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Philips OLED 718 Review: Outstanding

PHILIPS 55OLED718 Review
PHILIPS 55OLED718 Review
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Immerse yourself in a captivating visual experience with the Philips 55OLED718 . This elegant device is not only an aesthetic masterpiece that enhances any space, but it also transports you to a world of vibrant colors and stunning details. With a design that combines modern sophistication and intuitive functionality, it stands out as a central element in your living room. Its dazzling display immerses you in exceptional picture quality, while intelligent engineering ensures an unrivaled viewing experience. Discover the perfect balance between style and performance, a window to a visual universe without limits.

Exterior design

The PHILIPS 55OLED718/12 stands as a testimony of elegance and modernity in the world of home entertainment. Its meticulously crafted design combines clean lines with premium materials, creating a piece that is not only an electronic device, but also a work of art that complements any decor . One of the most notable advantages of the design is its impressive thinness.

OLED718 Looks beautiful
OLED718 Looks beautiful

With an ultra-slim profile, this TV blends seamlessly into any space without visually overwhelming the room. The OLED screen, which extends almost without borders, adds a touch of sophistication to the whole, providing an immersive cinematic experience. The arrangement of ports and connections on the back is another design success . Careful organization ensures that cables are hidden neatly.

Contributing to a neat and clutter-free appearance. Furthermore, the elegant stand not only performs its supporting function efficiently, but also adds a stylish touch to the whole . However, not everything is perfect. A notable disadvantage is the lack of customization options regarding the base or mounting. Some may want more flexibility to tailor the TV to their specific interior design needs.

OLED718 ultraslim design will look good anywhere
OLED718 ultraslim design will look good anywhere

Connectivity

It stands out not only for its impressive image quality, but also for its complete connectivity that enhances the user experience. This TV is at the technological forefront by offering a variety of connection options, making it the ideal entertainment center for modern consumers. One of the key connectivity benefits is the presence of two HDMI 2.1 inputs and a USB 3.0 port .

These options ensure that users can easily connect a variety of devices with better quality data transmission. We found other physical connections that are also relevant , although they depend more on the use you want to give to the television, however, you can see each option available in the specifications table, there we have placed all the tuners that will be compatible.

Likewise, the inclusion of Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi technology allows for effortless wireless connectivity. Users can enjoy the freedom of streaming content from their mobile devices directly to the TV, adding flexibility and convenience to the entertainment experience. To be honest, it seems to us that both its physical and wireless connectivity are on par with a high-end model.

Image quality and general functions

The Philips 55OLED718 presents itself as a master of image quality, taking the viewing experience to new heights. Equipped with OLED technology , it offers deep blacks and vibrant colors that truly captivate the senses. The ability of each pixel to generate its own light contributes to exceptional color reproduction, creating sharp, lifelike images with virtually any content.

4K Ultra HD resolution ensures stunning clarity, revealing every detail with astonishing precision. Whether you’re watching movies, playing video games or enjoying your favorite shows, the picture quality offers total immersion. In addition to its impressive resolution, it includes enhancement functions that further elevate the visual experience , an ideal detail for the most demanding.

OLED718 is a feature-packed TV
OLED718 is a feature-packed TV

Contrast enhancement technology dynamically adjusts brightness to bring out details in dark and light areas, providing dynamic range that really pops. However, not everything is perfect. Some users may notice that in brightly lit environments, the screen brightness may not be as impactful as in more controlled lighting conditions . This may affect visibility in certain scenes.

The reality is that it offers a variety of important technologies that work on specific parameters, so, generally speaking, the final experience will be of a very high level. To this we must add a maximum frequency of 120 Hz that ensures fluid and precise movements.

Sound

This television redefines the listening experience in the world of televisions. With a powerful and immersive audio system, this TV offers exceptional sound quality that perfectly complements its impressive picture quality. The built-in speakers provide clear highs, deep bass and immersive sound that immerses viewers in an unmatched acoustic experience. Audio enhancement technology ensures consistent performance, whether you’re watching a movie, playing video games, or enjoying your favorite music.

Software review / Smart TV and more features

 

Immerse yourself in the latest frontier of entertainment with the PHILIPS 55OLED718/12 , equipped with the innovative Google TV system . This revolutionary platform redefines the way you interact with your TV, offering access to a wide range of content and personalized experiences. Intelligently organize your favorite streaming services, suggest new content based on your preferences, and provide intuitive voice control.

The intuitive interface is a notable advantage, making it easy to navigate between applications, programs and movies. Seamless integration of popular streaming services ensures you never miss your favorite shows, and we also find compatibility with Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in , two pillars of this system. But we must mention that the innovation does not end there, since high-value technology is added.

Take the visual experience one step further with Ambilight+ technology . This intelligent lighting system creates a halo of dynamic light that projects from the back of the TV, extending the colors of the screen and immersing you even further in the action. Not only does it add a striking aesthetic touch, but it also contributes to a more immersive and relaxing viewing experience that creates a unique experience for you .

Customization is key, as users can adjust the intensity and color of the lighting to suit their mood or preferences. Additionally, the synchronization of light with the content on the screen creates a unique synergy between the image and ambient lighting.

PHILIPS OLED718: Pros and cons

PROS:

  • Excellent design
  • HDMI 2.1 and USB 3.0
  • Powerful image quality
  • Improvement technologies
  • Powerful sound
  • Ambilight+ technology
  • voice control
  • Chromecast built-in

CONS:

  • Price

 

PHILIPS OLED718 Specifications:

SPECIFICATIONS
Make model PHILIPS OLED718
Size 55″ (139.7cm)
Resolution 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frequency 40 – 120 Hz (hertz)
Backlight OLED
Smart TV Yes, Google TV
Integrated Wi-Fi Yeah
Bluetooth Yeah
3D No
USB Recorder Yeah
Tuners
  • Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
  • DVB-T2
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-S2
Sound
  • 70 W (watts)
  • 2.1 CH
  • AC-4
  • AI EQ
  • AI Sound
  • Clear Dialogue
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Bass Enhancement
  • Dolby Digital MS12 V2.3
  • Dolby Volume Leveler
  • DTS-HD (M6)
  • DTS Play-Fi
  • Night Mode
  • Multiroom Audio
  • Mimi Sound Processing
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth) 708 x 1228 x 58mm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth) 723 x 1228 x 240mm
Weight (Without/With stand) 17.9kg/18.2kg
VESA Compatibility Yes, 300 x 300mm
HDMI ports 4
USB ports 3
Other connectors
  • DLNA
  • Ethernet RJ45
  • Satellite input (F-type female)
  • Optical audio output
  • Headphone output
  • Antenna (RF) (female)
Integrated CI+ Yes, v1.4
Energy Class Category G
Content / Accessories
  • Remote control
  • batteries
  • power cable
  • user’s Guide

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