Philips 24PFS5863/12 : a middle range Direct LED television set

What is the new Philips 24PFS5863/12 worth ?

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 24PFS5863/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 24 inches.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
This television is delivered with a  Full HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 24 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 24PFS5863/12 Philips ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation Philips 24PFS5863/12

The Philips 24PFS5863/12 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the Philips 24PFS5863/12 has nothing to do with that of the other models in the Philips 5800 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 24PFS5863/12 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 24 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed, it has a simple base, which fits perfectly into the decor, giving you a sense of unity and elegance.In addition, its support is of the pedestal type.This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

24PFS5863/12 from Philips – The screen

The designers of Philips have made this new TV set 24PFS5863/12. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new 24PFS5863/12 Philips, the company makes an assumed technological choice. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The Philips 24PFS5863/12 is available in the Full HD resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
With a screen size of 24 inches, this 24PFS5863/12 is at the bottom of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
In addition, Philips has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the 24PFS5863/12 Philips makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Philips 24PFS5863/12

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Philips has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with several baffles and a power output of 16 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 24PFS5863/12 Philips is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 24PFS5863/12

For the software part, the 24PFS5863/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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 24PFS5863/12

This television Philips 24PFS5863/12 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 7 possible connections that this 24PFS5863/12 is presented. The Philips 24PFS5863/12 is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 antenna input

Presentation of the technical features of the Philips 24PFS5863/12

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 56.23 cm x 33.66 cm x 6.18 cm
Screen size in inches 24
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 16
Smart TV Saphi
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 7
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 34 W

Our conclusion on the Philips 24PFS5863/12

In conclusion, the Philips 24PFS5863/12 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
The choice of Philips to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 24PFS5863/12, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.