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Philips is one of the better rated TV brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Philips also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.
60 Hz Display Refresh Rate
The 65PFL7900 supports a 60 Hz display refresh rate which is faster than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. Most televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 24 Hz display refresh rate. In addition, this TV supports a 30 Hz display refresh rate. Across all comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 65PFL7900 the display refresh rate ranges from 24 Hz (worst) to 120 Hz (best).
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 65PFL7900, the 65PFL7900 supports smart TV features.
Has a WiFi Connection
The 65PFL7900 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 65PFL7900 also have a WiFi connection.
2160p Video Mode
This television supports a 480i|480p|720p|1080i|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.
Features One Music App
The 65PFL7900 has a greater number of music app than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently featured music app is Spotify, but this music app is not featured on this TV. The music apps Pandora are also featured on this Philips TV.
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2 HDMI Version
This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.
Has One Playback Mode
The number of playback modes found on the 65PFL7900 is more than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a Slideshow playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on TVs of this type and age.
Supports One Audio Format
The Philips 65PFL7900 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65PFL7900.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The Philips 65PFL7900 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 65PFL7900.
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Not 3D Compatible
Most televisions of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The Philips 65PFL7900 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 65PFL7900 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The 65PFL7900 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the Philips 65PFL7900 does not feature OLED technology.
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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PFL7900 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 2,400Hz. When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 65PFL7900 that we have assessed, the 65PFL7900's motion interpolation frequency of only 120 hertz is one of the slowest.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PFL7900 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the 65PFL7900 which has one USB 2.0 port.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This television supports an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for more than a year.
Quite Slow Response Time
4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year have response times of between 5ms and 180ms. At 9.5 milliseconds, the Philips 65PFL7900 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 65PFL7900.
The 65PFL7900 is one of the heavier televisions of a similar age and spec to the 65PFL7900 (31.8 kilograms) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The weights of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 65PFL7900 range from 1.1kg to 98kg.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Philips released the 65PFL7900.
With a thickness of 63.5 millimeters, the Philips 65PFL7900 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 65PFL7900.
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4K Ultra HD
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PMR (Perfect Motion Rate), Motion Rate
Supported Video Modes
480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 2160p
Display Refresh Rates Supported
24 Hz, 30 Hz, 60 Hz
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
640 x 480 (VGA), 720 x 480, 800 x 600 (SVGA), 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), 3840 x 2160, 4096 x 2160
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 50 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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