50PUS9005/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

50PUS9005/12 from Philips – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Recently Philips has released information about its new model of television . It is the 50PUS9005/12.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
This television 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.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

The design of the Philips 50PUS9005/12

The Philips 50PUS9005/12 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
In short, the Philips has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Philips 50PUS9005/12 is revealed.

The screen of the Philips 50PUS9005/12

The Philips has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. 
The Philips 50PUS9005/12 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
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.
Thus, the Philips 50PUS9005/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

50PUS9005/12 from Philips – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers 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 conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

50PUS9005/12 from Philips – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Philips 50PUS9005/12 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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.
This software environment innovates on the Philips 50PUS9005/12 with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

The connection system of the Philips 50PUS9005/12

This television Philips 50PUS9005/12 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
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 12 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:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

50PUS9005/12 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 125.2
Screen size in inches 50
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
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 87 W

Our conclusion on the Philips 50PUS9005/12

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.
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.