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Philips PFL5705 Series LCD TV (40'', 46'', 55'')

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Philips PFL5705 Series LCD TV (40'', 46'', 55''). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The sound and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the remote control and reliability. There are some mixed views about the glare.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFL5705 Series LCD TV (40'', 46'', 55'') is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Philips PFL5705 Series LCD TV (40'', 46'', 55'') from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviews about the design and usability are overall positive. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive comments about the reliability. The glare and energy efficiency get mixed views.

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95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 40PFL5705D/F7 40-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV with NetTV, BlackPhilips 40PFL5705D/F7 40-Inch 1080p 240 Hz LCD HDTV with NetTV, Black

Apr, 2018

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Philips 40PFL5705D/F7


The Philips 40PFL5705D/F7 comes with three preinstalled apps. It doesn't have a full browser or an app store, but you can still do a lot with the apps that Philips has included. Although the remote isn't as handy as some we reviewed, it can still help...

This internet TV has four 20-watt speakers - twice the speakers at twice the wattage of any other TV we reviewed

The Philips 40PFL5705D/F7 internet TV only has three apps and doesn't have an app store

As long as you're happy with the available apps and low DCR, you'll enjoy this internet TV.

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excellent picture quality, great price!


So far, very happy with this TV! Bought it on sale (actually cheaper at, sorry Newegg) after doing a lot of comparison shopping. It was a bit of a gamble because I never got to see it in-person - not many stores carry Philips TV's, and...

This TV has many image-enhancing features you can control. If you leave some of the original factory settings, the picture can actually look mediocre. But with the right adjustments, the overall quality looks excellent! Crisp images, smooth motion (ex....

The default picture settings are not the best, so when you first turn the TV on it looks a bit flat, but don't worry ; Turn Active Control OFF. With most channels, if you have Active Control on, the contrast will seem way too dim ; I'd also suggest...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio system:Dolby Digital (AC-3), Stereo, SAP, SRS TruSurround HD / Dolby Digital, SRS trusurround HD
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
FM radio: No
Number of loudspeakers:4
Number of Speakers:4
RMS rated power:20


Energy Star certified: Yes


Color of product:Black


3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):90000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):5000:1
Display brightness:430
Display Diagonal:40 / 46
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:240
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:1
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9 / 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1366 х 768, 640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 480 (WVGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:40.2 / 46
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):205 / 262


VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 200 / 400 x 400

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): No
Handheld remote control: Yes
On/Off timer: No
Picture-in-Picture: No
Playback mode:Slideshow
Playback Modes:Slideshow
Remote Control Type:TV
Sleep Timer: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

AV 1:Audio L/R in, YPbPr
AV 2:Audio L/R in, YPbPr, CVBS in
Backlight: No
Box depth:10.5
Box depth (imperial):10.5
Box height:30.2
Box height (imperial):30.2
Box width:48.6
Box width (imperial):48.6
Package weight:55.12
Package weight (imperial):55.12
Power Requirements:120V/60Hz
Product weight:35.7
Product weight (+stand) (lb):40.1
Product weight (lb):35.7
Set depth (inch):3.15
Set depth (with stand) (inch):9.37
Set height (inch):24.4
Set height (with stand) (inch):26.2
Set width (inch):39.1
Set width (with stand) (inch):39.1
Weight (with stand) (imperial):40.1

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package depth:10.6
Package height:31.7
Package weight:64.6
Package width:55.9


Audio formats supported:MP3
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: Yes
Game mode: No
Image formats supported:JPG
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Parental Control: Yes
Teletext function: No

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:2
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): No
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Composite video in:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Number of AV connections:2
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2


AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Power consumption (standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):205 / 262

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Digital signal format system:ATSC
Supported TV bands:UHF, VHF

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):11.2
Height (with stand):29.3
Weight with stand:54
Width (with stand):44.3