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Philips 43PUS6501

Philips 43PUS6501
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A highly rated but 2 year old 43" 4K television, with great features and low running costs
43" 4K No 77mm Apr 2016 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 43PUS6501 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent reviews, we have scored the Philips 43PUS6501 as follows:
82
Reviews
7 Reviews
80
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
76
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 64%. Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Features USB recording

What is This TV Best Used For?

56
Watching Films
Average
54
Watching Sport
Average

Philips 43PUS6501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and computerbild.de this TV has an overall expert rating of 74%.

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Philips TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 3,301 expert and user reviews (including 2,588 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the 43PUS6501 is £100 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 43PUS6501 in April 2016.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the Philips 43PUS6501 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 43PUS6501 of 43" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 54% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 43PUS6501 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 43PUS6501 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the 43PUS6501 of 77mm is thicker than 78% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 43PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 43PUS6501 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features USB Recording

The 43PUS6501 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 43PUS6501 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 43PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 43PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio), which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support picture mute (for radio).

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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 noting that 52% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 43PUS6501 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

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

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The Philips 43PUS6501's display brightness of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 35% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

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

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 43PUS6501 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 43PUS6501 is a three USB port TV. Most of the other televisions only have between one and two USB ports.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 43PUS6501 features ambient lighting. 98% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 43pus650112, 43pus650160

Barcodes:

08718863007808, 08718863007822

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