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Philips 55PUS6501

55" Flat Apr 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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Average Expert Reviews

This Philips TV received a score of 74 out of 100 from expert review site PC Welt.de.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Philips has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55PUS6501 supports smart TV features. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE49KS9000[pl_3387559_price] both from Samsung or the Philips 43PUS6101[plb_3409438_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55PUS6501 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6501.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UN65KS8500[pl_3430689_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55UF8509[plb_3537337_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on recently released televisions.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The Philips 55PUS6501 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PUS6501 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports One Video Format

supports one video format

The 55PUS6501 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported video format is H.265, but this video format is not supported by this Philips television. The video formats AVI are also supported by this TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Features One App

features one app

The Philips 55PUS6501 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most new comparable spec TVs. This TV features a Google Apps app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 55PUS6501.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55PUS6501 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most new 4K and 8K TVs. This Philips TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PUS6501. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 55PUS6501 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other new televisions are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE49KS9000[pl_3387559_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55UH7709[plb_3584126_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 55PUS6501 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UE60JU6400[pl_2894934_price] both from Samsung or the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Philips 55PUS6501 has a greater number of image formats than most recently released 4K and 8K TVs. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55PUS6501.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months, the 55PUS6501 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the U65S8806[pl_3212361_price], or the U55S8806[pl_3213698_price] both from TCL-Digital or the LG 55EF9509[plb_3155972_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Tuner

The 55PUS6501 is a one tuner television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year have between one and three tuners.

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Only Supports Four Audio Formats

The 55PUS6501 has a greater number of audio formats than most recently released similar spec TVs. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by latest comparable spec televisions. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Fairly Thick

The Philips 55PUS6501 has one of the thicker thicknesses (85 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average thickness of new TVs is 62mm.

Other 85mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the 55PUT6401[pl_3323883_price], the 55PUS6561[pl_3323882_price], or the 55PUS6401[pl_3314326_price] all from Philips.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PUS6501

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when Philips released the 55PUS6501.

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 55PUS6501 is £171 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
HbbTV
Video App
Interactive TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
Equaliser
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Audio Input Port for DVI
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Control
Upgradeable Firmware
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Firmware Upgrade Method
Programming Period
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
USB Recording
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Teletext Standard
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Supported Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Light Sensor
Other Features
Box Dimension
USB Port

Expert Reviews

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3 August 2016

Der UHD-Fernseher Philips 55PUS6501/12 ist ein Modell der neuesten TV-Generation. Der 55-Zöller unterstützt etwa den neuen terrestrischen DVB-T2-HD-Standard und die HDR-Wiedergabe für besseren... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £168.25
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £170.08
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Energy Rating
0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pus650112, 55pus650160, philips 55pus6501
Barcodes 08718863007921, 08718863007983

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