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Magnavox 42MF439B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Magnavox 42MF439B. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the sound and design are generally positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the glare and size.

image quality, price, usability, design, sound

size, glare

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Magnavox 42MF439B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Magnavox 42MF439B

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Magnavox 42MF439B from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People really like the design and sound. The usability and price also get good feedback, but many are critical about the glare and size.

image quality, price, usability, sound, design

size, glare

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magnavox 42MF439B/F7 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVMagnavox 42MD459B/F7 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV with Built-in Blu-ray Disc PlayerMagnavox 42MF439B/F7 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: chicagomaven (shopping.com)

Great TV

 

Got the Magnavox 42mf recently and love it so far. It's a heavy beast and I had to get help mounting it,. both otherwise I was able to hook everything up on my own. The clarity on screen is amazing.

great picture

take an unusually long time to turn on

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: bonesesq (shopping.com)

Great TV

 

We got this TV on sale Superbowl weekend & LOVE it. It is beautiful. The HD picture & sound are so much better. We have an HD cable box so you really need this TV. GREAT buy

Nice Screen, Easy to Use, Great Design

None submitted

May, 2010
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Consumer review by: lisa "lisa" (target.com)

loved it

 

I brought this tv because it was on sale and it turned out to be great. I have had it for about nine months and i have not had any issues with it. sound is good, pictutre was ok without the hd cable box but with the hd cable box the picture was great

May, 2010

Consumer review by: tiffanyrumsey (shopping.com)

Quality TV for a family!

 

We purchased the Magnavox 42MF439BF7 42 in. TV over a year ago when it was on sale. I was hesitant to spend that much money, but we have loved it and wouldn't want to go back to the tiny tv we were using before. It's so nice when we have friends over...

Nice Screen, Easy to Use, Great Design

Expensive

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Alex (target.com)

Worst TV Ever!

 

I purchased this TV 2 days ago, upon taking it out of the box it worked, sounded, and displayed perfectly. After one day I went to turn it on and it would not turn on at all. I unplugged it, as instructed by a Maganavox technician, which did not work....

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: J. Jarvi (target.com)

Dead within a day!

 

I had the same problem as another reviewer. I was watching this TV and It just shut off and never came back on again. Got it Monday (Feb 1, 10) at about 11 AM, Got it home, turned it on for the first time at about 4 PM watched MAYBE two hours total on...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Michael (target.com)

Kaput in less than 24 hours

 

The price was the biggest factor in purchasing this tv. The picture on the 42MF439B was a pleasure when receiving local broadcasts; bright and crisp. The sound was tinny but worked well to augment a basic L/R stereo receiver that it was running...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Tech Geek Oregon (target.com)

Color all washed up, dull

 

Went there 'cause they had it for $...... Really bad picture quality. Colors all washed up and picture dull. I am glad I did not but it

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: cvp (target.com)

HORRIBLE

 

Criminal rip off! The package showed up with holes punched in the box, gaps in package, duct taped shut, delivery man shipped tv upside down. Not all parts shipped. Horrible return policy. I couldn't speak worse of this purchase. Please don't buy this...

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Angie (target.com)

defective

 
Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

With its built-in Blu-ray player and onboard digital tuner, the 42MD459B enriches your viewing experiences, delivering ultra sharp widescreen HD picture, HD media connectivity, Dolby Digital sound and S/PDIF audio output.

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.5in/12.2in/12.3in
Height:28.4in/28.6in/31.4in
Weight:52.5lbs/55.1lbs/61.7lbs/75lbs
Width:40.6in/45.3in

DVD

Type:Blu-Ray disc player/None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:42MD439B/42MD459B/42MF439B/47MF439B
Product Line:Philips Magnavox

Television

Brightness:500cd/m2
Combined with:Built-in Blu-ray Disc player
Diagonal Size:42in/47in
Diagonal Size (cm):106cm/107cm/119cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:16000:1/29000:1
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:2/3/4
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Contrast Ratio:1300:1/4000:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Series:Magnavox
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video/Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees/178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM/ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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