Philips 32PFS4132/12 : a good Direct LED television ?

What about the new Philips 32PFS4132/12 ?

Philips ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 32PFS4132/12, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 31.5 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Full 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 Full HD.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 32PFS4132/12 Philips ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the Philips 32PFS4132/12

The Philips 32PFS4132/12 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
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.

32PFS4132/12 from Philips – The screen

The Philips could hardly do better than this 32PFS4132/12 with a Direct LED screen.
Philips remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Full HD display. In addition, with a screen of 31.5 inches, the 32PFS4132/12 is among the most models in its category.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 60 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality resolution.
Thus, the Philips 32PFS4132/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

The sound of the Philips 32PFS4132/12

The Philips 32PFS4132/12 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles with 8 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

The Intelligent aspect of the Philips 32PFS4132/12

To smart TV aficionados, keep moving on. This model does not have one. In case you can’t do without it, and this 32PFS4132/12 is your final choice, you will need to add a TV-Box next to it.

32PFS4132/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

This television Philips 32PFS4132/12 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.

This model has a total of 7 connections, not too bad. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In detail here are the available connections:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 antenna input

Technical characteristics of the Philips 32PFS4132/12

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 72.65 cm x 42.536 cm x 8.18 cm
Screen size in inches 31.5
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 8
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
Power consumption 31 W

32PFS4132/12 from Philips – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Philips 32PFS4132/12 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.
Negative point on this 32PFS4132/12 is the absence of smart tv. It’s surprising in this day and age. But since we’re in a low-end product, why not.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

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, the screen size.

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