55OLED805/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

Presentation of the Philips 55OLED805/12

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 55OLED805/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Philips have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Philips 55OLED805/12 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation Philips 55OLED805/12

Sober but in line with current trends. Philips has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
In conclusion, Philips has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 55OLED805/12 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Philips 55OLED805/12

The display of this 55OLED805/12 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
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.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

55OLED805/12 from Philips – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 55OLED805/12 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  several baffles and a power output of 10 W.

In short, the ultimate in sound gathered in this 55OLED805/12 Philips. The quality of manufacture allows you to immerse yourself in the best of home theater sound.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55OLED805/12 Philips is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 55OLED805/12

As with many other TV sets, the 55OLED805/12 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

The connection system of the Philips 55OLED805/12

This television Philips 55OLED805/12 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Philips 55OLED805/12 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

Technical characteristics of the Philips 55OLED805/12

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 49.3
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 147 W

Our conclusion on the Philips 55OLED805/12

With the intention of making a difference this new 55OLED805/12 Philips intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new Philips we can retain 3 positive points:
the display frequency, the available RAM, the sound power.

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