Philips spent much of 2011 on the periphery of the televisual market, bereft of Freeview HD tuners and dogged by confusion over its long-term ambitions, having off-loaded its TV business into a joint venture. But things are off to a better start in 2012. Philips 42PFL7666 Smart TV Collaborative effort: Philips' 7000 series …
Opera is the runtime for the apps and also available as a standalone browser. Even though you can connect a USB keyboard I'm not sure you really want to use the telly for browsing. Better to have a tablet to hand, which you can also as a remote or for looking at the programme guide with the Philips.
Having owned the original Philips Aurea TV with full (4-sides) Ambilight since it first launched, and having it wall mounted, I can't now see myself buying a replacement TV that doesn't have Ambilight - I and my family absolutely love it. Watching a television without Ambilight is such a dull experience by comparison.
No Ambilight, no sale.
Yes, I suppose it does, given that I haven't used the built-in speakers of my main telly for two years.
I suspect that nobody who buys this kind of TV wants the speakers - why would you want 3D picture with 2D sound?
-Especially as 5.1 and 7.1 sound doesn't leave you feeling sick and dizzy.
"random light show"?
And there speaks/types someone who has never experienced Amblight but feels equipped to give an opinion, no matter how uninformed they are.
Thanks, but I'd rather hear the views of someone who knows what they're talking/typing about.