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Philips 55PUH4900

55" 4K Ultra HD Flat 79mm Oct 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £164.88 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Supports picture mute (for radio)
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 2,108 owner and expert reviews (including 1,635 verified purchases), Philips has good ratings for its televisions. Philips also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55PUH4900 is typical compared to the other 460 TVs of this age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 55PUH4900 will cost £165 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since October 2015.


Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 55PUH4900 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 55PUH4900 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 55PUH4900 is not 3D.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs of this age and spec range from 220 cd/m² to 700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 370 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Philips 55PUH4900 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 55" TVs currently available including the LG 55EF9509 which has better reviews.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-58DX700 (58") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PUH4900 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Thomson 55UA9806, or the Samsung UN65KS9000 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 55PUH4900 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PUH4900 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUH4900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Philips 55PUH4900 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 55PUH4900 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55PUH4900 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 55PUH4900 supports internet TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PUH4900 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Audio

Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the 55PUH4900 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year is 10W and the highest is 120W.

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Other Features

Only Two USB Ports

The Philips 55PUH4900 is a two USB port television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The 55PUH4900 has a fairly thick depth (79 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV the depths range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

We compared this television to all the other 79mm thick TVs and we think because of its better review score, the Philips 49PUT4900 is also worth considering.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55puh490088
Barcodes 08718863006504

Philips 55PUH4900 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 55PUH4900 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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.

Other TVs to Consider

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£ 649.99 £0.00
Vastly Thinner
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
One More HDMI Ports Quantity
Vastly Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
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Samsung UE40JU6410 vs Philips 55PUH4900

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62kWh Lower Annual Energy Consumption
£63.70 Cheaper to Run
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A Lot Smaller Screen Size
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