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Philips 40PFL3705D/F7 is a mid-range member of the 3000 series, and has a 40" display capable of showing 1080p HD content.

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Pros

large number of inputs and outputs

7 agree

120Hz tv for an affordable price

6 agree

video is clear, sharp and detailed

6 agree

stylish rounded corner design profile

5 agree
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Cons

lags with video game systems

18 agree

No VGA input

9 agree

poor audio quality, even on standard definition audio

7 agree

images tend to be cropped by 5% due to lack of 1:1 image mode

6 agree

No headphone output

2 agree

low contrast ratio makes subtle tones difficult to detect

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 Philips 40PFL3705D/F7 is a mid-range member of the 3000 series, and has a 40" display capable of showing 1080p HD content. Notable features include a 120Hz (2ms) refresh rate for a smoother picture, as well as an image enhancer that reduces jarring and enhances clarity and contrast. It has a USB input that allows portable media to be displayed, as well as a PC-VGA connection to use the TV as a monitor. It has built-in speakers but also supports Dolby Digital audio output to use an existing surround sound setup. It has numerous inputs, including 3 each of HDMI and AV. It does not have the automatic energy-saving dimmer that some of the lower (e.g. 3505 series) models have.

Features

  • 40" widescreen display
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • 1080p HD
  • 350 cd/m2 brightness
  • 2500:1 contrast ratio
  • Connections: 3x Audio L/R, 3x component AV, S-video, analog audio L/R, 3x HDMI, digital audio coaxial out, PC Audio in, PC VGA in, USB
  • 2 ms response time
  • 178 (H) / 178 (V) degree viewing angle
  • 2x 10W built-in stereo speakers
  • Improved digital image enhancer (over lower 3000-series models)
Post Review
Anonymous
02/16/2011 01:47

Does this tv have the omni light that shines on the wall behind the tv?

Tom Warren
01/28/2011 09:17

Seeing complaints on gaming, you need to upgrade the firmware and turn of 120hz the delay goes away.

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