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Philips 49PUS7181 Review
|Value for Money||
|17 Months Old|
|£145 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 64?
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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 rating of A, and its running costs of £145 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 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:
Does not feature OLED technology
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 217 in TVs for sport. It is also good for watching films, ranking number 193 in TVs for films.
Philips 49PUS7181 Video Reviews
Philips 49PUS7181 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 2,502 expert and user reviews (including 1,949 verified purchases), Philips has very good reviews for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Very Good Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has average features but at £699.00 it is cheaper than 43% of TVs.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the 49PUS7181 of 49" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 58% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
The 49PUS7181 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions 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
The Philips 49PUS7181 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Like most other TVs, the Philips 49PUS7181 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the 49PUS7181 of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 54% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
The 49PUS7181 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Has an Audio Input for DVI
The 49PUS7181 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.
Features Ambient Lighting
The 49PUS7181 features ambient lighting, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.
Supports Interactive TV
The Philips 49PUS7181 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.
Has a DVI Port
The Philips 49PUS7181 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not have a DVI port.
Supports Video On Demand (VOD)
The 49PUS7181 supports video on demand (VOD), unlike 97% of TVs which do not support video on demand (VOD).
Features USB Recording
The Philips 49PUS7181 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Features Local Dimming
The 49PUS7181 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.
Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)
The 49PUS7181 supports picture mute (for radio), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).
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 a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The 49PUS7181 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Supports a YouTube Video App
The number of video apps supported by the Philips 49PUS7181 is more than most televisions. The most commonly 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.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The 49PUS7181 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of the Philips 49PUS7181 of 45W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 4% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Does Not Have an On/off Switch
The 49PUS7181 does not have an on/off switch. 54% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.
The 49PUS7181 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.
Released 17 Months Ago
Philips released the 49PUS7181 in March 2016.
Running Costs Are OK
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the average 5 year running cost of the 49PUS7181 is £145 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.
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