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Philips 55PUS780912

£999.99
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55" 60Hz Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
Ultra HD with you in mind: the Philips 7800 series 4K Ultra-HD TV. Packed with features, it's a feast for the senses combining stunning 4K resolution, Ambilight, 3D and Ultra-Slim dimensions to... More
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15 Reasons For

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,012 expert and user reviews, Philips has good ratings for its televisions. Philips also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Low Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. The 55PUS7809 has an average 5 year running cost of £140 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 18% of all 115 TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Good Sound Quality

Several Philips 55PUS7809 reviewers who bought it said that it had good sound quality. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their Philips 55PUS7809 review “With a washed-out black, ghosting in moving images, picture settings that could still be better and speakers that saturate as soon as you up the volume, compet” but even so they only rated this TV 60 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

A few customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “We love the price of the Philips 55PUS7809.”. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of this TV three years ago “For the money, we're happy with the screen size”. Digitalversus.com said “Two series of Ultra HD TVs—the higher-end 8809 and the more affordable 7809” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that the Philips 55PUS7809 was a bargain for the price. Paul Hodgson mentioned on Amazon “Keep the beloved ambilight, for me this is the best bargain going and I got to stick with the trusted Philips quality”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Paul Hodgson wrote “I can already say the 3D for me was better than seeing 3D movies at the cinema!” in his review of the Philips 55PUS7809.

Good High Def TV

Several customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review “Apart from Ultra HD resolution” but despite that they scored this TV 60 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One Philips 55PUS7809 owner who bought it thought it was good quality. Paul Hodgson wrote in his review of this TV “Superb 3D quality, great sound, (no separate sound bar needed) loads of options for everything” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the 55PUS7809 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including the TX-40AX630[pl_2538312_price], or the TX-55DX650[pl_3406079_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 49UB830[plb_2403451_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55PUS7809 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS7809.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the TX-40AX630[pl_2538312_price], and the TX-55DX650[pl_3406079_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 49UB830[plb_2403451_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter, the 55PUS7809 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 300 cd/m² and 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 390 cd/m².

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Features Three Lifestyle Appss

features three lifestyle appss

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55PUS7809 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This TV features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. The lifestyle appss "Facebook" and "Twitter" are also featured on this Philips TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The 55PUS7809 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions (only 119 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUS7809 is 66kWh, the highest is 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

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Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds

supports ten video formats supporteds

The 55PUS7809 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55PUS7809. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Thin

The 55PUS7809 has one of the thinner depths (only 35 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS7809 the depths range from 6.5mm to 94mm, and the average depth is 52mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This television has an average expert rating of 69 out of 100 based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, Chip.de and whathifi.com.

Poor Design

One customer who reviewed it thought it was not smooth. Matteo King said on Amazon “The control panel is not smooth as you navigate to the various options”.

Difficult to Use

One Philips 55PUS7809 owner who reviewed the Philips 55PUS7809 thought it was not easy to use.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PUS7809, the 55PUS7809 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 55PUS7809 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The high frequency rates of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUS7809 range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

If this television high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the TX-55DX650[pl_3406079_price] (1,000Hz), the TX-48AX630[pl_2504217_price] (1,200Hz), or the TX-40AX630[pl_2538312_price] (1,200Hz) all from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55PUS7809, the Philips 55PUS7809 does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High Power Consumption (off)

Across all the TVs of this age and type the power consumption (off)s range from 0.1W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.26W. With a power consumption (off) of 0.3 Watts, the 55PUS7809 has one of the higher power consumption (off)s amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 55PUS7809

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Expert Reviews

(23)
27 October 2014

For all this year's noise about the dawn of 4K TV, the consumer market is still very much in its infancy. As such, it can be difficult to know what to look for when considering a purchase. With... Read more…

4 August 2014

We love the price of the Philips 55PUS7809, but it cuts a few too many corners to make it a must have.Next, read our pick of the Best TVs...

7 July 2014

Apart from Ultra HD resolution, the PUS7809 doesn't have a whole lot else to help it stand out. With a washed-out black, ghosting in moving images, picture settings that could still be better and...

2 July 2014

The Philips 55PUS7809 is a mixed bag. For the money, we're happy with the screen size and the picture performance.But we can't get past the restricted approach to 4K, which shows a lack of...

9 July 2014

Philips dispose désormais de deux gammes d'écrans 4k : une gamme impayable et une gamme presque impayable, mais quand même payable un peu. Le Philips 55PUS7809, avec ses 1 800 euros en rayon,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Matteo King
(Verified Purchase)

The TV looks awesome when it comes out of the box! The color is great, ambilight is magnificent , and quality is of a very high standard. HOWEVER, the menu and smart setting always lag and the... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Paul Hodgson

Superb 3D quality, great sound, (no separate sound bar needed) loads of options for everything.
Just upgraded my old Philips to this new 4K 55" model, was delighted to be able to get all... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £137.81
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £139.64
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Energy Rating
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pus780912, 55pus780960, philips 55pus7809, philips 55pus780912, philipstv 55pus7809
Barcodes 08712581712082, 08712581712099, 08712581712105

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