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Philips PUS89x1 (2016) Series

Philips PUS89x1 (2016) Series
alaScore 92

18 reviews

Oct, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Philips PUS89x1 (2016) Series. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips PUS89x1 (2016) Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Philips 65PUS8901 Ambilux TV

 

At an IFA 2015 show rather short on spectacular bits of AV tech, Philips' first Ambilux TV shines out like a beacon in the night. Literally.

Sep, 2015

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

Philips 65PUS8901 review

 

Pricey, but this Philips 4K TV is all about the Ambilux...

Bright and sharp picture ; Vibrant and dynamic colour palette ; Decent sound quality ; Easy to use ; Ambilux feature is immersive and fun

Black depth and subtlety is lacking ; Backlighting and motion stability issues ; Complicated menus ; No 3D ; Pricey

A pricey set with a vivid – albeit uncompetitive – picture, but the Ambilux feature is a highlight

May, 2016

Expert review by : Steve May (pocket-lint.com)

Philips AmbiLux PUS8901 review: Projector-laden 4K TV is mad, but brilliant

 

When we first clapped eyes on Philips AmbiLux, back in 2014, we thought the engineers responsible had lost the plot. Sure, we've always had a soft spot for Philips Ambilight, the LED edging that casts puddles of coloured light onto surrounding walls,...

When it comes to sheer audio visual audacity, this mash-up of 4K UHD TV with blended projection technology takes some beating; you'll need a specific type of room to make the most of it, but once installed heads will turn; 4K image quality is good,...

Unsurprisingly, AmbiLux doesn't suit all content; tends to dwarf intense dramas and can distract when gaming; the Android Smart platform is also something of a Marmite connected experience, our sample was unrepentantly buggy; HDR support lacks - is...

Overall, there's much to like about AmbiLux. From a hardcore AV point of view, there are better ways to spend £4,000 if you want a leading 4K UHD TV, but that's not exactly the point here. This TV is a lifestyle proposition; a showman and focus point...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Steve May (techradar.com)

Philips 65PUS8901 AmbiLux 4K UHD TV review

 

Is this fusion of projection and 4K UHD really such a bright idea?

Amazing, room-filling lighting ; HDMI HDCP 2.2 compatibility ; 4K Netflix and Amazon Video ; Decent audio for its size

Buggy Android TV platform ; Awaiting firmware update for HDR ; Suffers from motion artefacts

With designer good looks, admirably bonkers lighting system and vibrant picture quality, Philips first AmbiLux UHD TV is something else.

May, 2016

Expert review by : Dave James (techradar.com)

Hands on: Philips 65PUS8901 AmbiLux review

 

Has Philips just created the finest gaming TV around?

Great projection effect ; Slim chassis ; Superbly different

Not the greatest panel ; Sure to be super-expensive

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Tom Morgan (expertreviews.co.uk)

Philips AmbiLux 65PUS8901 TV review - hands on

 

Incredible rear-firing projectors make films and games jump out of the screen on Philips' latest TV

The Ambilux is set to arrive in the UK and throughout Europe towards the end of the year. There's no word on cost yet, but it's looking highly likely it will fall towards the top end of Philips' price structure. Either way, we can't wait to get it home...

Sep, 2015

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Philips 65PUS8901 Ambilux Ultra HD 4K TV

 

The Philips 65PUS8901 not only features an Ultra HD panel and Android TV but is also the first TV to include their Ambilux technology.

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