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Philips 49PUS655112

£865.49
A pretty new 49" 4K TV with adequate features but a price that represents inferior value for money
49" 4K No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 49PUS6551 Review

Released 1 year ago but with average features, we have ranked the Philips 49PUS6551 number 203 in 50 inch TVs, number 408 in 4K TVs and number 802 across all TVs.
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17 Months Old
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£161 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for watching sport, ranking number 471 in TVs for sport. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 353 in TVs for films.
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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 £499 at Boots Kitchen Appliances 9 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.
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Philips 49PUS6551 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 49PUS6551 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 49PUS6551 of 49" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 49PUS6551 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 49PUS6551 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the 49PUS6551 of 79mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 49PUS6551 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUS6551 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUS6551 supports picture mute (for radio). 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The 49PUS6551's display brightness of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 49PUS6551 is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Philips television.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips 49PUS6551 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 49PUS6551 supports video on demand (VOD), which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 49PUS6551 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 49PUS6551 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 49PUS6551 features ambient lighting. 99% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS6551 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This TV was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on passable energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 49PUS6551 will cost £161 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pus6551
Barcodes 08718863007952

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