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Panasonic TX-49DS500 vs Philips 49PUS6551

Panasonic TX-49DS500 vs Philips 49PUS6551

Panasonic TX-49DS500
Philips 49PUS6551

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
£249 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 costs £249 less than the Philips 49PUS6551.
Available from 19 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
30% cheaper to run
The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is £48.69 cheaper to run than the Philips 49PUS6551 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-49DS500 is "A+", however the rating of the Philips 49PUS6551 is "B".
1 Reason For
Thinner Edit
Philips 49PUS6551 is 79mm thick. That's 1mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (79mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Quite thicker Edit
Panasonic TX-49DS500 is 80mm thick, but the Philips 49PUS6551 is a 79mm thick TV (1mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

4 Reasons Against
More expensive by £249
The Philips 49PUS6551 is £249 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-49DS500.
Less retailers
The Philips 49PUS6551 is only stocked by 2 sellers, whereas the Panasonic TX-49DS500 is stocked by 21 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
£48.69 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Philips 49PUS6551 costs £160.47 to run which is £48.69 more to run than the Panasonic TX-49DS500. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 49PUS6551 is "B", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-49DS500 is "A+".

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Date Released

14 months Ago 15 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.22
Total running cost £ 111.78
Purchase price £ 350.00
Total cost of ownership £ 461.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 160.47
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 759.47
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 400 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 Zoom
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
123cm 123cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
 Speech
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand (VOD)
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
 'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Apps
 YouTube
 YouTube
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1 Lollipop
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 16GB

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indication

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
69W
BEST
99W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.2W
BEST
0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
96kWh
BEST
144kWh
Power Consumption (off)
0.2W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient lighting
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Subtitle Formats Supported
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Picture Mute (for Radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mute (for radio)
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
27 Unknown - Click to provide data
Firmware Upgradeable Via
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
80mm 79mm
BEST
Weight
13.5kg 12kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.4kg
Weight With Stand
15.5kg
BEST
15.7kg
Depth (with Stand)
235mm
BEST
264mm
Height (with Stand)
639mm
BEST
696mm
Width (with Stand)
1,106mm 1,099mm
BEST
Height
644mm 643mm
Width
1,106mm 1,099mm
Package Height
730mm
BEST
761mm
Package Width
1,497mm 1,288mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Input for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input for DVI
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35
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