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Philips 49PUS6561 Review
|17 Months Old|
|£161 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 50?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating 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 televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Does not feature OLED technology
Philips 49PUS6561 Video Reviews
Philips 49PUS6561 In-Depth Analysis
Expert Reviews Are Poor
Expert review website tweakers.net scored this TV 60%. Experts don't rate this television very highly.
Very Good Brand
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 television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the 49PUS6561 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 57% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The 49PUS6561 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the 49PUS6561 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The 49PUS6561 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The 49PUS6561's thickness of 79mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The 49PUS6561 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The 49PUS6561 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The display brightness of the 49PUS6561 of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 17% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².
Features Local Dimming
The 49PUS6561 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Supports Video On Demand (VOD)
The 49PUS6561 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the Philips 49PUS6561 is 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).
Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)
The Philips 49PUS6561 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).
Supports Interactive TV
The 49PUS6561 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
Supports a YouTube Video App
The 49PUS6561 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Philips television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The 49PUS6561 has an audio input for DVI, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.
Features Ambient Lighting
The 49PUS6561 features ambient lighting. 99% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.
Released 17 Months Ago
Philips released the 49PUS6561 in March 2016.
Average Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this TV is B, and the 49PUS6561 has an average running cost of £161 over 5 years based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.