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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
On average Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs built by Philips.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Philips 49PFL4909 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a WiFi connection.
Features One Music App
The Philips 49PFL4909 has a greater number of music app than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This Philips TV features a Pandora music app, which is the most commonly featured music app featured on TVs that came out around the same time as the 49PFL4909.
3D Comb Filter
This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on televisions of this spec and age.
Supports One Audio Format
The 49PFL4909 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The 49PFL4909 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 49PFL4909.
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Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The 49PFL4909 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
The Philips 49PFL4909 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49PFL4909 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 49PFL4909 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 49PFL4909 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The Philips 49PFL4909 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of this age and type.
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Only Supports Two TV Bands
The number of TV bands supported by the 49PFL4909 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This Philips television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most commonly supported TV band supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. The TV band "VHF" is also supported by this television.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The 49PFL4909 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49PFL4909. The average RMS rated power of televisions of this spec and age is 18W.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The 49PFL4909 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49PFL4909 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Philips 49PFL4909 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The 49PFL4909 has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The average response time of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 9.2ms.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Philips released the 49PFL4909 over two years ago.
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
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 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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