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Philips 55PUS6401

55" Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
Design meets performance with the Philips 6400 Series. Sitting on minimalist stand elements, your picture comes to life in 4K Ultra HD and Pixel Plus Ultra HD picture quality. With Android TV your... More
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and PC Advisor.co.uk the average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 75 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 443 owner reviews this TV has an excellent average owner rating.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,006 user and expert reviews for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the 55PUS6401 is in the cheapest 20% of all 389 new 4K and 8K TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55PUS6401 will cost £113 over 5 years to run.

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Reasonably Priced

One Philips 55PUS6401 reviewer reckoned that it was cheap. Trustedreviews.com wrote “What is the Philips 55PUS6401? The generously specified Philips 55PUS6401 is a budget 4K flatscreen with HDR (High Dynamic Range) compatibility” in their Philips 55PUS6401 review.

Good Technical Features

One Philips 55PUS6401 reviewer who reviewed the Philips 55PUS6401 mentioned that it had good features. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “For the most part, 2160p definition, colour vibrancy and an aggressive feature set should tick enough boxes to satisfy those stepping up from a 1080p telly”.

Supports Smart TV

The 55PUS6401 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS6401.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the 49UH750[pl_3372686_price], or the 55UH661[pl_3355372_price] both from LG or the Samsung UN49KU6500[plb_3718431_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55PUS6401 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other latest TVs also have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the UN49KU6500[pl_3718431_price], or the UE55KU6100[pl_3539727_price] both from Samsung or the LG 49UH750[plb_3372686_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 55PUS6401 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the televisions that came out around the same time as the 55PUS6401. This TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV compared to most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PUS6401 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 55PUS6401 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Supports One Video Formats Supported

supports one video formats supported

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 55PUS6401 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Philips TV. The video formats supporteds AVI are also supported by this TV.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The 55PUS6401 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 101 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55PUS6401 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV features a Google Apps lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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9 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £50.00

The price of the 55PUS6401 increased by £50.00 in the last month.

Very Small User Memory

The 55PUS6401 has one of the smaller user memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. Recently released similar spec TVs have user memorys of between 8GB and 16GB.

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Not 3D

The 55PUS6401 is not 3D. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might also want to consider the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUS6401, the 55PUS6401 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 55PUS6401 has a greater number of image formats than most latest 4K and 8K TVs. This Philips TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PUS6401 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two Processor Coress

The 55PUS6401 is a two processor cores TV. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs have between one and seven processor coress.

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Only Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Philips 55PUS6401 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS6401. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUS6401 is 35mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm. The 55PUS6401 has a quite thick depth (85 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 55PUS6401.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the 55PUS6551[pl_3290582_price] (85mm), the 55PUS6501[pl_3310366_price] (85mm), or the 55PUS6561[pl_3323882_price] (85mm) all from Philips.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PUS6401

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on latest 4K and 8K TVs. 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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Released Eleven Months Ago

This television has been on the market for eleven months.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
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Display Brightness
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Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
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Digital Signal Format System
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Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
Interactive TV
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Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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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
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Auto Power Off
Firmware Upgradeable Via
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Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Subtitles Function
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
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Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Expert Reviews

(3)
29 September 2016

There are many reasons to buy this TV, but they don't include proper blacks and HDR performance...

28 August 2016

Overall, the 6401 is just a few caveats short of being a cracking mid-range UHD buy. For the most part, 2160p definition, colour vibrancy and an aggressive feature set should tick enough boxes to...

12 February 2015

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Excellent build quality
Sleek profile and light weight
Fairly good display
Decent everyday performance and battery life, despite packing a small battery
Runs cool in most situations and is fanless
Only available with a gold interior
Large footprint for a 13incher
Nonbacklit keyboard with poor feedback
The display is glossy, without being touch capable
Limited IO

User Reviews

(412)
Reviewed 27 July 2016 by Robbo
Robbo would recommend the Philips 55PUS6401

This tv is first class,picture perfect in every way. easy to set up with the on screen menu. As i am going deaf this is the first time in years that i have heard clear and distinct sound.i have... Read more…

Reviewed 7 September 2016 by Ale
Ale would recommend the Philips 55PUS6401

Summary: -Good UHD quality of the tv; -Good functions of the Smart Tv; -Sometimes the Tv reacts very slowly to your input; -Good audio, I have a Bluetooth Bose speaker but I never use it as the... Read more…

Reviewed 7 December 2016 by GN
GN would recommend the Philips 55PUS6401

Great TV set, picture quality is good. Menu is a little laggy but nothing major, a software update helps quite a bit. Sound isnt great, the norm for flat screens really. Plugged into a sound... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2016 by Musky
Musky would recommend the Philips 55PUS6401

Excellent TV for the price really easy to connect to the Internet' all aps work fine connection to Sony sound bar no problem and Kodi on app store, try a few film's all good even 4k film's for... Read more…

Reviewed 28 November 2016 by Urban75

Had high hopes for this TV but in its quest to do everything it falls short in so many ways. As a basic TV it looks good and has a decent picture. Trouble is that as soon as you try to use any of... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £110.56
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.39
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Energy Rating
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pus6401, philips 55pus640112
Barcodes 08718863007853, 08718863007914

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