Philips 32PF9996 LCD HD Monitor At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Philips 32PF996 LCD HD Monitor

Type: LCD
Screen Size (diagonal) 32 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,366 by 768 / 16:9
Lamp Life (hours): 60,000
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 23.9 x 39.4 x 3.8
Weight (pounds): 44.1
Price: $3,500
Video: HDMI (1), RGBHV (1), component video (1), S-video (3), composite video (3)
Audio: Stereo analog (4), center-channel input (1)
Video: Composite video (1)
Audio: Stereo analog (2), subwoofer out (1)
Additional: RF (1), headphone out (1)

Ratings: Philips 32PF996 LCD HD Monitor

Build Quality: 94
• Attractive floating-screen design with sturdy base
• NXT flat-panel speakers

Value: 89
• Its MSRP is high for a 32-inch LCD, but you can find it for much less
• HDMI-to-DVI adapter—cable included

Features: 87
• Doesn't include HDTV tuner, CableCARD slot, or lamp settings
• HDMI and two component-video ins

Performance: 88
• A noise-free picture with good colors and detail level
• The viewing angle isn't very wide

Ergonomics: 87
• The connection panel is hard to access
• The menu system is well designed but can be sluggish

Overall Rating: 89
How much you enjoy Philips' Pixel Plus 2 and Ambilight technologies will greatly affect your opinion of this TV, so you should see them for yourself.

General Information
32PF9996 LCD HD Monitor, $3,500
(800) 451-2851
Dealer Locator Code PHL