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Philips Aurea PFL9903 Series LCD HDTV (32", 37", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the design and connectivity are on the whole positive. The color and sound also get good views. Some have doubts about the remote control and value for money.

image quality, sound, color, connectivity, design

value for money, remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips Aurea PFL9903 Series LCD HDTV (32", 37", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 32 reviews)

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Philips Aurea 42PFL9903

 

A premium performer with a price to match

A pricey 42-inch LCD TV but one that also feels its asking price in terms of features and performance

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Stuff magazine

 

The second-gen Aurea is the flagship set in Philips' Ambilight range. But is it worth the hefty price tag?

Deeply impressive in so many ways, but too expensive to get full marks

Recommended!

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Philips Aurea 42PFL9903H 42in LCD TV

 

Glowing products tend not to get glowing reviews, but Philips' Aurea 42PFL9903H is an exception.

I'm quite sure there will still be those among you who shudder in horror at the whole Aurea concept, even in the much-improved form on show here. And there will be far more of you entirely unwilling to consider coughing up £2,500 for a 42in TV in the...

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Philips Aurea 42PFL9903H HD LCD TV Review.

 

Philips Ambilight II LCD TV, the Aurea 42PFL9903H ramps up both the amazing Ambilight effect and the picture quality; here's how it performs on the first www.Best4Reviews.com HD TV review for 2009.

Excellent HD picture quality, Good connectivity, Excellent built-in sound with rich base; good volume without distortion, Design, Ambilight Spectra II very effective

Overly sensitive rotating dial on remote control, Sound intermittently drops out of sync with picture (using a 5.1 surround sound system), Does not (always) switch between inputs automatically, Not as impressive on standard definition sources, Needs...

It’s a shame I had to turn off many of those picture-improving technologies in order to get the sound to syncronise properly with the picture when using an external 5.1 surround sound system. But to be clear, I’ve not had such sound synch issues with...

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Philips Aurea 42PFL9903H

 

The next generation of the Ambilight backlighting is upon us. Will it light up our lives?

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Amazon review summary for Philips Aurea PFL9903 Series LCD HDTV (32", 37", 42")

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Philips Aurea PFL9903 Series LCD HDTV (32", 37", 42") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: 42" White LCD Television with Intergrated Freeview

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 300 x 300

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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