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Philips 55PUS6561

£1,254.05
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A fully featured but 2 year old 55" 4K television, with alright running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
55" 4K No 85mm Mar 2016 A
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Philips 55PUS6561 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Philips 55PUS6561 number 188 in 55 inch TVs, number 376 in best selling TVs and number 583 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Age
1 Year Old
69
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs 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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Three USB ports
4K ultra slim TV powered by android TV
Ambilight changes the way you look at TV forever
Unleash the power of quad core and integrated android
Cloud gaming: high-quality games for all ages
The arc stand: beautifully bright
4K ultra HD is unlike any resolution you've ever seen before
Enjoy a vivid picture with pixel precise ultra HD
Micro dimming pro for incredible contrast
Google play: your window to fun
Philips double ring technology for rich and powerful bass
Hear every detail with DTS premium sound

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 834 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 824 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

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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 Summary

Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 3,279 expert and owner reviews (including 2,586 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old but at £1,010.21 it is more expensive than 77% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an efficiency rating of A. The 55PUS6561 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55PUS6561 will cost £140 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2016.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 55PUS6561's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 80% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 55PUS6561 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 55PUS6561 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the 55PUS6561 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the Philips 55PUS6561 of 85mm is thicker than 89% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Philips 55PUS6561 has more USB ports than most of the TVs. This TV is a three USB port TV compared to most of the TVs which only have between one and two USB ports.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

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

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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 common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUS6561 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of TVs do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

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

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS6561 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS6561 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS6561 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the 55PUS6561 is more than most TVs. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this Philips television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

55pus656112 55pus6561, philips 55pus656112

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08718863008003

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