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Philips 42PUS7809

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of Philips 42PUS7809. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and sound. The design and image quality are also appreciated, but comments are divided on the reliability. Many are less positive about the black level.

usability, image quality, design, sound, durability

black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips 42PUS7809 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips 42PUS7809

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Philips 42PUS7809 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the size and glare are overall positive. The durability and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed comments about the sound, while there are some critical reviews about the black level and reliability.

image quality, usability, durability, glare, size

reliability, black level

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips 42PUS7809Philips 42PUS7809

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Philips 42PUS7809

 

The smallest, cheapest 4K TV, but does it punch above its weight?

Aggressive price for a 4K TV ; 3D looks good ; Surprisingly good motion handling

Input lag too high for gamers ; 4K advantages not as potent on a 42-inch screen ; Fairly underwhelming Smart TV features

One unusual aspect of the 42PUS7809’s settings is that, contrary to our usual experience, we’d suggest you try leaving the TV’s ambient light sensor on. It does an unusually effective job of automatically adjusting light levels to compensate for your...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review (directtvs.co.uk)

Refurbished - Philips 42PUS7809 42 Inch Smart 4K Ultra HD LED TV

 

3 d smart functions

No

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Amazing

 

I brought my TV from John Lewis. I cannot tell you how many TVs I reviewed online and in store before my purchase. If you have already done your homework you will know that this TV is not true 4k. But with so little 4k content available one has to ask,...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Philips 42PUS7809

 

The overall design and features of the whole smart tv are superb, surpassing most other Asian makes. For example - the sturdy, metal stand / very easy to mount; the very elegant front metal frame. Other important pluses are the 4 HDMI & 3 USB ports -...

I wish it had at least 1 HDMI 2.0 & built in camera

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Philips 4K TV

 

This TV delivers only an average picture performance and the sound quality is not great either. Colours can look rather washed out at times and the black levels are a bit disappointing. There are also problems when playing back recorded programmes from...

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Auto volume leveler: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
RMS rated power:25

Design

Color of product:Black
Product color:Black
Signal strength indication:
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Passive
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:42
Display Diagonal (metric):41.7
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD
High frequency rate:60
Motion interpolation frequency:600
Motion interpolation technology:PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Screen format adjustments:
Screen shape:Flat

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:73
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Firmware upgradeable: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Other Features

Power Management:
Processor cores:
Signal strength indication:
Wireless connections:

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:4
Batteries included: Yes
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:5.2
Package height:29.6
Package weight:39.7
Package width:41.7

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, LPCM, M4A, MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, JPS, PNG
Local dimming: Yes
Processor cores:
Subtitle formats supported:
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GP, AVC, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV / AVC, AVI, H.264, MKV, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, VC-1, WMV9
Video formats supported:3GP,AVC,AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV / AVC,AVI,H.264,MKV,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,VC-1,WMV9

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:73
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (off):0.3
Power consumption (standby):0.3

Smart TV

Interactive TV: Yes
Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Facebook, Skype, Twitter
Music apps:Spotify
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:Youtube

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.3
Depth (with stand):7.6
Height:21.7
Height (with stand):24.6
Package depth:5.2
Package height:29.6
Package weight:39.7
Package width:41.7
Weight:26.5
Weight with stand:31.5
Width:37.4
Width (with stand):37.4