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Philips 49PUS640112

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Philips 49PUS6401
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A positively reviewed but slightly out of date 49" 4K TV, with a reasonable price and low running costs
49" 4K No 79mm Mar 2016 A
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Philips 49PUS6401 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Philips 49PUS6401 number 42 in 50 inch TVs, number 137 in 4K TVs and number 192 across all TVs.
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Reviews
481 Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
71
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. Hisense 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, superior product quality and excellent design.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Has an ambient light sensor

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 159 in TVs for film. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 151 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £350 at Argos 4 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Philips 49PUS6401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This television received a rating of 80 out of 100 from TV expert review site whathifi.com.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 480 user reviews this television has an exceptional overall user rating. Over 93% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

27 people concluded that it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

48 owners wrote that the Philips 49PUS6401 was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Nine owners wrote that it was well designed and eight owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking.

Users Report Great Image Quality

30 people who purchased the Philips 49PUS6401 considered that it had good picture quality and two customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

17 customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup, seven customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and six people who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin.

Users Report Excellent Connectivity

Three people considered that the Philips 49PUS6401 was good in terms of connectivity.

Very Good Brand

Based on 3,303 owner and expert reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its televisions. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who reviewed this TV thought it was well made.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Four customers thought it had good features.

Customers Report Superior Audio Quality

49 customers reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £490 (58%)

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the 49PUS6401 has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 49PUS6401 in April 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 49PUS6401's display diagonal of 49" is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 63% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 49PUS6401 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Televisions HD types range 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/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Philips 49PUS6401 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 49PUS6401 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 49PUS6401 of 79mm is thicker than 82% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

Like most other TVs, the 49PUS6401 does not have an on/off switch. 52% of televisions do not have an on/off switch.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUS6401 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 49PUS6401 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS6401 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Philips 49PUS6401 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This TV also 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 49PUS6401 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports interactive TV. 94% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports picture mute (for radio), which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The Philips 49PUS6401 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Philips television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 49PUS6401 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 49PUS6401 features ambient lighting, unlike 98% of televisions which do not feature ambient lighting.

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Features USB Recording

The 49PUS6401 features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The 49PUS6401 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 49PUS6401 has more USB ports than most of the televisions. Most of the TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however this Philips TV has three USB ports.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49pus640112, 49pus640160

Barcodes:

08718863007839, 08718863007891

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