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Philips 65PUS8601

£2,499.99
65" 4K Flat YouTube Oct 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Video Apps Release Date £190.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Philips has good reviews for its TVs
Features detachable speakers
Supports picture mute (for radio)
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Reviews

Philips Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 2,107 user and expert reviews (including 1,636 verified purchases) for Philips televisions and found that on average Philips has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 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.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Philips released the 65PUS8601 in October 2015.


Audio

Features Detachable Speakers

The 65PUS8601 features detachable speakers. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also feature detachable speakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television range from 10W to 200W. With an RMS rated power of 50 Watts, the 65PUS8601 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Performance

Features Ambient Lighting

The 65PUS8601 features ambient lighting. Most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago also feature ambient lighting.

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Features USB Recording

The 65PUS8601 features USB recording. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television also feature USB recording.

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Has a Game Mode

The 65PUS8601 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 65PUS8601 features local dimming. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Supports Picture Mute (for Radio)

The Philips 65PUS8601 supports picture mute (for radio). Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support picture mute (for radio).

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Philips 65PUS8601 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), 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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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 65PUS8601 will cost £191 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 473 TVs that were released more than a year ago.


Price

Expensive

The cheapeast TVs of this age and type that we found costs £229 and the most expensive costs £14,899. We think that this TV looks expensive for a TV of this type and age.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 65PUS8601 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Sony KD65XE9005BU (£2,495) which is cheaper.

We compared all the other TVs which also support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the LG 65UH5B, or the Samsung UE75JU6400 (£2,579) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 65PUS8601 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV, the Philips 65PUS8601 is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the 75UH780 (£2,490), or the OLED65C6V (£2,699) both from LG or the LOEWE 54443O51.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

Across all the televisions of this age and spec the display brightnesses range from 220 cd/m² to 700 cd/m². The display brightness of the Philips 65PUS8601 of 700 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest amongst TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 65PUS8601 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency (1,800 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV. 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 65" televisions currently available including the UE65JS9000 (£2,225), the UE65JS9500 (£2,899), or the UE65JU7000 (£1,899) all from Samsung which all of have better reviews.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 70UH700 (£2,399) (70" and higher rated), or the Sony KD-75XD9405 (£2,999) (75" and higher rated).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an Audio Input for DVI

The Philips 65PUS8601 has an audio input for DVI. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television also have an audio input for DVI.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 65PUS8601 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Philips 65PUS8601 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Philips 65PUS8601 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Video On Demand (VOD)

The 65PUS8601 supports video on demand (VOD), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Interactive TV

The 65PUS8601 supports interactive TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 65PUS8601 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The Philips 65PUS8601 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 65PUS8601 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. The video apps "NetFlix" is also supported by this Philips television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

At only 17 millimeters, the 65PUS8601 has a very thin depth compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV. The depths of similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 70UF772 (£2,339) (59.7mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 65pus8601
Barcodes 08718863001806, 08718863001820

Philips 65PUS8601 Review Sources

To prepare this Philips 65PUS8601 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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