The identification of TV Philips, TV sets are divided into series. The higher the number the greater series of features and functions implemented in the TV.
Philips TV brand is owned by TP Vision of China. Which bought the brand from the Finnish company Philips, as well as production facilities for the assembly of televisions. Philips has decided to stop producing televisions. Since 2012, all Philips TVs have been manufactured by the Chinese. Therefore, in 2012, a new marking of TV models was applied. How to understand the technical characteristics of TVs, find out the year of assembly, the type of screen you can from the model number of the TV.
TV Philips model number 2012-2018 decode
How to find out my Philips TV model
You can find out the model of the TV from the sticker on the back of the TV. If the sticker cannot be seen or it is missing, then you can find out the model number from the TV menu, find the TV information menu.
Model number Philips TV mean
- 48 – screen size inches
- P – TV
- U – resolution H – HD, F – Full HD, U – UHD, O – OLED UHD
- S – digital tuner H – DVB-T/C, K – DVB-T/C/S/S2, T – DVB-T/T2/C, S – T/T2/C/S/S2, L – ATSC
- 7 – Series
- 6 – model in the series
- 0 – design
- 0– year of development 7-2012, 8-2013, 9-2014, 0-2015, 1-2016, 2-2017
- 12 – Country or region for which the TV was produced.
How old is my TV Philips
What year is my tv? We look at the last digit of the Philips TV model number. The last character indicates the year of development of the TV model.
- 7 – 2012
- 8 – 2013
- 9 – 2014
- 0 – 2015
- 1 – 2016
- 2 – 2017
- 3 – 2018
- 4 – 2019
- 5 – 2020
2019 Philips TVs have not changed much, they use Android OS, several models of TVs with OLED screens are presented. Unfortunately, Philips TVs are losing their market position, after the change in brand ownership, new technology development has slowed.
TP Vision The Chinese company, which acquired the right to use the Philips brand in the name of the TV in 2011, was recently clearly outperforming the leading Korean and Japanese TV manufacturers as a smart platform. In 2018, the smart platform (interface) was updated and was called Saphi Smart TV. It is a TV management visualization program that runs on the Android operating system used by Philips. In some countries, the name Smart TV may be different, for example in the US such a platform is called NetTV.
As before, televisions use the backlight of the room behind the Ambilight TV.
Otherwise, there are no innovations, all the same HDR, UHD screen resolution.
In 2017, Philips began production of TVs with OLED screens. As with other TV manufacturers, the main advantages, support for HDR video, 4K screen resolution. And also patented in due time system Ambilight, backlights from the back of the TV depending on the image on the screen.
Philips TV 2014 model number decode
- P (PFK)-TV’s
- Н (PHK)-screen resolution Н–HD, F–Full HD, U– UHD
- H (PFH)-digital tuners H–DVB-T/C,К–DVB-T/C/S/S2,T-DVB-T/T2/C,S–T/T2/C/S/S2,L-ATSC/
- 10–model in the series
- 9-year (7-2012, 8-2013, 9-2014, 0-2015 )