The One

4K Ambilight TV

55PUS8518/12

The One 4K Ambilight TV

55PUS8518/12

The One that has it all.

Give your leisure time a boost with the one. This 4K Ambilight TV immerses you in every show, movie and game! You get thrilling picture quality, all the must-have streaming apps and a stand that easily adjusts to accommodate a soundbar. See all benefits

The One 4K Ambilight TV

The One that has it all.

Give your leisure time a boost with the one. This 4K Ambilight TV immerses you in every show, movie and game! You get thrilling picture quality, all the must-have streaming apps and a stand that easily adjusts to accommodate a soundbar. See all benefits

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The One that has it all.

4K Ambilight TV

  • 139 cm (55") Ambilight TV
  • P5 Perfect Picture Engine
  • Major HDR formats supported
  • Google TV™
The one with immersive Ambilight.

The one with immersive Ambilight.

Ambilight TVs are the only TVs with LED lights behind the screen that react to what you watch, immersing you in a halo of colourful light. It changes everything: your TV seems bigger, and you'll be drawn deeper into your favourite shows, movies and games.

The One with looks to thrill. Philips P5 picture engine.

The One with looks to thrill. Philips P5 picture engine.

The Philips P5 engine delivers a picture as brilliant as the content you love. Details have noticeably more depth. Colours are vivid, while skin tones look natural. Contrast is so crisp you'll feel every detail. Motion is perfectly smooth.

The One with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

The One with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.

With Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos on board, your films, shows and games look and sound incredible. See the picture that the director wanted you to see — no more disappointing scenes that are too dark to make out! Hear every word clearly. Experience sound effects like they're really happening around you.

Slim TV. Packed for the future.

Slim TV. Packed for the future.

Looking for a TV that fits with your room? The virtually bezel-free screen of this Ambilight TV goes with just about any interior, and the height-adjustable stand is ideal for soundbars. Our packaging uses FSC-certified recycled cardboard and our printed materials use recycled paper.

Philips Wireless Home System powered by DTS Play-Fi

Philips Wireless Home System powered by DTS Play-Fi

You get great, clear TV sound straight out of the box. If you want more, Philips Wireless Home System with DTS Play-Fi lets you connect to compatible soundbars and wireless speakers around your home in seconds. You can even create a home cinema surround-sound system using your TV as a central speaker.

Loves gaming. 60Hz, VRR, ultra-low input lag.

Loves gaming. 60Hz, VRR, ultra-low input lag.

Can't wait to play? Your 60 Hz Ambilight TV with HDMI 2.1 supports fast gameplay, and its Ultra Motion Clarity mode gives a sharper, smoother picture. Turn on your console and an ultra-low input lag setting is automatically activated. Ambilight's gaming mode makes the thrills feel even bigger.

Entertainment you love, with a little help from Google.

Entertainment you love, with a little help from Google.

What do you want to watch? Google TV brings together movies, shows, and more from across your apps and subscriptions, and organises them just for you. You'll get suggestions based on what you like, and you can even use the Google TV app on your phone to curate your watchlist on the go.

Voice control. Google Assistant. Works with Alexa

Voice control. Google Assistant. Works with Alexa

You get a choice of voice assistants! Push the Google Assistant button on your remote and you can use your voice to find movies and shows, get recommendations, control compatible smart home devices, and more. Or ask Alexa to control the TV via Alexa-enabled devices.

Ultra-sharp picture. Vibrant viewing.

No matter what you watch, you'll enjoy a bright, ultra-sharp picture with vivid colours. Plus, this 4K UHD Ambilight TV is compatible with all major HDR formats — so you'll see more detail, even in dark and bright areas, when you're streaming HDR content.

Technical Specifications

  • Ambilight

    Ambilight Features
    • Wall colour adaptive
    • Lounge mode
    • Game Mode
    • Ambilight Music
    • AmbiWakeup
    • AmbiSleep
    • Works with Philips Wireless Home Speakers
    • Ambilight Boot-Up Animation
    Ambilight Version
    3 sided
  • Picture/Display

    Diagonal screen size (inch)
    55  inch
    Diagonal screen size (metric)
    139  cm
    Display
    4K Ultra HD LED
    Panel resolution
    3840 x 2160
    Native refresh rate
    60  Hz
    Picture engine
    P5 Perfect Picture Engine
    Picture enhancement
    • Dolby Vision
    • HDR10+
    • Micro Dimming Pro
    • Natural Motion
    • Wide Colour Gamut 90% DCI/P3
    • CalMAN Ready
    • HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
  • Display input resolution

    Resolution-Refresh rate
    • 576 p - 50 Hz
    • 640 x 480 - 60 Hz
    • 720 p - 50 Hz, 60 Hz
    • 1920 x 1080p - 24 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz
    • , 50 Hz, 60 Hz
    • 2560 x 1440 - 60 Hz
    • 3840 x 2160p - 24 Hz, 25 Hz, 30 Hz
    • , 50 Hz, 60 Hz
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

    Digital TV
    DVB-T/T2/T2-HD/C/S/S2
    Video Playback
    • PAL
    • SECAM
    TV Programme guide*
    8-day Electronic Programme Guide
    Signal strength indication
    Yes
    Teletext
    1000 page Hypertext
    HEVC support
    Yes
  • Android TV

    OS
    Google TV™
    Pre-installed apps
    • Google Play Movies*
    • Google Search
    • YouTube
    • Netflix
    • Apple TV
    • BBC iPlayer
    • Amazon Prime Video
    • Disney+
    • YouTube Music
    • Fitness App
    • Ambilight Aurora
    Memory size (Flash)
    16 GB*
    Gaming cloud
    Geforce Now
  • Smart TV Features

    Interactive TV
    HbbTV
    Remote Control
    with Voice
    Voice assistant*
    • Google Assistant built in
    • RC with Mic.
    • Works with Alexa
  • Multimedia Applications

    Video Playback Formats
    • Containers: AVI, MKV
    • H264/MPEG-4 AVC
    • MPEG-1
    • MPEG-2
    • MPEG-4
    • VP9
    • HEVC (H.265)
    • AV1
    Music Playback Formats
    • AAC
    • MP3
    • WAV
    • WMA (v2 up to v9.2)
    • WMA-PRO (v9 and v10)
    • FLAC
    Subtitles Formats Support
    • .SMI
    • .SRT
    • .SSA
    • .SUB
    • .TXT
    • .ASS
    Picture Playback Formats
    • JPEG
    • BMP
    • GIF
    • PNG
    • 360 photo
    • HEIF
  • Processing

    Processing Power
    Quad Core
  • Sound

    Output power (RMS)
    20 W
    Speaker configuration
    2 x 10 W full-range speaker
    Codec
    • Dolby Digital MS12 V2.6.1
    • DTS:X
    Sound Enhancement
    • A.I. Sound
    • Clear Dialogue
    • Dolby Atmos®
    • Dolby Bass Enhancement
    • Dolby Volume Leveller
    • Night mode
    • A.I. EQ
    • DTS Play-Fi
    • Mimi Sound Personalisation
    • Room Calibration
  • Connectivity

    Number of HDMI connections
    4
    HDMI features
    • 4K
    • Audio Return Channel
    EasyLink (HDMI-CEC)
    • Remote control pass-through
    • System audio control
    • System standby
    • One touch play
    Number of USBs
    2
    Wireless connection
    • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 2 x 2, Dual band
    • Bluetooth 5.0
    Other connections
    • Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    • Ethernet-LAN RJ-45
    • Digital audio out (optical)
    • Headphone out
    • Service connector
    • Satellite Connector
    HDCP 2.3
    Yes on all HDMI
    HDMI ARC
    Yes on HDMI2
    HDMI 2.1 features
    • eARC on HDMI 2
    • eARC/VRR/ALLM supported
    • Max 48 Gbps data rate
    EasyLink 2.0
    • HDMI-CEC for Philips TV/SB
    • External setting via TV UI
  • Supported HDMI video features

    HDMI 1/2
    HDMI 2.0
    Gaming
    • ALLM
    • HDMI VRR
    • Dolby Vision Game
    HDMI 3/4
    HDMI 2.0
    HDR
    • Dolby Vision
    • HDR10
    • HLG
    • HDR10+
  • EU Energy card

    EPREL registration numbers
    1533388
    Energy class for SDR
    F
    On mode power demand for SDR
    77  kWh/1000h
    Energy class for HDR
    G
    On mode power demand for HDR
    118  kWh/1000h
    Off mode power consumption
    n.a.
    Networked standby mode
    2.0  W
    Panel technology used
    LED LCD
  • Power

    Mains power
    AC 220 - 240 V 50/60 Hz
    Standby power consumption
    less than 0.3 W
    Power Saving Features
    • Auto switch-off timer
    • Picture mute (for radio)
    • Eco mode
    • Light sensor
  • Accessories

    Included accessories
    • Remote Control
    • 2 x AAA Batteries
    • Tabletop stand
    • Power cord
    • Quick start guide
    • Legal and safety brochure
  • Design

    Colours of TV
    Anthracite grey bezel
    Stand design
    Anthracite grey offset sticks
  • Dimensions

    Set Width
    1231.0  mm
    Set Height
    720.0  mm
    Set Depth
    81.0  mm
    Product weight
    15.2  kg
    Set width (with stand)
    1231.0  mm
    Set height (with stand)
    740.0/778.0  mm
    Set depth (with stand)
    256.0  mm
    Product weight (+stand)
    16.0  kg
    Box width
    1360.0  mm
    Box height
    840.0  mm
    Box depth
    160.0  mm
    Weight incl. Packaging
    19.5  kg
    Stand width
    737.0/1014.0  mm
    Stand height
    29.5/68.0  mm
    Stand depth
    256.0  mm
    Distance between 2 stands
    737.0/1014/0  mm
    Stand height to TV bottom edge
    29.5/68.0  mm
    Wall-mount compatible
    200 x 300 mm

What's in the box?

Other items in the box

  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • Tabletop stand
  • Power cord
  • Quick start guide
  • Legal and safety brochure

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  • The TV supports DVB reception for 'Free to air' broadcast. Specific DVB operators may not be supported. An up to date list can be found in the FAQ section of the Philips support website. For some operators Conditional Access and subscription are required. Contact your operator for more information.
  • Philips TV Remote app and related functionalities vary per TV model, operator and country, as well as smart device model and OS. For more details please visit: www.philips.com/TVRemoteapp.
  • Memory size (Flash): 16 G, the actual available disc space may differ (dependant on e.g. (pre-)installed apps, installed operating system, etc.)
  • This television contains lead only in certain parts or components where no technology alternatives exist in accordance with existing exemption clauses under the RoHS Directive.
  • Netflix subscription required. Subject to terms on https://www.netflix.com
  • Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Amazon Alexa is available in selected languages and countries.
  • Amazon Prime is available in selected languages and countries.
  • Disney+ subscription required. Subject to terms at https://www.disneyplus.com (c) 2020 Disney and its related entities. Disney+ is available in selected languages and countries.
  • Google Assistant is available on Philips Android TVs running on Android O (8) or higher OS version. Google Assistant is available in selected languages and countries.
  • Google TV is the name of this device's software experience and a trademark of Google LLC.
  • Google TV is the name of this device's software experience and a trademark of Google LLC. YouTube, OK Google and other marks are trademarks of Google LLC.
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