32PHS6605/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

What about the new Philips 32PHS6605/12 ?

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 32PHS6605/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a HD resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of HD.
Why can we consider this 32PHS6605/12 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Philips 32PHS6605/12

The Philips 32PHS6605/12 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In conclusion, Philips has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 32PHS6605/12 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Philips 32PHS6605/12

The display of this 32PHS6605/12 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. 
The Philips television set displays a HD resolution. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 50 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Philips has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an HD image quality .
Thus, the Philips 32PHS6605/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Philips 32PHS6605/12

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 32PHS6605/12 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers with 8 W at output.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 32PHS6605/12 Philips is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the Philips 32PHS6605/12

For the software part, the 32PHS6605/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 32PHS6605/12

As for the connectivity aspect on Philips 32PHS6605/12, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The Philips 32PHS6605/12 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs

Technical characteristics of the Philips 32PHS6605/12

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 81.1
Screen resolution HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 27 W

To conclude on the Philips 32PHS6605/12

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
This TV has the correct resolution, nothing more. Producing and marketing TVs today in HD is often sufficient and well suited for ‘basic’ uses. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. It is therefore a temporary and/or occasional choice. You’ve been warned.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the display frequency.