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Philips 50PFH4309/88

Philips 50PFH4309/88

50" 60Hz Direct-LED May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 487 user and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 50PFH4309 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This Philips television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the 50PFH4309. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 50PFH4309 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 50PFH4309. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 50PFH4309 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do have a WiFi connection.

Alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at include the LG 55LB561[plb_2233834_price], or the Sony KDL-60W605[plb_2296576_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 50PFH4309 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFH4309 do support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 50PFH4309 are 3D compatible, however the 50PFH4309 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the LG 55LB670[plb_2232213_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50PFH4309 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 50PFH4309 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UN55ES8000[plb_403312_price], or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804[plb_2382034_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

Across all the large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50PFH4309 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the 50PFH4309 has a very slow refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs to this television and we think the Philips 50PFK4309[plb_2227306_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the Hisense LTDN50K220[plb_3890315_price] (100Hz), or the Panasonic TX-50A300[plb_2659618_price] (100Hz).

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Only Supports Five Image Formats

The 50PFH4309 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFH4309. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS" and "PNG" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 50PFH4309 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price], or the 55EA880[pl_2403544_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 50PFH4309 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50PFH4309. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and spec is 460Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Philips 50PFH4309 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50PFH4309. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50PFH4309 the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs that are a similar age to the 50PFH4309 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 50PFH4309 which has two HDMI ports.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a thickness of 88 millimeters, the Philips 50PFH4309 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

The 50PFH4309 has one of the higher power consumptions when switched off (0.3 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age. The power consumptions when switched off of similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 50PFH4309 range from 0.01W to 0.5W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PFH4309/88

Released Over Two Years Ago

Philips released the 50PFH4309 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Package Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Other Features
Display Resolution (numeric)
USB Ports Quantity

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50pfh4309, 50pfh430988
Barcodes 08712581718497
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