Philips 40PFL5705D Review

Philips 40PFL5705D Review » Ratings Guide
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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-

40″ $699 $17 4.1 5


Philips 40PFL5705D Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $17 per inch of screen size. This is less expensive than average and is priced in the bottom 30% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual energy use is 4.1 kWh per inch of screen size. This TV is ENERGY STAR, but it is less efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 5 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has an average number of key features.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – Philips 40PFL5705D Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Electronic inputs are not available on the side of the TV. Devices such as DVD players and video game players must be connected in the rear.
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – Philips 40PFL5705D Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This Philips television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This Philips HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet You can access internet videos and streaming content via widgets and applications. A wide variety of internet content is available, but you don’t have browser search capability.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this Philips TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This Philips television has a thin profile with a depth of only 3.2″. Slim TVs are attractive and more suitable for wall mounting. – Philips 40PFL5705D Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers provide 20 watts of total output power, which is about average. – Philips 40PFL5705D Review
HDMI Provides 4 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and other devices such as a DVD player, video game console, and PC.



Philips 40PFL5705D Review » Features & Specs


  • Aspect ratio: Widescreen
  • Panel resolution: 1920x1080p
  • Brightness: 430 cd/m²
  • Contrast ratio (typical): 5000:1
  • Dynamic screen contrast: 90,000:1
  • Response time (typical): 1 ms
  • Diagonal screen size (inch): 40 inch
  • Diagonal screen size (metric): 102 cm
  • Visible screen diagonal (inch): 40.00 inch
  • Viewing angle: 178º (H) / 178º (V)
  • Picture enhancement: 240Hz Clear LCD, Pixel precise HD, Perfect Natural Motion, Perfect Contrast, 3/2 – 2/2 motion pull down, 3D Combfilter, Active Control + Light sensor, Dynamic contrast enhancement, Progressive scan

Supported Display Resolution

  • Computer formats: 640 x 480, 60Hz, 800 x 600, 60Hz, 1024 x 768, 60Hz, 1280 x 768, 60Hz, 1280 x 1024, 60Hz, 1360 x 768, 60Hz, 1400 x 1050, 60Hz, 1440 x 900, 60 Hz, 1680 x 1050, 60Hz, 1920 x 1080, 60Hz
  • Video formats: 480i, 60Hz, 480p, 60Hz, 720p, 60Hz, 1080i, 60Hz, 1080p, 60Hz


  • Equalizer: 5-bands
  • Output power (RMS): 20W
  • Sound System: Dolby Digital (AC-3), Stereo, SAP, SRS TruSurround HD


  • Built-in speakers: 4


  • Child Protection: Child Lock+Parental Control
  • Clock: On main display, Sleep Timer
  • Ease of Installation: Autostore
  • Ease of Use: 4 favorite lists, Auto Volume Leveller (AVL), Channel list, Settings assistant Wizard, Side Control
  • Remote Control: TV
  • Screen Format Adjustments: 4:3, Movie expand 14:9, Movie expand 16:9, Super Zoom, Widescreen, unscaled (1080p dot by dot), Automatic
  • Multimedia: Net TV services, auto slideshow

Multimedia Applications

  • Multimedia connections: USB memory class device
  • Playback Formats: MP3, JPEG Still pictures
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission
  • Aerial Input: 75 ohm F-type
  • TV system: ATSC, NTSC
  • Video Playback: NTSC
  • Tuner bands: UHF, VHF


  • AV 1: Audio L/R in, YPbPr
  • AV 2: Audio L/R in, YPbPr, CVBS in
  • Audio Output – Digital: Coaxial (cinch)
  • HDMI 1: HDMI
  • HDMI 2: HDMI
  • HDMI 3: HDMI
  • HDMI 4: HDMI
  • Other connections: Ethernet, PC Audio in, PC-In VGA, Service connector
  • USB: USB
  • EasyLink (HDMI-CEC): One touch play, Power status, System info (menu language), System audio control, System standby, Remote control pass-through


  • Ambient temperature: 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
  • Mains power: 120V/60Hz
  • Power consumption: 205 W
  • Standby power consumption: < 0.1 W


  • Set Width (inch): 39.06 inch
  • Set Height (inch): 24.41 inch
  • Set Depth (inch): 3.15 inch
  • Set width (with stand) (inch): 39.06 inch
  • Set height (with stand) (inch): 26.22 inch
  • Set depth (with stand) (inch): 9.37 inch
  • Product weight (lb): 35.71
  • Product weight (+stand) (lb): 40.12 lb
  • Box width (inch): 48.62 inch
  • Box height (inch): 30.24 inch
  • Box depth (inch): 10.51 inch
  • Weight incl. Packaging (lb): 55.12
  • VESA wall mount compatible: 400 x 200 mm


  • Included accessories: Tabletop swivel stand, Power cord, Quick start guide, User Manual, Registration card, Remote Control, Batteries for remote control, Warranty certificate, Cable ties



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