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Philips 47PFL7432D/37 Review – 47-inch LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on February 27th, 2014

Up for Review: Philips 47PFL7432D/37 LCD HDTV.

Philips 47PFL7432D/37 is an outstanding model of the Philips 7000 HDTV series. You would buy this model for two reasons –Better Performance and Very good Price. It will make you believe that excellent TVs could also be affordable. If you are not fully satisfied with your current or previous TV’s performance, the 47-inch Philips 47PFL7432D/37 will help you feel better. Whether you talk about still images on the screen or video films, everything is just spectacular due to Philips’s own Perfect Pixel HD Engine technology and true 1080p HD resolution. The glossy-black 47-inch digital screen provides a classy look to the model. Moreover, you will truly feel the difference made by the 2-channel Ambilight feature. Multimedia USB and Digital HDMI inputs are other highlights of the LCD panel.


Let’s get across to study the details about the HDTV, but before that let’s have a quick look at its main features and specifications.

Philips 47PFL7432D/37 Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: 47-inch LCD HDTV
  • Full HD 1920x1080p Widescreen Resolution
  • Perfect Pixel HD Engine
  • Ambilight 2 Channel
  • Line Doubling Progressive Scanning
  • Super Zoom
  • Virtual Dolby Surround
  • Multimedia USB and Digital HDMI Connectivity

The TV is just fantastic in terms of display. You will experience the combination of Full HD 1080p digital screen resolution and the award winning Perfect Pixel HD Engine. To feel the real allurement of Full HD you would have to find real HD 1080p content. You will be in heaven while watching HD sports or playing video games on the HDTV. The display for SD signals is also nice. The TV includes Line Doubling Progressive Scan to process images, which is why old pictures look significantly better on the LCD screen. You can connect an old interlaced DVD player and view the same old DVD content with utmost clarity.

We must also mention the visible benefits of the special 2-channel Ambilight feature. Even if some people consider it as a gimmick, the benefits of Ambilight feature are clearly apparent on the screen. The feature specifically produces ambient light and improves the perceived picture detail, color and contrast. Result is ultimate TV viewing experience with deeper blacks and greater brightness. Ambilight automatically and independently changes its own colors according to the changes occurred on the TV content. The 47-inch screen size is actually a sweet size. The color is high-gloss black, so you won’t have any complaint about the look. The TV supports Super Zoom making sure that you can watch your favorite programs from virtually anywhere in your home – be it kitchen, dining or living room.

Let’s discuss about the audio part. There are two 8-watt speakers producing 16 watt total output power. You may think it won’t be enough for the big TV, but the sound is actually loud and lovely. You may connect external audio devices if you want but that’s entirely optional. Virtual Dolby Surround technology boosts the audio performance of the flat panel. The TV also supports multimedia USB and digital HDMI connectivity. You can connect your compatible external devices to the supplied ports and enjoy your treasured content on the big TV.

From all the above points the TV is undeniably an excellent performer. However, the most important edge of the model is its affordability. You would certainly love this piece.

HDTVUniverse.com gives Philips 47PFL7432D/37 4/5 stars.

4 / 5 stars     

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