Philips 49PUS6501 Review
|Value for Money||
|16 Months Old|
|£161 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 57?
Samsung televisions 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £161 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 136 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 349 in TVs for sport, but good for watching films, ranking number 328 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
|£832.49||Go to Store|
Philips 49PUS6501 Video Reviews
Philips 49PUS6501 In-Depth Analysis
Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews
Based on 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £832.49 it is more expensive than 64% of TVs.
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The highest resolution of the 49PUS6501 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the resolution ranges 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.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Philips 49PUS6501 of 49" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the 49PUS6501 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.
The 49PUS6501 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the 49PUS6501 of 79mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 16% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The Philips 49PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.
Supports a YouTube Video App
The number of video apps supported by the 49PUS6501 is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Philips television.
Very Fast High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rate of the 49PUS6501 of 1,800Hz is in the fastest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.
Features Ambient Lighting
The Philips 49PUS6501 features ambient lighting, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.
Supports Interactive TV
The 49PUS6501 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The Philips 49PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the 49PUS6501 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Three USB Ports
Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however the 49PUS6501 has three USB ports.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The display brightness of the 49PUS6501 of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 16% of all TVs when ranked 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 340 cd/m².
Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The 49PUS6501's motion interpolation frequency of 1,800Hz is very fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 3% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Supports Video On Demand (VOD)
The 49PUS6501 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of televisions which do not support video on demand (VOD).
Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)
The 49PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).
Features USB Recording
The 49PUS6501 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Energy Star Certified
The Philips 49PUS6501 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.
Features Local Dimming
The 49PUS6501 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Released 16 Months Ago
Philips released the 49PUS6501 in April 2016.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the 49PUS6501 has an average 5 year running cost of £161 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||philips 49pus650112|