura uma TV com um design único e elegante, pode apostar nesse modelo sem pensar duas vezes. Já se você também quer um televisor com um sistema smart funcional, talvez seja melhor...

Cool udseende og udfrelse
Njagtig og neutral billedkvalitet
Design arrojado e exigente
3D ativo convincente, com pouca interferncia
Iluminao perifrica Ambilight
Skrmen er spejlblank
Mangler en del smartapps
Lyden savner dynamik
Preo elevado
Funes de Smart TVs fraqussimas
5 March 2014

A TV DesignLine 55PDL8908, da Philips, é certamente um aparelho que cativa seu usuário na primeira impressão por causa de seu desenho ?folha de vidro?. Ou causa estranhamento sobre seu enorme... Read more…

23 September 2013

Samsungs topplinje är det närmsta vi kommer en fungerande TV, men varför envisas de med att göra dem i trist plast? Utöver detta händer det faktiskt inte mycket nytänkande inom... Read more…

6 September 2013

Pcforalla.idg.se

Denna tv från Philips är gigantisk, och väger bly. Och den ser inte ut som någon annan tv vi testat tidigare, närmast designmässigt är nog Bang & Olufsens apparater.KonstruktionHela fronten... Read more…

22 August 2013

Ordet ?design-TV? har blivit ett alltmer utslitet begrepp eftersom alla TV-apparater numera är minimalistiska och platta som pannkakor. Designteamen har ingen lätt uppgift när det finns så... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $102.29
Electricity cost when on standby $0.47
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Total running cost over 5 years $102.76
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 46pdl8908, 46pdl8908s, 46pdl8908s60, 46pdl8908s12, 46pdl8908s98, 46pdl8908s/12
Barcodes 00871010355267, 00871258168238, 08712581682378, 08712581682385, 08712581703738
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