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Philips 65PUS8601

65" Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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Philips Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Philips has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

Reasonably Priced

One Philips 65PUS8601 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was good value for money. Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of the Philips 65PUS8601 “The Dutch brand also had another innovative – and potentially affordable – TV series up its sleeve in the shape of the PUS8601s”.

Supports Smart TV

The 65PUS8601 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PUS8601 also support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at including the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price] which has better reviews.

Other televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the LG 70UF770[plb_2899101_price], or the Samsung UE75JU6400[plb_2894935_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 65PUS8601 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 65PUS8601.

There are a number of other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price].

There are a number of other televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the LG 70UF770[plb_2899101_price], or the Samsung UE75JU6400[plb_2894935_price].

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Very Bright Display Brightness

At 700 candellas per square meter, the 65PUS8601 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 65PUS8601. The display brightnesss of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PUS8601 range from 170 cd/m² to 700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 370 cd/m².

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The 65PUS8601 supports a newer WiFi standard than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it support an 802.11a wi-Fi standards.

This TV's WiFi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best supported WiFi standard amongst all TVs of a comparable age and type to the 65PUS8601.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported WiFi standard is IEEE 802.11n.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 65PUS8601 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 100Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 770Hz. At 1,800 hertz, the 65PUS8601 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 65PUS8601.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 65PUS8601 range from 8W to 120W. The Philips 65PUS8601 has a quite high RMS rated power (50 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 65PUS8601.

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Six Processor Coress

The 65PUS8601 is a six processor cores TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PUS8601 have between two and seven processor coress.

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Supports Six Video Formats Supporteds

supports six video formats supporteds

The Philips 65PUS8601 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 65PUS8601. The video formats supporteds "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG1", "MPEG2" and "MPEG4" are also supported by this Philips television.

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 Philips 65PUS8601 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Features Two Video Appss

The Philips 65PUS8601 has a greater number of video apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television features a NetFlix video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 65PUS8601. The video apps "YouTube" is also featured on this TV.

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Features One Music Apps

The 65PUS8601 has a greater number of music app than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television features an Spotify music apps, which is the most commonly featured music apps featured on TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Thin

Similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago have depths of between 11mm and 100mm. When compared to other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 65PUS8601 that we have assessed, the 65PUS8601's depth of only 17 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 65PUS8601 are not 3D. The 65PUS8601 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might also want to consider the UE65JS9500[pl_2824055_price], or the UE65JS9000[pl_2824054_price] both from Samsung or the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 65PUS8601, the 65PUS8601 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Expensive

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The price range of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year is from £120 to £11,995.

Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The Philips 65PUS8601 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 65PUS8601. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF", "JPS", "MPO", "PNG" and "PNS" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65PUS8601, the 65PUS8601 does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price], the 65EG960[pl_2880027_price], or the 65EF950[pl_3059572_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 164 kilowatt hours, the 65PUS8601 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 65PUS8601. The lowest annual energy consumption of 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago is 61kWh, the highest is 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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Heavy

The 65PUS8601 is one of the heavier TVs of a comparable type and age to the 65PUS8601 (25 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of this spec and age the weights range from 1.1kg to 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 65PUS8601

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 65PUS8601 is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of a similar spec and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 65PUS8601 is £191.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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)
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
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)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
RF Connector Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Subtitle Formats Supported
Teletext
USB Recording
Subtitles Function
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
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Technical Details
Light Sensor

Expert Reviews

7 September 2015

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Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £189.08
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £190.91
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Philips 65PUS8601uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.95T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.95 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 65pus8601
Barcodes 08718863001806, 08718863001820

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