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Philips 55PFL5901F7

55" 1200:1 Flat Sep 2016
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Only Released Three Months Ago

This TV was released just three months ago. Newer TVs like this one are likely to have more advanced features.

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all Philips televisions and also specifically for Philips large TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that came out in the last year, the Philips 55PFL5901 has a WiFi connection.

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2160p Video Mode

The 55PFL5901 supports a better video mode than most latest similar spec TVs. This Philips television supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most latest TVs support a 720i video mode. This television also support 480i, 480p, 720p and 1080i and 1080p video modes.

A 2160p video mode is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFL5901.

A 1280p video mode is the worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of TV.

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Four Audio in Ports

The 55PFL5901 is a four audio in port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFL5901 only have between one and three audio in ports.

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Has One Playback Mode

The 55PFL5901 has a greater number of playback modes than most recently released televisions. This TV has a Slideshow playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55PFL5901.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 55PFL5901 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. 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 have been available for around the same time as the 55PFL5901.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Philips 55PFL5901 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PFL5901 do support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 55PFL5901 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released large TVs are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PFL5901 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PFL5901 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PFL5901 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released large TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Two TV Bands

The number of TV bands supported by the Philips 55PFL5901 is more than most televisions that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported TV band is CATV, but this TV band is not supported by this Philips TV. The TV bands UHF and VHF are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

New large TVs have RMS rated power of between 2W and 120W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the 55PFL5901 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst televisions of this age.

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Very Slow Response Time

The average response time of large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PFL5901 is 9.3ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 16ms. At 16 milliseconds, the Philips 55PFL5901 has a very slow response time compared to most of the other recently released similar spec televisions.

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Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Audio in Port
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VESA Mounting Interface
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $193.45
Electricity cost when on standby $2.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $195.82
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pfl5901f7
Barcodes 00609585250086

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