Philips 43PUS8505/12 : a middle range Direct LED television set

What is the new Philips 43PUS8505/12 worth ?

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 43PUS8505/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Philips 43PUS8505/12 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation Philips 43PUS8505/12

The Philips 43PUS8505/12 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.
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!

The screen of the Philips 43PUS8505/12

The designers of Philips have made this new TV set 43PUS8505/12. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

43PUS8505/12 from Philips – The sound

The Philips 43PUS8505/12 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and a power output 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 43PUS8505/12 Philips, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 43PUS8505/12

On the software side, the Philips 43PUS8505/12 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

43PUS8505/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Philips 43PUS8505/12, 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.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Philips 43PUS8505/12 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

Technical characteristics of the Philips 43PUS8505/12

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 74.5
Screen size in inches 42.5
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 78 W

43PUS8505/12 from Philips – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 43PUS8505/12 Philips intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
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.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the display frequency, the available RAM, the sound power.

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