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Philips 47PFL7403D/F7 Review – 47-inch LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on February 23rd, 2014





Up for Review: Philips 47PFL7403D/F7 LCD HDTV.

47PFL7403D/F7 is a fantastic model of the Philips 7000 LCD HDTV series. In terms of design, features and performance it looks like a clone of the 7403D/27 model in the line-up. You would not feel any difference between them at the first look. However, after turning it on and listening to the first audio, you would feel a little bit of difference in the sound. The musical trio such as Virtual Dolby Digital, Incredible Surround and BBE constitute the audio system. For better sound production the TV has got Auto Volume Adjustment feature which works fine. Philips has also taken an attempt to limit the power consumption, which is another stand-out character of the high def TV set. Another good thing is that the panel’s cost does not rise even if it has got a bigger digital screen.


Let’s have a cursory glance of the main features and specifications of this model before we move further.

Philips 47PFL7403D/F7 Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: LCD HDTV
  • Screen Size: 47 inches
  • Perfect Pixel HD Engine
  • Full HD 1920x1080p Widescreen Resolution
  • HD Natural Motion
  • 120Hz Refresh Rate with 2ms Response time
  • 30-watt Invisible Sound System
  • Virtual Dolby Digital, Incredible Surround and BBE Licensing
  • Auto Volume Adjustment
  • 1 USB & 4 HDMI ports with EasyLink
  • Easy Settings Assistant
  • ENERGY STAR Qualified

With the glossy-black thin frame and glossy swivel tabletop stand, the TV looks alluring and trendy. The screen is surrounded by a thin bezel that provides a symbol class to the panel. When you turn it on, you would get to see breathtaking pictures with the Full HD screen resolution of 1080p. The award winning Perfect Pixel HD Engine is also included to the model that delivers excellent picture display with more colors and optimum clarity. This proprietary technology has also a strong impact on the sharpness, brightness and contrast value. You would never feel any flicker effect on the HDTV content. Due to the joint effect of HD Natural Motion and 120Hz refresh rate the TV removes the entire judder on the fast moving pictures. The 2 milliseconds response time ensures that motion films are continuous and smooth.

Talking about the audio, the TV produces amazing sound with Virtual Dolby Digital, Incredible Surround and BBE high-def enhancement. Since the cabinet size has been increased by a few inches, Philips has done it right to install more powerful speakers. The total output power is 30 watts, which truly produces home-theatre like audio experience. Moreover, the speakers are built in a way such that their color blends perfectly with the cabinet color, so you would not be able to see them. This adds to the slick design of the panel. The panel has got an Auto Volume Adjustment feature that balances the output sound properly.

The digital flat panel has got 1 USB and 4 HDMI inputs. The HDMI establishes an uncompressed digital RGB connection from the source to the screen for the optimum picture quality. You can easily connect your external devices like digital camcorder, Blu-ray player and game console to the TV and view the device content on the big LCD TV. The EasyLink facility allows you to share the functionality between the TV and the connected devices.

The LCD TV also offers you an Easy Settings Assistant wizard that enables you to personalize the basic TV settings like audio, video, picture and ambilight to your personal preference. Due to low power consumption it is an ENERGY STAR Qualified HDTV.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Philips 47PFL7403D/F7 4/5 stars.




4 / 5 stars     

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