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Philips 55PUS8700/12

55" Active Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

4K and 8K TVs built by Philips have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Philips also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

The Philips 55PUS8700/12 supports smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55PUS8700/12.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 55PUS8700/12 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55PUS8700/12.

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Three RF Ports Quantitys

Most televisions of a similar spec and age to the 55PUS8700/12 have between one and three RF ports quantitys, including the Philips 55PUS8700/12 which has three RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 55PUS8700/12 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (50 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55PUS8700/12 have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Philips 55PUS8700/12 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys (1,400 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions that have been around for more than a year is 100Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 770Hz.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 55PUS8700/12 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55PUS8700/12. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 55PUS8700/12 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this type and age. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Features Two Video Appss

The number of video apps featured on the 55PUS8700/12 is more than most TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV features a NetFlix video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55PUS8700/12. The video apps "YouTube" is also featured on this television.

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Features One Music Apps

The number of music app featured on the 55PUS8700/12 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV features an Spotify music apps, which is the most commonly featured music apps featured on TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS8700/12.

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6 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are Very High

This Philips TV has an energy efficiency rating of B. The 55PUS8700/12 has an average 5 year running cost of £198 based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 465 TVs of this spec and age.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PUS8700/12 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The 55PUS8700/12 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55PUS8700/12. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "BMS", "GIF", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology. The 55PUS8700/12 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The 55PUS8700/12 has a quite high annual energy consumption (178 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Televisions that are a comparable age to the 55PUS8700/12 have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh.

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Very Thick

The 55PUS8700/12 has a very thick depth (97 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS8700/12. The depths of TVs that are a similar age to the 55PUS8700/12 range from 11mm to 100mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Sony KD-55S8005[plb_2986580_price] (99mm), or the LG 55UG870[plb_2805578_price] (98mm) which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Philips 55PUS8700/12

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
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)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
Music Apps
Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
User Memory
Audio
Detachable Speakers
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
Design
Colour of Product
Signal Strength Indication
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
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
HDCP 2.2
Other Features
USB Ports Quantity

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Running Cost

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £195.49
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £197.32
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Energy Rating
0.98T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.98 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 26 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55pus870012, 55pus870060, philips 55pus8700, philips 55pus870012
Barcodes 08718863001875, 08718863001882

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