We had high hopes for the Philips 42PFL9703D, but a poorly performing 100Hz mode and some set-up quirks means the TV isn't quite the Bravia killer we first thought.
- Decent picture quality ; Good blacks and off-axis viewing ; Great design ; Four HDMI inputs
- High price ; Set-up wizard can make picture worse ; 100Hz mode is poor ; Minimum of non-HDMI inputs
: Though USB connections worked okay — despite the lack of play controls — it was trying to auto-connect to the CNET network that failed to give us joy. Granted, it's a complicated system, as workplaces tend to be, but the lack of advanced network......
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