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Philips 40PUT6400

£369.00
40" 4K Flat YouTube Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £68.74 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Very low running costs
Reasonably priced
57 Reviews
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Philips television is A+. The 40PUT6400 is in the cheapest 1% of all 473 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40PUT6400 is only £69.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Thirteen Philips 40PUT6400 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Pcadvisor.co.uk gave the product a rating of 6 stars and said on PC Advisor.co.uk “Overall, this 6 Series Philips 6 Series set is solid value”. Phil M wrote “Got this Tv at a great price” in his Philips 40PUT6400 review. Mitch said in his Philips 40PUT6400 review two years ago “Good TV for price”.

Three Philips 40PUT6400 reviewers who reviewed the Philips 40PUT6400 concluded that it was cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk said “The 6400-series is an undeniably inexpensive 4K TV” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Mike026 mentioned “Very nice bargain, easy connectivity with built in wifi”. Last year David Cutler said on Amazon “Don, t buy cheap far east LCD, s” in his Philips 40PUT6400 review.

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews and PC Advisor.co.uk the average expert rating of this TV is 70 out of 100.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 56 owner reviews this 4K and 8K TV has an average owner rating of 87 out of 100. 31 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 2,107 expert and user reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its televisions. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Philips 40PUT6400 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Alan said on Argos.co.uk “Even the technical support can't help it”.


Design

Easy to Use

Eight Philips 40PUT6400 reviewers considered that the product was easy to setup. Two years ago Raivis gave it a rating of 8 stars and said “Worth to buy if you don't want to spend big money for 4K smart tv, good picture and sounds, easy to set up and connect to wifi” in their review of this TV. Postman Plod wrote “Excellent easy to set up standard def is good” in their review of this TV. Rita wrote in her review of the Philips 40PUT6400 “Excellent tv, picture quality is fantastic, lovely looking set, easy to set up”.

Six customers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. Mitch mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Easy to use”. Sandy said in his review of this TV “Fantastic picture quality, simple to use and set up” . Amazon Customer mentioned “Took me a while to work out how to use it properly and I still haven't got all the apps to work” .

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Good Product Quality

Fifteen people considered that the product was good quality. Two years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk gave this TV a rating of 6 stars and mentioned “Image quality is great”. Michael said in his review of this TV “This tv is the quality of picture sound, very easy to connect best tv ever” . Vladon mentioned “Good quality product with a Utra HD resolution, so even the standard 1080p video feels a bit more sleek”.

Nice Design

Eight Philips 40PUT6400 reviewers who bought the Philips 40PUT6400 thought it was good looking. Natas wrote “Nice looking television” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Bexleyheath wrote in their Philips 40PUT6400 review on Argos.co.uk “The TV was easy to set up, looks stylish and the stand allows for angling the TV for perfect viewing” and scored the product 7 stars. Cyrnix rated it 7 stars and mentioned in their Philips 40PUT6400 review “A stylish and high quality television to grace any home”.

Robust

Three Philips 40PUT6400 reviewers who purchased this TV considered that it was well made. Dan said on Argos.co.uk “Great price for a solid TV” in his review of the Philips 40PUT6400 and gave this TV a rating of 6 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good features. Avid Sports/action Film Tv Watcher wrote in their Philips 40PUT6400 review “Great tv packed with features and excellent picture”. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Philips 40PUT6400 on Amazon “All in all a great TV will all the features and a good brand”.

Good Remote Control

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good remote control.

Good Stand

One Philips 40PUT6400 owner thought it had a good stand.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Ten Philips 40PUT6400 owners considered that the Philips 40PUT6400 had good picture quality. Ruma gave it a rating of 7 stars and said on Argos.co.uk “Having replaced our 8 year old HD TV with this Philips smart tv the difference in sound and picture quality was phenomenal” in their review of this TV. Bexleyheath said on Argos.co.uk “The picture quality is perfect with strong blacks” and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Graeme said on Argos.co.uk “Excellent value for the price picture quality is fantastic easy to set up”.

One customer reckoned that the product had good colour saturation. Two years ago Picto mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Remote and setup are easy and it connected to my WIFI WITH EASE ! If you have an up scaling blu ray player you'll be amazed at the popping colours” in their review of this TV and gave the product a score of 6 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Two customers who purchased the Philips 40PUT6400 concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Phil M said on Argos.co.uk “DVDs anfd HD look awesome on it”. Postman Plod rated it 6 stars and wrote “Neither are any other hd tv's great”.

Not 3D

The 40PUT6400 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Seiki SE50UY01UK, the Sony KD-55X8509 (£429.99), or the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99).

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the 40PUT6400 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV the display brightnesses range from 220 cd/m² to 700 cd/m².

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

If this Philips TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Seiki SE42UA01UK (£279.99) (42" and higher rated), the Cello C42250 (£279.99) (42" and higher rated), or the LG 43UH661 (£399) (43" and higher rated).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two Philips 40PUT6400 owners who reviewed it wrote that it was thin. Postman Plod said on Argos.co.uk “The sound is really good for such slim tv a lot better than my old 40" Samsung which died, not tried out the connectivity so can't comment on that”. Cam14 said in their review of this TV “This tv is great slim and good looking”.

Quite Thick

With a depth of 83 millimeters, the 40PUT6400 has one of the thicker depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average depth of televisions of this age and type is 61mm.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when this TV was released.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 40PUT6400 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the 43UH650 (£349.99), or the 43UH661 (£399) both from LG or the Hisense H49M3000 (£339).

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Supports Miracast

The 40PUT6400 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The Philips 40PUT6400 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 40PUT6400 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned that the product was good in terms of connectivity.

Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 40PUT6400 supports interactive TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 40PUT6400 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Internet TV

The 40PUT6400 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40PUT6400 supports Smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The 40PUT6400 has a greater number of video apps than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this TV.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

One Philips 40PUT6400 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had good apps. Vladon wrote on Argos.co.uk “Though plenty of apps that stream the normal Freeview channels” in their review of the Philips 40PUT6400.

One Philips 40PUT6400 reviewer concluded that this TV was good for watching on demand TV. In April last year Geoff W. mentioned “Beautiful Picture however some of the smart features you would expect are missing such as ITV player”.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 40PUT6400 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year which feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 40PUT6400 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 40PUT6400 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40PUT6400 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40PUT6400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed the product mentioned that it was quiet. Bexleyheath said two years ago “The speakers are quite quiet.” in their review of this TV and gave the Philips 40PUT6400 a rating of 8 stars.

Good Sound Quality

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that the Philips 40PUT6400 had good sound quality. Lu gave the product a score of 6 stars and she mentioned “Some people are saying the sound quality it's not that great.” in her review of this TV. Special K gave this TV a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The picture is first class and the sound is brilliant also for sale at a great price”. Two years ago Lega wrote “Everything you want from a smart tv, great picture and sound” and rated it 6 stars.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08718863002230, 08718863002254

Philips 40PUT6400 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 40PUT6400 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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