Philips 55PUK4900
Philips 55PUK4900
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Philips 55PUK4900

A 2 year old 55" 4K television with adequate features
55" 4K No No Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Philips 55PUK4900 Review

Released 2 years ago and with average features,
Average Features
1 Year Old
£165 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 50?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £165 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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Philips 55PUK4900 In-Depth Analysis


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Based on 2,496 owner and expert reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its TVs. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 55PUK4900 of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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The highest resolution of the 55PUK4900 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PUK4900 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 55PUK4900 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The 55PUK4900's thickness of 79mm is in the thickest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 55PUK4900 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55PUK4900 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 55PUK4900's high frequency rate of 60Hz is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 29% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 55PUK4900 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 55PUK4900 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all TVs the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a DVI Port

The 55PUK4900 has a DVI port, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The 55PUK4900's RMS rated power of only 16W is in the lowest 25% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 55PUK4900 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Released Over a Year Ago

This TV was released in September 2015.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 55PUK4900 has an average 5 year running cost of £165 based on fine energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55puk490012
Barcodes 08718863006535

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