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Philips 49PUS780912

£749.00
49" 4K Passive Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £112.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
23 Reviews
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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, Chip.de and whathifi.com this Philips TV has an overall expert rating of 69%.

Running Costs Are Low

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 49PUS7809 will cost £113 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of this age and spec.

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been around 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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Good Picture Quality

A few Philips 49PUS7809 owners reckoned that the product had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Some Philips 49PUS7809 reviewers agreed that the product was good quality. John mentioned “Picture quality is probably the best out there”.

Reasonably Priced

A few Philips 49PUS7809 owners who bought the product concluded that it was good value for money. John wrote in his Philips 49PUS7809 review “It is trully a great value! Go to a shope”. Expert website Whathifi.com said “For the money, we're happy with the screen size”. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned “Two series of Ultra HD TVs—the higher-end 8809 and the more affordable 7809” in their Philips 49PUS7809 review however they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good High Def TV

Two Philips 49PUS7809 owners who bought the Philips 49PUS7809 reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “Apart from Ultra HD resolution” in their Philips 49PUS7809 review but despite that they only gave the Philips 49PUS7809 a score of 60 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One Philips 49PUS7809 owner who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. John scored this TV 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Hoghly recommend it! Aldo connecticity is great, options and ease of use”.

Good Sound Quality

One Philips 49PUS7809 reviewer who purchased the Philips 49PUS7809 said that it had good sound quality. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “With a washed-out black, ghosting in moving images, picture settings that could still be better and speakers that saturate as soon as you up the volume, compet” in their review of this TV but even so they rated the product 3 stars.

Robust

One person reckoned that this TV was well made. Trustedreviews.com said “It's only a solid rather than great picture performer” in their review of this TV.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

On average Philips 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Philips.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Philips released the 49PUS7809.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the 49PUS7809 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99); or the Sony KD-49X8505 (£449.99).

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3D Compatible

The Philips 49PUS7809 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49PUS7809.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the 50PUK6809 (£691.29), or the 50PUS6809 (£689.09) both from Philips which has better reviews.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 55UB830 (£429.99).

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 49PUS7809 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 49PUS7809 also support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55HU6900 (£799), or the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (£449.99) which has better reviews.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this television and we think the LG 55UB830 (£429.99) is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 49PUS7809 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 49PUS7809.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55HU6900 (£799), or the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (£449.99).

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 55UB830 (£429.99) is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years the refresh rates range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 780Hz. The Philips 49PUS7809 has one of the slower refresh rates (only 60 hertz) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

If this TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the UE55HU8500 (£649.99) (200Hz and higher rated), or the UE55HU6900 (£799) (200Hz and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only Supports Six Image Formats

The Philips 49PUS7809 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and type. This Philips TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The 49PUS7809 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE55HU6900 (£799) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 49PUS7809 range from 300 cd/m² to 590 cd/m². With a display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter, the 49PUS7809 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49PUS7809.

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Features Three Apps

features three apps

The Philips 49PUS7809 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This Philips TV features a Skype app, which is the most commonly featured app featured on TVs of this type and age. The apps "Facebook" and "Twitter" are also featured on this television.

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Light

The average weight of TVs of this spec and age is 30kg. At only 17.8 kilograms, the 49PUS7809 is quite light compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 49PUS7809.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The 49PUS7809 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This Philips TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 49PUS7809. The video formats "3GP", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the televisions of this spec and age the annual energy consumptions range from 66kWh to 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh. At only 96 kilowatt hours, the 49PUS7809 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 49PUS7809.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Thin

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49PUS7809 the thicknesses range from 10mm to 94mm. The Philips 49PUS7809 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 35 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philipstv 49pus7809, 49pus780960, 49pus780912
Barcodes 08712581705848, 08712581705855

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