Philips 43PFT5505/12 : the television Full HD

Philips 43PFT5505/12 : the new Full HD

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 43PFT5505/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Full HD resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of Philips have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Philips 43PFT5505/12 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – Design

The Philips 43PFT5505/12 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.
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.

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – The screen

The Philips has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new 43PFT5505/12 Philips, the company makes an assumed technological choice. 
The Philips 43PFT5505/12 is available in the Full 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.
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.
Thus, the Philips 43PFT5505/12 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 43PFT5505/12

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 43PFT5505/12 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 6 W.

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

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – Embedded intelligence

It has almost become a habit for Philips, this 43PFT5505/12 has its operating system Saphi; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
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.

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the 43PFT5505/12’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this 43PFT5505/12 is presented. The Philips 43PFT5505/12 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, 1 audio output, 3 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 80.5
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 6
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – The conclusion

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.
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.

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