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Philips 46PDL8908

46" Full HD 60Hz May 2013
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date $104.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Poor design
Inferior stand
18 Reviews + 2 Awards
pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The writer at Hi-tech.mail.ru/ thought that concluded that they would recommend this Philips TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

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

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eleven expert reviews from sites including hifitest.de, webnews.it, Chip.de and lydogbillede.dk this television has an overall expert rating of 82%.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,088 expert and user reviews (including 23 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 100% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 46PDL8908 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 46PDL8908 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. The average high frequency rate of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 200Hz.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the UE40B6000[pl_1661041_price] (100Hz), or the UN46B7000[pl_1661075_price] (100Hz) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 46PDL8908 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 42LM670S[plb_1308774_price], and the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The 46PDL8908 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 46PDL8908 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Interactive TV

The Philips 46PDL8908 is interactive TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television also are interactive TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The Philips 46PDL8908 has an internet TV function. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 46PDL8908 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support smart TV features.

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Other Features

Three USB Ports

three USB ports

The 46PDL8908 has more USB ports than most of the medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV. Most of the televisions that have been available for around the same time as this television only have between one and two USB ports, however this television has three USB ports.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Philips 46PDL8908 features local dimming, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years which do not feature local dimming.

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Features Parental Control

The 46PDL8908 features parental control. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also feature parental control.

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Has a Child Lock

The 46PDL8908 has a child lock. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a child lock.

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Has a Game Mode

The 46PDL8908 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The Philips 46PDL8908 has a mounting kit. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Features 3D Glasses Included

The 46PDL8908 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this television also feature 3D glasses included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The 46PDL8908 supports smartphones used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also support smartphones used as a remote.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 46PDL8908 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of this type and age is 4W and the highest is 80W. When compared to other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV, the 46PDL8908's RMS rated power of 30 Watts is one of the highest.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The 46PDL8908 has a common interface (CI). Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a common interface (CI).

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 46PDL8908 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Design

Poor Design

One customer thought it was not good looking.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago, the 46PDL8908 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UN46ES8000F[pl_1484430_price], the UN46F8000BF[pl_1556312_price], or the UE40H6700[pl_2232461_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Features

Inferior Stand

One person concluded that it did not have a good stand.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this TV was released.

Product Identifiers

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