Philips Unveils Affordable New Roku HDTVs

Philips Roku TV 4000

In the market for a simple 1080p television? How about a budget one with the Roku OS 8 operating system built right in? Well, Philips is here with the goods, and has unveiled a new range.

These HDTVs feature the new Roku OS 8, which comes with an upgraded electronic program guide.

The Roku TV 4000 series has been announced by P&F USA, which holds the exclusive license for Philips televisions and video products in North America. And it comprises of three models, the details of which are provided below.

For starters, we have the 40-inch 40PFL4662/F7, which Sam’s Club has in stock for $349. Then there is the 43-inch 43PFL4662/F7 that will retail for $379, though it does not have a release date yet. And finally, there is the 50-inch 50PFL4662/F7, due out in January for $429.

The TVs make use of the 120 Perfect Motion Rate processing, which is said to reduce motion artifacts and ensure clear images during fast action scenes.

They also come with a built-in 16-watt surround sound system.

But the main highlight is that all of them feature the Roku home screen that provides access to more than 500,000 movies and TV shows across 5,000 streaming channels. Owners will also get a new SmartGuide that will show cable and OTA broadcast channels received via antenna.

Alongside the streaming channels, of course, to make it effortlessly easy for viewers to find what they are looking for — all from a single, easy to use screen.

You can find out more information about these televisions here.

But the big takeaway is that their sleek and stylish design, solid feature set, and impressive Roku integration makes them ideal for use both as the main screen or a secondary one either in the bedroom, kids room, or even the kitchen.

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