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Philips PFL7422D Series TV (42",47",52")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 242 reviews of Philips PFL7422D Series TV (42",47",52"). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound and design. The usability and price also get good views. Opinions are divided on the reliability. There are some critical reviews about the glare and remote control.

image quality, price, usability, design, sound

remote control, glare

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFL7422D Series TV (42",47",52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips PFL7422D Series TV (42",47",52")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 user reviews of Philips PFL7422D Series TV (42",47",52") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and design. The usability and price also get good feedback. The remote control and glare get critical comments.

image quality, price, usability, design, sound

reliability, durability, glare, remote control

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 47PFL7422D/37 47-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVPhilips 52PFL7422D/37 52-Inch 1080p LCD HDTVPhilips 42PFL7422D 42" 1080p LCD HDTV

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: hdtvuniverse.com (hdtvuniverse.com)

Philips 47PFL7422D/37 Review – 47-inch LCD HDTV

 

If you are looking for a better HDTV with great picture display, fair audio at a reasonable cost, Philips 47PFL7422D/37 could be a good option for you. It is slick, future proof, low-cost and updatable via USB, so you can buy it even if you are on a...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Jonathan McLelland (associatedcontent.com)

Product Review: Philips 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV, Model: 42PFL7422D

 

The Philips 42-Inch 1080p LCD HDTV, Model: 42PFL7422D has some of the coolest features and best exterior design within this television class.

Jan, 2009
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Expert review by: Siddharth Bhatia (tech.firstpost.com)

PHILIPS 47PFL 7422 LCD TV

 

It's about time we reviewed a large screen high-end LCD TV, for two reasons: it's Diwali shopping season, and it's been a while since we saw some real 1080p action...

All said, this is a good TV, to say the least. It performs like a pro, and full HD is good thing (I can't wait for the formats to arrive here in a big way). This device can be considered if budget is not a problem, though it performs best only in its...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: XxMrSnifflesxX (newegg.com)

Philips TV

 

People complain about the speakers for this T.V. I don't know why because they're awesome. But I upgraded from a 26" tube T.V so anything was a drastic improvement. I bought this from a major retailer but thought I'd drop my 2 cents for anyone out...

First buy into the HDTV scene and I couldn't be happier! What a great price! The installation was super easy. The stand for the T.V is definitely no joke. My XBox looks AMAZING pumping though the HDMI! The menu screen is so friendly, video and audio...

I didn't get one earlier, lol

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

EXCELLENT LCD TV

 

Love it!

The Philips 42PFL7422D is my first venture into LCD televisions and I couldn't be more pleased. Setup is EXTREMLY easy as the set runs you through a series of screen shots and asks you to pick the one that looks best to you to fine tune the set on...

The remote looks a feels cheap, Philips could have done better. I recommend you look into a good universal such as a Logitech Harmony if you buy this set. Startup is somewhat slow, but not a show stopper. I estimate 5 to 10 seconds. I would have liked...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Dragon9 (newegg.com)

Great deal

 

Even with the ghosting issue this tv is still a great LCD and is worth the price , i do plan on calling Philips customer service to see what the deal with this 5ms and ghosting thing.

Bright , clear image with any of the inputs. Color and contrast is way better than most other LCD's at this price , and speaking of inputs it has every thing you need for most game consoles and other home theater devices. And i actually don't mind the...

Here's why it doesn't get 5 eggs , Ghosting! it something i thought I'd never see since the last 42" 1080p Westinghouse had a 8ms pixel refresh rate and had absolutely zero ghosting yet this Philips has a 5ms refresh rate and i see it on most of my...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Great value

 

I'd been dragging my feet for months about getting a true HD TV for a while, I settled on Philips because most of the home theater equipment I have is Philips and I've had great luck with it. This same set runs around $1300-$1500 locally, and I managed...

Great image quality, when I bought it there was a $100 MIR and instant $100 discount as well. All the connections you'd ever need except DVI/VGA. Very easy to use interface, the contrast/sharpness and perfect pixel HD functions are very good. You go...

I see a little bit of ghosting when playing games from my HTPC on it. For your average user, you won't notice a whole lot, but having been there and done that, I would've expected a little better, but it's not a dealbreaker by any means. Backlighting...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

1080p is great

 

My xbox 360 looks great in 1080p

It heats up my room, but it's nothing I can't live with

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: bchena1313 (dell.com)

Better than expected

 

I think that is it...good buy...hope it lasts

If you don't know a whole lot about HD and settings than this is the tv for you...it has this awesome feature called HD Pixeling...basically the tv is constantly adjusting your brightness, contrast, and everything else to give you the best picture for...

Three things...OPTIMAL OUTPUT...don't know why they didn't put one on here and they also should have put an DVI or VGA connection so that a computer can be hooked up, but no bother. Secondly, like a lot of people have said the sound is not good, but if...

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Nate (newegg.com)

Simply Amazing

 

This TV is utterly amazing. My first HDTV and I just couldn't hold out anymore. I was amazed at how clear the images and how vibrant the colors are. Very pleased with this purchase. The audio is average for a TV; I really can't complain. You expect big...

More inputs than you can use

audio but not bad

Mar, 2008

Product Specifications

Experience the superior picture quality of this excellent 1080p Full HD TV with the latest LCD technology and Pixel Plus HD. It's packed into a stunning design that will complement your interior.

Audio System

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.4in/11.3in/12.8in
Height:29.5in/31.5in/35.6in
Weight:108.2lbs/73.6lbs/76.1lbs
Width:41.3in/45.3in/50.8in

DVD

Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes

Header

Country Kits:China
Manufacturer:Philips
Model:47PFL7422/47PFL7422D/52PFL7422D
Product Line:Philips

Miscellaneous

Color:High-gloss black/High-gloss black / Silver

Television

Brightness:500cd/m2
Diagonal Size:42in/47in/52in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm/119cm/132cm
Digital Television Certification:HD ready/HDTV
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:10000:1/8000:1
HDMI Ports Qty:2/3
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:1100:1/2000:1/5000:1
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees/178 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-graphics (PIG)
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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