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Philips 42PFL4208

alaTest has collected and analyzed 230 reviews of Philips 42PFL4208. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the reliability and size. The price and image quality also get good feedback. Many are negative about the energy efficiency, while views are divided on the color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips 42PFL4208 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Philips 4000 Series Ultra-Slim Smart LED TV overview

 

42" 42PFL4208T Full HD 1080p Smart (WiFi) LED TV with FreeView HD (New for 2013)

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:ClearSound, IncredibleSurround
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N / Y
DLNA Certified:No / Yes
Energy Star certified: No
Green (Eco) compliant:Y

Design

Built-in camera: No
Built-in Microphone: No
Cable lock slot:Kensington
Color of product:Black / Silver
LED Indicators: Yes
Signal strength indication: Yes

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:350
Display Diagonal:42
Display Diagonal (metric):42.1
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:200 / 60
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100 / 200
Motion interpolation technology:PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Screen format adjustments:16:9, Auto, Zoom / 4:3, 16:9, Auto, Zoom / 4:3, 16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:70
Energy efficiency compliance:A+ / Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.1 / 0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):101 / 48

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 200 / 400 x 400

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Energy saving

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:N / Y
Wi-Fi standards:802.11n
WLAN-ready:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

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

Other Features

Antenna:IEC75
Box dimensions (W x D x H):41.3 x 6.22 x 26.6 / 41.7 x 5.24 x 26.8
Display resolution (numeric):1920
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Internet radio: Yes
Power:101
Power cord included: Yes
Set width:38.5
Volume Control:Digital

Other features

USB ports quantity:2

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: No
Batteries included: Yes
Battery Type:AAA
Cables included:AC
Camera included:O
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.24 / 6.22
Package height:26.6 / 26.8
Package weight:37.3 / 37.9 / 39.9
Package width:41.3 / 41.7

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: Yes
Digital Video Recorder (DVR):No / Yes
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPEG XR / JPG
Local dimming: Yes
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Parental Control: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:AVC, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / AVCHD, AVI, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9 / AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9
Video formats supported:AVC,AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9 / AVCHD,AVI,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9 / AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+):No / Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):EasyLink
Digital audio coaxial out:1
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:70
Energy efficiency class:A+ / Unspecified
Power consumption (off):0.1 / 0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):101 / 48

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Facebook, Skype, Twitter / skype
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:NetFlix,YouTube

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-T
Number of tuners:1
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.69 / 2.56
Depth (with stand):9.29 / 9.45
Height:23.1 / 23.2
Height (with stand):24.8 / 25.1
Package depth:5.24 / 6.22
Package height:26.6 / 26.8
Package weight:37.3 / 37.9 / 39.9
Package width:41.3 / 41.7
Weight:26.2 / 28.2
Weight with stand:33.1 / 35.3
Width:38.1 / 38.5
Width (with stand):38.1 / 38.5