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Philips 49PUT4900

Philips 49PUT4900

49" Flat Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
The 4900 Series 4K Ultra HD TV combines Pixel Plus Ultra HD and Dual Core processing to deliver fluid performance beautifully. Slim lines, modern feet stand and loads of features complete the... More
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User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this Philips TV rated it as 88 out of 100.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,006 owner and expert reviews, Philips has good ratings for its TVs. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Three Video Formats Supporteds

supports three video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 49PUT4900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of this type and age. The video formats supporteds "H.264" and "MKV" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 49PUT4900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 49PUT4900. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Light

The lightest television of a comparable type and age to the 49PUT4900 is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. With a weight of only 11.5 kilograms, the 49PUT4900 is one of the lighter televisions of a comparable type and age to the 49PUT4900 amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Philips 49PUT4900 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49PUT4900 which support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have a wi-Fi, however the 49PUT4900 does not have a wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The 49PUT4900 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-55CRW854[plb_2887148_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the 49PUT4900 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 49PUT4900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 49PUT4900. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 49PUT4900 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49PUT4900 also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The 49PUT4900 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 16 Watts) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago is 370 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 170 cd/m² to 700 cd/m². At only 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 49PUT4900 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49PUT4900.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year the depths range from 11mm to 100mm. With a depth of 79 millimeters, the 49PUT4900 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49PUT4900.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 55PUT4900[plb_3152478_price] (79mm).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 49PUT4900

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available 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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Running Costs Are OK

This Philips television has an energy efficiency classification of A, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 49PUT4900 is £121, which is typical compared to the other 465 televisions of a similar type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips TV was released over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
Light Sensor
Other Features
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
USB Ports Quantity

User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Simon

The TV looks nice, the picture is pretty good with some tweaking. The sound is rubbish though so you'll need a sound bar or amp. However the main issue is that every 5 or 6 times you turn it on it... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2016 by Kinferno
Kinferno would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

It has an excellent picture quality and the sound is very good.There are lots of options.It came with a WiFi dongle but there was no option to connect to a network.After ringing the Phillips help... Read more…

Reviewed 22 March 2016 by Lee61
Lee61 would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

This is a very good television, the price is excellent being that it is a 4K Ultra High Definition set with a 49" picture. Its easy to set up, the upscaled picture quality is breathtaking!!!!Throw... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2016 by Stranger1024
Stranger1024 would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

There is no way of viewing proper 4k at the moment. Even Netflix is not true 4k yet. A high quality 2160p movie is like 60gb+ and that type if file size is not available to stream or download. You... Read more…

Reviewed 12 April 2016 by Pete-D

Bought this as a replacement for my almost 10 year old Sony KDL40W5500 which was top of the range when I got it. I updated the set with the latest firmware, configured the settings for picture... Read more…

Reviewed 28 March 2016 by Chris
Chris would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

Very happy with this. Comes with the wifi dongle inside the box. Upscaling and 4k quality is brilliant & has a smooth sound (not overly loud) and hardly use my soundbar anymore. No motion blur on... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2016 by Isaf
Isaf would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

Sleek modern design.Good picture on up scaling HDTV but looks weak and washed out on up scaling standard T.V. (A common problem with most 4K UHD T.V's) You may find yourself often switching back... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2016 by Patman89
Patman89 would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

In short - a fabulous TV for the price. I spent a lot of time researching before I made the purchase - but I'm glad I did indeed make the purchase. I primarily use the tv for playing my PS4 on and... Read more…

Reviewed 3 May 2016 by Del
Del would recommend the Philips 49PUT4900

Great purchase. Easy to assemble and set up. Clear picture quality...

Reviewed 3 May 2016 by Smokey

I looked at the reviews for this tv and noticed that many were saying that the blacks were not deep black, but a washed out grey. I put this down to people not having the right settings, so went... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £116.97
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £120.01
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Energy Rating
0.6T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 49put4900, 49put490012, 49put490060
Barcodes 08718863006474, 08718863006498

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