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Philips 55PUS8700

55" 4K Ultra HD Active Oct 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £197.32 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Features detachable speakers
Features ambient lighting

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 2,108 expert and owner reviews (including 1,635 verified purchases) for Philips TVs and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Philips has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 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 television has been on the market since October 2015.


Audio

Features Detachable Speakers

The Philips 55PUS8700 features detachable speakers, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 50 Watts, the 55PUS8700 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The RMS rated powers of TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV range from 10W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 26W.

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Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age. 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Philips 55PUS8700 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs of a similar age and type to this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400 hertz, the Philips 55PUS8700 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the 55PUS8700 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The display brightnesses of 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV range from 220 cd/m² to 700 cd/m².

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

There are a number of other 55" TVs currently available which you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the LG 55EG960.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the TX-58DX800 (58" and higher rated), or the TX-58DX700 (58" and higher rated) both from Panasonic.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

This Philips TV has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 55PUS8700 is one of the least economic to run TVs of a comparable spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55PUS8700 is £198.


Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The Philips 55PUS8700 features ambient lighting. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also feature ambient lighting.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Philips 55PUS8700 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The 55PUS8700 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55PUS8700 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also feature local dimming.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55PUS8700 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Thomson 55UA9806.

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Supports Miracast

The 55PUS8700 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55PUS8700 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55PUS8700 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 55PUS8700 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have an audio input for DVI.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUS8700 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55PUS8700 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55PUS8700 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55PUS8700 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 55PUS8700 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Interactive TV

The 55PUS8700 supports interactive TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support interactive TV.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The Philips 55PUS8700 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Internet TV

The Philips 55PUS8700 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PUS8700 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The 55PUS8700 has a greater number of video apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Philips TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thick

The depths of TVs of this spec and age range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. The Philips 55PUS8700 has one of the thickest depths (97 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55pus870012, 55pus870060
Barcodes 08718863001875, 08718863001882

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