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72

Overall Score

Philips 55PUS6401

£926.64
A pretty new and top-rated 55" 4K television, good for watching films
55" 4K No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 55PUS6401 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 55PUS6401 number 35 in 55 inch TVs, number 84 in 4K TVs and number 140 across all TVs.
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£148 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £148 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, superior product quality and excellent design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Philips TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 67 in TVs for films. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 73 in TVs for sport.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £484.53 on eBay 34 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 75% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Philips 55PUS6401 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and PC Advisor.co.uk the average expert rating of this TV is 75%.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

55PUS6401 owners on average rated this TV as terrific. Over 93% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

25 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

47 customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking and eight customers who bought it reckoned that it was well designed.

Customers Report Good Image Quality

29 owners who reviewed the Philips 55PUS6401 mentioned that it had good picture quality and two customers who reviewed the product said that it had good colour saturation.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

17 people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup, seven owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus and six people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners concluded that this TV was thin.

Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 2,502 expert and owner reviews (including 1,949 verified purchases), Philips has very good ratings for its televisions. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Three owners who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Four owners who reviewed this TV considered that it had good features.

Customers Report Superior Audio Quality

48 people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality, however 11 buyers said that it did not have good audio quality. and 11 owners who bought it agreed that it did not have good sound quality.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features. However at £926.64 it is cheaper than 32% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The Philips 55PUS6401 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Philips 55PUS6401's display diagonal of 55" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PUS6401 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Philips 55PUS6401 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the 55PUS6401 of 85mm is in the thickest 10% 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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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55PUS6401 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 55PUS6401 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS6401 features ambient lighting, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The Philips 55PUS6401 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PUS6401 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS6401 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS6401 supports interactive TV, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The 55PUS6401 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 91% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 55PUS6401 supports picture mute (for radio). 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55PUS6401 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

Philips released the 55PUS6401 in April 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the 55PUS6401 is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55PUS6401 is £148.

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Product Identifiers

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