55PUS8601/12 from Philips : Our anlysis

Philips 55PUS8601/12 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Philips has just announced the launch of the 55PUS8601/12. Given that it is a top-of-the-range model we have decided to take a closer look at this television.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 55 inches.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It’s beautiful. It is hard to criticise such a well finished product. Elegant design and a good quality finish are the characteristics of this television .
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

TV design presentation Philips 55PUS8601/12

The engineers at the Philips have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
The design of the Philips 55PUS8601/12 is largely inspired by the other models in the 8600 series.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Philips 55PUS8601/12 an elegant TV in this range.
The Philips 55PUS8601/12 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Equipped with a double base, Philips has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 55PUS8601/12, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the 55PUS8601/12 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
In conclusion, we are dealing with a high quality device. Philips is trying with this model to take more space in this niche, for an interesting result.

TV screen presentation Philips 55PUS8601/12

Philips is now refocusing on image quality. With this new model 55PUS8601/12, the engineers wanted to create a top-of-the-range television set in this field.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

The Philips television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Philips presents this 55PUS8601/12 with a screen of 55 inches; this television is among the greatest. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
In addition, Philips has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the 55PUS8601/12 deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

TV sound presentation Philips 55PUS8601/12

The designers of this 55PUS8601/12 have developed a device with a better sound quality than the CD quality; this TV gives you a stunning audio experience.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles with 25 W at output.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 55PUS8601/12

It has almost become a habit for Philips, this 55PUS8601/12 has its operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 55PUS8601/12 is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 55PUS8601/12

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
In this TV range, the 55PUS8601/12’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this 55PUS8601/12 is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Philips 55PUS8601/12

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 122.7 cm x 70.9 cm x 4.1 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 25
Smart TV Android 5.1 Lollipop
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

55PUS8601/12 from Philips – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Philips 55PUS8601/12 is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
In addition, it is worth noting that this 55PUS8601/12 is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
With its Edge-LED panel, you have at your disposal a powerful display system. This device is of high quality.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the screen size, the depth of the colours.

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