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Philips 52PFL7403D/F7 Review – 52-inch LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on March 1st, 2014

Up for Review: Philips 52PFL7403D/F7 LCD HDTV.

Philips 52PFL7403D/F7 is an LCD HDTV that takes the conventional TV viewing experience to a higher level. It not only showcases the amazing pictures on the flat and sleek LCD screen but incorporates a couple of new, advanced and quite efficient features like BBE licensed high def sound, nice and easy personalized settings wizard, increased contrast ratio, Widescreen and Super Zoom. You can also find these advanced features on any other cutting-edge HDTV but at a relatively increased price tag. The design of 52PFL7403D/F7 is stunning and worth a look especially when the set is OFF. You could see the fabulous job done by Philips immediately after turning it ON. The simple and accurate step-by-step instructions will help you tune TV colors and tones to your liking. Everything looks just awesome on the large 52-inch clear LCD screen.

We will move a little bit deeper and discuss the TV in detail but let us take a cursory look at its noteworthy features and specifications first.

Philips 52PFL7403D/F7 Features and Specifications:

  • TV Type: LCD HDTV
  • Screen size: 52 inches
  • Perfect Pixel HD Engine
  • Full HD 1920x1080p Native Screen Resolution
  • 120Hz Screen Refresh Rate, 2ms response time
  • Super Zoom and Widescreen Display
  • HD Natural Motion
  • Easy Settings Assistant Wizard
  • 30-watt Invisible Sound with Incredible Surround, Dolby Digital and BBE licensing
  • HDMI Connectivity with EasyLink
  • USB port

Like its line-mates in the PFL7000 series, 52PFL7403D/F7 is also a feature set with fantastic display technology. It has got the edge over any other similarly sized and featured model due to the low price. It offers you incredibly high standard display with the amazing Perfect Pixel HD Engine and the highest ever screen resolution of Full HD 1080p. These are two recent technologies in the HDTV industry, and give a touch of class and quality to the HDTV display. The display screen is bigger and the incorporation of Super Zoom and Widescreen make sure you can watch all content with incredible detail from any angle and distance in your living room. The line doubling progressive scan and the higher contrast ratio offer crisper, sharper and clearer display with improved black levels. Due to higher 120Hz screen refresh rate and 2ms response time the TV is able to display continuous content with incredible motion sharpness. The TV is smarter enough to correct the juddering on the fast moving sequences like action movies and HD sports. Juddering has been a big issue as far as conventional TVs are concerned.

To help you enjoy full digital connectivity and unlimited external content the TV offers you 4 HDMI ports and 1 USB port. All you have to do is plug your loaded device and play the content on the larger LCD screen. EasyLink option is added to let you share the TV’s functionality with the connected devices’ and vice versa. Look-wise, it’s thin and sleek. Screen is big, flat and surrounded by a glossy bezel. It is specifically designed to entice your eyes.

Talking about the audio, there are 4 strong and invisible speakers producing 30 watts total output power, which is quite loud. Dolby Digital, Incredible Surround and the BBE sound enhancement are all included to the model, so the sound is fantastic and of high quality. The easy settings assistant wizard offers effortless personalized TV settings. Due to low power consumption the TV gets an ENERGY STAR rating. Taking everything into account this is a perfect entertaining piece for a modern-day TV consumer. gives Philips 52PFL7403D/F7 4/5 stars.

4 / 5 stars     

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