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Philips 49PUT490012

49" 4K Ultra HD Flat 79mm Oct 2015
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Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £120.01 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
182 Reviews

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

This TV has an average user rating of 88% based on 194 user reviews. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,088 user and expert reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Support

Two customers who purchased the Philips 49PUT4900 agreed that it had good technical guidance. Kinferno mentioned on Argos.co.uk in April last year “It should have better instructions regarding the update as some people might not know how to do it” in their review of this TV. Steve64 gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “The on screen set up guide is a good feature, thanks to argos for supplying me a top tv”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the 49PUT4900 is typical compared to the other 458 TVs of this age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49PUT4900 is £121.


Other Features

Only Two USB Ports

The 49PUT4900 is a two USB port television.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49PUT4900 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Sony KD-55XD8599 (£449.99); or the LG 40UF770 (£457.98), or the Samsung UE55JU6472 (£449.99) are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 49PUT4900 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television which have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 49PUT4900 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDCP

The 49PUT4900 has an HDCP. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have an HDCP.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUT4900 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Common Interface (CI)

The Philips 49PUT4900 has a common interface (CI). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a common interface (CI).

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Benefits

Great for Films

One customer said in their reviews that this TV was great for watching films. Stranger1024 gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “A high quality 2160p movie is like 60gb+”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Three customers agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. Tom R mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Anyway, this LG is a million miles away in terms of quality, ease of use and connectivity” in his review of the Philips 49PUT4900. Isaf wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Connectivity is good for a modern T.V”. Jml mentioned last year “I don't have internet connection so can't rate Connectivity.” in their review of this TV and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 49PUT4900 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Three owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Steven wrote on Argos.co.uk “Great tv if you are planning to watch it via HD/4K inputs, unfortunately though the built in freeview tuner really let's it down”.

Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 49PUT4900 does not have an internet TV function. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV do have an internet TV function.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Seventy-five customers agreed that it was good value for money. Aidan92 wrote “Amazing TV brought at a bargain of a price considering how up to date it is” in their review of this TV. Nana said “Good deal for the momey” in her review of this TV. Nick wrote “A good quality TV for a great price”.

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it was expensive. Tony Mc mentioned “Ended up having to buy a more expensive and different model just so I could actually take home a TV that works”. Dm said on Argos.co.uk “Great picture, combined with an Amazon Fire stick it's as good as smart tv's several hundred pounds more expensive” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUT4900 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49PUT4900 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-five people who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality. Mrwizzy said on Argos.co.uk “My main issue is the sound, without forward facing speakers the sound is deflecting 50/50 into the room” in their review of the Philips 49PUT4900. In April last year Mojo5o said “Only down side is the sound”. Pedro mentioned in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk in the same month “The sound was great and the 4k works with channels that have 4k, would recommend this TV to everybody, just superb!” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was noisy.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV range from 10W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 26W. At only 16 Watts, the 49PUT4900 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Six owners considered that the product was thin. Coopers05 wrote “The design is sleek and modern as there is next to no frame around the screen and it is also ultra thin and light” in their review of this TV. In April last year Chris P said “For the price it's a sleek nice looking very slim Tv”. Billy mentioned “Smart looking slim TV with excellent picture viewing”.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Tvharry wrote “Philips 49PUT4900 is quite heavy compared to most of the other newly released similar spec televisions” but even so they rated it 20 out of 100. One customer concluded that it was a good size. In April last year Chris mentioned “Would highly recommend this TV for anyone looking for a good size and quality TV at a reasonable price”.

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Features

Nice Stand

Three owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good stand. Amyb82 said in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk in April last year “Only downside is the stand doesn't spin round like our previous one so need to get it in a position where everyone can see it”. Amyb82 also mentioned “Looks very stylish and love the stand” in their review. Isaf said “Nice modern design with sleek piano black framed screen edge and easy attach stand” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Three people reckoned that it had good features. Mrwizzy mentioned “All other features picture, setup ok”. Amyb82 wrote “Fab TV and HD facilities” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Billy wrote “Great features, easy to set up”.

Good Remote Control

Three owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good remote control. Jot mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The remote easy to navigate” in their review of this TV. Jml mentioned in their review of the Philips 49PUT4900 “Remote is responsive & would say for the price the TV is great value” .


Display

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-three owners who bought it agreed that it had good picture quality. Kinferno wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “It has an excellent picture quality and the sound is very good”. Luvsundays said in their review of the Philips 49PUT4900 “Picture quality is great” . Squib wrote on Argos.co.uk “The picture quality and sound is excellent for the price” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Four customers who purchased the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Mcfly said on Argos.co.uk “The picture is crisp and vivid, blacks are black and colours look rich”. Smilie2112 wrote in April last year “Vibrant colours, decent contrast” in their review of this TV. Dave gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “The picture is crystal clear and the colours simply 'pop”.

Four owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for playing games on. Liam rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Really good picture quality, brilliant for gaming also”. Mary mentioned “Great tv great value for a 4K tv, ideal for gaming”. Matt scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned “Great TV, excellent for gaming and Sky HD, honestly would recommend”.

One customer said in their reviews that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Rrrob said in their review of this TV in April last year “Once I put it on that and cranked up the contrast it looks great” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One owner said in their reviews that the product was good for watching blu-ray discs. Badtaste gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk last year “Brilliant tv what you would actced from 4k picture good better when watching a bluray thorgh it easy to set up”.

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Good High Def TV

Sixteen customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Lee61 mentioned in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “The price is excellent being that it is a 4K Ultra High Definition set with a 49" picture”. Keeper said in their review of the Philips 49PUT4900 on Argos.co.uk “Indeed, my HD looked better than the supposed upscaled picture on the Phillips” but they only rated this TV 60 out of 100. Tom1993 wrote in their review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “This TV is a great price for the quality you receive ideal for gaming my partner is fascinated by the 4K HD quality when playing on PlayStation”.

Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago, the 49PUT4900 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99) or the 55W809CBU (£449.00), or the KD-55X8509 (£429.99) both from Sony.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar age and spec to 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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Design

Easy to Use

Fifteen people who purchased the product mentioned that it was easy to setup. Mr Snowbutt gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “It is a very nice TV easy to set up, very nice to look at” in his review of this TV. Panther said on Argos.co.uk “Easy to set up and picture quality is amazing in HD” in their review of this TV. In April last year Microdot said “This tv is a replacement for our 6 month old tv that had an unfortunate accident! It was easy to set up”.

Six customers who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use. Nana she wrote in her review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Very easy for me to use after my son in law installed it for me I am verry happy with it”. Pedro rated it a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned “Very easy to use and set up”. Lesleyb mentioned in April last year “Great looking TV Easy to use Quality product at a fantastic price” in their review of this TV.

Five customers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Chrisp-Duck gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Good menu / user interface”. Dk81 wrote on Argos.co.uk “I tried reinstalling tv after update to ensure no old settings were causing glitches” in their review of this TV. Isaf said “Lacks base and can be sharp on higher volume settings” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Del said on Argos.co.uk last year “Easy to assemble and set up” in his review of this TV.

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Good Product Quality

Sixty-three customers reckoned that this TV was good quality. Microdot mentioned in their Philips 49PUT4900 review “It's a good quality tv at a good price”. Mikey said “Good picture, sound and quality”. Mishmashmanc79 said “Lovely tv excellent quality, sound, picture at a bargain price too” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Six people who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. Mojo5o said “Brilliant picture on this telly and great design” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. Last year Steve wrote in his review of this TV on Argos.co.uk “Great all round Looks really good and not too intrusive given the size Great design look”. Diz said “Nice design, picture is very good, sound could be better” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Six owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good looking. Schnebly gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “It's not needed, I just like more oomph! I find the controller easy to use and visually appealing”. Simon mentioned on Argos.co.uk “The picture is pretty good with some tweaking” however he only gave it a rating of 20 out of 100. Raymondo mentioned “Good looking TV with all the features you would need for a 4k TV” in their review of this TV.

Two people concluded that it was smooth. In April last year Chris wrote on Argos.co.uk “Upscaling and 4k quality is brilliant & has a smooth sound (not overly loud)”.

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Robust

Five owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well made. Stephen D wrote “It's a great solid 4K TV for the price” in his review of this TV and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Pip said “This is a great TV for a great price! The build quality picture” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Andyh1757 wrote on Argos.co.uk last year “Normal tv is about same as any hd tv on the market, that said the freeview hd built in tuner is a good addition”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 49PUT4900 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 49put490012
Barcodes 08718863006474, 08718863006498

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