Philips 24PFT5603/05 24-Inch Full HD LED TV : Great little TV

The picture is a good colour and crisp. The sound, like others have said, is a bit tinny; however as i am using it as my kitchen tv it will do for me. I had difficulty connecting the legs, it is very hard to get the screws in straight so my tv is a little wobbly but as it is out of the way there is no chance of it being knocked over. The one thing that i wasn’t aware of is that this tv does not update automatically during the night like out other tv’s do. To update the software you will need a computer and an usb flash stick. I have had to buy a usb flash stick as i have never had the need of one before. Please bear this in mind when buying this tv for someone without computer facilities. I have yet to register this product online – i have tried and tried and i have been unable to do it. I will try it yet again today and i am hoping it is just glitch with the philips website. I am not sure if i would recommend this tv because of the software update facility.

This philips 24-inch hd led is a good-looking television with a sleek design. Easy to install, it’s just a matter of plugging inyour ariel, turning it on, selecting your region and allowing to install the free view channels. It has 2 hdmi ports, and space for a scart lead. That’s enough room for your dvd/blu-ray player and console. Although if you have more devices than this you might find yourself unplugging stuff. Very crisp and sharp and vivid and colourful. However, the speakers are positioned at the back of the television so the sound isn’t great and you’ll often find yourself turning it right up to hear things clearly. The other down side is this isn’t a smart television, so don’t expect to have access to apps such as youtube etc. Apart from a few downsides which are nothing major, this is a great little television.

This sleek and stylish television from phillips sounds small in the world of 65″+ screens but was actually surprisingly bigger than i expected, but the white plastic surround makes it appear far less dominating in the room than a black surround and as such is a great choice for a smaller space whether in the kitchen or a bedroom, or for a student accommodation without compromising on quality of vision. The built-in freeview works via terrestrial/aerial antennae cable so you wouldn’t have to worry about a student if they just want a fire stick/chromecast but if you want to connect a settop box or more there is a range of connectivity other than aerial such as usb, ethernet, hdmi, scart and a memory card. This is great for situations where you may just be viewing streaming services say netflix/amazon prime and playing games rather than watching live tv. We connected this up to standard aerial to check the basic freeview image and on hd channels it is crystal clear perfect, like you could reach in and touch realistic, but the standard definition channels were a little soft focus, some more than others ranging from slightly soft to like an aging starlet in a tv movie and occasional pixelation but this is probably more due to the signal quality than the television itself. Plugging in an apple tv or usb based tv stick is simple even if the telly is wall mounted as the usb access is accessible from the side rather than from the rear and the picture was beautiful. I can’t give technical know how of how this telly maybe superior or inferior to others, i’m speaking from a user perspective, it’s a great small telly for limited spaces that doesn’t compromise on quality of picture (depending on the input source) so you don’t have to choose a monster of a telly for your space just to get a good image and the white surround helps it blend a little more into neutral backgrounds. As such it’s a good choice for kitchens, dens/older playrooms, bedrooms (i know not everyone likes this but bear with) or student/room renting situations, the latter is great because there’s a headphone jack but no wifi/bluetooth which would’ve been a clincher as a great telly for the latter situations.

This philips 24 inch tv is light, compact and on the smaller side, so best suited as a second television for the kitchen, a bedroom or study. I found it difficult to screw the feet in place, which left me worried about its stability, especially as the power lead was shorter than i would have liked. The picture quality was good, but the sound was rather tinny, despite sound options like ‘news’ and ‘music’ which seem to have been developed to appeal to different types of viewers, but in reality made little difference. I was unable to test the freeview function as i had to use my existing sky box to access the usual range of channels. As the tv is white in colour, it might be less obtrusive in different parts of the house compared with a traditional black product. For the price, i think this would be a reasonable second or third tv, but i would rather pay the extra for larger, smart television for my living room.

Bought for a bedroom so is ideal.

Lovely television,exactly what i wanted.

It’s always good to have a spare tv in the house just in case another breaks down and this will suit that purpose and it will also work as a servicable pc monitor which is an added bonus.

Perfect productvery good sound from small tvpicture is greatstable sitting on a table perfect for the bedroom.

  • good tv
  • Everyone that has seen it said it is beautiful too
  • Five Stars

Philips 24PFT5603/05 24-Inch Full HD LED TV with Freeview HD – White (2018 Model)

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  • good tv
  • Everyone that has seen it said it is beautiful too
  • Five Stars

Philips 24PFT5603/05 24-Inch Full HD LED TV with Freeview HD – White (2018 Model)

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