Philips 55PUS8804/12 : a TV set high-range

Philips 55PUS8804/12 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Philips ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this 55PUS8804/12, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 55 inches on this device.
We are dealing with a rather large model.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Philips catches up on its competitors thanks to the new 55PUS8804/12. We are facing a perfectly balanced television which establishes as a true reference.
The manufacturer’s goal is to offer a powerful spatialization effect to reinforce the spectator’s feeling of immersion, wherever he or she sits in the living room.
A detailed analysis will help to see if the objective is achieved. 

The design of the Philips 55PUS8804/12

A very elaborate design and quality technical elements, make this Philips 55PUS8804/12 a top-of-the-range TV set.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Philips continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the Philips 55PUS8804/12 an elegant TV in this range.
This Philips 55PUS8804/12 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With a size of 55 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
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.

The screen of the Philips 55PUS8804/12

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 55PUS8804/12 Philips, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the 55PUS8804/12 belongs to the series of large models in its range. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it 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.
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.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it’s beautiful; it’s clearly top-of-the-range.

TV sound presentation Philips 55PUS8804/12

The designers of this 55PUS8804/12 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 loudspeakers with 7.5 W at output.

The Intelligent aspect of the Philips 55PUS8804/12

As with many other TV sets, the 55PUS8804/12 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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 55PUS8804/12 is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 55PUS8804/12

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
You will need to carefully choose the devices you want to connect to this 55PUS8804/12. The reason? there are few choices in terms of available connectors.

It is with 9 possible connections that this 55PUS8804/12 is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input

55PUS8804/12 from Philips – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 120.97 cm x 68.04 cm x 9.32 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 7.5
Smart TV Android 9.0 Pie
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 4
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 93 W

Our conclusion on the Philips 55PUS8804/12

In conclusion, the Philips 55PUS8804/12 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 55PUS8804/12 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.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
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 sound power, the screen size, the depth of the colours.

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