55OLED805/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

Presentation of the Philips 55OLED805/12

Philips unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 55OLED805/12.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 54.6 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
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.

TV design presentation Philips 55OLED805/12

The Philips 55OLED805/12 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
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 55OLED805/12 is revealed.

The screen of the Philips 55OLED805/12

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 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.
Designed with a frequency of 100 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.
Thus, the Philips 55OLED805/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

55OLED805/12 from Philips – The sound

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Philips has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with several 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.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 55OLED805/12 Philips, it is the word correct that comes out.

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

For the software part, the 55OLED805/12 Philips has an operating system Android 9.0 Pie installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.

55OLED805/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

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 TV range, the 55OLED805/12’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 11 possible connections that this 55OLED805/12 is presented. 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 the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

55OLED805/12 from Philips – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

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

To conclude 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.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the display frequency, the available RAM, the sound power.