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Philips 49PUS7181

Philips 49PUS7181
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A top-rated but 2 year old 49" 4K TV, with low running costs and great features
49" 4K No 61mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 49PUS7181 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent reviews, we have ranked the Philips 49PUS7181 number 239 in 50 inch TVs.
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Reviews
1 Review
80
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
72
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a DVI port
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

What is This TV Best Used For?

56
Watching Films
Average
66
Watching Sport
Good

Philips 49PUS7181 Video Reviews

Philips 49PUS7181 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 79 out of 100 from pc-magazin.de.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 3,279 expert and owner reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A. The 49PUS7181 has an average 5 year running cost of £120 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in March 2016.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 49PUS7181's display diagonal of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 58% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The Philips 49PUS7181 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 49PUS7181 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 49PUS7181 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 49PUS7181's thickness of 61mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 48% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 49PUS7181 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The 49PUS7181 does not have an on/off switch. 52% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Has a DVI Port

The 49PUS7181 has a DVI port, unlike 96% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUS7181 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Local Dimming

The 49PUS7181 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 49PUS7181 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUS7181 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The 49PUS7181 is a three USB port TV.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The 49PUS7181 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 49PUS7181's RMS rated power of 45W is in the highest 4% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips 49PUS7181 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUS7181 supports picture mute (for radio). 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 49PUS7181 supports interactive TV. 94% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Features USB Recording

The 49PUS7181 features USB recording, unlike 90% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 49PUS7181 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the Philips 49PUS7181 of 400 cd/m² is brighter than average when compared to most other televisions. It is brighter than 73% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 49PUS7181 features ambient lighting. 98% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports Timeshift

The 49PUS7181 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips tv 49pus7181, 49pus718112

Barcodes:

08718863008249

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