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Philips PF9730 Series LCD TV (32",37",42")

Philips PF9730 Series LCD TV (32",37",42")
alaScore 75

13 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Philips PF9730 Series LCD TV (32",37",42"). The average rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality, whereas many are critical about the sound and energy efficiency.

image quality

energy, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF9730 Series LCD TV (32",37",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Philips PF9730 Series LCD TV (32",37",42") from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Many are less positive about the energy efficiency.


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This summary is based on the products: Philips 42PF9730A 42-Inch Ambilight Widescreen LCD HDTVPhilips 42PF9730A 42-Inch Ambilight Widescreen LCD HDTV

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: isnomad (

Philips 42PF9730A 42 in. LCD TV


Ambilight looks cool on the wall

customer relations is worthless, customer support appalling

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: jdpga (

Jury still out


Nice picture and ambilight

Sound doesn't work ; new tv on its way

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with this Philips integrated HDTV with Pixel Plus 2 HD, Ambilight. Share music and photos via the built-in USB and memory-card reader.

Audio System

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


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: No
Memory Stick: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
Secure Digital Card: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Dimensions & Weight



4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No


Type: None

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

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


Country Kits:United States
Product Line:Philips


Color:Pearl white silver


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:Not certified
Display Format:720p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:3500:1
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes