55OLED805/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

What is the new Philips 55OLED805/12 worth ?

Recently Philips has released information about its new model of television . It is the 55OLED805/12.
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.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 54.6 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Why can we consider this 55OLED805/12 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

55OLED805/12 from Philips – Design

The Philips 55OLED805/12 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
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.
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!

55OLED805/12 from Philips – The screen

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. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 100 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Finally, Philips has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

The sound of the Philips 55OLED805/12

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.
The equipment consists of  several baffles for a sound power 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.

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. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

55OLED805/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
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 is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In detail here are the available connections:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

Presentation of the technical features of the Philips 55OLED805/12

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television 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

55OLED805/12 from Philips – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Philips 55OLED805/12 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
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.

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.

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