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Philips 49PUS6561

49" Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Philips TVs and also specifically for Philips 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49PUS6561, the Philips 49PUS6561 supports smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this television and we think the 43UH664[pl_3671243_price], and the 55UH7700[pl_3419761_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65KU6079[plb_3404975_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 49PUS6561, the Philips 49PUS6561 has a wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 43PUS6101[plb_3409438_price], the Samsung UE50KU6020[plb_3772361_price], and the Panasonic TX-58DX730[plb_3391187_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 49PUS6561 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Philips 49PUS6561 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 400 candellas per square meter, the 49PUS6561 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months. Recently released comparable spec televisions have display brightnesss of between 1 cd/m² and 750 cd/m².

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 49PUS6561 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The most commonly supported video formats supported is H.265, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Philips TV. The video formats supporteds AVC, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1 and WMV9 are also supported by this Philips television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The 49PUS6561 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This TV features a Google Apps lifestyle apps, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49PUS6561.

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Very Light

At only 12 kilograms, the 49PUS6561 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last year. 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 49PUS6561 have weights of between 7.6kg and 59kg, and the average weight is 19kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from tweakers.net. If all the new 4K and 8K TVs are ranked by average expert review score then this Philips television is in the bottom 12%.

Not 3D

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year, the 49PUS6561 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the UE78HU8500L[pl_3973673_price], or the UN65HU8500[pl_3243499_price] both from Samsung or the LG 65UH850[plb_3348278_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49PUS6561 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500L[plb_3973673_price], or the LG 75UH855[plb_3350140_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 49PUS6561 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 49PUS6561.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 49PUS6561 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49PUS6561 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55C6[pl_3742296_price], the 55UF8509[pl_3537337_price], or the OLED55E6[pl_3372688_price] all from LG which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Thick

TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49PUS6561 have depths of between 35mm and 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm. With a depth of 79 millimeters, the Philips 49PUS6561 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

Alternative 79mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 49PUS6501/60[pl_3305115_price], or the 49PUS6551[pl_3301766_price] both from Philips.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 49PUS6561

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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OK Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of B. The average 5 year running cost of the 49PUS6561 is £161 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 391 new 4K and 8K TVs.

Released Eleven Months Ago

Philips released the 49PUS6561 eleven months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Subtitles Function
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
USB Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

(1)
23 May 2016

De Philips PUS6561 is een uhdtv met een strak uiterlijk, al zijn er voor de afwerking voornamelijk plastics gebruikt. De bezels zijn mooi smal, maar de kast is wel wat dikker dan bij de meeste...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £158.64
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £160.47
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Energy Rating
0.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 49pus656112, philips 49pus6561
Barcodes 08718863007969

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