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Philips 49PUS6561

49" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Mar 2016
B
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £160.47 Electricity cost over 5 years
Supports picture mute (for radio)
Features ambient lighting
Expert reviews are poor

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This Philips TV received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from tweakers.net. If all the televisions of a similar type and age are ranked by average expert review score then this 4K and 8K TV is in the bottom 8%.

Philips Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 2,108 user and expert reviews (including 1,635 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good reviews. We also found that Philips 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.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency rating of B, and the 49PUS6561 has an average 5 year running cost of £161 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 460 comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released in March 2016.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a comparable 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV, the 49PUS6561 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the UE48JU6050, or the 55JU6480 both from Samsung or the Sony XBR-65X930.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 49" TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the 49UF8577, or the 49UF6809 both from LG or the Philips 49PUS6501 (£489.97).

If this Philips television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-50DX802B (£899) (50" and higher rated), or the Samsung UE50MU6100 (£749) (50" and higher rated).

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 49PUS6561 supports picture mute (for radio), as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 49PUS6561 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 49PUS6561 features ambient lighting. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also feature ambient lighting.

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Has a Game Mode

The Philips 49PUS6561 has a game mode. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 49PUS6561 features local dimming, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 49PUS6561 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including the OLED55C6V, or the 43UF6809 both from LG or the Samsung UE55JU6412 which all of have better reviews.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49PUS6561 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS6561 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUS6561 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Philips 49PUS6561 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 49PUS6561 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 49PUS6561 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 49PUS6561 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 49PUS6561 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49PUS6561 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The 49PUS6561 has a greater number of video apps than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

With a depth of 79 millimeters, the 49PUS6561 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The thinnest depth of TVs that were released one year ago is 17mm and the thickest is 100mm.

There are a number of other 79mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the 49PUH4900, the 49PUS6501 (£489.97), or the 55PUH4900 all from Philips.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pus656112
Barcodes 08718863007969

Philips 49PUS6561 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 49PUS6561 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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.

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