Philips 42PFL5604 TV reviews and prices: 42" Full HD 1080p LCD screen

1 customer review
Photo of Philips 42PFL5604 Television
  • Photo of Philips 42PFL5604 Television
  • Photo of Philips 42PFL5604 Television
  • Photo of Philips 42PFL5604 Television
  • Photo of Philips 42PFL5604 Television

This TV is a good all rounder.

No prices available

9.0 out of 10 based on 1 review.
Philips 42PFL5604 with 42" Full HD 1080p LCD screen, 3 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description
  1. Customer reviews
  2. Price comparison
  3. Product details
  4. Related products

Customer reviews of Philips 42PFL5604

Most helpful reviews

adam, dublin Film and documentary lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy setup, great picture, very good sound
Bad points:
menu could be better laid out, shouldnt hover over items that you cant select.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
Was this review helpful?
|
2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Jan 2010

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen LCD
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Response time (Milliseconds) 8
Screen aspect ratio 16:09
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 50000
Reflection angle 178
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 500
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 16
Release date 2009/04/07

Also known as: 42PFL5604H, Philips 42in, Philips 42PFL5604H

TV Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

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 results are superbly life-like pictures with incredible details and depth from any HD source.

Full HD LCD display, with a 1920 × 1080p resolution

The Full HD screen has the widescreen resolution of 1920 × 1080p. This is the highest resolution of HD sources for the best possible picture quality. It is fully future-proof as it supports 1080p signals from all sources, including the most recent sources such as Blu-ray and advanced HD game consoles. The signal processing is extensively upgraded to support this much higher signal quality and resolution. It produces brilliant flicker-free progressive scan pictures with superb brightness and colours.

28.9 billion colours for brilliant natural images

Vibrant and natural images from the most advanced colour processing. The 3 colour channels (RGB) are optimised using 10-bit resolution, a total processing power of 28.9 billion colours. It produces vibrant colours while retaining excellent sharpness. The advanced algorithms detect subtle colour shades and skin tones and process them to give the most natural colours.

Dynamic contrast 50000:1 for incredible rich black details

You want the LCD flat display with the highest contrast and most vibrant images. Philips advanced video processing combined with unique extreme dimming and backlight-boosting technology results in vibrant images. Dynamic Contrast will increase the contrast with excellent black level and accurate rendition of dark shades and colours. It gives a bright, lifelike picture with high contrast and vibrant colours.


We searched for this product high and low,
from House of Fraser to Tesco,
no one is selling it, we're sorry to say,
not 419 retailers nor anyone on eBay,
but please don't worry even if it hurts,
you can look for alternatives or

Forgotten your password?

More products

  1. Breadmakers
  2. Camcorders
  3. Coffee Makers
  4. Cookers
  5. Desktop Computers
  6. Digital TV Recorders
  1. Dishwashers
  2. DVD Players
  3. DVD Recorders
  4. Freezers
  5. Fridge Freezers
  6. Fridges
  1. Games Consoles
  2. Headphones
  3. Hi Fis
  4. Home Cinema Systems
  5. Irons
  6. Kettles
  1. Landline Phones
  2. Microwaves
  3. Ovens
  4. Printers
  5. Radios
  6. Sat Navs
  1. Speakers
  2. Toasters
  3. Tumble Dryers
  4. TV Stands and Mounts
  5. Vacuum Cleaners
  6. Washer Dryers
See all products