42PFL9803 http://www.stuff.tv/philips/42pfl9803/all en-GB Philips 42PFL9803 http://www.stuff.tv/philips/philips-42pfl9803/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Philips’ flagship ‘Lux’ is one of the most expensive 42in TVs on the market. Luckily, it’s also one of the most capable </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="640" height="580" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/42pfl9803_1.jpg?1364299492" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>While some companies are dropping their TV prices to levels more befitting our ‘age of austerity’, Philips is going in the opposite direction and pursuing pricey picture perfection. The 42PFL9803 is based around the company’s <a href="http://stuff.tv/blogs/jargonbuster/archive/2008/02/10/led-light-emitting-diode.aspx" target="_blank">LED</a> backlighting system, designed to overcome the poor contrast that can affect some <a href="http://stuff.tv/blogs/jargonbuster/archive/2008/02/10/lcd-liquid-crystal-display.aspx" target="_blank">LCD</a> sets.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £2,200.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A genuinely brilliant television let down only by some minor motion-handling issues and that price tag </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/philips-42pfl9803 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/philips/philips-42pfl9803/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/philips/philips-42pfl9803/review#comments 42PFL9803 Philips TVs 32" to 42" Fri, 24 Apr 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12238 at http://www.stuff.tv