The Philips 55OLED856 TV combines a large number of compatibilities that make it ideal for those who want to upgrade the display quality level. At the moment, it is even available on promotion: its price thus goes from 1,499 euros to 1,099 euros at Darty and at Fnac.
The Philips 55OLED856 TV // Source: Darty.
The Philips 55OLED856 TV may not be a recent reference, but this model is still one of the best televisions equipped with OLED technology today. The compatibilities are indeed numerous, whether at the level of the image or at the level of the capacities in play, without forgetting the Ambilight function which allows the brand to stand out. At the moment, this model is even more recommendable since it benefits from a significant price drop.
What to remember about the Philips 55OLED856 TV
A 55-inch OLED panel The Ambilight function on 4 sides An HDMI 2.1 compatible TV
Launched at 1,799 euros, then often displayed at 1,499 euros, the Philips 55OLED856 TV is now sold at 1,099 euros at Fnac. Just apply the code FNAC100 before making payment.
A TV that offers good immersion
As is often the case with Philips TVs, the 55OLED856 model adopts an elegant design thanks to its fine silver metallic frame. Its base exudes solidity, but its somewhat imposing appearance may limit the possibilities of sliding a sound bar underneath. Otherwise, this model has a comfortable diagonal of 55 inches, which will be perfectly suited to medium-sized rooms.
But what allows Philips TVs to stand out from the competition in terms of their design is Ambilight, this technology specific to the Dutch brand. If it seems a little gadget for some, it can really make its small effect in an interior. Concretely, the Philips 55OLED856 TV can project a colored halo on the wall behind the screen thanks to a system of light bars installed on the back. This technique makes it possible to give more depth to the image viewed since the projected colors adapt to the broadcast program. A way to considerably reinforce immersion, in addition to enjoying a warm atmosphere.
An ideal TV for movies… as well as for video games
On the display side, the Philips 55OLED856 TV has, as its name suggests, an OLED panel, which therefore promises deep blacks, infinite contrasts, good brightness and very bright colors. Either the best quality of display that it is possible to find today on the market. In addition to its 4K definition, the model will also offer HDR10 + and Dolby Vision compatibility on the image side, but also Dolby Atmos emulation for vast and immersive sound that fills the whole room. Note also that this TV has DTS Play-Fi technology, which allows you to connect several compatible speakers in any room of your home. For its part, the Philips P5 processor will ensure the upscaling of your content in 4K for excellent image quality at all times. Otherwise, this Smart TV integrates the Android TV OS, which means that you will have access to all the flagship applications, such as streaming platforms, but also to Google and Alexa assistants for all your voice requests.
Finally, if the TV is ideal for watching films, series and other programs with very detailed images, this Philips reference will be just as suitable for players who have a next-gen console at home, since the TV takes supports HDMI 2.1, which allows display in [email protected] fps, as well as support for variable refresh rate (VRR), which combats the phenomenon of screen tearing, or tearing during gaming sessions. To top it off, the TV offers a refresh rate of 100 Hz to maximize the fluidity of images, as well as compatibility with AMD FreeSync and Nvidia G-Sync.
Competition from Philips
If you want to compare the Philips 55OLED856 TV with other references on the market before making your choice, we invite you now to consult our guide to the best 4K OLED TVs in 2022.
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