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Philips 43PUS6401

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1359 reviews of Philips 43PUS6401. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The usability and price also get good reviews. Opinions are divided on the remote control, while many are less positive about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips 43PUS6401 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Philips 43PUS6401 review

 

This 4K HDR television seems like a bargain, but does the performance deliver?

Decent image quality, particularly with 4K content ; HDR support ; Ambilight is on board ; Cheap

Screen lacks brightness to show off HDR ; Blacks could go deeper ; Contrast could be better ; Sound is poor ; Menus a little unintuitive

A 4K HDR set with one too many compromises to be made

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Richard Easton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Philips 6400 Series (43PUS6401/12) review: Now with HDR

 

Now with HDR support, the Philips 6400 is a much better buy for those after a small 4K TV

That said, it still faces a lot of competition from Panasonic's Viera TX-40DX700B . Not only does it fall in the same kind of price ballpark, but Panasonic's interface, built-in Freeview Play EPG, and overall picture quality are far superior, claiming...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Philips 43PUS6401/12 review

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A 4K TV at better than half the price of many others, this Philips will certainly turn heads. Its Android smart TV system - with handy Google Cast - will also be attractive to those with the smartphone or tablet OS. But has it played fast and loose...

May, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Excellent

 

Fantastic tv, really can't find any faults with it!

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Superb for Price

 

Super quality for the price. As good as you need if you're not a technophile. It's simple to use and simple to set up. It's a superb television for your money. I have no quibbles whatsoever with this purchase. Cracking telly at a cracking price. It...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Philips 43PUS6401 43 Inch 4K Ultra HD Ambilight Smart TV.

 

Great tv for a price

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

A great quality to for the price

 

My son wanted this for his PlayStation 4 and is really happy with it in his room.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Philips 43PUS6401 43 Inch 4K Ultra HD Ambilight Smart TV.

 

Fantastic picture quality and really easy to set up.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very good!

 

Very good and nice tv.I love!!!

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great priced 4K HDR display

 

A great priced 4K TV which is used primarily for my PS4 Pro. Looks and sound great and the ambilight is a cool feature.

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:DTS
Audio decoding technologies:DTS Premium Sound
Audio system:DTS Premium Sound
Built-in audio decoders:DTS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Multi-Room:Y
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N
DLNA Certified: No
Energy Star certified: No

Design

Ambient lighting:Y
Ambient lighting type:2-sided
Color of product:Black / Grey
Heavy metals free:Hg (mercury)
LED Indicators:Signal strength / Y
On/Off switch:N / Y
Peak luminance ratio:65
Product color:Aluminium / Black
Product colour:Aluminium / Black
Signal strength indication:Y / Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:350
Display Diagonal:43
Display Diagonal (metric):42.5
Display refresh rates supported:24 Hz,25 Hz,30 Hz,50 Hz,60 Hz
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Peak luminance ratio:65
Screen format adjustments:16:9 / Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:98
Energy efficiency compliance:A
Power consumption (average):67
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):67

Ergonomics

On/Off switch:No / Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Auto power off:Y
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Firmware upgradeable:Y / Yes
Firmware upgradeable via:Auto upgrade wizard, Network, USB
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture mute (for radio):Y
Playback mode:Pause
Playback Modes:Pause
Programming period:8

Networking

Browsing:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

Ambilight features:Built in Ambilight+hue, Ambilight Music, Game Mode, Wall colour adaptive, Lounge mode
Box dimensions (W x D x H):30.9 x 5.24 x 19.9
Dimming type:Micro Dimming Pro
Package weight:27.1
Picture enhancement:Micro Dimming Pro, Ultra Resolution, Natural Motion, Pixel Plus Ultra HD
USB ports quantity:3

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y / Yes
Battery Type:AA / AAA
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:N / Yes
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Number of batteries supported:2
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.24
Package height:26.3
Package type:Box
Package weight:27.1
Package width:30.9 / 41.5

Performance

Ambient light sensor: Yes
Ambient lighting:Y
Ambient lighting type:2-sided
Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC,MP3,WAV,WMA
Dimming type:Micro Dimming Pro
Game mode:Y / Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:8
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Image formats supported:JPEG / JPEG XR / JPG
Light sensor:Y
Local dimming:Y / Yes
Picture processing technology:Philips Pixel Plus HD / Philips Pixel Plus Ultra HD
Processor cores:4
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible:Y
Subtitle formats supported:SMI, SRT, SUB, TXT / SMI,SRT,SUB,TXT
Subtitles function:Y / Yes
Teletext:1000
Teletext function:Y / Yes
Teletext standards:Hyper-text
USB recording:Y
Video compression format:AVC, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9
Video compression formats:HEVC, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:AVC,AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9 / AVI,H.264,HEVC,MKV,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9 / AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio input for DVI:Y / Yes
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y / Yes
Common interface (CI):Y / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC in (D-Sub):N / No
RF connector type:IEC
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:98
Energy efficiency class:A
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):67

Smart TV

App store:Google Play Store
Google applications:Google Play
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Interactive TV: Yes
Internet TV:Y / Yes
Lifestyle apps:Google Apps / Google Apps, Skype
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:5.1 (Lollipop) / 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Timeshift: Yes
User memory:8
Video apps:Youtube
Video on Demand (VOD) support:Y

Technical Details

HDCP 2.2:Y
LED backlight: Yes
Light sensor: Yes
Power save mode:Y
Refurbished:Y

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:No / NTSC, PAL, SECAM / NTSC,PAL,SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2,DVB-T2 HD
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible:Y
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.03
Depth (with stand):8.03
Height:22.7
Height (with stand):24.5
Package depth:5.24
Package height:19.9
Package weight:27.1
Package width:30.9
Weight:20.7 / 34.1
Weight with stand:21.4
Width:38.1
Width (with stand):38.1