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Low Running Costs
This Philips TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 50PUS6809 is one of the cheaper to run TVs of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50PUS6809 is only £98.
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The 50PUS6809 has a maximum display resolution of 4K Ultra HD. That's over four times the display resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
This TV's display resolution (4K Ultra HD) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all large TVs that came out more than two years ago.
A Full HD HD type is the worst display resolution across similar types of TV.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Large TVs produced by Philips have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just large TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.
The Philips 50PUS6809 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.
We compared all the other 3D compatible televisions to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55H6400 (£599.99) which has a better Rating; or the TX-50AS650 (£499.00), and the TX-50A400 (£479.99) both from Panasonic which is cheaper are also worth considering.
The 50PUS6809 is Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also are Smart TV.
Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 50PUS6809 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 50PUS6809 which has four HDMI ports.
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the 50PUS6809 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Philips TV. The image formats BMP|GIF|JPG|JPS|PNG|PNS are also supported by this TV.
Features One Video App
The number of video apps featured on the 50PUS6809 is more than most televisions of this type and age. The most commonly featured video app is YouTube, but this video app is not featured on this TV. The video apps NetFlix|YouTube are also featured on this Philips TV.
Supports One Video Format
The number of video formats supported by the 50PUS6809 is more than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently supported video format is MPEG1, but this video format is not supported by this Philips TV. The video formats AVC|AVI|H.264|MKV|MPEG1|MPEG2|MPEG4|VC-1|WMV9 are also supported by this TV.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
Across all the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 50PUS6809 the weights range from 7.9kg to 50kg. At only 16.4 kilograms, the 50PUS6809 is quite light compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 50PUS6809 is more than most TVs of this age and type. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC|PAL|SECAM are also supported by this Philips TV.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the TVs of a similar age and type to the 50PUS6809 the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 460kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. At only 88 kilowatt hours, the Philips 50PUS6809 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The Philips 50PUS6809 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this TV. The screen format adjustments Zoom are also found on this television.
7 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 50PUS6809, the 50PUS6809 does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The 50PUS6809 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats AAC|AMR|LPCM|M4A|MP3|WMA are also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The Philips 50PUS6809 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only Two Processor Cores
The 50PUS6809 is a two processor core television. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago have between two and three processor cores.
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Only Two 3D Glasses Included
The Philips 50PUS6809 is a two 3D glasses included television.
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Philips 50PUS6809 is a two USB 2.0 port TV.
Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off
Across all the TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50PUS6809 the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.01W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.24W. With a power consumption when switched off of 0.3 Watts, the 50PUS6809 has one of the higher power consumptions when switched off amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.
2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 50PUS6809
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this Philips TV was released.
The Philips 50PUS6809 has a pretty typical thickness (47 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the 55LA660 (35.2mm), or the 55LA6408 (36.3mm) both from LG or the Samsung PS51F4900 (£582.38) (55.7mm).
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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