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Philips PFL8605 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 40", 46", 52")

Philips PFL8605 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 40", 46", 52")
alaScore 90

522 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 522 reviews of Philips PFL8605 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 40", 46", 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. Views about the sound and price are overall positive. The usability and design also get good feedback, but views are divided on the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFL8605 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 40", 46", 52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Philips PFL8605 Series LCD TV (32", 37", 40", 46", 52") from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Opinions about the sound and price are generally positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the durability, while views about the reliability and size are mixed.

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

This summary is based on the products: Philips 52PFL8605H/12 52-inch Widescreen 3D Ready Full HD Internet LED TVPhilips 40PFL8605H/12 40-inch Widescreen 3D Ready Full HD Internet LED TVPhilips 32PFL8605H/12 32-inch Widescreen Full HD Internet LED TV

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: John Archer (

Philips 40PFL8605H review


Philips' first 3D TV arrives on our test bench, but can it impress in all three dimensions?

Excellent 2D picture quality ; Elegant design ; Lots of connections and features ; Superb remote control ; Good sound

Crosstalk issues ruin 3D ; It's expensive ; The reflective screen is prone to double imaging when viewed off-axis

It's been months now since Panasonic, LG and Samsung first launched TVs compatible with the new full HD 3D format.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Philips 40PFL8605H


This 40in edge LED-lit LCD TV marks Philips' debut into the world of 3D.

Very slim, Exceptional 2D pictures, Simple remote control

Reflective screen, 3D crosstalk, Screen input lag

May, 2011

EISA Award - Best Product

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Philips 42PFL8605

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: Rasmus Larsen (

Philips 8605H


Philips 8605H is one of Philips' high-end 2010 models with Perfect Pixel HD Engine, Ambilight, LED and NET TV that also features a internet browser. Philips 8605H is also Philips first 3DTV.

Response time; Black reproduction; HD picture; No clouding; Inputs pointing down or to the side; 3D picture quality

Standard settings; Shadow details; Color accuracy; Reflections from glass front

Philips 8605H has some interesting functionality. The internet services are still limited and not very useful at the moment. I was very interested in trying the internet browser but unfortunately it let me down. There’s neither flash support nor video...

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD) / No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video / No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access:No / Yes


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface:No / Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio/Video / No
S-Video:No / Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 300


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100 / 200
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A / B
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D:3D READY / No
3D Ready:3D READY / No
3D Technology:Not Applicable / Shutter Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD