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Philips 49PUS640112

£575.50
49" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Apr 2016
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Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £141.24 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
419 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this 4K and 8K TV is terrific based on 451 user reviews. Over 93% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,088 expert and user reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases), Philips has good reviews for its TVs. 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.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Sixty-six customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. Mr. Robot mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Almost perfect in all the way, very good picture quality” in their Philips 49PUS6401 review. Mr S scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “The picture quality is excellent, especially when you watch a channel with the 4K capability”. Last year Monkey wrote in their review of this TV “Good picture quality, movies are better with the additional lighting” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Four owners mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Wayne said on Argos.co.uk “Love the tv very happy with freesat with in the tv the tv colours & sound fab” in his review of this TV. Cynth mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Colours are wonderful; picture so sharp; so pleased with the quality” in their review of this TV. John81 wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Very nice vibrant colours”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for watching movies. Welshnative gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “Perfect size and the ambilight is great for watching movies in the dark”.

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was good for playing games on. In April last year Jay gave this TV a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Amazing tv! Perfect for gaming and watching movies, very easy to set up”.

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Good High Def TV

Nineteen customers wrote that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Neishie1965 mentioned “It's fantastic, great pic especially when you connect to Ultra HD, great sound” in their review of this TV. Neishie1965 also wrote “Had been looking online for a bigger tv and came across this Philips 49" 4k Ambilight HD Ultra” in their review. Tudor mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Philips 43PUS6401 43 Inch 4K Ultra HD Ambilight Smart TV”.

Not 3D

The Philips 49PUS6401 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Sony 55W809CBU (£449.00); or the Samsung UE40JU7000 (£699.00).

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. 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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Design

Easy to Use

Fourty people reckoned that the product was easy to setup. Nick said “Excellent TV, easy to set up”. Mr S mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Very impressed with the TV, very quick and easy to set up” in his review of this TV. Lynds rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Great TV easy to set up in minutes”.

Twenty owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Paul H wrote on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Android Apps and catch up tv are very easy and fast to use” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Malky gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote last year “If I knew how to manipulate the controls I could enjoy more features” in their review of this TV. Lee gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote on Argos.co.uk “Easy to use and the android offers loads of content flexability”.

Six people who purchased this TV concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Melsgirl1977 wrote on Argos.co.uk “It is set on the most economical settings (vision and sound), you have play around with the settings to try”. In April last year Mh wrote on Argos.co.uk “It did take a week of watching to fine tune the picture settings to get the best results”. Techy said in their review of this TV in the same month “Menu is very quick and had no crashes” and rated it 80 out of 100.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was easy to assemble. Daisy wrote “It was easy to assemble no problems with tuning in channels”.

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Nice Design

Twenty-one people who purchased the Philips 49PUS6401 mentioned that it was good looking. Nicjo mentioned “Easy to install, looks great, easy to use, great picture & really pretty backlights” in their review of this TV. Pty997 said in April last year “This is an amazing TV, picture quality is beautiful”. Perry the Great said on Argos.co.uk “Picture is beautiful and colours are deep” in his review of this TV and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Nineteen people who purchased it thought it was well designed. R Angus said on Argos.co.uk “I had to returned in exchanged for Samsung 4k ultra HD which is far better quality pictures and amazing design”. Wissywise wrote in their review of this TV “Very good in design and setup is that simply”. Welshnative rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Also I gave a good rating instead of excellent on the design as the legs sit the TV a little higher than I expected”.

One owner who purchased it thought it was neat. Sue said “Nice, neat feet on this TV too”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Fidget mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Everything it does is fast and smooth”.

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Good Product Quality

One hundred and nine people concluded that the product was good quality. Norman V wrote on Argos.co.uk “Very easy setup & very user friendly, Has fair sound quality & have not used my sound bar yet” in his review of this TV. Oz mentioned “Good design Tv Good UHD quality of the tv; -Good functions of the Smart Tv; -Sometimes the Tv reacts very slowly to your input”. Paul H mentioned in his Philips 49PUS6401 review “Excellent picture quality and connectivity”.

One owner who reviewed the product thought it was inferior quality. Bandersnatch Cummerbund said “Really bad quality screen We returned the second TV for a full refund”.

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Robust

Five customers who reviewed it thought it was well made. Techie said “Solid TV for the price paid” in their Philips 49PUS6401 review. 4k mentioned in their review of this TV “It is very good the only problem I have is the wifi that's built in disconnects sometimes which is abit of a pain.”. Inapoy mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Excellent product with many features built in”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Techy mentioned in their review of this TV “Time will tell if it's reliable” . Gaz gave this TV a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV in April last year “This was replaced by Argos with no problems, hopefully the new set will be more reliable”.

One owner who purchased the product thought it was strong and durable. Boris gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “The stand is sturdy, sound is better than others, picture is acceptable”.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Ninety-seven people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was good value for money. Paul said in his review of this TV in April last year “Picture quality is great, overall im extremely happy I've bought this tv great buy and great price” . Paul also said “Love this tv great price for what you get, love theandroid side” in his review. Mum mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Very good value for money”.

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was expensive. The Diarist mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Far better than some a lot more expensive”. Banksy wrote last year “What a cracking buy this really is, so many overpriced TV's offering the same as this.”.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Fourteen owners wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. In April last year Oanya2016 said “The quality of image and connectivity is the best you can aspect from a Smart TV” in their review of this TV. In the same month Mac1 mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “I would recommend this product to anyone as it has great picture quality and sound very easy to set up and to wall mount plus the connectivity is great”. Tv Lover said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Wifi connectivity is great”.

Supports Video On Demand (VOD) Support

The 49PUS6401 supports video on demand (VOD) support. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support video on demand (VOD) support.

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Interactive TV

The 49PUS6401 is interactive TV, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Features Timeshift

The 49PUS6401 features timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The 49PUS6401 has an internet TV function, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 49PUS6401 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support smart TV features.

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Good Smart TV Features

Eleven people who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good apps. Poolielee mentioned in their Philips 49PUS6401 review on Argos.co.uk “Runs on andriod and has kodi which you can easily put on the apps”. In April last year Marcopolo scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Great picture quality great apps just a pity it takes a little while for picture to come on when you switch it on”. Varan wrote “Tv entertainment has got plenty of Apps” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.

Nine people agreed that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Lyns83 wrote in their review of this TV “The Netflix dedicated button is great” . Matty0115 said on Argos.co.uk “This TV is simply amazing the 4k resolution is out of this world, I have used netflix and Amazon prime as they support 4k” and scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Tiara mentioned on Argos.co.uk in April last year “This can be streamed from Netflix which is easily accessible from a designated button on the remote control” in her review of this TV.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was good for watching YouTube on. Pheng78 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Good thing there's more than enough to enjoy in Netflix and Youtube”. Thejonesy mentioned “Colours are very garish out of the box and need care to set up - there are av forums and Youtube vids that can help with this for Philips TV's” in their review of this TV. Jls mentioned “*4k - great picture on Netflix 4K or free YouTube 4k videos, stunning! *Built in Wifi, no need for Dongles”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was good for watching Freeview TV. Brianb said on Argos.co.uk “The picture quality with HD Freeview is just as good as with Sky HD even from an old terrestrial aerial that hasn't been adjusted for years” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Ten owners who reviewed the Philips 49PUS6401 mentioned that it was thin. 2012dixieboy said “Excellent purchase, slim sleek & beautiful to look at”. Last year Nps gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “This is a good tv easy to set up, slim and pleasant to look at the ambient light feature is very good” in their review of this TV. Lambcheck wrote “The sound quality is excellent and connectivity is also excellent and the TV itself does look smart in the room with its slim surround and small feet” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One customer concluded that it was lightweight. Linda mentioned last year “Lightweight, was easy to put on my chimney wall” and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. One owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to carry around. 4 K Tv wrote last year “Very light and Easy to install and put together beautiful TV” in their review of this TV.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Fifteen owners said in their reviews that the Philips 49PUS6401 had good features. Lw said “Great connectivity and features” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. In April last year Littleurn said in their review of this TV “Excellent features and simple to set up”. Last year Mike mentioned “A good value 4k TV android features are excellent picture quality is good sound a bit of a disappointment” and rated this TV 4 stars out of 5.

Good for Wall Mounting

One person wrote that it was good for wall mounting. Beth mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Fits my wall mount perfectly” in her review of this TV.

Nice Stand

Two owners said in their reviews that this TV had a good stand. Baz said in April last year “Tv looks good on my stand.” in their review of this TV.

Good Remote Control

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Chuburto wrote in their review of this TV “Really pleased, good picture, quite easy to navigate with remote, sound not bad either”. Al wrote on Argos.co.uk last year “Only downsides are the remote is a little confusing” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Benefits

Great for Films

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that it was great for watching Netflix. Bobo said “Love the Netflix button, makes it great for getting onto the app quick” in their review of this TV. Adam wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Netflix 4k is amazing”. Ftblk36 mentioned “Netflix 4K looks fantastic, though I have nothing to compare it with”.

Three owners who purchased the product thought it was great for watching films. Chris H said in his Philips 49PUS6401 review “Although android tv limited compared to phone, you can run kodi and other aps which opens a wide range of film and tv for free”. Aurelien rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Looks awesome! Great evening watching movie with the ambiight looks great! The tv sound its ok”.

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The 49PUS6401 features ambient lighting, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports USB Recording Function

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports USB recording function, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The Philips 49PUS6401 features high Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also feature high Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 49PUS6401 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 49PUS6401 has a game mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 49PUS6401 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUS6401 supports picture mute (for radio), as do most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49PUS6401 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49PUS6401 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony KD-49XD8088 (£579.99), or the LG 58UH635 (£580.00).

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Sony KD55XD7005 (£629.00) is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49PUS6401 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS6401 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an HDCP

The 49PUS6401 has an HDCP. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also have an HDCP.

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Has a Common Interface (CI)

The Philips 49PUS6401 has a common interface (CI). Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also have a common interface (CI).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One hundred and fifteen owners who reviewed the Philips 49PUS6401 considered that it had good sound quality. Last year Nomas Thomas wrote “Nice ambient lights on switch on great clear pic and colour has opto couple for clear audio output very pleased” in their review of this TV. Nidot said on Argos.co.uk “Good picture, good sound, very happy”. Paul said on Argos.co.uk “Sound is fine without being special.” in his review of this TV.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner considered that it was noisy. Techy wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Sound is loud” but even so they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.


Support

Poor Support

Six owners who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Mct wrote “Difficult to use without manual” in their Philips 49PUS6401 review. Mct also wrote “Disappointed no users guide with TV ( just one page switch on guide), Would have expected better” in their review. Tess wrote in her review of this TV “Would have been nice to have an instruction manual instead of having to download it” however she still gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.


Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The 49PUS6401 does not have an on/off switch, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV which have an on/off switch.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is A. The 49PUS6401 is typical compared to the other 458 televisions of this age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49PUS6401 is £142.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this Philips television was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pus640112, smart 49pus6401
Barcodes 08718863007839, 08718863007891

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