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Philips 55PUS7909/12

digitallife.se Recommended
An award winning 55" 4K TV with good features
55" 4K Yes 100Hz Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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Philips 55PUS7909/12 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Philips 55PUS7909/12 as follows for Summary.
80
10 Reviews + 1 Award
76
Good Features
56
3 Years Old
44
£161 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
63
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 75%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Digitallife.se. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this Philips TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The 55PUS7909/12 has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £161 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature local dimming

Philips 55PUS7909/12 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television received a "Recommended" award from review website Digitallife.se who said that this Philips TV was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 75 out of 100 based on 10 expert reviews from sites including hifitest.de, audiovideohd.fr, Chip.de and pricerunner.se.

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Philips Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Philips 55PUS7909/12's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55PUS7909/12 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. 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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3D

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 55PUS7909/12 of only 35mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55PUS7909/12 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

TVs have display brightnesses of between 50 cd/m² and 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The 55PUS7909/12's display brightness of 400 cd/m² is in the brightest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS7909/12 supports interactive TV. 93% of TVs do not support interactive TV.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 has an auto volume leveler. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 55PUS7909/12 of 25W is in the highest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 features ambient lighting, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not feature ambient lighting.

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Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 55PUS7909/12 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this Philips TV.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 55PUS7909/12 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 55PUS7909/12 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Philips 55PUS7909/12 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The 55PUS7909/12 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 55PUS7909/12's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 45% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PUS7909/12 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Philips released the 55PUS7909/12 in September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the 55PUS7909/12 is £161 over 5 years based on fine energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pus790912, 55pus790960
Barcodes 08712581726720, 08712581726737

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