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Philips 55PUT640012

£529.00
55" 4K Ultra HD Flat YouTube Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £110.40 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
50 Reviews + 1 Award
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Price

Reasonably Priced

Eight people who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Whathifi.com wrote two years ago “The 55PUT6400, is far from the only affordable Ultra HD telly of this”. Shaz12 mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Very good value and picture perfect” in their review of the Philips 55PUT6400 and gave it a rating of 9 stars. T. Lake wrote on Amazon “For the price you pay, this is absolutely the best value you can get” in their review of this TV.

One Philips 55PUT6400 reviewer who bought the Philips 55PUT6400 considered that it was cheap. Daniel Webster said on Amazon last year “At £570 it seems a bargain vs the equivalent sony plus you can format a hdd to it for apps” in his Philips 55PUT6400 review.

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of review sites Homecinemachoice.com endorse this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, homecinemachoice.com and lydogbillede.dk this television has an overall expert rating of 70%.

Good Owner Reviews

Users have rated this Philips television on average 83 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 82% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Philips Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 2,108 user and expert reviews (including 1,635 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.

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Features

Inferior Remote Control

Two Philips 55PUT6400 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good remote control. Jimmy wrote in his review of this TV two years ago “The remote isn't voice search compatable with is really the only thing a can fault this on” .

Good Technical Features

Four people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features. In April last year Micky said “Excellent tv with great features from a world famous brand”. Dan gave it a score of 5 stars and he said on Argos.co.uk “The size and picture quality is brilliant, as is the built in wifi and smart features”. Armi wrote on Argos.co.uk “Superb television with crystal clear picture my entire family is absolutely satisfied with its features” in their review of this TV and rated the product 7 stars.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 55PUT6400 will cost £111 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 460 TVs of a comparable age and type.


Design

Good Product Quality

Sixteen customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Olokowo 1 said “This product is very nice, sharp and durable quality” in their review of this TV. Matt mentioned on Argos.co.uk “Amazing picture quality” in his review of this TV. Matt & Kez wrote two years ago “It looks great and has very nice picture quality”.

Robust

Five Philips 55PUT6400 reviewers considered that it was well made. Jimmy wrote in his review of the Philips 55PUT6400 on Argos.co.uk “Am happy with my new tv, although the android app store is still a little on the empty side still, over all solid build” and scored it 6 stars. Stuie said two years ago “The android tv built in is brilliant”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Philips 55PUT6400 in the same month “Pictures from the built in HD tuner are superb” .

One Philips 55PUT6400 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable.

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Nice Design

Three people who bought the product concluded that it was good looking. Two years ago Top Gun Fan said on Argos.co.uk “Nice looking telly” in their Philips 55PUT6400 review and rated it 5 stars. T. Lake said in their review of the Philips 55PUT6400 on Amazon “I have played with the Android interface and found it pretty straight forward and responsive” and scored the Philips 55PUT6400 4 stars. Chonco said “It has 10 bit panel, hence the beautiful colours and fantastic picture quality” in their review of this TV.

Easy to Use

Six Philips 55PUT6400 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup. Ian said in his review of the Philips 55PUT6400 “Android operating system is fab was very easy to set up out of the box as well”. Swarby said on Argos.co.uk “Excellent colour, easy to set up, really pleased with the picture”. Goitre2002 wrote “Easy to set up, good picture quality this TV does need a sound bar”.

Two Philips 55PUT6400 owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was easy to use. Two years ago Matt & Kez said in their review of this TV “I like the optional integration with Android phones - I can use my HTC phone as a remote control by simply downloading an app” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Armi wrote in the same month “Highly recommended for its ease of use and value for money” in their review of this TV.

One Philips 55PUT6400 owner wrote in their reviews that the Philips 55PUT6400 was easy to use the menus. Last year T. Lake said in their Philips 55PUT6400 review on Amazon “Speaking of settings, there are plenty to adjust”.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Eight Philips 55PUT6400 owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good picture quality. Stuart mentioned “Blown away with picture quality great TV for the money very happy with purchase ordered Saturday lunch delivered Sunday morning superb service from Argos will use again many thanks” and scored it 7 stars. Zebdog said “An excellent tv easy setup and great picture quality” and scored it 7 stars. Sarah 71 gave the product a score of 9 stars and wrote on Argos.co.uk “Excellent picture quality and with a sound bar it sounds fantastic” in their review of this TV.

One Philips 55PUT6400 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. T. Lake mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon last year “What I need from a TV is a great picture with quality contrast and fast response”.

One person thought it had good colour saturation. Last year Daddydick wrote in their Philips 55PUT6400 review on Argos.co.uk “Bright colours and solid blacks”.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Philips 55PUT6400 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago expert review site Homecinemachoice.com said “Two things the 55PUT6400's aggressive price doesn't get you, though, are 3D playback”.

Good High Def TV

Four Philips 55PUT6400 owners thought this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. 786 said on Argos.co.uk “The picture is below HD standard” in their Philips 55PUT6400 review however despite that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Not 3D

The 55PUT6400 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony 55W809CBU (£449); or the Sony KD-55X8509 (£429.99), or the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99).

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV the display brightnesses range from 220 cd/m² to 700 cd/m². The 55PUT6400 has a quite dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 55" televisions currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Sony KD-55X8509 (£429.99).

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the LG 58UH635 (£580) (58" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 55PUT6400 in July 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55PUT6400 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Samsung UN48JU6400 (£509.99), or the LG 49UH668 (£549).

Other televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the JVC LT-55C860 (£529).

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Supports Miracast

The 55PUT6400 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55PUT6400 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Philips 55PUT6400 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

Two customers said that it had great smart functions. One Philips 55PUT6400 reviewer concluded that the Philips 55PUT6400 was good for watching YouTube on.

One Philips 55PUT6400 owner who bought the Philips 55PUT6400 considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. Paul wrote in his Philips 55PUT6400 review on Amazon “Great tv, HD films on Netflix look amazing” and gave the product a score of 7 stars.

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Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 55PUT6400 supports video on demand (VOD). Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support video on demand (VOD).

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Supports Interactive TV

The Philips 55PUT6400 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55PUT6400 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55PUT6400 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 55PUT6400 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this Philips television.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 55PUT6400 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 55PUT6400 has an audio input for DVI, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 55PUT6400 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55PUT6400 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 55PUT6400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The depths of TVs that were launched more than a year ago range from 17mm to 100mm. At 79 millimeters, the 55PUT6400 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twelve people said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Olokowo 1 wrote on Argos.co.uk two years ago “The colour, sound and packing are excellent”. Paddy wrote “Not happy as we bought a Philips TV and Sound Bar to be sure they would be compatible” in their review of the Philips 55PUT6400. Stuie wrote on Argos.co.uk “This tv has a quality picture and good sound, its also future proof with the next type of hdmi”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55put640012rb, contact 55put6400, philips philips, 55put640060
Barcodes 08718863002377, 08718863002391

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