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Philips 49PUS6501

£797.55
£489.97 £307.58 cheaper than 66 days ago
49" 4K 1,800Hz Direct-LED Apr 2016
B
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £160.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips TVs have good reviews
Supports picture mute (for radio)
Features ambient lighting
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Reviews

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,107 expert and owner reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the 49PUS6501 has an average 5 year running cost of £161 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 473 TVs that were released more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2016 when Philips released the 49PUS6501.


Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The 49PUS6501 features ambient lighting. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also feature ambient lighting.

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Features USB Recording

The 49PUS6501 features USB recording. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year also feature USB recording.

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Has a Game Mode

The 49PUS6501 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The 49PUS6501 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 49PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49PUS6501 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 50UH635 (£489) which is cheaper; or the LG 43UH750 (£539.90) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 55UH668 (£489.99).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 49PUS6501 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Display

Very Fast High Frequency Rate

The 49PUS6501 has one of the fastest high frequency rates (1,800 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions that have been around for more than a year, the 49PUS6501 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 55W809CBU (£449), or the KD-55X8509 (£429.99) both from Sony; or the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99).

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 49PUS6501 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,800 hertz) amongst televisions of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 760Hz.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the LG 50UH635 (£489) (50" and cheaper), or the Cello C50ANSMT (£387.97) (50" and cheaper).

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Philips 49PUS6501 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Philips 49PUS6501 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 49PUS6501 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The 49PUS6501 supports interactive TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 49PUS6501 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Internet TV

The 49PUS6501 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49PUS6501 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The 49PUS6501 has a greater number of video apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by TVs of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The 49PUS6501 has one of the thicker depths (79 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV have depths of between 17mm and 100mm.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the 49PUS6551 (£599) (79mm), or the 55PUT6400 (£529) (79mm) both from Philips.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pus650112, smart 49pus6501, 49pus650160
Barcodes 08718863007907, 08718863007945

Philips 49PUS6501 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 49PUS6501 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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.

Other TVs to Consider

LG 55C6 vs Philips 49PUS6501

LG 55C6 vs Philips 49PUS6501
LG 55C6 Philips 49PUS6501
£ £489.97
Two More RF Ports
Vastly Thinner
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Four Loudspeakers
6783% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Samsung UE40KU6470 vs Philips 49PUS6501

Samsung UE40KU6470 vs Philips 49PUS6501
Samsung UE40KU6470 Philips 49PUS6501
£ 349.99 £489.97
£140 Cheaper
Vastly Lower Annual Energy Consumption
37% Cheaper to Run
Two RF Ports Quantitys
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Sony KD-75XD9405 vs Philips 49PUS6501

Sony KD-75XD9405 vs Philips 49PUS6501
Sony KD-75XD9405 Philips 49PUS6501
£ 2,999.00 £489.97
52% Thinner
Two More Number of Loudspeakerss
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
A Lot Larger Display Diagonal
£2,509 More Expensive
Hugely Slower High Frequency Rate
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