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Philips PF5121 Series LCD TV (15",20")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Philips PF5121 Series LCD TV (15",20"). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the usability and color. The remote control and design also get good comments, but views about the sound and price are mixed.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF5121 Series LCD TV (15",20") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Philips PF5121 Series LCD TV (15",20") from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the sound. The image quality also gets good feedback, but many are negative about the design.

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This summary is based on the products: Philips 20PF5121/01 20" LCD TVPhilips 20PF5121/01 20" LCD TV

May, 2018

Expert review by : staff (

Philips 15PF5121 review


A positive performance from Philips

Not many onscreen features

Vibrant images ; Good sound

Comfortably justifies its price with both its feature count and its performance

Feb, 2007

Expert review by (

Philips 15PF5121 review


The 15in TV market is mostly dominated by cheap and cheerful supermarket sets – but this Philips brings a touch of class to the small screen

Expensive for its size, but one of the finest bedroom and kitchen sets we’ve seen. Spend a few hours with it, and you’ll soon forget the missing screen estate

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Duncan Madden (

Philips 15PF5121


While a television in the sitting room has been a necessity for years, a second set for the kitchen, bedroom or study is becoming equally essential for many of us. This Philips LCD 15-incher combines slick looks and classy performance in an unobtrusive...

When buying a 'main room' television, there are certain prerequisites the modern gadget-obsessed buyer will likely insist upon. Namely, it has to be HD Ready, sport a 16:9 (widescreen) aspect ratio and feature all the connectivity you need to hook up...

Product Specifications

Whether in homes, factories, offices, airports, or on the street, it's hard to imagine a place where Philips is absent. What Philips wants is to make your life and work easier - and more fun! And Philips continuously explores new ways to improve products and to offer innovative products to its consumers. Philips. "Let's Make Things Better".


Audio system:Mono, Nicam Stereo, Virtual Dolby Surround / Mono\nNicam Stereo\nVirtual Dolby Surround
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
FM radio: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 2
Sound enhancement:Dynamic Bass Enhancement
Sound enhancement technology:Dynamic Bass Enhancement


Energy Star certified: No
Plug and Play: Yes


Color of product:Black / Silver


Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 4:3
Comb Filter:2D
Contrast ratio (typical):350:1 / 500:1
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:15 / 20
Display Diagonal (metric):15 / 20.1
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 640 x 480
Display resolution at frequency:640 x 480 @ 60, 67, 72, 75Hz; 800 x 600 @ 56, 60, 72, 75Hz; 720 x 400 @ 70Hz
HD type:Not supported
Noise reduction: Yes
Picture enhancement:2D Combfilter\nActive Control\nColor Temperature Adjustment\nContrast Plus\nCrystal Clear III\nProgressive Scan\nSharpness Adjustment / Crystal Clear III\nProgressive Scan\n2D Combfilter\nActive Control\nSharpness Adjustment\nColor Temperature Adjustment\nContrast Plus
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:16 / 25
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9
Supported graphics resolutions:720 x 400
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewable size diagonal:15 / 20.1
Viewing angle, horizontal:140 / 160 / 176
Viewing angle, vertical:120 / 125 / 176

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1 / 1.5
Power consumption (typical):42 / 55


VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Programmable timers:Sleep
Remote Control Type:RCFE05SMU00\nTV / TV RCFE05SMU00 / TV\nRCFE05SMU00
Sleep Timer: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40 / 5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40 / 5 - 45

Other Features

Additional accessories:Power cord\nQuick start guide\nRegistration card\nRemote Control\nTable top stand\nUser Manual / Quick start guide\nRegistration card\nRemote Control\nTable top stand\nUser Manual\nPower cord
Aerial input:75 ohm coaxial (IEC75) / IEC75
Display:LCD TFT / LCD VGA Active Matrix TFT / LCD VGA TFT / LCD XGA Active Matrix TFT
Display resolution (numeric):1024 / 640
Display treatment:Anti-Reflection coated screen
Ease of use:Auto Volume Leveller (AVL)\nFM Radio\nMenu Control\nOn Screen Display\nProgram List\nSmart Picture Control\nSmart Sound Control
Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB / Audio L/R\nCVBS in/out\nRGB
Front / Side connections:Audio in\nCVBS in\nHeadphone out\nS-video in / Audio L/R, CVBS in, headphone out, S-Video in
Package dimensions (WxDxH):17.9 x 8.46 x 15.4 / 25.9 x 8.31 x 22.2 / 26.9 x 8.39 x 19.7
Power:42 / 55
Power Requirements:90 - 240V / AC 90-240
Set width:14.8 / 19.9
Tuner display:PLL
Width (with base):14.8

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package depth:19.7 / 8.39 / 8.46
Package height:15.4 / 19.7 / 8.39
Package weight:0.205 / 0.363 / 204.6 / 22.7 / 25.4
Package width:17.9 / 26.9


Card reader integrated: No
Favorite pages quantity:4
Favourite pages quantity:4
Optical disc player:N
Optical disc player type:Not included
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface (CI): No
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
DVI port: Yes
DVI-I ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Antenna IEC75\nDVI-I\nFM Antenna\nPC Audio in / Ext 1 Scart: Audio L/R, CVBS in / out, RGB; \nAntenna IEC75, DVI-I, FM antenna, PC audio in\nFront: Audio in, CVBS in, Headphone out, S video in
Number of AV connections:3
PC Audio in: Yes
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):1 / 1.5
Power consumption (typical):42 / 55

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM / PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K
Auto channel search: Yes
Channels quantity:100 / 125
Supported TV bands:Hyperband, UHF, VHF / UHF, VHF

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.44 / 3.03 / 3.43
Depth (with stand):6.65 / 9.69
Height:13.3 / 15.2 / 17.6
Height (with stand):14.8 / 19.3
Weight:0.286 / 141.1 / 17.9 / 18.7 / 8.82
Weight with stand:141.1 / 17.9 / 8.82
Width:14.8 / 19.9 / 23
Width (with stand):14.8 / 19.9