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Philips 55PUS6501

£1,003.49
smartson.se Recommended Bit-Tech.net Recommended altomdata.dk Best Product
An award winning 55" 4K TV, good for watching sport on
55" 4K No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Philips 55PUS6501 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Philips 55PUS6501 number 34 in 55 inch TVs, number 85 in 4K TVs and number 129 across all TVs.
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4 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Good Features
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17 Months Old
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£171 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
72
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 85%. This TV has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Smartson.se and an industry award from Altomdata.dk. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £171 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Philips TV 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 the 55PUS6501 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 57 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films, ranking number 94 in TVs for films.
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Very Good

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 £594.97 at Appliances Direct 40 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 69% 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 55PUS6501 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The expert at review site Smartson.se concluded that they would recommend this Philips TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The expert at one more expert review site thought that this TV was very good. This was from Altomdata.dk who gave it an "Best Product".

Good Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 85% based on four expert reviews from sites including konsolenfan.de, smartson.se, altomdata.dk and PC Welt.de. The expert review sites think this Philips TV is one of the better TVs.

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Philips Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 2,496 user 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.


Value For Money

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Features

4K

4K

The 55PUS6501 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the worst resolution 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 55PUS6501's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 55PUS6501 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 55PUS6501 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The Philips 55PUS6501's thickness of 85mm is in the thickest 11% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55PUS6501 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording

The Philips 55PUS6501 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 55PUS6501 supports picture mute (for radio). 98% of TVs do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS6501 features ambient lighting, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Equalizer

The Philips 55PUS6501 has an equalizer. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUS6501 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The 55PUS6501's display brightness of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUS6501 has an audio input for DVI. 92% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 55PUS6501 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Energy Star Certified

The 55PUS6501 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS6501 supports interactive TV. 93% of televisions do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS6501 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The 55PUS6501 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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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

Philips released the 55PUS6501 in March 2016.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the 55PUS6501 has an average running cost of £171 over 5 years based on adequate 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 55pus650112
Barcodes 08718863007921, 08718863007983

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