The Philips 32PHS6605/12 : what is this mid-range worth ?

32PHS6605/12 from Philips – Presentation of this HD

Recently Philips has released information about its new model of television . It is the 32PHS6605/12.
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.
This television is delivered with a  HD resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Why can we consider this 32PHS6605/12 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TV design presentation Philips 32PHS6605/12

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 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.

32PHS6605/12 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 model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. 
The Philips television set displays a HD resolution. 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.
Designed with 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 HD image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

32PHS6605/12 from Philips – The sound

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.
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 8 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

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 32PHS6605/12

For the software part, the 32PHS6605/12 Philips has an operating system Saphi installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 32PHS6605/12

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the 32PHS6605/12’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 10 possible connections that this 32PHS6605/12 is presented. The Philips 32PHS6605/12 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs

Presentation of the technical features of the Philips 32PHS6605/12

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 81.1
Screen resolution HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 27 W

32PHS6605/12 from Philips – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 32PHS6605/12 Philips intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
This TV has the correct resolution, nothing more. Producing and marketing TVs today in HD is often sufficient and well suited for ‘basic’ uses. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. It is therefore a temporary and/or occasional choice. You’ve been warned.

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