Summary: I own this tv and today the screen went 90% grey. Have had it for about 4 years now, but didn't expect this to happen. The sounds still works and there is a narrow band on the top that works. Wish it lasted longer.
Does well in glare; senior-friendly remote control
Amazon Customer, Amazon
12 November 2011
Summary: We bought this after our old big box and big screen TV died, or at least its sound system did. The new unit looks sleek and attractive in the family room, and the picture holds up well despite sunny glare from south-facing windows.
Summary: I've had this LCD for about 10 weeks now, and it has not disappointed at all. Clear picture. Lots of HDMI and other video inputs. I've even connected my laptop to the screen with a bluetooth keyboard and mouse for the ultimate computer gaming screen.
Summary: Even though this is an older model, I just bought one new for 800 bucks, and so far so good. Great Picture and good sound. I have had good success with Philips products over the years and own several electronic items by them. Set-up was quick and easy and I have had no problem.
Summary: The TV arrived with a defective remote control but a call to Philips got a new one on the way and it arrived quickly. Once the remote issue was resolved, the setup was fast and easy and the picture quality is great.
Summary: Nice picture when judged side-by-side to a Samsung 40" (the Samsung was rated the #1 value by Consumer Reports) perhaps not a saturated but one could likely adjust it if so desired to have more "pop". Seems to be more susceptible to horizontal judder than the Samsung.
Summary: I spent hours comparing the features and picture quality of this HDTV versus similarly priced and sized Vizio and Sanyo models. The audio blew away the Vizio in volume (appeared to be equal that of the Sanyo), and the picture quality of the Philips seemed to be slightly better than the Sanyo (and...
Summary: I have been researching on and off for almost 6 months trying to find the "perfect" tv that will fit my needs and my pocketbook. I have reviewed the technical details and the specifications of numerous tvs and had narrowed the search down to the Samsung LN46B630 and the Phillips 47 PFL6704D.