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Philips 42PFL5704D

Philips 42PFL5704D
alaScore 82

72 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Philips 42PFL5704D. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the durability.

image quality, usability, price, sound, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips 42PFL5704D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 72 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips 42PFL5704D

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of Philips 42PFL5704D from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People really like the design and usability. The sound and price also get good opinions.

image quality, price, sound, usability, design

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips 42PFL5704D/F7 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Dave Hayslett (alaTest.com)

Best picture in Store Demo I have seen.

 

This TV had less glare and the best picture of the LCD type brands in the store. Attractive Bezel design and the speakers project from the rear and are not visable from the front. Software is upgradable via the USB port. The EasyLink feature...

Simple controls,Attractive design,Bright image,Fast setup,Good connection options,Good resolution,Reduced glare,Great picture

Recommend

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Jodiath (rakuten.com)

Great TV!!

 

I purchased this TV over a year ago and it is still amazing. There are plenty of connections (4 HDMI for example) and the On-Screen controls are quite easy to understand. The remote is simple and to the point without being over-crowded with excessive...

Dec, 2010
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Consumer review by: bcp6651 (shopping.com)

Nice TV

 

This is great TV. I got it to replace a 52 inch floor model TV. At first I thought there would be a big difference in the size but I was wrong. I like it more the the 52 inch I had.

Nice Screen, Easy to Use

nothing

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: mzahner63645 (shopping.com)

Great tv no problems with it

 

I bought this tv about 6 months ago and i love it. It is very easy to use and have no problems with it. Great sound, prefect picture. I just love it

Nice Screen, Easy to Use, Great Design

None

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: goingyard05 (shopping.com)

great picture

 

i love watching baseball, football and hockey on my new PHILLIPS LCD. I have had this TV for about 8 months now and it is excellent. great picture, bright colors and great contrast. I got this to replace my VIZIO 42", glad I did.

Nice Screen, Easy to Use, Simple Setup

None

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: copydown (shopping.com)

Philips 47" lcd ... Much to my Liking

 

Although the picture is great it could have a deeper contrast when it comes to blacks. Picture quality is Good as is marked by Phillips, Very satisfied with the Tv. With a surround it is truly amazing.. Overall, the best tv I ever had much better than...

Great Design, Nice Screen, Easy to Use

None submitted

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: jaywill29 (shopping.com)

great HDTV the best iv seen

 

i bought this HDDT for the living room and i love it looks great energy star and great quality and many ports to hook up your electronics with no problem

Easy to Use, Great Design, Nice Screen

nothing

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: yguelce (shopping.com)

No sounds, New to Refurbished TV

 

Although the price was reasonable, this is an awful LCD TV and Phillips approved Technician confirmed and stated that themselves. Upon arrival, the sounds didn't work properly. When you power on the unit, you get no sounds until you raised the level to...

None

No sounds

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: A. jagodynski (target.com)

killer tv

 

i shopped around and wanted to spend 1000 bucks . i almost gave up . on the way home made one last stop at target and seen the phillips 47 inch and it was exactly what we were looking for try watching cast away on blu ray the water looks realer than...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: LEO "LEO" (target.com)

GREAT LCD HD TV

 

HI I'M FROM NEW YORK UPTOWN AND I OWN THIS TV FOR 6 MOUTHS ITS OFF THE HOOK LOVE THE PICTURE AND WITH MY XBOX360 I DON'T LEAVE MY HOUSE I'M ON IT 24HOURS 7DAYS LIKE FOR REAL MAN MODERN WARFARE 2 GOT TO GET IT LOLL NA BUT I LOVE THIS TV AND FOR THE...

Dec, 2009
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Product Specifications

You can experience leading-edge style, performance and energy efficiency. Combining a Full HD 1080p display, Pixel Plus 3 HD engine and fantastic invisible sound, this eco-friendly TV delivers powerful performance while conserving the future.

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Speakers Included:4 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.3in/12.8in
Height:28.2in/30.9in/34.2in
Weight:54lbs/77.2lbs/95.9lbs
Width:41.3in/45.7in/51.2in

DVD

Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Country Kits:Canada / United States/United States
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:42PFL5704D/47PFL5704D/52PFL5704D
Product Line:Philips

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

120Hz: Yes
Brightness:500cd/m2
Diagonal Size:42in/47in/52in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm/119cm/132cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:29000:1/33000:1
Enhanced Refresh Rate:120 Hz
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:4
HDTV Ready: Yes
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:USB
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Series:FlatTV
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:170 degrees/178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

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