43PUS6814/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

Presentation of the Philips 43PUS6814/12

Philips ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this 43PUS6814/12, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 43 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Philips catches up on its competitors thanks to the new 43PUS6814/12. We are facing a perfectly balanced television which establishes as a true reference.
Let’s take a closer look at this television set. 

43PUS6814/12 from Philips – Design

The engineers at the Philips have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
The design of the Philips 43PUS6814/12 has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Philips 6800 series.
On this aspect, the manufacturer makes almost no mistake, since we are dealing with a television set that has a top-of-the-range look and whose elegance will embellish your living room.
The Philips 43PUS6814/12 is simply flat.
A TV of 43 inches, this Philips is clearly located in the top of the range of the brand. A TV with a sober and refined style.

43PUS6814/12 from Philips – The screen

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, Philips continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. And with his 43 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the bottom of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the 43PUS6814/12 deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

43PUS6814/12 from Philips – The sound

The audio part of this TV is exceptional; high-performance speakers contribute to this quality rendering, for an immersive result.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers with 10 W at output.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 43PUS6814/12

For the software part, the 43PUS6814/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.

The connection system of the Philips 43PUS6814/12

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. 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.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 3 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

43PUS6814/12 from Philips – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 94.1302 cm x 52.9482 cm x 7.69 cm
Screen size in inches 43
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Saphi
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 7
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 3
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 71 W

To conclude on the Philips 43PUS6814/12

In conclusion, the Philips 43PUS6814/12 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 43PUS6814/12 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.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

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