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47

Overall Score

Philips 40PFL4609

A 40 inch Full HD TV with good features
40" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 40PFL4609 Review

With good features and low running costs,
60
Good Features
20
49
$117 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has running costs of $117 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
3D comb filter
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Philips 40PFL4609 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 40PFL4609's display diagonal of 40" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40PFL4609 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40PFL4609 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 40PFL4609 of 99mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40PFL4609 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 40PFL4609's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 25% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on TVs.

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Has a Child Lock

The Philips 40PFL4609 has a child lock, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a child lock.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 40PFL4609 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of televisions which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Philips 40PFL4609 supports parental controls. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of televisions is 150°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Philips 40PFL4609 of only 176° is fairly narrow compared to most other televisions. It is in the narrowest 10% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The Philips 40PFL4609 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40PFL4609 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of televisions which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response time of the 40PFL4609 of 8.5ms is in the slowest 22% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The response times of televisions range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms.

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Has an Equalizer

The 40PFL4609 has an equalizer. 94% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The average 5 year running cost of the 40PFL4609 is $117 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfl4609

Frequently Asked Questions About the Philips 40PFL4609

Cheaper to run by $33.23
20% higher RMS rated power
Larger display diagonal
Older by one month

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