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Philips PFL5505 Series LCD TV (24", 32", 40", 46", 55")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and value for money. The usability and sound are also appreciated, but the size and remote control get critical views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFL5505 Series LCD TV (24", 32", 40", 46", 55") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips PFL5505 Series LCD TV (24", 32", 40", 46", 55")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Philips PFL5505 Series LCD TV (24", 32", 40", 46", 55") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 40PFL5505D/F7 40-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV, BlackPhilips 46PFL5505D/F7 46-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV, BlackPhilips 55PFL5505D/F7 55-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV, Black

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Excellent LCD tv for the price

 

I am very happy with this TV, when I called Philips customer service to talk to them about the burned out pixels, they will be sending me a replacement TV! I have a PS3 and Wii and play lots of video games and also watch movies. My old set was ......

Philips customer service - absolutely wonderful ; Price - I don't think I could have found a brand new 40in 120hz tv this good for the price I paid ($499 +tax) ; Excellent picture quality - good color, contrast and no issues that I can see with motion...

A few pixels burned out within a few months of purchase

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Good picture quality, nice black levels, awesome price

 

Great TV at a great price. Cant beat it.

240hz, Very nice picture quality, Have not had many problems with the TV, Needs tuing of the picture to get to an acceptable point but then its brilliant ; If you have digital natural motion turned on, there is a noticable lag of abt a second when...

small quirks ; 1. Remote sensitivity is low ; 2. I have had sound issues when connected to my laptop, in particular when i stop playing something, the tv emits a buzzing noise which is annoying

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Great TV for the money, very happy with it

 

Great picture especially with my 360 & new LG blu ray

volume icon & channel numbers along with device notification looks cartoonish..having an issue getting a super sharp picture with my blu ray but I'm still learning how to adjust settings & such

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Good picture but over saturated color

 

Bought at Sam's club. Picture is much deeper in contrast and, shall we say, realism. Color saturation is a downer. sound is good.

Good picture--quite a bit different than regular LCD

Out of the box, picture was terrible-had to dowload latest firmware just to get the picture close to acceptable ; Out of the box, picture was terrible--had to download latest firmware--three versions newer. Oversaturation of blues greens reds etc. Can

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Exceptional television that surpassed our expectations!

 

there is a lot to learn about this TV. Calling it a TV doesn't even sound right considering its high quality. However, we're learning how it works and what it has as we go... slowly but surely. I would recommend that you get a test drive on this before...

Resolution, audio control (for those pesky commercials), HD is really awesome and blu ray videos are spectacular. The HDMI ports allow for our receiver to do it's job and it does it well! No brainer here; this is a great tv for a great price

I don't have any cons to talk about

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After lots of research, this HD tv 1080p 240hz, ROCKS!

 

Buy It, you will be glad you did, well worth the money

This HD Tv absolutely ROCKS, After looking for 1yr, I am so glad i purchased this one! Well worth the money! $600

None, Love everything about it

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Good for the price

 

This television is absolutely a first rate TV. For the price there isnt nothing that comes close in regards to picture quality which in the end is what you pay for. The scanning backlight is superb and provides superior black levels - HD images are...

no 1 price rate, 1080p, 240HZ, 55",4 HDMI input, USB port,built on calibration, The picture quality is very impressive

there is a digital output but unfortunately no optical output which I need for my HT box

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Better than expected.

 

I went into the local Sams Club to purchase a Sony I saw advertised and was dissapointed that they sold the last one. Looking around i found this Phillips at a really good price so I figured I would give it a try. Sams club has a 90 day return policy...

1. Great price ; 2. 240 MHZ ; 3. Fantastic sound

1. Bare bones for features

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it SUCKS! SUCKS! SUCKS! terrible set

 

there are none

it really sucks for gaming

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Use an external audio amplifier and care about sound? AVOID THIS PRODUCT

 

For the first week, I was very happy with this HDTV. It was (I thought) good value for the money. And if you plan on simply using the TV's speakers, or you don't care about the quality of sound, especially Dolby Digital or DTS surround sound, then...

Nice Screen, Simple Setup, Excellent Picture Quality

Poor Sound, Lack of Inputs, HUGE PROBLEM WITH AUDIO

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