Philips 32PHS5505/12 : What is it worth?

Philips 32PHS5505/12 : the new HD

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 32PHS5505/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 31.5 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

32PHS5505/12 from Philips – Design

Sober but in line with current trends. Philips has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Philips has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the Philips 32PHS5505/12

The designers of Philips have made this new TV set 32PHS5505/12. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
Philips remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a HD resolution. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
Philips chooses a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a HD quality picture .
Thus, the Philips 32PHS5505/12 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 32PHS5505/12

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 5 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 32PHS5505/12 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 32PHS5505/12

For the software part, the 32PHS5505/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

32PHS5505/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Philips 32PHS5505/12, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 7 connections, not too bad. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

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

Presentation of the technical features of the Philips 32PHS5505/12

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 81.1
Screen size in inches 31.5
Screen resolution HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Power consumption 24 W

32PHS5505/12 from Philips – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Philips 32PHS5505/12 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 HD resolution has been chosen on this TV. A sufficient choice and well adapted to everyday use. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. By then Ultra 8k prices will have dropped.

From this new Philips we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the display frequency.