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Philips PF5520 Series LCD TV (26",32",37",42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 171 reviews of Philips PF5520 Series LCD TV (26",32",37",42"). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the size and price are generally positive. The design and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the energy efficiency and color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF5520 Series LCD TV (26",32",37",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Philips PF5520 Series LCD TV (26",32",37",42") from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Opinions about the sound and design are generally positive. The usability and price also get good views. Many are critical about the size and reliability.

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96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 26PF5520D 26" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV with FreeviewPhilips 26PF5520D 26" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV with Freeview

Jun, 2018

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Philips 32PF5520D 32in LCD TV


This TV may have been around a while, but the recent price drop could make it worth a look.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Randolph Ramsay (

Philips 32PF5520D/79 32-inch LCD television


Philips 32PF5520D is a decent performer with some notable pluses (such as its built-in digital tuner), but for a mid-range offering its price of AU$3699 puts it perilously close to the high-end models of players like LG and Sony.

Built in digital tuner ; HDMI input ; Simple, stylish design ; Visibly sharp picture

Only one component input ; Black levels a tad underwhelming ; Colours can appear oversaturated

The 32-inch space is a hotly contested one in LCD televisions at the moment, with plenty of offerings from all of the major manufacturers. Philips 32PF5520D is a decent performer with some notable pluses (such as its built-in digital tuner), but for a...

Oct, 2005

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"Great picture, but I would like more sound volume."


Bought the set for its PIP, to mix analogue/digital, only to find it can't be done (correct me if I'm wrong). I plan to use a HD box later; meantime very happy with integrated sd unit.

Mar, 2006

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"Great picture good looks ace as a pc monitor"

Dec, 2005

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"Greatest TV I have ever Owned"


Its perfect in every way.

Nov, 2005

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Philips 37PF5520D: Good telly, crazy name.


Phillips 37PF5520D/10. Catchy title for a telly or what? Why do these guys do that? There must be a reason. It's probably got something to do with mass production. One brand, so many variations - can't name them all. I now have 3 children but if,...

Good pic and sound. Looks good

Not great connectivity if you're a gamer

Mar, 2008

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Philips 42PF5520D


got excatly what i wanted at the price i wanted to pay

cant think of any

Sep, 2006

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Philips 42PF5520D


great picture, easy installation, and phillips customer service very quick to respond.

only what i can describe as a screen `backlight' flashing on every 4 seconds when in standby. then after 10 minutes, the tv switches off. only seen when dark, but really annoying!

Sep, 2006

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Philips 32PF5520D


When you get a strong digital signal the picture cannot be bettered. I also like the fact that you get a 'true' 16:9 ratio.

The sound could be more 'punchy' - there's very little bass. Maybe a better set of speakers? Be worth the obvious extra outlay for the customer..

Aug, 2006

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Philips 32PF5520D


nice clean lines, easy to move

nothing ..yet

Aug, 2006

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio system:Mono, Nicam Stereo, Virtual Dolby Surround / Virtual Dolby Surround, Stereo
Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
FM radio: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 2 / 30
Sound enhancement technology:Dynamic Bass Enhancement


Energy Star certified: No
Plug and Play:No / Yes


Color of product:Silver
Desktop stand: Yes
On/Off switch: Yes


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Display brightness:450 / 500
Display Diagonal:26 / 32 / 37
Display Diagonal (metric):26 / 31.5 / 37
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:16 / 18
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9 / 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA)
Supported video modes:480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i
Viewing angle, horizontal:176 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:176 / 178

Energy Management

AC input voltage:90 - 240
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):110


VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100 / 200 x 100

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Remote Control Type:RCFE05SLS05
Sleep Timer: Yes


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

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 45
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 45
Storage temperature (T-T):5 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):5 - 45

Other Features

Aerial input:IEC75
AV 3:Audio-in, DVI-I w/HDCP
Display resolution (numeric):1366
Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB
Ext 2 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, S video in / Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, S-video in
Front / Side connections:Audio in, CVBS in, Headphone out, S-video in
Power Requirements:AC 90-240
Set width:43.3
Tuner display:PLL
Width (with base):36.4 / 38

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Desktop stand:Y
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Cables included:AC, DVI
Manual: Yes
Package depth:11.4 / 23.7 / 9.45
Package height:27.2 / 32 / 8.23
Package weight:22.7 / 41.4 / 68.8
Package width:34.5 / 39.4 / 45.7


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 (L,R) out:1 / 2
Audio input for DVI: Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: Yes
DVI-I ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in:No / Yes
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:1
RGB ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
Subwoofer out: No


AC input voltage:90 - 240
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):110

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM / PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, NTSC, PAL
Auto channel search: Yes
Channels quantity:100
Digital signal format system:DVB-T
Supported TV bands:Hyperband, UHF / S Band, UHF, VHF / UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.49 / 4.65 / 4.76
Depth (with stand):3.5 / 8.74
Depth (without stand):4.65
Height:17.2 / 20.1 / 24
Height (with stand):18.8 / 20.2 / 21.7
Weight:0.642 / 0.818 / 35.3 / 51.1
Width:31.7 / 36.4 / 43.3
Width (with stand):31.7 / 36.4 / 38
Width (without stand):36.4