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Philips 50PFL4901F7

76

Overall Score

Philips 50PFL4901F7

$378.00
Philips 50PFL4901
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A highly rated and good spec 50" Full HD TV, with moderate running costs and a good price
50" Full HD No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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Philips 50PFL4901 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Philips 50PFL4901 number 24 in 50 inch TVs, number 27 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 353 across all TVs.
86
Reviews
26 Reviews
73
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$200 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has ok user reviews with 62% of buyers recommending this television to others.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 2018.
This TV has running costs of $200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 10% of all 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Smart TV
Enlarge your viewing experience
Authentic and clear sound experience
Enjoy the online world of connectivity
Complete digital connectivity made simple
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

How Big is the Philips 50PFL4901?

The Philips 50PFL4901 is 1,135.4mm wide and 675.6mm tall. It weighs 12.2kg.

Philips 50PFL4901 front dimensions
Philips 50PFL4901 size in context

Philips 50PFL4901 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 70% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $378.00 it does not look like great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The 50PFL4901 has an average 5 year running cost of $200 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run televisions.

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Features

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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 50PFL4901's display diagonal of 50" is in the largest 34% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 50PFL4901 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 50PFL4901 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 50PFL4901 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the 50PFL4901 of 8.5ms is slower than 83% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The response times of TVs range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Has an Equalizer

The 50PFL4901 has an equalizer. 92% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The 50PFL4901 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This Philips TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 50PFL4901 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Philips 50PFL4901 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has a Child Lock

The 50PFL4901 has a child lock, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Philips 50PFL4901 of 5,000 is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 5% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have contrast ratios (typical) of between 300 and 5,000,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 38,000.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 50PFL4901 of only 120Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is slower than 69% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 50pfl4901f7

Barcodes:

00609585249424

Philips 50PFL4901F7

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