The Philips 55OLED855/12 : what is this mid-range worth ?

55OLED855/12 from Philips – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 55OLED855/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
This television is delivered with 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.
Why can we consider this 55OLED855/12 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TV design presentation Philips 55OLED855/12

The Philips 55OLED855/12 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Philips has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the Philips 55OLED855/12

The display of this 55OLED855/12 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.

The Philips television set displays 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.
Philips chooses 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.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
Thus, the Philips 55OLED855/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the Philips 55OLED855/12

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 speakers with 10 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 55OLED855/12 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

55OLED855/12 from Philips – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Philips 55OLED855/12 is equipped with the 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.

The connection system of the Philips 55OLED855/12

This television Philips 55OLED855/12 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Philips 55OLED855/12 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
1 USB port, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs

55OLED855/12 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 58
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
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 146 W

To conclude on the Philips 55OLED855/12

In conclusion, the Philips 55OLED855/12 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.
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.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the display frequency, the available RAM, the sound power.