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Philips 49PUS7909/12

A 3 year old 49" 4K TV with not bad features and satisfactory reviews
49" 4K Yes Flat Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date

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Philips 49PUS7909/12 Review

With very good features but good reviews, we have ranked the Philips 49PUS7909/12 number 180 in 50 inch TVs.
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1 Review
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
48
£139 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £139 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Philips TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
3D
Does not feature local dimming

Philips 49PUS7909/12 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

TV expert review website prad.de scored this TV 80 out of 100.

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Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 49PUS7909/12's display diagonal of 49" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 61% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 49PUS7909/12 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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3D

The Philips 49PUS7909/12 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The 49PUS7909/12's thickness of only 35mm is in the thinnest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 49PUS7909/12 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The display brightness of the 49PUS7909/12 of 400 cd/m² is fairly bright compared to most other TVs. It is in the brightest 18% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The 49PUS7909/12 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 49PUS7909/12 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Philips 49PUS7909/12's RMS rated power of 25W is quite high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 49PUS7909/12 features ambient lighting, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the Philips 49PUS7909/12 is more than most TVs. This Philips TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this television.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 49PUS7909/12 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Philips 49PUS7909/12 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 49PUS7909/12 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 49PUS7909/12 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUS7909/12 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Philips 49PUS7909/12 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 49PUS7909/12 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since September 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The 49PUS7909/12 has an average running cost of £139 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49pus790912
Barcodes 08712581726706, 08712581726713
Higher RMS rated power
11% larger display diagonal
£0.39 cheaper to run
56% thicker
£61.28 cheaper to run
Thinner
57% lower RMS rated power

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