Philips 70PUS8505/12 : a good Direct LED television ?

70PUS8505/12 from Philips – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Philips unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 70PUS8505/12.
In addition this Philips displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 70PUS8505/12 Philips ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the Philips 70PUS8505/12

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.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

70PUS8505/12 from Philips – The screen

The display of this 70PUS8505/12 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 this new 70PUS8505/12 Philips, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The Philips television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 50 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.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

70PUS8505/12 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 70PUS8505/12 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 70PUS8505/12 Philips is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Philips 70PUS8505/12

As with many other TV sets, the 70PUS8505/12 has its operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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 70PUS8505/12 is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 70PUS8505/12

As for the connectivity aspect on Philips 70PUS8505/12, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 11 possible connections that this 70PUS8505/12 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 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 70PUS8505/12

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 86.1
Screen size in inches 69.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
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 137 W

70PUS8505/12 from Philips – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
Philips chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

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

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