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5 Reasons For
HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many large TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year, the Philips 55PUT4900 is Smart TV.
Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We calculated the average reviews for all Philips televisions and specifically for Philips large TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews compared to other brands.
Supports One Image Format
The 55PUT4900 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. 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|MPO|PNG|PNS are also supported by this TV.
Across all the large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55PUT4900 the weights range from 1.2kg to 38kg. The 55PUT4900 is quite light (only 15.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUT4900.
9 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Philips 55PUT4900 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year which have a WiFi connection.
Not 3D Compatible
Most recently released large TVs are not 3D compatible. The 55PUT4900 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 55PUT4900 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 55PUT4900 is more than most similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this Philips TV. The audio formats AAC|MP3|WAV|WMA are also supported by this TV.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUT4900, the 55PUT4900 does not feature OLED technology.
Only Two Processor Cores
Most large TVs that came out in the last year have between two and seven processor cores, including the 55PUT4900 which has two processor cores.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The 55PUT4900 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs that were released in the last year. The average RMS rated power of TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUT4900 is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W.
Very Dim Display Brightness
The Philips 55PUT4900 has a quite dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other new TVs. The display brightnesses of recently released TVs range from 300 cd/m² to 700 cd/m².
With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the Philips 55PUT4900 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUT4900. The thinnest thickness of latest comparable spec TVs is 17mm and the thickest is 99mm.
2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PUT4900
Running Costs Are OK
This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 55PUT4900 is £165 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 200 new similar spec TVs.
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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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