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Philips 42PFL5704D

Philips 42PFL5704D
alaScore 82

86 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Philips 42PFL5704D. 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. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The usability and price are also appreciated, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

image quality, price, usability, 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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alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Philips 42PFL5704D from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on People really like the design and usability. The sound and price are also appreciated. There are some less positive views about the reliability.

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76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Sep, 2016

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Consumer review by: Jodiath (

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

Consumer review by: bcp6651 (

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


Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: mzahner63645 (

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


Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: goingyard05 (

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


Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: copydown (

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

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Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: jaywill29 (

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


Feb, 2010

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



HD type:Full HD


Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:Canada / United States/United States
Product Line:Philips

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


120Hz: Yes
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
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:170 degrees/178 degrees

TV Tuner

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