This TV supports a 2160i|2160p video mode, which is typical of many recently released large TVs.
Supports One Audio Format
The Philips 55PUK4900 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats AAC|MP3|WAV|WMA are also supported by this Philips television.
At only 15.3 kilograms, the 55PUK4900 is quite light compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PUK4900. The average weight of TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUK4900 is 21kg.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Philips 55PUK4900 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55PUK4900 do have a WiFi connection.
Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the 55PUK4900 does not have a built-in camera.
Very Slow Refresh Rate
The 55PUK4900 has a fairly slow refresh rate (only 60 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months. The slowest refresh rate of newly released similar spec TVs is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,000Hz.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 55PUK4900 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that were launched in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the TCL-Digital U58S7806 (£732.00) is also worth considering.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The 55PUK4900 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The most commonly found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this television. The screen format adjustments 4:3|16:9 are also found on this Philips television.
Only Supports One Image Format
The 55PUK4900 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Philips TV. The image formats BMP|GIF|JPEG XR|JPS|MPO|PNG|PNS are also supported by this TV.
Only Two Processor Cores
The Philips 55PUK4900 is a two processor core TV.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of recently released large TVs range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the 55PUK4900 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
The display brightnesses of latest comparable spec TVs range from 300 cd/m² to 700 cd/m². When compared to other recently released comparable spec TVs that we have assessed, the display brightness of the 55PUK4900 of only 300 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.
With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the 55PUK4900 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst televisions of this age. The thinnest thickness of televisions that were released in the last 12 months is 17mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
This large TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55PUK4900 has an average 5 year running cost of £165 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 236 large TVs that came out in the last year.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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