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Philips 55PUK4900

55" 60Hz Flat Sep 2015
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$126.15 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Philips Televisions Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Philips TVs and also specifically for Philips 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases Philips had good reviews.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Philips 55PUK4900 supports smart TV features.

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 2160i|2160p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Supports Seven Image Formats

The Philips 55PUK4900 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats BMP, GIF, JPEG XR, JPS, MPO, PNG and PNS are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Seven Video Formats

supports seven video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 55PUK4900 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that came out around the same time as the 55PUK4900. The video formats "AVC", "H.264", "MKV", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this television.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 55PUK4900 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the 55PUK4900. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Philips TV.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 55PUK4900 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55PUK4900 do have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The Philips 55PUK4900 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the LG 65UF9509.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55PUK4900 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the LG 105UC9, or the Samsung UN88JS9500 ($11,999.96) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The average refresh rate of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55PUK4900 is 550Hz. With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the 55PUK4900 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55PUK4900.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 55PUK4900 is more than most similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55PUK4900 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55PUK4900 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG9609, or the 65EG9609 both from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Two Processor Cores

Most televisions of this age and spec have between two and seven processor cores, including the 55PUK4900 which has two processor cores.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago is 25W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. The 55PUK4900 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 55PUK4900.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the 55PUK4900 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. Televisions of this age and type have display brightnesses of between 170 cd/m² and 700 cd/m².

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55PUK4900 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 55PUK4900 which has three HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 55PUK4900 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Thick

With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the 55PUK4900 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55PUK4900 is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips 55PUK4900

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
DVI-D Port
RF Connector Type
Management Features
Firmware Upgrade Method
Programming Period
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Processor Core
Subtitle Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
USB Port

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $124.80
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $127.15
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Energy Rating
0.82T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.82 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 55puk4900, philips 55puk490012
Barcodes 08718863006535
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