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Philips PFL7666 Series TV (37", 42", 47")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and build quality. The value for money and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the black level.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFL7666 Series TV (37", 42", 47") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 27 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips PFL7666 Series TV (37", 42", 47")

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Philips PFL7666 Series TV (37", 42", 47") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips 37PFL7666T - 37" 3D Full HD 1080p Smart LED TV with Freeview-HD and Ambilight Spectra

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Philips 42PFL7666 review

 

From 21:9 models to Ambilight illuminated widescreens, Philps has always strived to be different. Now with the Philips 42PFL7666, it throws Passive 3D tech into the mix

Ambilight Spectra 2 lighting ; Well-stocked IPTV portal ; Fine hi-def picture quality

Challenging image calibration ; Jaggy looking Passive 3D

Overall, Philips 7000 series can be considered good value. Build quality and design are a cut above the norm, and its networking abilities are solid. HD picture quality is very good, and Easy 3D is fun too, provided you watch square on to avoid crosstalk.

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Philips 42PFL7666 review

 

Active shutter or passive 3D? Expensive glasses and awesome detail, or cheap glasses and a slightly softer image? Can't make up your mind? Don't worry, neither can Philips, which is why its forever delayed 2011 crop of 3D TVs are divided between the...

Built-in speakers, 2D Blu-ray, comfortable 3D, design, build, remote, photo streaming from a smartphone

Less detail on 3D, middling contrast, basic GUI, Net TV needs more apps

A good HD TV for a reasonable price. 3D isn't perfect, but it's simple and pain-free. Overall, this is a nice little TV.

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Philips 42PFL7666H review

 

Edge LED TV with Wi-Fi makes the case for Passive 3D

Full HD detail ; Ambilight ; Bushed metallic design & build quality ; Powerful audio ; MyRemote app's photo streaming

Passive 3D lacks detail ; Visible pixel grid during 3D ; Lacks must-have apps ; Contrast

Ideal for a living room after both something a little bit special and the low maintenance passive 3D system, this sculpted aluminium effort is as good value as it is good looking.

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Philips 42PFL7666 review

 

When Philips offloaded its TV division to Chinese manufacturer TPV a year ago, it seemed like it was game over for the idiosyncratic Dutch brand. Battered by declining global demand and hampered by a year without Freeview HD, some thought it had...

Superior build quality; convenient Passive 3D tech; worthwhile selection of streaming

Complicated picture calibration; low-resolution 3D; some HDMI handshaking issues

Recommended!

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Philips 42PFL7666

 

The Philips 42PFL7666 delivers arguably the most compelling argument yet for passive 3D – and it's not bad at other stuff either!

Very good 3D performance ; Mostly good 2D performance ; Above average audio

Black level response could be better ; Online service still a little off the pace ; Care must be taken with setup

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Philips 42PFL7666 review

 

3D Smart TV with apps, smartphone control & networking. All hail the smart TV. Loaded with online video,...

BBC iPlayer; brushed metallic design; MKV support from USB; onscreen slideshow from smartphone

No MKV support over network; slow web browser; choice of online video apps; Freeview EPG

Philips’ attempt at a highly polished, zeitgeisty TV ends-up being mostly about excellent picture quality, with heavy focus on the networking and online features. Its online video service isn’t engaging, enough save for BBC iPlayer. The other...

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store:No / Yes
Application Store (IPTV):No / Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD)
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV:No / Yes
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD):No / Yes
Web Browser:No / Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200 / VESA 400 x 400

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A / A+

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Polarised Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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