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Philips PFP5532 Series Plasma TV (42",50")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 reviews of Philips PFP5532 Series Plasma TV (42",50"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the glare and design are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the durability, and some have doubts about the energy efficiency and reliability.

image quality, price, usability, design, glare

sound, remote control, reliability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Philips PFP5532 Series Plasma TV (42",50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips PFP5532 Series Plasma TV (42",50")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Philips PFP5532 Series Plasma TV (42",50") from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the design and glare are overall positive. The usability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability and durability, while there are some mixed reviews about the sound.

image quality, price, usability, glare, design

durability, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Philips 42PFP5532D - 42" Widescreen HD Ready Plasma TV - With FreeviewPhilips 42PFP5532D - 42" Widescreen HD Ready Plasma TV - With Freeview

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: HDTVorg.co.uk (hdtvorg.co.uk)

Philips 42PFP5532D

 

Surprisingly good all round plasma for a knock down price ..

An all too often overlooked choice, the Philips 42PFP5532D offers a compelling price/performance combination.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: clarkey7310 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Philips 42PFP5532D

 

I bought this tv from currys last summer and have been more than pleased with it since. I didnt actually go out looking for a tv but saw it and had to have it, especially when I saw that they were only asking £499 for it,....for the size, picture...

gret picture, sound and looks

digital tv guide is quite hard to use

May, 2009

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

Acoustic Solutions 32" HD Ready LCD: !!!!!!!!!!!£250!!!!!!

 

I was looking into purchasing a TV for when I moved house. I had a look around Bennett and Comet etc and was looking at the quality of the TV was poor for the amount of money they were charging. I found to get a decent TV set you would have to pay...

Its brilliant

Slow to change channel

May, 2009

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

Very good television, especially for the price

 

When our old CRT television finally gave up after 5 years of good service we decided to replace it with an LCD. Having decided on the size of 32 inches I spent some time checking various websites and in the end the Acoustic Solutions one from Argos...

Great picture and sound, easy to set up

None

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Gary25 (dooyoo.co.uk)

Acoustic Solutions 32" HD Ready LCD: A great CV for this TV

 

Our old TV was on the way out after a good few years of dutiful service and we decided to splash out on an LCD TV. Money was tight however after Christmas last year and then we saw this 32" model in Argos reduced to £299.99 in the January sales. I...

Tremendous value for money, great picture

Haven't found any

Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: Ian (reevoo.com)

Philips 50PFP5532D

 

Great value plasma, love it

none really

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Anna (reevoo.com)

Philips 42PFP5532D/05

 

Good Value for Money.

None really

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Ryan (reevoo.com)

Philips 42PFP5532D/05

 

Good price, very good picture, and a great deal.

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Neil (reevoo.com)

Philips 50PFP5532D

 

Stylish and excellent value for money

None really!

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips 42PFP5532D/05

 

very nice tv

n/a

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Nicam Stereo / Nicam Stereo, Stereo
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:7
RMS rated power:2

Certificates

Plug and Play:No / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):15000:1
Display brightness:1500
Display Diagonal:42 / 50
Display Diagonal (metric):42.1 / 50
Display Resolution:1024 x 768 / 1366 x 768
HD type:Full HD / HD
Noise reduction: Yes
Response Time:3
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9
Supported video modes:480i
Viewable size diagonal:50
Viewing angle, horizontal:160 / 178
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 178

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):250 / 360

Ergonomics

VESA mounting interfaces:600 x 400

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Operational Conditions

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

Other Features

Aerial input:75 ohm coaxial (IEC75)
Display:WXGA Plasma panel
Ext 1 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, RGB
Ext 2 Scart:Audio L/R, CVBS in/out, S-video in
Ext 3:S-video in, CVBS in, Audio L/R in
Ext 4:YPbPr, Audio L/R in
Ext 5:HDMI
Ext 6:HDMI
Power Requirements:220 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Speakers:2 x 10 W

Packaging Data

Manual: Yes
Package depth:0.0827 / 13 / 15.3
Package dimensions (WxDxH):53 x 15.3 x 35.9
Package height:0.925 / 32.9 / 35.9
Package weight:103.6 / 141.1
Package width:0.378 / 46.5 / 53

Performance

Child lock: Yes
Favorite pages quantity:4
Favourite pages quantity:4
Teletext:1000

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 3
Audio (L,R) out:2
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
Headphone outputs:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2

Power

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):250 / 360

Security

Child lock: Yes

Technical Details

Box dimensions (W x D x H):46.5 x 13 x 32.9 / 53 x 15.3 x 35.9
Color of product:Black
Display:WXGA
Display resolution (numeric):1024 / 1366
Power:250 / 360
Power Requirements:220 - 240V, 50/60Hz
Viewing Angle:178

Teletext

Favorite pages quantity:4
Favourite pages quantity:4
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K / NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Channels quantity:100
Supported TV bands:Hyperband, UHF

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.21 / 4.25
Depth (with stand):10.4 / 12.8
Height:27.6 / 32.2
Height (with stand):30.1 / 34.5
Set width:41.2 / 49.2
Weight:1.11 / 104.7 / 69.4
Weight with stand:1.46 / 126.8 / 91.5
Width:41.2 / 49.2
Width (with stand):41.2 / 49.2