Philips 49PFS5501
Philips 49PFS5501
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Philips 49PFS5501

A pretty new 49" Full HD TV with passable features but high running costs
49" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 49PFS5501 Review

With average features, we have ranked the Philips 49PFS5501 number 560 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Has an audio input for DVI
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

Philips 49PFS5501 In-Depth Analysis


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The 49PFS5501's display diagonal of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 49PFS5501 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 49PFS5501 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The 49PFS5501's thickness of 79mm is in the thickest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 49PFS5501 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Philips 49PFS5501's RMS rated power of only 16W is fairly low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The 49PFS5501 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this television.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 49PFS5501 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49pfs550112



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