32PFS5603/12 from Philips : Test and analysis

Philips 32PFS5603/12 : the new Full HD

Philips unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 32PFS5603/12.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 32 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Has the Philips succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

32PFS5603/12 from Philips – Design

The Philips 32PFS5603/12 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
Very different from its predecessors, the brand tries here to differentiate itself to meet the needs of consumers.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
The Philips 32PFS5603/12 is quite standard, flat.
With its glass surface of 32 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed, it has a simple base, which fits perfectly into the decor, giving you a sense of unity and elegance.In addition, its support is in the shape of a pedestal.This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

32PFS5603/12 from Philips – The screen

The designers of Philips have made this new TV set 32PFS5603/12. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new model, Philips confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The Philips television set displays a Full HD resolution. In addition, with a screen of 32 inches, the 32PFS5603/12 is positioned in the range of small models.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Philips chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality resolution.
Thus, the Philips 32PFS5603/12 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Philips 32PFS5603/12

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however Philips has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two baffles and a power output of 8 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

32PFS5603/12 from Philips – Embedded intelligence

To smart TV aficionados, keep moving on. This model does not have one. In case you can’t do without it, and this 32PFS5603/12 is your final choice, you will need to add a TV-Box next to it.

Presentation of the connection technology of Philips 32PFS5603/12

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 7 connections, not too bad. The Philips considers that with the32PFS5603/12 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 antenna input

Technical characteristics of the Philips 32PFS5603/12

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 72.65 cm x 42.53 cm x 8.18 cm
Screen size in inches 32
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 8
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 7
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
VESA compatibility Yes

32PFS5603/12 from Philips – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
To say the least, it’s complicated for a manufacturer to offer a model without smartTV. There are some among the competition, and at the same price. By choosing this 32PFS5603/12 you know where you stand.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.

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