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Philips 55PUS6561

£699.00
A relatively new 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 55PUS6561 Review

Released 1 year ago and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Philips 55PUS6561 number 73 in 55 inch TVs, number 205 in 4K TVs and number 328 across all TVs.
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17 Months Old
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£171 Over 5 Years
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65
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 energy efficiency rating 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 TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 160 in TVs for sport. However good for watching films, ranking number 201 in TVs for films.
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How Big is the Philips 55PUS6561?

The Philips 55PUS6561 is 1,239mm wide and 85mm tall. It is 723mm thick and weighs 16.7kg.

Philips 55PUS6561 front dimensions

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Philips 55PUS6561 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 2,496 expert and owner reviews (including 1,948 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other brands. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has average features and at £699.00 it is more expensive than 56% of TVs.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The 55PUS6561's display diagonal of 55" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55PUS6561 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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

Like most other TVs, the 55PUS6561 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 55PUS6561 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 55PUS6561 of 85mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 11% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55PUS6561 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS6561 supports interactive TV, unlike 93% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS6561 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55PUS6561 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS6561 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 55PUS6561 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 55PUS6561 supports picture mute (for radio), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The display brightness of the 55PUS6561 of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The 55PUS6561 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 TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Philips television.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of TVs do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUS6561 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

This Philips television was released in March 2016.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the 55PUS6561 has an average running cost of £171 over 5 years based on satisfactory 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 tv 55pus6561, philips 55pus656112
Barcodes 08718863008003

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