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Philips 55PFL4508

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“A Good LED TV”

£94.62A++
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Philips 55PFL4508

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When the Philips 55PFL4508 is compared to over 70 other large TVs that have been available for more than two years, overall it seems to be good. We researched this TV and noted that it has not received any expert or user reviews that we could find.

Compared to other LED screens this LED television has running costs are very low. Also, This 55 inches LED screen is Full HD and is 3D compatible. However, it is worth noting that because this LED display is over two years old it may not have the more recent features found on new LED displays.

Last updated 13 Apr 2015

15 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

This TV has an efficiency rating of A++, and the 55PFL4508 is one of the cheapest to run LED screens of this spec and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55PFL4508 is only £97.


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Recent Price Drop of £47.39

In the last 54 days the 55PFL4508 has dropped in price by £47.39.

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Has a WiFi Connection

Has a WiFi Connection

Most of the other LED displays of a similar spec and age to the 55PFL4508 have a WiFi connection, including the 55PFL4508.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this LED television and we think the Samsung UE55F6500 (£1,035.00), and the Panasonic TX-L55WT50 (£1,299.99) which have a better Kagoo Rating™; or the Sharp LC-60LE636 (£1,200.00) which are cheaper are also worth considering.

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Smart TV

Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years, including the Philips 55PFL4508, are Smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in alternative Smart TV LED screens including the Samsung UE55F6500 (£1,035.00), or the Panasonic TX-L55WT50 (£1,299.99) which have a better Kagoo Rating™; or the Sharp LC-60LE636 (£1,200.00) which are cheaper.

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3D Compatible

The 55PFL4508 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55PFL4508.

It is worth also looking at alternative 3D compatible TVs including a higher Kagoo Rating™ product such as the UE55F6500 (£1,035.00), or the UE55F6510 (£1,099.55) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-L55WT50 (£1,299.99).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This LED TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many LED displays of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports One Image Format

The 55PFL4508 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 55PFL4508.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The 55PFL4508 has a greater number of audio formats than most LED screens of this age and type. This Philips LED screen supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by LED screens of a similar age and type to the 55PFL4508. The audio formats "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this LED display.

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Features Two Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the 55PFL4508 is more than most LED screens that were launched around the same time as it. This LED display features a YouTube video app, which is the most commonly featured video app featured on similar spec LED televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PFL4508. The video app "NetFlix" is also featured on this LED screen.

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Analogue & Digital Tuner

This TV has an Analogue & Digital tuner, which is typical of many LED displays that have been around for more than two years.

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Has Three Screen Format Adjustments

The number of screen format adjustments found on the 55PFL4508 is more than most LED displays of a similar age and type to it. This LED display has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most frequently found screen format adjustment found on LED televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55PFL4508. The screen format adjustments "Auto" and "Zoom" are also found on this LED television.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55PFL4508 is more than most LED displays that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is DIVX, but this video format is not supported by this LED television. The video formats AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1 and WMV9 are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Video

The number of video modes supported by the 55PFL4508 is more than most large TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV supports a 1080p video, which is the most commonly supported video supported by TVs of this age and type.

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Low Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PFL4508 is 140kWh. The Philips 55PFL4508 has one of the lowest annual energy consumptions (only 78 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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A Bit Light

The lightest TV that is a similar age to the 55PFL4508 is 22g heavy and the heaviest is 44,000g. At only 22.8 grams, the 55PFL4508 is very light compared to most of the other similar spec LED displays that are more than two years old.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-in Camera

Most of the LED screens of this age and spec, including the 55PFL4508, do not have a built-in camera.

Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55PFL4508 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV supports a NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that have been available for more than two years. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this LED display.

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Only One Audio in Port

The 55PFL4508 is a one audio in port LED screen. Most of the other LED TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PFL4508 have one audio in port.

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Only One RF Port

Most LED screens of this age and spec have between one and two RF ports, including the Philips 55PFL4508 which has one RF port.

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Very High Power Consumption When Switched Off

The power consumption when switched off of the 55PFL4508 of 0.3 Watts is one of the highest amongst LED screens of a similar spec and age to the 55PFL4508. The power consumptions when switched off of LED televisions that are older than two years range from 0.1W to 0.3W.

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5 Other Reasons to Consider the Philips 55PFL4508

Average Screen Size

The 55PFL4508 has a relatively average screen size (55 inches) compared to most of the other LED screens that came out more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in other 55" TVs including a higher scoring product such as the UE55F6500 (£1,035.00), the UE55ES7000 (£1,422.84), or the UE55ES6800 (£1,454.99) all from Samsung.

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Full HD HD Type

The display resolution of the this LED screen is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

It is worth considering different Full HD LED displays including a higher rated LED television such as the UE55F6500 (£1,035.00), the UE55F6510 (£1,099.55), or the UE55F6400 (£1,488.00) all from Samsung.

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Philips Has OK TV Reviews

We checked 108 user and expert reviews for Philips LED displays and found that on average Philips has ok ratings. We also found that Philips has ok ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

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Over Two Years Old

Philips released the 55PFL4508 over two years ago.

Flat Screen Shape

The screen shape of the this LED screen is Flat, which is the most commonly found screen shape on TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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