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Philips PF9641 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42", 55")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 141 reviews of Philips PF9641 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42", 55"). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the price and design are on the whole positive. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the tuner and remote control.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF9641 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42", 55") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips PF9641 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42", 55")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Philips PF9641 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42", 55") from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the color and reliability. The sound and price are also appreciated.

image quality, price, sound, reliability, color

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

This summary is based on the products: Philips 32 PF 9641 D Black Projection TelevisionPhilips 32 PF 9641 D Black Projection Television

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Televisions.com (televisions.com)

Philips 37 PF 9641 D/10

 

Great full black - something few LCDs can manage., A good factory setup always helps - the Philips 37 PF 9641 D/10's picture is well balanced., Rich feature-set, including integrated wall lighting

Absurd - the sharpness enhancement actually reduces picture detail., There is no picture format button on the remote., The colors could be more neutral

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Jonathan McLelland (associatedcontent.com)

Philips 32" Digital Widescreen Flat TV Review

 

If you're looking for a great new TV, than you should read this review on the Philips 32" Digital Flat-Screen TV.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Philips 32PF9641D review

 

Price, function and performance in perfect balance

Impressive pictures ; Features galore

SD sources can look slightly grainy

Next to most other TVs in its price bracket the 32PF9641D is an outstanding effort

Jun, 2007

Recommended!

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Philips 32PF9641D 32in LCD TV

 

Philips doesn't only produce great high-end TVs, its mid-range models are also worth shouting about.

Whatever philosophical doubts we may have about Philips’ current TV policy from a branding point of view, if it keeps resulting in TVs as good for their money as the 32PF9641D, from a punter’s perspective we'll have no problems with it whatsoever!

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Which? (which.co.uk)

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Sep, 2007

Expert review by: (whathomecinemamag.com)

Philips 32PF9641D

 

This model lacks the ClearLCD technology used on current high-end Philips models for improving motion and black level handling, and it uses last year's Pixel Plus 2 HD image processing

Good to look at

No dedicated D-Sub PC input

Philips' latest LCD range has proved a touch hit and miss, but this one definitely belongs in the hit department

Feb, 2007

Good Housekeeping - TOP SCORER!

Expert review by: (allaboutyou.com)

Review of Philips 32PF9641D flat screen TV

 

Speakers tucked below the screen make for a compact, but sombre looking television. With high-definition footage this television is the best here - especially with Amblight activated. DVD is also impressive, but Freeview is less good. The sound has lots

Consumer review by: nickwock (dooyoo.co.uk)

Philips 32PF9641D: Widescreen dream

 

I'm afraid to say that we love T.V in our house and it is usually turned on as soon as we get home from work and not turned off again until bedtime. (I know, I know, it's BAD for you!) So when our trusty Toshiba brokedown we were in a hurry to replace...

Lovely picture, ambilight feature, looks good

Price

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Randeep (reevoo.com)

Philips 32PF9641D

 

fantastic picture quality and great design. Philips is a magnificant brand!

none

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips 32PF9641D

 

the ambilight is a very nice extra and it puts out reasonable sound for its size

typical lcd image problems with fast moving images and a stupidly located socket on the telly to connect the power to.

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Enjoy the ultimate viewing experience of this Philips Cineos Flat TV with Pixel Plus 2 HD, Ambilight 2 Channel and the latest LCD technology. The USB Digital Media Reader gives you full access to multimedia content. PRODUCT FEATURES: High-definition LCD WXGA display, 1366 x 768p; Integrated Digital Tuner for DVB-T reception; HD ready for the highest quality display of HDTV signals; Pixel Plus 2 HD improves details in standard TV and HDTV; Dynamic contrast enhancer delivering rich black details; 2-channel active Ambilight enhances the viewing experience; Virtual Dolby Digital for a true-life audio experience; USB Connector for easy, instant multimedia playing; HDMI for full digital High Definition connection.

Audio

Audio system:Virtual Dolby Digital
Built-in speakers:
Sound enhancement:Digital Signal Processing\nDynamic Bass Enhancement\nGraphic Equaliser
Sound enhancement technology:Digital Signal Processing\nDynamic Bass Enhancement\nGraphic Equaliser

Certificates

Plug and Play: / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / White

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):4000:1 / 6000:1 / 7500:1
Contrast ratio (typical):4000:1
Display brightness:500 / 550
Display Diagonal:32 / 37 / 42
Display Diagonal (metric):31.5 / 42.1
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
Noise reduction: Yes
Picture enhancement:Pixel Plus 2 HD\n3/2 - 2/2 motion pull down\n3D Combfilter\nActive Control + Light sensor\nDigital Natural Motion\nDynamic contrast enhancement\nJagged Line Suppression\nProgressive Scan\nPulse Killer Chip\nWidescreen Plus / Pixel Plus 2 HD\n3/2 - 2/2 motion pull down\n3D Combfilter\nActive Control\nActive Control + Light sensor\nDigital Natural Motion\nDynamic contrast enhancement\nJagged Line Suppression\nProgressive Scan\nPulse Killer Chip\nWidescreen Plus
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:6 / 8
Screen format adjustments:
Supported graphics resolutions:
Supported video modes:
Viewable size diagonal:4.21
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.8 / 1 / 1.4
Power consumption (typical):128 / 163 / 248

Ergonomics

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

Management Features

Digital content management:Digital Media Reader
Ease of installation:Auto Programme Naming\nAutomatic Channel Install(ACI)\nAutomatic Tuning System (ATS)\nAutostore\nPLL Digital Tuning\nPlug & Play
Easy to install:Auto Programme Naming\nAutomatic Channel Install(ACI)\nAutomatic Tuning System (ATS)\nAutostore\nPLL Digital Tuning\nPlug & Play
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): No
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock:
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Picture-in-Picture:
Remote Control Type:RC4401\nAmp\nAux\nDVD\nSat\nSTB\nVCR\nMulti-functional / RC4401\nAmp\nDVD\nSat\nSTB\nVCR\nMulti-functional

Operational Conditions

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

Other Features

Additional accessories:Table top stand\nRF cable
Aerial input:75 ohm coaxial (IEC75)
Ambilight color settings:Full Multi Color
Ambilight dimming function:Manual and via Light Sensor
Ambilight features:Ambilight 2 Channel\nAuto adaptive to video content\nEfficient low energy lamp
Display:LCD Full HD W-UXGA / LCD Full HD W-UXGA Act. matrix / LCD WUXGA / LCD WXGA Active Matrix TFT / LCD WXGA TFT
Display treatment:Anti-Reflection coated screen
DVB:DVB Terrestrial *
Ease of use:4 favorite lists\nAuto Volume Leveller (AVL)\nDelta Volume per preset\nGraphical User Interface\nOn Screen Display\nProgram List\nSide Control
Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R\nCVBS in/out\nRGB
Ext 2 Scart:Audio L/R\nCVBS in/out\nRGB\nS-video in\nS-video out / Audio L/R\nCVBS in/out\nS-video in\nRGB
Ext 3:YPbPr / YPbPr\nAudio L/R in
Ext 4:HDMI
Ext 5:HDMI
Ext 6:VGA PC-in\nAudio L/R in
Front / Side connections:Audio L/R in\nCVBS in\nHeadphone out\nS-video in\nUSB
Multimedia connections:USB (streaming video capable)
Optional accessories:Floor stand
Package dimensions (WxDxH):50.9 x 12.7 x 41.9
Playback formats:MP3\nSlideshow files (.alb)\nJPEG Still pictures\nMPEG1\nMPEG2 / MP3\nSlideshow files (.alb)\nJPEG Still pictures\nMPEG2
Power Requirements:AC 100 - 240V, 50/60Hz / AC 220 - 240 V / AC 220 - 240 V +/- 10% / AC 220 -240 V +/-10%
Set width:31.7 / 34.4 / 39 / 43.1
Speakers:4 / Integrated woofers with wOOx\nDome tweeter

Packaging Data

Package depth:10.5 / 11.4 / 12.7 / 9.84
Package height:25.2 / 36.3 / 41.4 / 41.9
Package weight:130.1 / 49.8 / 77.2 / 86
Package width:34.5 / 39.4 / 45.7 / 50.9

Performance

Child lock:
Teletext:1200
Teletext function:

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:1 / 2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:-Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R,CVBS in/out,RGB;\n-Ext 2 Scart:Audio L/R,CVBS in/out,RGB,S;\n-Ext 3:YPbPr;\n-Ext 6:VGA PC-in,Audio L/R in;\n-Audio L/R in,CVBS in, Headphone out,S video in,USB;\n-Analogue audio left /right out,S/PDIF in (coaxial),S/PDIF out (coaxial); / Analog audio Left/Right out\nPC-In VGA\nS/PDIF in (coaxial)\nS/PDIF out (coaxial)\nCommon Interface / Analog audio Left/Right out\nS/PDIF in (coaxial)\nS/PDIF out (coaxial) / Analog audio Left/Right out\nS/PDIF in (coaxial)\nS/PDIF out (coaxial)\nCommon Interface
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RGB ports quantity:2
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.8 / 1 / 1.4
Power consumption (typical):128 / 163 / 248

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system: / NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Supported TV bands: / Hyperband, UHF
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.21 / 4.49 / 4.65
Depth (with stand):10 / 11.4 / 8.27 / 9.06
Height:21.5 / 24 / 27.8 / 30.1
Height (with stand):24 / 30.2 / 30.4 / 32.4
Weight:31.7 / 48.5 / 57.3 / 77.2
Weight with stand:49.8
Width:31.7 / 34.4 / 39 / 43.1
Width (with stand):31.7 / 34.4 / 39 / 43.1