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Product name:
Product name is a brand's identification of a product, often a model name, but not totally unique as it can include some product variants. Product name is a key part of the Icecat product title on a product data-sheet.
42" widescreen flat TV
Article code :
The brand's unique identifier for a product. Multiple product codes can be mapped to one mother product code if the specifications are identical. We map away wrong codes or sometimes logistic variants.
Category :
LCD is a technology for displaying images. LCD screens are flat, thin and have a reasonably high resolution and are therefore much used as computer monitor, but are also very suitable for use in a television!
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Included since: 05 Sep 2006
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 10 Aug 2016 17:27:05
The date of the most recent change of the data-sheet in Icecat's system
Product views: 18253
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Long product name Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black:
The short editorial description of Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black
42" widescreen flat TV with Pixel Plus, 16:9, HD Ready, WXGA 1366x768, 550 cd/m2, 2800:1

Marketing text Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black

The official marketing text of Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black as supplied by the manufacturer
Experience the superior picture quality of this excellent Flat TV with the latest LCD technology and Pixel Plus. It's packed into a stunning design that will complement your interior.

Breathtaking natural pictures
- High-definition LCD WXGA display, 1366 x 768p
- HD ready for the highest quality display of HDTV signals
- Pixel Plus for better details, depth and clarity
- Dynamic contrast enhancer delivering rich black details
- 3D combfilter separates colors for a razor-sharp image

Superb sound reproduction
- Virtual Dolby Surround for a cinema-like audio experience

Slim, stylish design to complement your interior
- Compact and slim design that fits in every room

Designed for your convenience
- Turn your TV screen into a mosaic of different channels

For advanced performance
- HDMI for full digital High Definition connection
Short summary description Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black:
This short summary of the Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Philips 42" widescreen flat TV, HD, Black, 16:9, 2800:1, 3D, 1366 x 768 pixels
Long summary description Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Philips 42" widescreen flat TV 42" HD Black based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Philips 42" widescreen flat TV. Display diagonal: 42", Display brightness: 550 cd/m², HD type: HD. Audio system: Virtual Dolby Surround. Teletext: 1000 pages. Color of product: Black. Power consumption (standby): 2 W, Power consumption (typical): 220 W
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Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display brightness*
Brightness is the amount of radiating light emitted from the screen. The brightness rating is measured in candellas per square meter, commonly known as 'nits'.
550 cd/m²
HD type*
Type of supported High Definition (e.g. Full HD, 4K Ultra HD).
Progressive scan*
Also referred to as noninterlaced scanning, this is a way of displaying, storing, or transmitting moving images in which all the lines of each frame are drawn in sequence. This is in contrast to interlaced video used in traditional analog television systems where only the odd lines, then the even lines of each frame (each image called a video field) are drawn alternately.Progressive scan is used for DVDs and HDTV (high defintion television).
Display resolution*
The number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed. It is usually quoted as width × height, with the units in pixels: for example, "1024 × 768" means the width is 1024 pixels and the height is 768 pixels. The higher the number of pixels, the sharper the image.
1366 x 768 pixels
Aspect ratio*
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of a shape to its height. For example, 4:3 is common for standard displays and 16:9 is the ratio for Widescreen TV.
Contrast ratio (typical)
The difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the darkest black.
Viewing angle, vertical*
Maximum vertical angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Viewing angle, horizontal*
Maximum horizontal angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.
Response time*
The response time is the time difference between the moment that a source (for example a video card) sends a signal and that equipment (for example a monitor) receives or display the signal. (Used abbreviations: R/F = Rise and Fall.)
8 ms
Comb filter
Device that attempts to reverse the distortion incurred by a signal transmitted through a channel.
Equalizer bands quantity
Audio system
System used to play music or speech.
Virtual Dolby Surround
Ports & interfaces
HDMI ports quantity*
The number of sockets (ports) for HDMI connections. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed/uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant device ("the source device") to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. HDMI is a digital replacement for existing analog video standards.
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in*
The number of sockets (ports) for RF (radio frequency) connections into the product.
Ports & interfaces
Composite video out *
The socket in the device for the composite video, which is an analog video transmission (no audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution. The cables for composite video are normally yellow.
Composite video in *
The socket (port) for the composite video input (white cable).
S-Video in *
The number of ports (input sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
SCART ports quantity *
The number of sockets (ports) for SCART connections.
Audio (L,R) in *
The two sockets (ports) for receiving left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
1000 pages
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Energy Management
Power consumption (standby) *
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
2 W
Power consumption (typical) *
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
220 W
Weight & Dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
92.6 lbs (42 kg)
Width (with stand)
49.2" (1,249 m)
Depth (with stand)
12" (30,6 cm)
Height (with stand)
29.4" (74,8 cm)
Other features
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.