Philips Announces the Android Ultra HD LCD TV 6401 with HDR

We conclude the presentation of the new midrange Android TV Philips Ultra HD with the series 6401. To compose it are four models: a 32 “, a 43”, a 49 and a 55 “. Direct LED LCD panels Ulta HD (32 “Full HD) with technology Micro Dimming Pro. HDR support HDR (High Dynamic Range) is handled via Plus: Philips declares maximum peaks of 350 cd/m2-nits.6401 TVs also offer technology Ambilight in double-sided version.

There are all the technologies that Philips uses to optimize images. Then we find the Pixel Plus Ultra HD Engine, HD Natural Motion ( motion compensation) with 100 Hz FR (does not indicate the native refresh rate panels, set at 50 Hz) and 1000 PPI (Picture Performance Index: SmarterComputing 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 8 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 facilities on 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.

Availability is tentatively scheduled for April, while prices will be announced shortly.