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Philips 42PES0001 LCD HDTV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Philips 42PES0001 LCD HDTV. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the reliability and durability are overall positive. The usability and design also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips 42PES0001 LCD HDTV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Televisions.com (televisions.com)

Philips Essence 42 PES 0001 D

 
Aug, 2009

Expert review by: Mark Craven (techradar.com)

Philips Essence 42PES0001 review

 

Philips' foray into super-skinny TVs

Excellent form factor and build ; Involving HD pictures

Not user-friendly ; Separate media box not for everyone

A great build and involving pictures make this one of the best TV's to come out of the Philips labs but it's not for the faint hearted

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (pocket-lint.com)

Philips Essence 42PES0001D television - Pocket-lint

 

It's not often we at Pocket-lint can slide a 42-inch flatscreen TV from its box and into our test room using without breaking into a sweat, but the mere

Gorgeous remote control, terrific high-def pictures, slim screen, strap-on soundbar

Clunky separate media box, ugly cabling, preset picture modes

Some decent audio emanating from the strap-on speaker bar is a highpoint of a TV that meets its brief, but could do better: a media receiver half the size and a cable that doesn’t resemble a hose-pipe would make the Essence concept more convincing,...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Philips Essence 42PES0001D review

 

Philips' light and skinny new set looks ideal for wall-hanging – but will the exclusion of Ambilight let it down?

A light, thin and a solid performer. Quite simply the ultimate TV for wall-hanging

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Philips' light and skinny new set looks ideal for wall-hanging – but will the exclusion of Ambilight let it down?

A light, thin and a solid performer. Quite simply the ultimate TV for wall-hanging

Jan, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Philips Essence 42PES0001 42in LCD TV

 

If you've got your heart set on a wall mounted TV, Philips has made it easy.

On paper, I guess that the Essence's claim to fame as the easiest TV to hang on the wall ever probably sounds a bit dull compared with stuff like LED backlighting and the Aurea Light Frame. But in reality, the extremes to which Philips has taken its...

Dec, 2008

Product Specifications

Display

HD type:Full HD

Ergonomics

VESA mounting: Yes