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Philips 42PFL6008

Philips 42PFL6008
alaScore 90

129 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews of Philips 42PFL6008. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the size and sound are generally positive. The design and image quality also get good views.

usability, image quality, design, sound, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips 42PFL6008 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Philips 42PFL6008 review


Floating LED TV puts detailed images ahead of smart stuff

Ambilight ; Powerful audio ; Double-sided remote ; Sharp 2D and SD ; Smooth 3D

Cable, but no Freesat ; Limited smart TV ; Sluggish GUI ; Media playback confuses ; Wi-Fi Smart Screen stutters

Although the big brands like to talk about their latest flagship TVs, fancy voice control and, increasingly, Ultra HD, not many of us are looking at buying a TV costing north of £600 (around AU$904/US$929). Which makes the 42-inch Philips 42PFL6008, an...

Apr, 2013

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Philips 42PFL6008


Stylish TV with impressive picture and comfortable 3D – this one's a strong contender

Crisp, clean picture ; Comfortable passive 3D ; Above-average sound ; QWERTY remote control

Blacks could be darker ; Slightly sluggish reaction times ; Limited smart features ; Awkward interface

The Philips 42PFL6008 certainly holds its own against its pricier rivals. It’s a very good performer in a lot of areas, and it has some really nice features.

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Processor Cores:Dual-core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 400 x 400


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:500
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A+ / A++


VESA mounting: Yes

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Polarised Glasses
Curved Design: No
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9

Smart TV

Lifestyle apps:Facebook, Skype, Twitter / skype
Video apps:NetFlix, YouTube