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Philips 43PUS6501

43" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Mar 2016
B
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £125.21 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Features ambient lighting
Supports picture mute (for radio)
3 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 77 out of 100 from computerbild.de.

Good Brand

Based on 2,108 user and expert reviews (including 1,635 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its TVs. Philips also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is B. The average 5 year running cost of the 43PUS6501 is £126 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 409 recently released 4K and 8K TVs.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 43PUS6501 in April 2016.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest 4K and 8K TVs. 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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Not 3D

The 43PUS6501 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE78HU8500, the LG 55UH7709, or the Panasonic TX-50DX800.

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43 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 43 inch TV.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Art 48 (£1,799) (48" and higher rated), the Connect 48 (£2,399) (48" and higher rated), or the bild 3.48 (£1,999) (48" and higher rated) all from LOEWE.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 43PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 43PUS6501 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 43PUS6501 features ambient lighting. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also feature ambient lighting.

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Features USB Recording

The 43PUS6501 features USB recording. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also feature USB recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 43PUS6501 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 43PUS6501 has a game mode. Most of the other new comparable spec televisions also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 43PUS6501 features local dimming. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs also feature local dimming.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the UE78HU8500, and the UN65KU6500F both from Samsung or the LG 55UH6507 which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 43PUS6501 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The Philips 43PUS6501 does not have an on/off switch. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs do have an on/off switch.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 43PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs also have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 43PUS6501 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 43PUS6501 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 43PUS6501 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 43PUS6501 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 43PUS6501 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Supports Timeshift

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports internet TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 43PUS6501 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The Philips 43PUS6501 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Philips TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The 43PUS6501 has a relatively standard depth (77 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Product Identifiers

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

Philips 43PUS6501 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 43PUS6501 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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