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Philips 55PUS8601

£1,699.99
55" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Sep 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £186.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Good size
Nice design
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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

TV expert review site avforums.com scored this TV 80 out of 100.

Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,088 owner and expert reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other brands. 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.


Design

Nice Design

One owner who bought it reckoned that it was well designed.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. Expert website Avforums.com wrote “The Philips 8601 is an Ultra HD 4K LCD TV that uses a razor slim chassis and edge LED backlighting; it incorporates an attractive design with four-sided Ambilight”.


Display

Good High Def TV

One owner concluded that the product was good at displaying high definition TV.

Not 3D

The Philips 55PUS8601 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG OLED55C6V or the LG 65UH950 (£1,619.27), or the Sony KD-65S8005 (£1,599.99).

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television 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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Price

Reasonably Priced

One person who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “The Dutch brand also had another innovative – and potentially affordable – TV series up its sleeve in the shape of the PUS8601s” in their review of this TV.

Expensive

After checking the price of 198 TVs of a comparable type and age they range in price from £279 to £17,499. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable type and age.


Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The 55PUS8601 supports picture mute (for radio), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 55PUS8601 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 55PUS8601 features ambient lighting. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 55PUS8601 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has a Game Mode

The 55PUS8601 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS8601 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also feature local dimming.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Philips 55PUS8601 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Samsung 55MU8000, the LG 55SJ850 (£1,699.00), or the Panasonic TX-65EX600 (£1,699.00).

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The 55PUS8601 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55PUS8601 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Interactive TV

The 55PUS8601 is interactive TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also are interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD) Support

The 55PUS8601 supports video on demand (VOD) support, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The 55PUS8601 has an internet TV function. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Philips 55PUS8601 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PUS8601 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has an HDCP

The 55PUS8601 has an HDCP. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an HDCP.

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Has a Common Interface (CI)

The Philips 55PUS8601 has a common interface (CI), as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 55PUS8601 has a quite high RMS rated power (50 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 10W and 120W.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2017.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 55PUS8601 is £187 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 458 televisions of a comparable age and type.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pus8601
Barcodes 08718863001790, 08718863001813

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