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Philips 50PUK680912

£691.29
50" 4K Active Aug 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £97.97 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Philips TVs have good reviews
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency classification of this Philips TV is A+, and the 50PUK6809 is one of the most economic to run TVs that have been available for more than two years that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50PUK6809 is only £98.


Reviews

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,107 expert and owner reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in August 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50PUK6809 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 55UF695 (£699), or the Samsung UE40JU7000 (£699) both of which have better reviews; or the Philips 50PUS6809 (£689.09) which is cheaper.

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Supports Miracast

The 50PUK6809 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 50PUK6809 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The Philips 50PUK6809 supports swivelling, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not support swivelling.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 50PUK6809 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 50PUK6809 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 50PUK6809 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years also have an auto volume leveler.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 50PUK6809 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 50PUK6809 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The Philips 50PUK6809 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 50PUK6809 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 50PUK6809 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 50PUK6809 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 50PUK6809 is more than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this TV.

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Display

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 50PUK6809 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz. The Philips 50PUK6809 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 400 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television range from 170 cd/m² to 590 cd/m². The 50PUK6809 has a quite dim display brightness (only 350 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 50" TVs currently available that you might want to consider including the Philips 50PUS6809 (£689.09) which is cheaper.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the UE55HU8500 (£649.99) (55" and higher rated), or the UE55HU7500 (£529.99) (55" and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The Philips 50PUK6809 has a fairly thin depth (only 39 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV. The depths of TVs of this age and type range from 10mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 57mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50puk680912
Barcodes 08712581718664

Philips 50PUK6809 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 50PUK6809 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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