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Philips PF7520 Series LCD TV (32",42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 reviews of Philips PF7520 Series LCD TV (32",42"). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the price and sound. The usability and design also get good feedback, but the remote control and durability get mixed comments. There are some critical opinions about the energy efficiency and reliability.

image quality, design, usability, sound, price

color, reliability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF7520 Series LCD TV (32",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Philips PF7520 Series LCD TV (32",42") from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the usability, but many are critical about the color.



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This summary is based on the products: Philips 42PF7520D 42" Widescreen HD Ready Plasma TV with FREEVIEWPhilips 42PF7520D 42" Widescreen HD Ready Plasma TV with FREEVIEW

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : John Archer (

Philips 42PF7520D


There's cheap, and then there's Philips' 42PF7520D. In fact, by undercutting even the other eminently affordable screens we've included with here by a cool ?400, the 42PF7520D might just be the bargain of the year?

Aggressive price, nice looks, decent sonics

Picture very average, stingy socketry

Mar, 2006

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Philips 15PF4121: Philips 15"


I have a 15" widescreen LCD Philips TV, it was about £270 a couple of summers ago. I have had absolutely no problems with it. It has good picture quality, good sound and is rather stylish. he speakers are on each side of the screen and there are a...

Good picture quality

Bad connections

May, 2008

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Philips 14PV203: Cheap as chips


I purchased this television as I needed a new one for the bedroom, as the last one fell off the cabinet and never worked again. I purchased it brand new from a local tv dealership, who has been there for 15 years. I paid at the time £71.60 for it. I...

cheap, easy to use and install

sound not that good

Nov, 2007

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Philips 42PF7520D


Fantastic picture and sound however after 18 months use the picture dissapeared and 3 weeks later still not repaired. We've been told that if it is the projection bulb this is not covered under the very expensive 5 year extended warranty that we...

Brilliant Picture Quality - Brilliant T.V


Nov, 2007

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The Panasonic TH-42PA50 - For those who love some good viewi ...


This Plasma screen is the only one of its kind that i have ever had. However from seeing friends and families purchases on this matter, i thouroghly recommend this product. The picture quality is remarkably good and although the speakers are not very...

Excellent picture quality, stylish looks and great built in speakers

Replacements parts back-up not too strong

Jul, 2007

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Panasonic TH-42PX600E: A Great TV


I spent a lot of time researching HD TV's before making my purchase. I checked all of the major manufacturers including Sony, LG, Sharp, Samsung, Philips and a couple of others. The Panasonic TV is very similar to the quality of the Sony and those two...

Sound and Picture Quality

Can Blur with non - HD pictures at high speeds

Jan, 2007

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Philips 32PF7520D


Good Picture Quality

Sound drops When Using EXT's

Oct, 2006

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Philips 42PF7520D


Fantastic tv. Excellent colors, considering picture quality there is no competitor on the market yet. Pixel plus is amazing techlogy indeed. It really improves picture from any source. I have only one remark on Pixel Plus. It is very difficult to watch...

Brilliant Picture Quality - Brilliant T.V


Oct, 2006

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Philips 32PF7520D


design, picture quality,value for money.

only two scart sockets,large remote control

Sep, 2006

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Philips 32PF7520D


very satisfied with my purchace

price has fallen since my purchace but that is to be expected

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications


Audio system:Mono, Nicam Stereo, Virtual Dolby Surround
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:15

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes


Color of product:Black, Grey / Silver

Dimensions & Weight



3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):600:1
Display brightness:1200 / 500
Display Diagonal:32 / 42
Display Resolution:1024 x 1024 / 1366 x 768
HD type:HD / Not supported
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:18 / 3
Supported graphics resolutions:1360 x 768 (WXGA)
Supported video modes:720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 176
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 176


Type: None

Energy Management

Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):450


VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 100 / 800 x 400


Country Kits:China
Product Line:Philips

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
On/Off timer: No
Picture-in-Picture: No


Color:Gray / Silver frost


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

Other Features

Box depth:13
Box depth (imperial):13
Box height:37
Box height (imperial):37
Box width:52
Box width (imperial):52
Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB
Ext 2 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, S-video in
Power Requirements:100-250V, 50-60Hz
Power supply type:AC 90 - 240
Set width:48.7

Packaging Data

Package weight:99.2


Card reader integrated: No
Child lock: No
Game mode: No
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
Common interface (CI): No
DVI port: Yes
PC Audio in: No
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2


Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):450

Smart TV

Internet TV: No


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:Not certified
Display Format:1080i
HDMI Ports Qty:1
Image Contrast Ratio:3000:1
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1024 x 1024
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees

TV Tuner

Channels quantity:100
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-graphics (PIG) / Twin page text
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:40.1 / 86