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Philips 49PUH4900

49" 4K Flat 79mm Oct 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £120.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good TV reviews
Inferior sound quality
Poor technical guidance
3 Reviews

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Reviews

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,107 user and expert reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its televisions. Philips also has good reviews 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.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One Philips 49PUH4900 owner who purchased the Philips 49PUH4900 considered that it did not have good technical guidance.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A. The 49PUH4900 has an average 5 year running cost of £121 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 473 TVs of a similar age and spec.


Design

Poor Product Quality

One Philips 49PUH4900 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was not good quality. James wrote on Amazon in April last year “This TV is utter garbage! The sound is awful the picture quality is poor”.

Easy to Use

One Philips 49PUH4900 owner concluded that the product was easy to use the menus.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed the Philips 49PUH4900 thought it was cheap. Dr Pedro Fonseca said “The remote also looks cheap”. One customer who bought it concluded that it was expensive.


Features

Good Remote Control

One Philips 49PUH4900 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Philips 49PUH4900 had a good remote control.


Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

Two customers said in their reviews that this TV did not have good sound quality. Dr Pedro Fonseca said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The problem is that the audio is encoded with the AAC coded w”.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the Philips 49PUH4900 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst similar spec TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have RMS rated powers of between 10W and 200W.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was October 2015 when this TV was released.


Display

Inferior Picture Quality

One Philips 49PUH4900 owner concluded that the Philips 49PUH4900 did not have good picture quality.

Not 3D

The Philips 49PUH4900 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the UE65JU6050, or the 55JU6480 both from Samsung or the Sony XBR-65X930.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago is 380 cd/m². At only 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 49PUH4900 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 49" TVs currently available which you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the 49PUT4900, or the 49PUK7100 both from Philips or the Panasonic TX-49CXX759.

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the TX-50DX700 (£520) (50" and higher rated), or the TX-50EX700 (£895) (50" and higher rated) both from Panasonic.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 49PUH4900 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Philips 49PUH4900 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television which support internet TV.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49PUH4900 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV which have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUH4900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Philips 49PUH4900 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 49PUH4900 features local dimming, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49PUH4900 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Other Features

Only Two USB Ports

Most televisions of this spec and age have between one and two USB ports, including the Philips 49PUH4900 which has two USB ports.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 79 millimeters, the 49PUH4900 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Across all the TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television the depths range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 79mm thick TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the 55PUT4900, the 65PUK7120, or the 55PUT6400 (£529) all from Philips.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49puh490088
Barcodes 08718863006481

Philips 49PUH4900 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 49PUH4900 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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