With 32 inch full HD TVs flooding the market, we seem to have forgotten the low-end 'HD Ready' TVs that were once very popular. If you are going to watch SD content or cable TV predominantly on an LCD, then it actually makes sense to get HD ready TV rather than a full HD TV, as their prices have dropped quite a bit. We had initially planned on doing a full-fledged comparison of the best 32 inch HD ready TVs in the market, but due to logistical issues we were unable to procure them in time.
Out of the few that did show up is the Philips 32PFL3305 that we have for review today. This 'HD Ready' TV belongs to their 3000 series, which is their budget range, and comes with stripped-down features as compared to some of their high-end models. Due to that we only get two HDMI ports, 1366x768p resolution and decent brightness levels of 420 candelas. The response time is not as low as we've come to see on most TVs, but 6.5ms should still provide ghost free images.
The TV comes with the following accessories;