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Philips 55PUS7181

Philips 55PUS7181
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A fully featured and positively reviewed 55" 4K television, with average running costs
55" 4K No 44mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Philips 55PUS7181 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Philips 55PUS7181 as follows:
90
Reviews
3 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Hisense 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £130 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi

Philips 55PUS7181 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 80% based on three expert reviews from sites including Cnetfrance.fr, whathifi.com and fwdmagazine.be.

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Philips Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 3,303 owner and expert reviews (including 2,589 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 98% of those that bought a Philips television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 55PUS7181 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 55PUS7181 will cost £130 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released in March 2016.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Philips 55PUS7181's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 82% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55PUS7181 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Philips 55PUS7181 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Philips 55PUS7181 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Philips 55PUS7181 of only 44mm is in the thinnest 20% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PUS7181 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a DVI Port

The Philips 55PUS7181 has a DVI port, unlike 96% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55PUS7181 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Philips 55PUS7181 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all televisions the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Features USB Recording

The Philips 55PUS7181 features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUS7181 has an audio input for DVI. 93% of televisions do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 55PUS7181 supports picture mute (for radio). 97% of televisions do not support picture mute (for radio).

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Features Ambient Lighting

The 55PUS7181 features ambient lighting. 98% of televisions do not feature ambient lighting.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The 55PUS7181's RMS rated power of 45W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 4% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 55PUS7181 supports video on demand (VOD). 97% of televisions do not support video on demand (VOD).

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of televisions is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The 55PUS7181's display brightness of 400 cd/m² is brighter than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the brightest 26% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Three USB Ports

USB port

The Philips 55PUS7181 is a three USB port television. Most of the other TVs only have between one and two USB ports.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 55PUS7181 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of televisions which do not support interactive TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The Philips 55PUS7181 features local dimming, unlike 76% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Timeshift

The Philips 55PUS7181 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the 55PUS7181 is more than most televisions. 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 TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 55PUS7181 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

philips 55pus7181, 55pus718112

Barcodes:

08718863008270

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