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Philips 49PUT4900

Philips 49PUT4900
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An excellently reviewed but 2 year old 49" 4K television, with good features and low running costs
49" 4K No 79mm Oct 2015 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 49PUT4900 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 49PUT4900 number 132 in 50 inch TVs.
94
Reviews
202 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
77
Running Costs
£95 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Philips TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £95 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, image quality and it is easy to use.
The 49PUT4900 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4K
Ks to our special software that analyses the picture in 6400 different zones and adjusts it accordingly, you'll enjoy incredible contrast and image quality for a truly lifelike visual experie
Pixel plus ultra hd: discover ultra-hd picture quality
E the fun. connect your USB memory-stick, digital camera, mp3 player or other multimedia device to the USB port on your TV to enjoy photos, videos and music with the easy to use onscreen content brow
USB for multimedia playback
D cable clutter with a single cable to carry both picture and audio signals from your devices to your TV. HDMI uses uncompressed signals, ensuring the highest quality from source to screen. together with philips easylink, you'll need only one remote control to perform most operations on your TV, DVD, blu-ray, set top box or home cinema sys
Three HDMI inputs and easylink for integrated connectivity
A resolution converts any content into a sharper ultra HD picture on screen. advanced upscaling combined with philips' unique line thinning algorithms transform original pixels into better pixels. the result is a visibly more refined image with finer lines and greater, deeper deta
Ultra resolution converts any content into crisp ultra HD
Micro dimming optimises the contrast on your TV
Has an audio input for DVI
A HD TV has 4 times the resolution of a conventional full HD TV. with over 8 million pixels and our unique ultra resolution upscaling technology, you'll experience improved images regardless of the original content. enjoy improved sharpness, increased depth perception, superior contrast, smooth natural motion and flawless deta
4K ultra hd: resolution like you've never seen it before
setting out to create a new TV, our teams consider every aspect: from technology to design. our new edge feet were engineered to create space beneath your TV where a traditional stand would normally sit, offering you a more immersive viewing experience. the effect A TV that stands confidently with a nod to the fut
Edge foot concept creates airy, floating effect
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 experie
Rience 4k ultra HD sharpness from philips. philips pixel plus ultra HD engine optimises picture quality to deliver smooth, fluid images with incredible detail and depth. so whether you stream online or watch a DVD, you ll enjoy sharper 4k images with brighter whites and blacker blacks every time and from any sou
Not 3D
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the Philips 49PUT4900?

The Philips 49PUT4900 is 1,099mm wide and 79mm tall. It is 632mm thick and weighs 11.5kg.

Philips 49PUT4900 front dimensions
Philips 49PUT4900 size in context

Philips 49PUT4900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Philips TV is 89 out of 100 based on 202 owner reviews. 122 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

19 customers concluded that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Image Quality

11 customers said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Six owners considered that this TV was easy to setup, three people said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus and two owners who bought it wrote that it was easy to use.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

21 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Six owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed and two customers who purchased it agreed that it was good looking.

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 3,279 expert and user reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its televisions. 98% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Nice Stand

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good stand.

  • 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 (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Looks very stylish and love the stand…
    Amyb82 (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • Nice modern design with sleek piano black framed screen edge and easy attach stand…

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was thin.

  • That's the price you pay for all modern slim surround screens as no front side's to fit good speakers…
  • The design is sleek and modern as there is next to no frame around the screen and it is also ultra thin and light…

Users Report Good Technical Features

Two people who purchased this TV agreed that it had good features.

Users Report Superior Audio Quality

23 customers who bought it wrote that it had good sound quality.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 49PUT4900 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 49PUT4900 will cost £95 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since December 2015.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 49PUT4900 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Philips 49PUT4900 of 49" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Philips 49PUT4900 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 49PUT4900 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the 49PUT4900 of 79mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 82% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49PUT4900 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 49PUT4900 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 49PUT4900 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips 49PUT4900 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Local Dimming

The 49PUT4900 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the Philips 49PUT4900 does not support internet TV. 59% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 49PUT4900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 49PUT4900's RMS rated power of only 16W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 49PUT4900 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 49put490012

Barcodes:

08718863006474, 08718863006498

Frequently Asked Questions About the Philips 49PUT4900

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