Although I am not tech savvy, I will first mention that I always prefer and look to buy the latest tech products with the latest software in the market (at the time) and I tend critique everything; so, I read all the reviews for this TV before eventually purchasing it. I was on a budget of $600 for at TV and despite some doubts when deciding on whether to buy it; this TV is worth it and I am glad I bought it. Overall, I came across the same obstacles as what some have mentioned: Slow response of buttons when changing or adjusting something on the NET TV. That will really be annoying if you are not patient. I am patient, so that didn’t break me. The sound quality could be better, because I have heard better from other TVs, but I am in a one bedroom 750 square foot apartment so the sound is appropriate for my space or a small space. The highest volume level I have had it up to is thirty-five out of a hundred. So my additional guess is that some people who complained about the sound wanted a surround sound feeling? Because going higher than 35, I feel like you are risking your eardrums. Perhaps some other things will come up later, since I have only owned this for 6 days as of this review, but nothing to say this TV isn’t great! This TV is a great bargain: Although Philips isn’t up there with Sony or LG, it is at least a brand you can rely on better than Coby, Scheptre and Westinghouse. There are brands priced cheap for a reason. This Philips is probably priced cheap for some reason, but it's coming from a trustworthy brand, where you know you are less likely to get serious issues with your TV. I eventually chose to buy this TV with the expectation that Philips at least attempts to provide quality and lasting products. Taking from that, this TV is priced at a deal price for an LED internet TV with built in WIFI...The others are in the 700-2000 dollar price range even at Wal-Mart, Don’t even think you can get a TV like this at Best Buy or HHGregg, I even tried eBay and a TV like this one at this price is likely to be a refurbished one even on eBay. And again taking from fact that LED TVs have a distinct difference in how images are projected regardless of the lighting in your room; like I said, I have a one bedroom apartment, so this TV is in my living room, that is always lit up by the light coming from my balcony and usually glares on and obstructs TV screens, but that hasn’t been a problem when watching with this TV during the day. Finally, there are TVs out there that claim to be Wi-Fi/internet ready TVs but are really NOT. What is said here is exactly it. This TV is easy to set up and is WIFI ready. Although I do not know VUDU or reviewed any of the other web applications on this and I only use Netflix, Facebook and Pandora; you’ve already got them built into your TV at no extra expense of buying an apple TV etc. Then on top of that, it’s got at least 4 HDMI inlets back there, I didn’t really count, but the more the better to give this TV multiple uses and functions. Although some may not be completely convinced; the drive to purchase this TV is the updated and extensive components you are getting, the assurance of the company's effort to provide a good product, at a really good price. So if you're on a budget, this is a great TV. If you are more into the special functions, hi-technology etc., 100% guarantee of quality then just go for a Sony, they are the best at that, otherwise there is no need to go anywhere else.
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