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Philips 42PFL6007

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42" 400Hz Jun 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of this age and spec, this mid-size TV is one of the most highly awarded.

The reviewers at three expert review sites all concluded that this Philips TV was good. Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk both gave this television a "Best Buy 5 Star" award and Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Best Buy" award.

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by both Techradar and Techradar.com/au/, both of which concluded that this Philips television was good.

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Average Expert Reviews

This Philips television has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100 based on twenty-one expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few people who reviewed it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this TV “Its Easy 3D pictures, in particular, get pretty close” .

Reasonably Priced

A number of people who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. Expert website Techradar.com scored the product 4 stars and said “For a 42-inch TV that's relatively affordable and only sits around the middle of Philips' current TV range” in their review. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk rated the product 80 out of 100 and said “The competition looks like better value overall”.

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Philips 42PFL6007 was good looking. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “Stylish looks, excellent 3D performance” and gave this TV a rating of 4 stars. One Philips 42PFL6007 reviewer considered that it was a good design.

Good Size

Several people agreed that the Philips 42PFL6007 was thin. Techradar.com said “With its extremely flexible multimedia playback skills, sumptuously slender design and best of all its strong picture”. Techmagnifier.com said “Philips has introduced thinnest edge LED TV”.

Good Picture Quality

Some Philips 42PFL6007 reviewers who reviewed the Philips 42PFL6007 reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of Philips 42PFL6007 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “Fantastic picture quality.”. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “Passive 3D TVs offer an attractive package, with accurate image quality and good 3D modes” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

One person who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good sound quality. Techradar.com mentioned three years ago “Best of all its strong picture and audio credentials”.

Good Brand

Philips is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Philips also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

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3D Compatible

The 42PFL6007 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42PFL6007 are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42PFL6007 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42PFL6007 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42PFL6007 which do not have a WiFi connection, the 42PFL6007 has a WiFi connection.

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Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

At 400 hertz, the 42PFL6007 has a fairly fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42PFL6007. The refresh rates of televisions that are a comparable age to the 42PFL6007 range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 42PFL6007 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 42PFL6007 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42PFL6007 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the Philips 42PFL6007 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 42PFL6007.

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Supports Three Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 42PFL6007 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42PFL6007. The audio formats "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The Philips 42PFL6007 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this type and age. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this Philips television.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs that came out around the same time as the 42PFL6007 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. With a thickness of only 29.4 millimeters, the 42PFL6007 has one of the thinnest thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer wrote that this TV was not easy to use. Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “Its picture processing system is difficult to use” although they scored it 70 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Philips 42PFL6007 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42PFL6007 do not feature OLED technology. The 42PFL6007 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only 2D Comb Filter

The Philips 42PFL6007 has a better comb filter than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV has a 2D comb filter, whereas most TVs of this spec and age have a 3D comb filter.

A 2D comb filter is in fact the worst comb filter amongst all TVs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of TV the best comb filter is 3D.

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Heavy

At 12.9 kilograms, the 42PFL6007 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The weights of TVs of this age and spec range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42PFL6007

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 42PFL6007 has an average running cost of £101 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a comparable age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a comparable age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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12 September 2013

Not bad, then. Not bad at all. Philips has done pretty much everything right with this TV. Yes, there could be more texture in deep black areas, but that's true of pretty much every single LCD set...

12 September 2013

While some may have had concerns about Philips ' TV business, it's safe to say that things appear firmly on track following its deal with TP Vision. Last issue we marvelled at the pictorial... Read more…

1 March 2013

The Philips 42PFL6007T is in some ways the most significant TV we've tested from Philips' current range. With its extremely flexible multimedia playback skills, sumptuously slender design and best...

Techradar

8 February 2013

Stylish looks, excellent 3D performance and the immersive Ambilight system help the Philips 55PFL6007 stand out from the crowd. Its smart TV system still lags behind the competition, however, and...

7 January 2013

Passive 3D TVs offer an attractive package, with accurate image quality and good 3D modes. However, the problems associated with IPS screen technology can be a real downer. The main issues are...

22 December 2012

Fantastic picture quality, but the competition looks like better value overall...

7 December 2012

The Philips 32PFL6007T's flawed presentation of dark scenes prevent it earning the same level of recommendation Philips' other recent LCD TVs have. That said, its canny combination of multimedia...

7 November 2012

Without the fineries of Philips' top-draw picture-processing tech, the 55PFL6007T can't muster reference-level picture quality ? but its Easy 3D pictures, in particular, get pretty close. Net TV...

Techradar.com/au/

16 June 2012

Philips has introduced thinnest edge LED TV. It is having million of display colors with invisible speakers. Amazing LED pictures are there that too with low power consumption. LED display is of... Read more…

31 December 2012

Les téléviseurs 3D passifs offrent une bonne prestation : image bien réglée, bon rendu 3D... Cependant, le gros défaut des dalles IPS les rattrape. Nous leur reprochons principalement de...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £0.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £100.26
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42pfl6007h, 42pfl6007g77, 42pfl6007t60, 42pfl6007k12, 42pfl6007t12, 42pfl6007g78, 42pfl6007h12, 42pfl6007kzt01, philips 42pfl6007h12
Barcodes 00871258162901, 08712581629014, 08712581629717, 08712581629724, 08712581630133, 08712581630355, 08712581648077

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