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Philips 32PFL9603D Reviewed

Philips 32PFL9603DThe extremely attractive Philips 32PFL9603D is one of Philips’ latest LCD HDTVs from their very impressive Philips 9600 Series. Before I get into the juicy technical details of the 32-inch Philips 32PFL9603D/10, lets talk a little bit about the design and styling. I have seen a lot of HDTVs, but this has to be one of the most stylish and attractive looking sets I have seen. The black glossy frame surrounds the LCD screen with smooth rounded corners, finishing it off with a thin elegant silver trim and invisible speakers. Part design feature and part technical feature, the 32PFL9603D features the Philips Ambilight Spectra 2, where light is emitted around the set matching the colour of the image being shown, creating an impressive look which makes viewing even more impressive and also reduced eye strain.

Philips 32PFL9603D

The Philips 32PFL9603D has a full HD resolution of 1920x1080p for the best quality images, running at Blu-ray’s native resolution. It’s still unusual to see this high resolution format in a 32-inch HDTV, so the 32PFL9603D leads the game in this respect. As well as a full HD resolution, there is also a very high 55,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio for impressive colours, and HDMI 1.3 deep colour support. Connection wise the Philips Cineos 32PFL9603D is very well equipped with 4x HDMI 1.3 inputs, PC VGA input, 2x Scart, component, composite, s-video, audio ins and outs, along with USB 2.0 and a DNLA Ethernet connections. TrustedReviews looked at the 32PFL9603D, gave it a perfect score and say, the combination of intense black levels and scintillating fine detail resolution helps pictures look remarkably 3D and cinematic for a 32in HDTV. The audio once again blows the competition out of the water, the amount of volume it can produce is remarkable given its size. The Philips 32PFL9603′s impressive looks are merely the start of a love affair that constantly grows, its picture performance attain a genuine benchmark level.