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Philips PF9956 Series Plasma TV (23", 26", 32", 42", 50")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the remote control and tuner.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PF9956 Series Plasma TV (23", 26", 32", 42", 50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips PF9956 Series Plasma TV (23", 26", 32", 42", 50")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Philips PF9956 Series Plasma TV (23", 26", 32", 42", 50") from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com.

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0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips 50PF9956 50-Inch Widescreen HD-Ready Flat-Panel Plasma TV

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Amazing picture!!!!

 

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Picture is real life.

 

I bought this TV from Sam's club who had it on display for $1900 so it was working around the clock instore for 6 months, or that's what they told me, Still under warranty Philips had a rep take the plasma to inspect a do a complete cleaning free of...

Picture quality is life like. The case for the plasma TV is very attractive. HDTV is great recommend a signal conditioner.

Takes about 5 sec. to turn on? This maybe standard with all plasmas? Not sure. It is hard to dust under the stand. Need a long duster or to hang on wall.

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Amazing tv..HDtv never looked better! A++++++++++++++

 

I've had the Phillips 42pf99563 plasma HDTV for 2 weeks now and i could not be happier!! The picture is amazing.

1- Amazing HD picture- almost life-like! 2- SD programs look almost as good as they do on a regular tv. 3- DVD's look amazing when coupled with a progressive scan dvd player. 4- The sounds is crisp and clear. 5- The tv looks beautiful on the wall or on a

CONS: 1- No PIP( maybe falsely advertised). 2- Only 1 HDMI port. 3- Games don't look so good(that's ok. I don't want any burn-in anyway). 4- The volume control can't be seen on the tv. 5- For some reason i can't get 720p(Direct tv HD) to be seen on t

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Awesome TV

 

I was looking for a HDTV TV quite a long time. Read numerous reviews about variety technologies and their corresponding pros and cons. Then purchased a Sony 55 inch Grand Wega LCD projection TV from Best Buy. In store it looked awesome in full HD ...

Incredible pictureSuperb black levelEasy PC hookupFree stand wall mount HDMI cable

Little ExpensiveUser menuAnalog TV tuner Makes noise

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Awesome TV

 

Incredible pictureSuperb black levelEasy PC hookupFree stand wall mount HDMI cable

Little ExpensiveUser menuAnalog TV tuner Makes noise

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Philips 42PF9956/37 42" Plasma TV

 

FALSE ADVERTISING!!!!!!!!!!!!

STAND AND WALL MOUNT INCLUDED

FALSE ADVERTISING THERE IS NO PICTURE IN PICTURE REMOTE DOESNT WORK WITH PHILIPS 5 DVD PLAYER

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Review: Philips 42PF9956/37 42" Plasma TV

 

Product Specifications

The ultimate Flat TV that offers Digital Natural Motion picture quality with latest Plasma technology, packed into a stunning design that enhances your interior. This Flat TV is the ideal centerpiece for any home entertainment set up.

Audio System

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.9in
Height:30.6in/34.7in
Weight:125.2lbs/95.7lbs
Width:43.3in/50.2in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Country Kits:Canada / United States
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:42PF9956/50PF9956
Product Line:Philips

Television

Brightness:1000cd/m2/1100cd/m2
Diagonal Size:42in/50in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm/127cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i/720p
HDMI Ports Qty:1
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Contrast Ratio:1000:1/3000:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1024 x 1024/1366 x 768
Series:HD
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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