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Philips 42PFL7666H

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Based on 8 expert reviews
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Expert reviews and ratings

By Home Cinema Choice on 80

When Philips offloaded its TV division to Chinese manufacturer TPV a year ago, it seemed like it was game over for the idiosyncratic Dutch brand. Battered by declining global demand and hampered by a year without Freeview HD, some thought it had finally...

By theregister.co.uk on 80

Overall, the Philips 42PFL7666 is a solid proposition. Image quality is good – once you’ve mastered the copious image processing modes – and the smart net portal is well stocked. Indeed, the Series 7000 screen is idiosyncratic but classy nonetheless....

By T3 Magazine on 80

Overall, Philips 7000 series can be considered good value. Build quality and design are a cut above the norm, and its networking abilities are solid. HD picture quality is very good, and Easy 3D is fun too, provided you watch square on to avoid...

By itreviews.com on 80

Philips’ attempt at a highly polished, zeitgeisty TV ends-up being mostly about excellent picture quality, with heavy focus on the networking and online features. Its online video service isn’t engaging, enough save for BBC iPlayer. The other...

By Expert Reviews on 80

A great passive 3D TV, with all the usual high-end features and the bonus of AmbiLight...

By Pocket-lint on 80

A good HD TV for a reasonable price. 3D isn't perfect, but it's simple and pain-free. Overall, this is a nice little TV....

By TechRadar AU on 90

Just 37.8 mm in depth and clad in brushed aluminium brilliance, the light show emanating from this 42-inch TV's sides makes the Philips 42PFL7666 appear a high-end choice indeed. Whether that impression lasts when the TV is switched on depends on what...

By Whathifi.com on 80

These days most manufacturers have a simple, easy-to-understand schedule for launching new TVs: announce the year’s new range in January or February and start getting them into shops and out to reviewers in March and April.Whether by accident or...

By Trusted Reviews on

The 42PFL7666 is a chic, versatile and mostly brilliant TV. Though it didn’t satisfy our black level cravings quite as fulsomely as we’d...