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8.2 out of 10

Philips 46PFL5706

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Reviews and Problems with Philips 46PFL5706

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Overall 4
4.0

An embarrassingly bad product.

K. Gatlin "Book Fiend", Amazon
10 March 2013
  • Summary: I purchased this TV six months ago, brand new, from Sam's Club. While the actual DISPLAY function of the TV is quality and why it gets two stars, everything else about it is a tedious and un-userfriendly mess. It is IP capable with built in Netflix, YouTube, Vimeo, etc software. The problem? THE SOFTWARE/OS IN THE TV IS PAINFULLY AND EXCRUCIATINGLY SLOW. I'm trying to watch a TV show on Netflix currently.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor picture and sound quality

P. J Troost, Amazon
27 January 2013
  • Summary: I was drawn to this TV based on the good reviews and the very reasonable price. It was replacing a 720p plasma TV that had just died. Obviously when reviewing any TV it depends upon what you're comparing it to. Compared to the old plasma TV (with lower resolution specs), the picture quality on this was much worse and the sound is horrible.
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Overall 4
4.0

amazon good tv bad

Josh, Amazon
9 October 2012
  • Summary: like many others who have purchased this tv I have also had some problems with it. It worked well for the first 3 weeks then it started shutting off and turning on by itself. This is not amazons fault. Also phillips did a very good job of helping me figure out the problems and were quick to try and get all things resolved. It is currently waiting to be fixed, but phillips is doing a good job on customer service.
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Overall 4
4.0

Worse TV i bought so far!!

Ryiin, Amazon
7 October 2012
  • Summary: I bought this TV thinking that I was getting an huge deal.Boy was I wrong! Let me tell you, should have read the reviews first! When watching movies on cable, the pictures would be what you'd would rate an CRT TV..Color bleeds,some times fuzzy pictures,strange sound system. The TV is attractive enough, but you'll be soon pulling your hair trying to set this thing up.
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Overall 4
4.0

no picture and poor service!

mhollyf, Amazon
12 July 2012
  • Summary: So I am also having the same issues as a few people here! Just one day after a month, turn it on and no picture! I called Philips and they called a repair person, but after almost 3 weeks, still not repaired! Call after call and being nice, I am still waiting! I even decided to just return it to Sam's Club but its now been PAST my 90day return time and I'm stuck!
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Overall 4
4.0

Too good to be true

K.W., Amazon
2 June 2012
  • Summary: We bought this TV approximately a month ago. Until just yesterday, it had been a relatively good product for us. We had some issues with Netflix being dimmer when you watched it through NetTV, but when we routed it through the Wii, it cleared up the issue with the poor picture. Yesterday, we attempted to turn the TV on, and initially the white light at the bottom came on, then immediately went out.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not impressed

Richard Kleinhenz, Amazon
4 April 2012
  • Summary: I am underwhelmed by this TV. As a TV, it's OK. This is my first LCD TV. There is a very long (21 sec) power-on delay. I didn't think this would bother me, but it turned out to be quite a nuisance when I tried to program a universal remote. For universal remote operation, be aware that switching inputs is a matter of scrolling through inputs - you can't directly go from TV input to HDMI3 e.g., you have to scroll. This relies on the remote remembering where it last was.
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked Great....for 9 days.

Limes, Amazon
27 March 2012
  • Summary: I bought this TV on March 18th. I was coming from a first generation LCD which crapped out. The picture was great, and the sound was just fine. It was easy to install and set up, and the customization features to set the colors, tint, etc were great. I even really enjoyed the internet capability. I had the TV set up on my wireless network and it worked flawlessly.
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Overall 4
4.0

More emotional than a teenager!

Cincimike, Amazon
15 January 2012
  • Summary: I bought this and paid a premium for the supposed capability of connecting directly to NetFlix. On the rare occasion where it would work, it was nice; the down side is this feature was seldom realized. The connection speed was only 5.5M per second, whereas every other device on my wireless LAN was getting 100M.
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Overall 4
4.0

Remote sensor has issues

G. Huang, Amazon
1 November 2011
  • Summary: This seemed at first a great deal, but found two issues. The software after the upgrade is very slow. Almost 2 seconds for it to respond to a command. The remote sensor does not work well, I need to walk up-close to the TV to change the channels. The colors and pictures are only average compare to Samsung. I do not recommend this product.
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