Philips 42PF5421D/0 TV reviews and prices: 42" HD Ready LCD screen

36 customer reviews

+ This TV has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on image quality.

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8.5 out of 10 based on 36 reviews.
Philips 42PF5421D/0 with 42" HD Ready LCD screen, 2 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Design of TV is great, looks really good.
Bad points:
Picture quality could be better.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 6.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 28 Mar 2007

Lee, Peterborough

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
the tv looks fantastic and the picture quality is imense.
Bad points:
unable to remove a blue box from the corner of the screen but this is down to my own non techinal self :) although no one else seems to know how to do it either.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 May 2007

terry, waltham abbey

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
nothing to say all was good
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 May 2007

l, essex

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
easy to use nice and light and battery last 4 hours
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 05 May 2007

Dave, Swindon

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good picture quality, nice sleek design.
Bad points:
Hard to manage changing channels etc, takes a long time to switch inputs.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 7.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 May 2007

Paul, Bangor, Co Down

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
HD picture quality very good (even though only 720i)
Bad points:
Large speakers located on each side renders the TV extremely wide.
HD only 720i.
TV cabinet vibrates at certain sound frequencies.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 May 2007

jonathan, gosport

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very good value for money, excellent picture quality, sounds great through surround speakers as well as through its own speakers, takes no time to set up!
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 May 2007

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen LCD
3D No
HD TV HD Ready
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Response time (Milliseconds) 8
Screen aspect ratio 16:09
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 800
Reflection angle 176
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 136.6
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 768
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 500
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) No
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 31

Also known as: PHILIPS 42PF5421, Philips 107cm HD, Philips 42pf5421d 0

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Manufacturer's Description

37" LCD integrated digital Flat TV Pixel Plus HD

Brilliant design, powerful performance.
Style and performance meet in one complete experience. Combining a full HD 1080p display, Pixel Plus HD engine and fantastic invisible sound, this Flat TV provides brilliant design and powerful performance for years to come.

Superb audio enjoyment from unique invisible speakers
An invisible sound system that blends perfectly with the design of the cabinet. It gives a clear and spacious sound stage that is complementary to the rich viewing experience.

Pixel Plus HD for better details, depth and clarity
Pixel Plus HD is a picture processing technology that enables viewers to watch content that is vivid, natural and real. The result is superbly razor sharp pictures with incredible details and depth from any HD source.

Virtual Dolby Digital for a true life audio experience
Virtual Dolby Digital is a processing technology for enhancing surround sound effects. It will create the sensation of Dolby Pro Logic without the necessity of additional rear speakers. You become totally immersed in your television experience.


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