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Philips 40PFL8008S

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Based on 25 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    12
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Expert reviews and ratings

By Stuff.tv on 100

We're big fans of Ambilight, but there's no way we'd pay £1950 for a rubbish telly just for the accompanying light show. But the fact is that even if you took that feature away the 55PFL8008 would still be a brilliant TV, and that's why it gets a place...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

Aside from not having as much online content as some rivals, the Philips 55PFL8008 is a premium TV in every way, capable of producing stellar picture quality and looking mighty fine while it's doing it.Next, read our round-up of the best 4K...

By Expert Reviews on 100

An excellent TV for 2D and 3D video, but only if you put the work in to calibrate...

By Whathifi.com on 100

While the smart functionality is a bit of an Achilles' heel for the Philips, we have to say that this TV's all-round performance more than makes up for it. Stunning 2D pictures, a great 3D performance and black levels deep enough to challenge those on...

By Home Cinema Choice on 90

Philips has long had a reputation in the TV world for going further than most when it comes to video processing. This trend continues with its new 55PFL8008. This is not automatically a good thing; sometimes picture quality can suffer through heavy-duty...

By TechRadar on 90

Philips' top Full HD television for 2013 - with the exception of the larger Philips 55PFL8008S, perhaps - is one of the best in the business. Detail in both moving images and close-ups is excellent, blacks are profound and its Perfect Natural Motion...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Even if the Philips 55PFL8008S isn't as "smart" as the competition, the level of customisable picture control is smarter than much else out there that we've seen - and that's where the smart money is. All £2,500 of it. If you're a TV techie...

By DigitalVersus on 80

Apart from its updated design and the new smartphone mirroring functions, the Philips PFL8008 is effectively the same as 2012's PFL8007. It therefore delivers excellent picture quality. So why four stars rather than five? Well, contrast levels are good,...

By avforums.com on 80

We might not have had a Philips TV in for a review here at AVForums for a couple of years but when one finally did come through our doors again, it blew us away. The manufacturer had made great strides in terms of image accuracy, black levels and...

By HDTV Reviews on

One could be forgiven for thinking that the Philips 55PFL8008S/12 is simply a reskin of last year's 8007 series, given the many similarities between the two in terms of image quality down to the SD processing quirks. Nevertheless, there's at least one...

By FlatpanelsHD on

Philips' Smart TV Premium platform is still close to useless in its current form. It works and acts more like a slow website than actual apps that you know from your smartphones and tablets. A few apps are available now but Netflix, for example, will not...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

What is the Philips 46PFL8008S? The Philips 46PFL8008S is a 46-inch TV that sits at the top of its 2013 range. Well, apart from the brand's ‘extreme' DesignLine model and any 4K screens it might launch towards the end of the year, that...

International Review By bondfaro.com.br on 80

Oferecendo uma imersão maior graças a projeção de cores do Ambilight, a TV Philips 55PFL8008G/78 traz também belas imagens em sua tela LED com cores vibrantes e muitas conexões para plugar todos os aparelhos nela. O problema está na lentidão dos menus (e...

International Review By Hifitest.de on 80

Der Philips 40PFL8008S gehört zweifellos zu den besten Fernsehern, wenn es um Bild- und Tonqualität geht. Seine clevere Bedienung passt zudem gut zu den vielseitigen Smart-TV-Features.533Vogel's: Hier finden Sie den passenden Halter für Ihren...

International Review By Hifitest.de on 80

Hier trifft sich die aktuelle Créme de la Créme unter den 40- und 42-Zoll- Fernsehern: Wir haben Top-Modelle von LG, Panasonic, Philips und Samsung für unseren Vergleichstest auf den Prüfstand gestellt. Jeder der vier Kandidaten ist auf seine Art ein...

International Review By webnews.it on 80

Il Philips 55PFL8008S è un TV LED 3D da 55 pollici della gamma top della casa olandese e integra funzioni e tecnologie evolute, a cominciare dall'ormai ben nota Ambilight .In questo modello le fonti di luci LED posteriori sono disposte su tre lati dello...

International Review By 01Net on 80

Forte en sensations visuelles et sonores, cette télévision est digne de son positionnement haut de gamme. Dommage que ses angles de vision soient étroit et que son rétroéclairage soit sujet à l'effet de « clouding...

International Review By lydogbillede.dk on 67

Philips 55PFL8008 er ikke nødvendigvis det smarteste tv i klassen, men absolut et af ​​de bedre på...

International Review By tu.no on 70

Med strålende bildeprosessering og god kontroll på lyset gjennom panelet viser Philips at de akter å gjøre tilværelsen sur for konkurrentene. Det eneste som mangler er en oppegående smart-TV. Dagens versjon er temmelig langt bak konkurrentene. Denne...

International Review By tu.no on 70

For ikke lenge siden testet vi seks modeller i mellomklassen . Vi så da spesielt på finesser som smart-TV.Her presenterer vi del to av testen, med de litt mer påkostede modellene. Dette er toppmodeller for det moderne hverdagsrommet.Hva kan disse...