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Philips 42PFL6007G/78

42" 400Hz Jun 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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Average Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 77% from hifitest.de.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Philips have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Philips also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of Philips 42PFL6007 reviewers concluded that the Philips 42PFL6007 had a good 3D picture quality. Four years ago expert review site Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Its Easy 3D pictures, in particular, get pretty close”.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Expert review site Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “For a 42-inch TV that's relatively affordable and only sits around the middle of Philips' current TV range”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of the Philips 42PFL6007 “The competition looks like better value overall”.

Nice Design

One Philips 42PFL6007 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking. Cnet.co.uk rated the Philips 42PFL6007 70 out of 100 and mentioned on CNET.co.uk three years ago “Stylish looks, excellent 3D performance” in their Philips 42PFL6007 review.

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design.

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Good Size

Some customers who reviewed this TV thought it was thin. Expert review site Techradar.com wrote “With its extremely flexible multimedia playback skills, sumptuously slender design and best of all its strong picture”. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said in their review “Philips has introduced thinnest edge LED TV” .

Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the Philips 42PFL6007 agreed that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few Philips 42PFL6007 reviewers concluded that it was good quality. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “Fantastic picture quality.” and rated the product 4 stars. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “Passive 3D TVs offer an attractive package, with accurate image quality and good 3D modes” in their review of the Philips 42PFL6007.

Good Sound Quality

One Philips 42PFL6007 owner considered that the product had good sound quality. Three years ago Techradar.com said on expert website Techradar “Best of all its strong picture and audio credentials”.

Supports Smart TV

The 42PFL6007K/12 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 42PFL6007K/12 do not support smart TV.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Philips 42PFL6007K/12 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42PFL6007K/12 do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42PFL6007K/12 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. The Philips 42PFL6007K/12 has a quite fast high frequency rate (240 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 240Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba 46WX800[plb_1356799_price].

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth considering include the Samsung T32E390[plb_3404279_price] (400Hz and higher rated).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 42PFL6007K/12 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs of this age and spec. This TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television compared to most of the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42PFL6007K/12 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 42PFL6007K/12 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The 42PFL6007K/12 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs of this type and age is 160 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the Philips 42PFL6007K/12 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 42PFL6007K/12.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that have been on the market for more than two years the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At 400 hertz, the Philips 42PFL6007K/12 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Eight Video Formats Supporteds

supports eight video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 42PFL6007K/12 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42PFL6007K/12. The video formats supporteds "AVI", "H.264", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "VC-1" and "WMV9" are also supported by this Philips TV.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 42PFL6007K/12 is more than most similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec. The audio formats supporteds "AAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Not Included Optical Disc Player Type

This television has a Not included optical disc player type, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Thin

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42PFL6007K/12 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. When compared to other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42PFL6007K/12 that we have assessed, the Philips 42PFL6007K/12's depth of only 29.4 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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7 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One person who reviewed it considered that it was not easy to use. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Its picture processing system is difficult to use” yet they still scored it 70 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the 42PFL6007K/12 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the 42PFL6007K/12 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42PFL6007K/12.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42PFL6007K/12 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 42PFL6007K/12 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only 2D Comb Filter

The 42PFL6007K/12 has a 2D comb filter which is better than the 3D comb filter found on most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

This TV's comb filter (2D) is in fact the worst comb filter across all comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 42PFL6007K/12.

The best comb filter amongst similar types of TV is 3D.

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Heavy

With a weight of 12.9 kilograms, the 42PFL6007K/12 is one of the heavier mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42PFL6007K/12 amongst TVs of this age. The lightest mid-size TV that has been available for more than two years is 1.4kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Philips 42PFL6007G/78

Running Costs Are Average

This Philips television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 42PFL6007K/12 is £101 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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 Philips released the 42PFL6007K/12.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Firmware Upgradeable
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Expert Reviews

(2)
21 July 2014

Telewizor o rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli i przek?tnej 32 cali. Z??cza: 4 x HDMIOpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz pe?ny ranking:Telewizory LCD 32-37 caliOpis produktu w...

Punchy, vibrant picture
Ambilight
Loads of setup options
High spec
3D glasses included
Black detail could be improved
Some holes in smart offerings
Smart portal is still undernourished, menu system is quite demanding, average shadow detailing
Some backlight irregularities
Complicated to use
15 April 2013

In der Bildqualität leistet sich der Philips nur geringe Schwächen. Aufgrund seiner Ausstattung mit Ambilight und umfangreichen Software-Features trägt er den Testsieg im Vergleich der drei...

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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
0.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

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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