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    Brings movies to life

    Be captivated by the immersive power of Ambilight. Featuring the stunning Perfect Pixel HD engine, a LED Pro and powerful sound, movies really come to life in your living room. See all benefits

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    LCD TV

    Brings movies to life

    Be captivated by the immersive power of Ambilight. Featuring the stunning Perfect Pixel HD engine, a LED Pro and powerful sound, movies really come to life in your living room. See all benefits

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Be captivated by the immersive power of Ambilight. Featuring the stunning Perfect Pixel HD engine, a LED Pro and powerful sound, movies really come to life in your living room. See all benefits

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Brings movies to life

Be captivated by the immersive power of Ambilight. Featuring the stunning Perfect Pixel HD engine, a LED Pro and powerful sound, movies really come to life in your living room. See all benefits

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With Ambilight and LED Pro

  • 102 cm (40")
  • Full HD 1080p
  • digital TV

Ambilight Spectra 3 for an immersive viewing experience

Add a new dimension to your viewing experience with Ambilight Spectra 3. This patented Philips technology enlarges the screen further by projecting a glow of light from the back of the screen onto the surrounding wall. Ambilight adjusts automatically the colour and brightness of the light surrounding the TV to match with the picture, creating an immersive viewing experience. With Ambilight Spectra 3 movies truly come to life!

Perfect Pixel HD Engine for unrivalled sharpness and clarity

Experience unrivalled sharpness and clarity with Perfect Pixel HD Engine. Each pixel of the picture is enhanced to better match the surrounding pixels, resulting in a more natural picture. The result is a unique combination of sharpness, natural detail, vivid colors superior contrast and smooth natural motion whatever you are watching. Clean and razor sharp images result from artifact and noise detection and reduction in all content sources - from multimedia to standard TV.

Full HD LCD display, with a 1920x1080p resolution

The Full HD screen has the widescreen resolution of 1920 x 1080p. This is the highest resolution of HD sources for the best possible picture quality. It is fully future proof as it supports 1080p signals from all sources, including the most recent like Blu-ray and advanced HD game consoles. The signal processing is extensively upgraded to support this much higher signal quality and resolution. It produces brilliant flicker-free progressive scan pictures with superb brightness and colors.

Philips Net TV with Wi-Fi for online services on your TV

Experience a rich selection of online services with Net TV. Enjoy movies, pictures, infotainment and other online content directly on your TV whenever you like. Simply connect your home theater directly to your home network through the ethernet connection, and navigate and select what you want to watch with the remote control. The Philips menu gives you access to popular Net TV services fitted for your TV screen. Additionally, with the DLNA certified PC network you can watch videos or access pictures stored on your computer using your remote control.

Perfect Natural Motion for ultra smooth Full HD movies

Enjoy the action without any judder. Perfect Natural Motion estimates motion in the picture and corrects juddering movements in both broadcast and pre-recorded movie material (including 1080p movies and 24p True Cinema on Blu-ray and DVD). The result is even smoother and quieter pictures with excellent sharpness. Enjoy motion performance that surpasses cinema quality!

200 Hz Clear LCD*, 1 ms performance: superb motion sharpness

Enjoy extreme motion sharpness. The Philips 200Hz Clear LCD brings the response time of LCD TV to an incredible 1ms, so even with the fastest car chase scene you will be enthralled by the action, and not following the stretched car across the screen.

Dynamic contrast 5.000.000:1 for ultimate brilliant images

You want the LCD flat display with the highest contrast and most vibrant images. The LED backlight offers this by a unique local dimming of the LEDs. It generates light where it is needed in the image and keeps dark areas supremely black. The excellent dimming enabled by LEDs allows an unsurpassed dynamic contrast ratio of 5.000.000:1. For the first time images are rendered with extreme deep blacks alongside vibrantly colored amazing bright sections.

LED Pro for extreme contrast and brilliance

LED Pro for extreme contrast and brilliance

Enjoy breathtaking pictures and use up to 50% less energy with Philips award winning LED Pro! Over 1000 LED's are operated selectively in a grid as a backlight for the display. They generate brilliant light in bright image areas, and are dimmed completely in dark areas, saving energy. Combined with the powerful Perfect Pixel HD Engine, the result is a stunning picture with extreme contrast, sharpness and vibrant color. With LED Pro black is black and white is bright.

Wide Color Gamut LCD display for brilliant colors

x.v.Color ensures realistic color reproduction, accurately capturing every tint, hue and depth in order to offer a wide color range that includes almost twice as many colors as sRGB color space. x.v.Color produces color variations very close to what the human eye can recognize – it even enhances/improves the quality of High Definition video material. Televisions compliant with x.v.Color will reproduce images in almost the same quality as when it was recorded.

Enjoy a rich selection of web videos from YouTube and others

Net TV brings you a rich selection of videos from YouTube and other video websites. The videos are tailored to fit your TV screen, allowing you to sit back and enjoy online videos at an optimum quality.

MPEG4 HDTV reception via DVB-T and DVB-C tuner with CI+*

HDTV allows you to watch TV in the best possible picture and sound quality, without additional set-top box. Thanks to the built in tuner that supports DVB-Terrestrial and DVB-Cable signals for both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats, you receive high definition TV programs in exceptional quality. Moreover, with Common Interface Plus (CI+) you benefit from premium high definition content directly on your TV.

Technical Specifications

  • Picture/Display

    Aspect ratio
    Widescreen
    Brightness
    500  cd/m²
    Dynamic screen contrast
    5.000.000:1
    Response time (typical)
    1 (BEW equiv.)  ms
    Viewing angle
    176º (H) / 176º (V)
    Diagonal screen size (inch)
    40  inch
    Diagonal screen size (metric)
    102  cm
    Display screen type
    LCD Full HD W-UXGA Act. matrix
    Panel resolution
    1920x1080p
    Picture enhancement
    • Perfect Pixel HD Engine
    • Perfect Natural Motion
    • Perfect Contrast
    • Perfect Colors
    • Wide Color Gamut display
    • 3/2 - 2/2 motion pull down
    • 3D Combfilter
    • Active Control + Light sensor
    • Jagged Line Suppression
    • Progressive scan
    • 1080p 24/25/30Hz processing
    • 1080p 50/60Hz processing
    • 200Hz Clear LCD*
    • Scanning backlight
    • Local dimming LED backlight
    • Segmented LED backlight
    Screen enhancement
    Anti-Reflection coated screen
    Color processing
    2250 trillion colors 17bit RGB
    Color cabinet
    Brushed aluminium decofront
  • Ambilight

    Ambilight Features
    • Ambilight Spectra 3
    • Lounge light mode
    Dimming Function
    Manual and via Light Sensor
    Ambilight light system
    LED wide color
  • Supported Display Resolution

    Computer formats
    • 640 x 480, 60Hz
    • 800 x 600, 60Hz
    • 1024 x 768, 60Hz
    • 1280 x 768, 60Hz
    • 1360 x 768, 60Hz
    • 1920 x 1080, 60Hz
    Video formats
    • 480i, 60Hz
    • 480p, 60Hz
    • 576i, 50Hz
    • 576p, 50Hz
    • 720p, 50, 60Hz
    • 1080i, 50, 60Hz
    • 1080p, 24, 50, 60Hz
    • 1080p, 24, 25, 30Hz
  • Sound

    Output power (RMS)
    2 x 15W
    Sound Enhancement
    • Auto Volume Leveller
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Dynamic Bass Enhancement
    • Treble and Bass Control
    Sound System
    BBE
  • Loudspeakers

    Built-in speakers
    4
    Loudspeaker types
    • 2 integrated subwoofers
    • 2x Dome tweeter
  • Convenience

    Child Protection
    Child Lock+Parental Control
    Connection Enhancement
    Easy link
    Ease of Installation
    • Auto Program Naming
    • Automatic Channel Install(ACI)
    • Automatic Tuning System (ATS)
    • Autostore
    • Fine Tuning
    • PLL Digital Tuning
    • Plug & Play
    Ease of Use
    • Auto Volume Leveller (AVL)
    • Delta Volume per preset
    • Graphical User Interface
    • On Screen Display
    • Program List
    • Settings assistant Wizard
    • Side Control
    • Connectivity assistant
    • Automatic setup wizard
    • Demo mode
    • Onscreen Usermanual
    • Touch control buttons
    • Favorite program selection
    • Iconic home sceen
    • Mozaïc channel grid
    Electronic Program Guide
    • Now + Next EPG
    • 8day Electronic Program Guide*
    Picture in Picture
    Text dual screen
    Remote Control
    • DVD
    • DVD-R
    • Sat
    • STB (Set-Top Box)
    • Universal
    • HTS (Home Theater System)
    Remote control type
    RC4496
    Screen Format Adjustments
    • Auto Format
    • Movie expand 16:9
    • Super Zoom
    • Widescreen
    • unscaled (1080p dot by dot)
    Teletext
    1200 page Hypertext
    Firmware upgradeable
    • Firmware auto upgrade wizard
    • Firmware upgradeable via USB
    Multimedia
    • Digital media reader (browser)
    • USB autobreak-in
    • DLNA media Browser
    • Net TV services
    Smart mode
    • Game
    • Cinema
    • Personal
    • Power saver
    • Standard
    • Vivid
  • Multimedia Applications

    Multimedia connections
    • Ethernet-UTP5
    • USB
    • Wi-Fi 802.11g (built in)
    Playback Formats
    • MP3
    • WMA v2 up to v9.2
    • Slideshow files (.alb)
    • JPEG Still pictures
    • MPEG1
    • MPEG2
    • MPEG4
    • AVI
    • H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
    • MPEG-Progam-stream PAL
    • WMV9/VC1
  • Tuner/Reception/Transmission

    Aerial Input
    75 ohm coaxial (IEC75)
    TV system
    DVB COFDM 2K/8K
    Video Playback
    • NTSC
    • SECAM
    • PAL
    Digital TV
    • DVB Terrestrial *
    • DVB-T MPEG4*
    • DVB-C MPEG4*
    • MHEG
    Tuner bands
    • Hyperband
    • S-Channel
    • UHF
    • VHF
  • Connectivity

    Ext 1 Scart
    • Audio L/R
    • CVBS in
    • RGB
    Ext 2 Scart
    • Audio L/R
    • CVBS in
    • RGB
    Ext 3
    • YPbPr
    • Audio L/R in
    • VGA PC-in
    Front / Side connections
    • HDMI v1.3
    • S-video in
    • CVBS in
    • Audio L/R in
    • Headphone Out
    • USB
    PC network link
    DLNA 1.0 certified
    Other connections
    • Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    • Analog audio Left/Right out
    • S/PDIF out (coaxial)
    • Common Interface
    HDMI 1
    HDMI v1.3
    HDMI 2
    HDMI v1.3
    HDMI 3
    HDMI v1.3
    HDMI 4
    HDMI v1.3
    EasyLink (HDMI-CEC)
    • One touch play
    • EasyLink
    • Pixel link
    • Remote control pass-through
    • System audio control
    • System standby
  • Power

    Ambient temperature
    5 °C to 35 °C
    Mains power
    AC 220 - 240 V +/- 10%
    Power consumption (typical)
    92  W
    Standby power consumption
    < 0.15 W
  • Dimensions

    Set Width
    987  mm
    Set Height
    630  mm
    Set Depth
    89  mm
    Set height (with stand)
    698  mm
    Set depth (with stand)
    260  mm
    Stand width
    470  mm
    Product weight
    19.8  kg
    Product weight (+stand)
    22.6  kg
    Box width
    1200  mm
    Box height
    786  mm
    Box depth
    333  mm
    VESA wall mount compatible
    400 x 400 mm
  • Accessories

    Included accessories
    • Tabletop swivel stand
    • RF antenna cable
    • Power cord
    • Quick start guide
    • Warranty certificate
    • Remote Control
    • Batteries for remote control
    • Legal and safety brochure
    • Net TV brochure
    Optional accessories
    • Smart level wallmount SQM6175
    • DVB-S module PFS0001*

What's in the box?

Other items in the box

  • Tabletop swivel stand
  • RF antenna cable
  • Power cord
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty certificate
  • Remote Control
  • Batteries for remote control
  • Legal and safety brochure
  • Net TV brochure
  • Optional accessories: Smart level wallmount SQM6175
  • Optional accessories: DVB-S module PFS0001*

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