We continue in the presentation of the new Android TV Ultra HD Philips 2016 range. Among the lower-end series are the series 6501 and 6561. The cuts include a 43 “, a 49”, a 55 “and 65”. The only difference between the two series is the presence, 6561, Ambilight on three sides (right, left and above), while the 6501 offers the double-sided version (right or left).
The panels are LED LCD HD technology Direct-Ulta Micro Dimming Pro. HDR support HDR (High Dynamic Range) is handled via Plus: Philips declares maximum peaks of 400 cd/m2-nits.
There are all the technologies that Philips uses to optimize images. Then we find the Ultra Pixel Precise HD Engine, Perfect Natural Motion ( motion compensation) with 200 Hz BR(does not indicate the native refresh rate panels, set at 100 Hz) and the 1800 PPI (Picture Performance Index: Philips uses it to indicate the performance in terms of movement, detail and contrast). The TV also allows you to process the signals in SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) for viewing in HDR.
The Smart TV platform consists of Android TV (operated by a quad core processor), exactly as for 2015 models. It is, of course, can access to the large park of apps available, to Google services (Google Play, Play Movies, Play Music) and the features of Google Cast (basically you use the TV as a kind of Chromecast integrated). Available memory for storing app amounts to 16 GB, expandable via USB. Connectivity includes Ethernet, Wi-Fi, USB and Miracast. You can play different types of files (audio and video: should be supported all popular formats) through USB or DLNA.
Complete the equipment the aluminium frame, the DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 twin tuner (with the ability to record programs on USB hard disk), the remote control with QWERTY keyboard,support for HEVC and VP9 and HDMI inputs with HDCP 2.0 to 2.2.