Philips 43PFT5505/12 : a middle range LED television set

Philips 43PFT5505/12 : the new Full HD

Recently Philips has released information about its new model of television . It is the 43PFT5505/12.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
In addition this Philips displays a Full HD resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Philips 43PFT5505/12 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the Philips 43PFT5505/12

The Philips 43PFT5505/12 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
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.
In short, the Philips has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Philips 43PFT5505/12 is revealed.

The screen of the Philips 43PFT5505/12

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 model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
With a frequency of 50 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality 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

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 speakers for a sound power of 6 W.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Philips 43PFT5505/12

For the software part, the 43PFT5505/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi. You have the opportunity to explore the world 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.

43PFT5505/12 from Philips – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Philips 43PFT5505/12, it provides you with sufficient elements.
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.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. The Philips 43PFT5505/12 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

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

To conclude on the Philips 43PFT5505/12

In conclusion, the Philips 43PFT5505/12 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.
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.

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