Philips 40PFL6706 Review – 40-inch LED LCD HDTVOriginally Reviewed on February 15th, 2012
Philips 40PFL6706 Review: 40” inch LED LCD HDTV
Up for Review: Philips 40PFL6706 LED LCD TV. The model is launched by Philips as part of its 40-inch class of 3D HD TVs. Along with supporting active technology; the model allows users to access the traditional and latest digital content with an improved 1080p HD resolution. The manufacturer has further included a set of networking and connectivity options make the model usable just like a desktop computer. Despite of offering these advanced features, the model can be purchase at a lower price in comparison to similar TV sets available in the market.
With more and more movies and video games made using the 3D technology, most of the modern families prefer to add a 3D HDTV to their main living room. The 1080p HD resolution offered by the model is the maximum and suits the requirements of latest movies, television programs and video games. As the choices and likings of your family members vary based on their respective age groups, you can consider the model to complement the needs of both kids and elders.
However, the 120 Hz refresh rate offered by the model is much lower in comparison to similar sets launched by other manufacturers. Most of the 40-inch 3D TV models support higher subfield motion rate of 240 Hz or 480 Hz. The refresh rate will still be effective in removing the motion blurs, while watching the faster moving scenes involving sports and action. Your kids will love the model as it will support their favorite 3D video games along with the sports and action channels. The elder members of the family also enjoy their favorite family dramas and talk shows with a HD resolution.
Philips 40PFL6706 Features and Specifications Review:
3D Technology Support
1080p HD Resolutions
120 Hz Refresh Rate
8 ms Pixel Response Time
4 HDMI and 1 USB Input Terminals
Wi-Fi MediaConnect and Net TV
Philips has further included a set of smart connectivity and networking options to enhance the basic usability of the TV set. With 4 HDMI and 1 USB ports, the model can easily connected with other compatible digital devices. You can connect a Blu-ray player to access the digital content stored Ion various versions of digital discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs. Similarly, the input options can also be uses to directly access the movies, music and photos stored on your camcorder, digital camera and video game players.
Further, the Wi-Fi MediaConnect option allows you to stream the content stored on your computer and access these directly on a 40-inch LCD screen without using any additional hardware. But the wireless internet access options provided by the model cannot be availed without using any additional hardware. You can still use the Net TV feature to stream web content from a number of popular and leading online content networks. The feature also allows you to stay connected with your loved ones by accessing popular social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. You can avail the networking and connectivity features to use the TV set just like your desktop computer.
HDTVUniverse.com gives Philips 40PFL6706 3/5 stars!