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Philips 43PUS6401

£519.99
43" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Mar 2016
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Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £109.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
Poor expert reviews
411 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Ninety-two people who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Paul wrote in his review of this TV “Love this tv great price for what you get, love theandroid side”. Paul also wrote “Picture quality is great, overall im extremely happy I've bought this tv great buy and great price” in his review. Mum said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Very good value for money” and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed the Philips 43PUS6401 considered that it was expensive. Banksy said “What a cracking buy this really is, so many overpriced TV's offering the same as this.” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 442 owner reviews this 4K and 8K TV has a brilliant overall owner rating. Over 93% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,088 expert and user reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

This Philips TV received an expert rating of 60% from Expert Reviews. The TV expert review sites aren't convinced by this television.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Sixty-four customers who purchased the Philips 43PUS6401 thought it had good picture quality. Mr. Robot wrote in their review of this TV in April last year “Almost perfect in all the way, very good picture quality” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Mr S said on Argos.co.uk “The picture quality is excellent, especially when you watch a channel with the 4K capability” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. Phronesis mentioned in their review of this TV “This TV should score excellent with fantastic picture quality at sensible price” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Four customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it had good colour saturation. In April last year Wayne mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Love the tv very happy with freesat with in the tv the tv colours & sound fab” in his review of this TV and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Cynth said also in April last year “Colours are wonderful; picture so sharp; so pleased with the quality” in their review of this TV. In the same month John81 rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Very nice vibrant colours” in their review of this TV.

One person who purchased this TV wrote that it was good for watching movies. Welshnative scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Perfect size and the ambilight is great for watching movies in the dark” in their review of this TV.

One person concluded that it was good for playing games on. Jay wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Amazing tv! Perfect for gaming and watching movies, very easy to set up” and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Twenty customers who purchased this TV mentioned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In April last year expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their Philips 43PUS6401 review “The 6400 range delivers an Ultra HD resolution” however they rated it 60 out of 100. Neishie1965 mentioned on Argos.co.uk also in April last year “It's fantastic, great pic especially when you connect to Ultra HD, great sound” and gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Neishie1965 also mentioned “Had been looking online for a bigger tv and came across this Philips 49" 4k Ambilight HD Ultra” in their review.

Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television, the 43PUS6401 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the KD-55X9005 (£499.99), the 55W809CBU (£449.00), or the KD-55X8509 (£429.99) all from Sony which is also higher rated.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type. 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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Design

Easy to Use

Thirty-nine customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Mr S wrote on Argos.co.uk last year “Very impressed with the TV, very quick and easy to set up” in his review of this TV. Also last year Nick gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he said on Argos.co.uk “Excellent TV, easy to set up”. Reiver33 wrote on Argos.co.uk “Very good television, easy to set up and use, picture is amazing, recommend this to anyone” in their review of the Philips 43PUS6401.

Nineteen people who bought it wrote that it was easy to use. Paul H rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Android Apps and catch up tv are very easy and fast to use”. Malky mentioned in their review of this TV “If I knew how to manipulate the controls I could enjoy more features”. Lee mentioned last year “Easy to use and the android offers loads of content flexability”.

Six customers considered that this TV was easy to use the menus. Mh mentioned in their review of this TV “It did take a week of watching to fine tune the picture settings to get the best results” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Melsgirl1977 mentioned “It is set on the most economical settings (vision and sound), you have play around with the settings to try” but in spite of that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars out of 5. Techy wrote on Argos.co.uk “Menu is very quick and had no crashes” in their review of this TV and rated it 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Daisy wrote on Argos.co.uk last year “It was easy to assemble no problems with tuning in channels”.

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Nice Design

Twenty customers thought it was good looking. Nicjo rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Easy to install, looks great, easy to use, great picture & really pretty backlights”. Pty997 gave the Philips 43PUS6401 a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “This is an amazing TV, picture quality is beautiful” in their review of this TV. Perry the Great mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Picture is beautiful and colours are deep”.

Nineteen people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well designed. R Angus said “I had to returned in exchanged for Samsung 4k ultra HD which is far better quality pictures and amazing design” in their review of this TV. Wissywise said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Very good in design and setup is that simply”. In April last year Welshnative mentioned in their review of this TV “Also I gave a good rating instead of excellent on the design as the legs sit the TV a little higher than I expected”.

One owner reckoned that this TV was neat. Sue gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and she said in her review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Nice, neat feet on this TV too”. One person who reviewed it wrote that it was smooth. Fidget mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Everything it does is fast and smooth” in their review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

One hundred and seven people said in their reviews that it was good quality. In April last year Oz gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Good design Tv Good UHD quality of the tv; -Good functions of the Smart Tv; -Sometimes the Tv reacts very slowly to your input” in their review of this TV. Norman V said on Argos.co.uk “Very easy setup & very user friendly, Has fair sound quality & have not used my sound bar yet” in his Philips 43PUS6401 review. Paul H said “Excellent picture quality and connectivity” in his review of this TV and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was inferior quality. Bandersnatch Cummerbund mentioned in their review of this TV “Really bad quality screen We returned the second TV for a full refund”.

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Robust

Five owners concluded that the product was well made. Techie gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Solid TV for the price paid” in their review of this TV. Last year 4k said in their review of the Philips 43PUS6401 on Argos.co.uk “It is very good the only problem I have is the wifi that's built in disconnects sometimes which is abit of a pain.” and gave this TV a score of 4 stars out of 5. In April last year Jls wrote on Argos.co.uk “*4k - great picture on Netflix 4K or free YouTube 4k videos, stunning! *Built in Wifi, no need for Dongles” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

Two owners who reviewed this TV considered that it was reliable. Techy mentioned in their review of this TV “Time will tell if it's reliable”. Gaz gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “This was replaced by Argos with no problems, hopefully the new set will be more reliable”.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Boris mentioned “The stand is sturdy, sound is better than others, picture is acceptable” in his review of this TV.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Thirteen customers said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Last year Oanya2016 wrote on Argos.co.uk “The quality of image and connectivity is the best you can aspect from a Smart TV”. Mac1 mentioned “I would recommend this product to anyone as it has great picture quality and sound very easy to set up and to wall mount plus the connectivity is great” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Tv Lover mentioned “Wifi connectivity is great” in their review of this TV.

Supports Video On Demand (VOD) Support

The 43PUS6401 supports video on demand (VOD) support. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also support video on demand (VOD) support.

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Interactive TV

The 43PUS6401 is interactive TV, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Features Timeshift

The 43PUS6401 features timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also feature timeshift.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The 43PUS6401 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 43PUS6401 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year also support smart TV features.

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Good Smart TV Features

Eleven owners said in their reviews that it had good apps. Poolielee scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Runs on andriod and has kodi which you can easily put on the apps”. Marcopolo said “Great picture quality great apps just a pity it takes a little while for picture to come on when you switch it on”. Varan said on Argos.co.uk “Tv entertainment has got plenty of Apps”.

Nine customers said in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. Last year Lyns83 said in their review of this TV “The Netflix dedicated button is great” and gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Matty0115 mentioned in their Philips 43PUS6401 review “This TV is simply amazing the 4k resolution is out of this world, I have used netflix and Amazon prime as they support 4k”. Tiara mentioned last year “This can be streamed from Netflix which is easily accessible from a designated button on the remote control”.

Three owners who reviewed it considered that it was good for watching YouTube on. Pheng78 wrote in their review of this TV “Good thing there's more than enough to enjoy in Netflix and Youtube”. Thejonesy said in April last year “Colours are very garish out of the box and need care to set up - there are av forums and Youtube vids that can help with this for Philips TV's” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Brianb scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said on Argos.co.uk “The picture quality with HD Freeview is just as good as with Sky HD even from an old terrestrial aerial that hasn't been adjusted for years”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Ten customers wrote in their reviews that the Philips 43PUS6401 was thin. Nps mentioned in their review of this TV “This is a good tv easy to set up, slim and pleasant to look at the ambient light feature is very good” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Chris H wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk last year “Wouldn't expect anything else for tv so slim”. 2012dixieboy said “Excellent purchase, slim sleek & beautiful to look at” in their review of this TV.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was lightweight. Last year Linda scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she wrote “Lightweight, was easy to put on my chimney wall”. One owner reckoned that it was easy to carry around. 4 K Tv gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Very light and Easy to install and put together beautiful TV”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Fifteen owners agreed that this TV had good features. Littleurn gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Excellent features and simple to set up”. Mike said on Argos.co.uk “A good value 4k TV android features are excellent picture quality is good sound a bit of a disappointment”. Zak mentioned “Overall a great tv with a lot of features and very easy to set up”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One person wrote in their reviews that the Philips 43PUS6401 was good for wall mounting. Beth mentioned in her review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Fits my wall mount perfectly”.

Good Stand

Two owners mentioned that the product had a good stand. Baz said on Argos.co.uk “Tv looks good on my stand.” nonetheless they only scored the product 3 stars out of 5.

Good Remote Control

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control. Chuburto said “Really pleased, good picture, quite easy to navigate with remote, sound not bad either”.


Benefits

Great for Films

Ten people thought the Philips 43PUS6401 was great for watching Netflix. In April last year Bobo mentioned “Love the Netflix button, makes it great for getting onto the app quick” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Last year Adam wrote on Argos.co.uk “Netflix 4k is amazing” in his review of this TV. In April last year Ftblk36 said in their review of this TV “Netflix 4K looks fantastic, though I have nothing to compare it with”.

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was great for watching films. Chris H said “Although android tv limited compared to phone, you can run kodi and other aps which opens a wide range of film and tv for free”. Aurelien mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Looks awesome! Great evening watching movie with the ambiight looks great! The tv sound its ok” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The 43PUS6401 features ambient lighting. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also feature ambient lighting.

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Supports USB Recording Function

The 43PUS6401 supports USB recording function. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support USB recording function.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Philips 43PUS6401 features high Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 43PUS6401 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 43PUS6401 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 43PUS6401 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 43PUS6401 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 43PUS6401 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 43PUS6401 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE55JU6800 (£499.99), and the UE40MU6100 (£568.12) both from Samsung or the LG 55UH661 (£598.97) is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 43PUS6401 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One hundred and thirteen people who reviewed this TV thought it had good sound quality. Last year Paul gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Argos.co.uk “Apps work well and the TV picture and sound all good”. Paul also mentioned “Sound is fine without being special.” in his review. Nidot mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good picture, good sound, very happy” in their Philips 43PUS6401 review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner who bought it considered that it was noisy. Techy said in their review of this TV “Sound is loud” .


Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The Philips 43PUS6401 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV which do not have a DVI port.

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Has an HDCP

The Philips 43PUS6401 has an HDCP. Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also have an HDCP.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 43PUS6401 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI)

The Philips 43PUS6401 has a common interface (CI). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a common interface (CI).

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Support

Poor Support

Six people who bought it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Mct wrote “Difficult to use without manual” although they gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. Mct also wrote “Disappointed no users guide with TV ( just one page switch on guide), Would have expected better” in their review. Tess said in her review of the Philips 43PUS6401 on Argos.co.uk “Would have been nice to have an instruction manual instead of having to download it” but she gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 43PUS6401 is £110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 458 TVs of a similar spec and age.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 43pus640112
Barcodes 07565767587582, 08718863007778, 08718863007792, 09869589596783

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