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Philips 55PUS6561

£729.99
55" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Mar 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £170.08 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good reviews for its televisions
Features ambient lighting
Supports picture mute (for radio)
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Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 2,108 owner and expert reviews (including 1,635 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 99% of those that bought a Philips TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This Philips television was released in March 2016.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This 4K and 8K TV has an efficiency rating of A, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55PUS6561 is £171, which is typical compared to the other 460 televisions of a comparable age and type.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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Not 3D

The 55PUS6561 is not 3D. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 55UF860V (£699); or the Sony KD-55XD9305 (£699.99).

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 55" TVs and we think the Philips 55PUS6401 (£579) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 58UH635 (£580) (58" and higher rated); or the Samsung UE60KU6020 (£599.99) (60" and cheaper).

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 55PUS6561 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 55PUS6561 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS6561 features ambient lighting, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The 55PUS6561 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS6561 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago also feature local dimming.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55PUS6561 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Sony KD-55X8005 (£739.99).

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE48JU6510 (£739), or the Panasonic TX-49EX600 are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 55PUS6561 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUS6561 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Philips 55PUS6561 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Philips 55PUS6561 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 55PUS6561 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55PUS6561 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PUS6561 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 55PUS6561 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. This Philips TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

TVs of this spec and age have depths of between 17mm and 100mm. The 55PUS6561 has one of the thicker depths (85 millimeters) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 85mm thick televisions currently available including because of their better review scores, the 55PUS6501 (£619.97), or the 55PUS6401 (£579) both from Philips.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Philips 55PUS6551 (£749) (85mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips tv 55pus6561, philips 55pus656112
Barcodes 08718863008003

Philips 55PUS6561 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 55PUS6561 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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