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Philips 55PUS6561

Philips 55PUS656112

£899.00
£759.99 £139.01 cheaper than 44 days ago
55" Flat Mar 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

4K and 8K TVs manufactured by Philips have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.

Price Has Dropped by £139.01

The price of the 55PUS6561 has dropped by £139.01 in the last 35 days.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55PUS6561.

We compared this television to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the Sony KD-49XD8005[plb_3758730_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55KU6500[plb_3346959_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV features which you might want to look at including the LG 60UH650[plb_3539260_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PUS6561, the Philips 55PUS6561 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE55KU6500[plb_3346959_price] which has better reviews; or the Sony KD-49XD8005[plb_3758730_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at include the LG 60UH650[plb_3539260_price].

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS6561 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the 55PUS6561 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6561 the display brightnesses range from 1 cd/m² to 750 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the Philips 55PUS6561 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6561.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

supports eight video formats

The 55PUS6561 has a greater number of video formats than most new 4K and 8K TVs. The most frequently supported video format is H.265, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1 and WMV9 are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Features One App

features one app

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55PUS6561 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television features a Google Apps app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Philips 55PUS6561 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6561. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Only One DVB-C Channel

The 55PUS6561 is a one DVB-C channel television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PUS6561 have between 1 and 799 DVB-C channels.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year are not 3D compatible. The Philips 55PUS6561 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 55UH850[plb_3339540_price]; or the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PUS6561, the 55PUS6561 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 55PUS6561 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS6561.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that came out in the last 12 months do not feature OLED technology. The 55PUS6561 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Four Audio Formats

The 55PUS6561 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that were launched in the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Fairly Thick

The 55PUS6561 has a quite thick thickness (85 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6561. Across all the latest TVs the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 85mm thick TVs currently available including cheaper televisions such as the 55PUS6551[pl_3290582_price], or the 55PUS6401[pl_3314326_price] both from Philips.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the Philips 49PUS6551[plb_3301766_price] (79mm) which is also cheaper.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PUS6561

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions that were launched in the last 12 months. 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 Ten Months Ago

This Philips TV has been on the market for ten months.

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55PUS6561 has an average running cost of £171 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 latest comparable spec TVs.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
DVB-T Channel
DVB-C Channel
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
HbbTV
Video App
Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Operating System Version
Operating System
User Memory Capacity
Audio
RMS Rated Power
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
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Upgradeable Firmware
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
Subtitles Function
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour
Signal Strength Indicator
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
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
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Other Features
Box Dimension
USB Port

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 philips 55pus656112
Barcodes 08718863008003

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LG 49UH850 vs Philips 55PUS6561

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A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
Lower Annual Energy Consumption
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