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Philips 43PUS6501

A relatively new 43" 4K TV with alright features and very good user reviews
43" 4K No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 43PUS6501 Review

72
3 Reviews
52
Average Features
75
17 Months Old
53
£126 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has not bad expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 68%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £126 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

Philips 43PUS6501 Video Reviews


Philips 43PUS6501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

TV expert review website computerbild.de scored this Philips TV 77 out of 100.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 2,496 expert and owner reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 43PUS6501's display diagonal of 43" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 44% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 43PUS6501 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 43PUS6501 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 43PUS6501 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 43PUS6501 of 77mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a DVI Port

The 43PUS6501 has a DVI port, unlike 97% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however the Philips 43PUS6501 has three USB ports.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 43PUS6501 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Features USB Recording

The 43PUS6501 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of the 43PUS6501 of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 43PUS6501 is more than most televisions. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The Philips 43PUS6501 does not have an on/off switch, although it is worth keeping in mind that 54% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 43PUS6501 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 43PUS6501 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 43PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 43PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 43PUS6501 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 43PUS6501 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 43PUS6501 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 43PUS6501 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is B, and the average 5 year running cost of the 43PUS6501 is £126 based on passable energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 43pus650112, 43pus650160
Barcodes 08718863007808, 08718863007822

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