8600 series 4K Quantum Dot LED TV powered by Android TV
139 cm (55"), 4K Ultra-HD LED TV, Quad Core, 16 GB & expandable, DVB T/C/T2/T2-HD/S/S2
Frequently Asked Questions
How to change the picture format of Philips TV?
When viewing content on the TV, the picture format is incorrect.
• The picture format is not already pre-set in the source material (for example on an external device, or broadcasts on HD channels with black bars included)
To change the picture format on the TV:
1. Press the “Format” button
Press the [Format] button on the remote control
Press the [Settings] button on the remote control and select [Picture format]
Note: The picture format function is not available when viewing USB content or using Smart TV. If the picture format is changed from these sources, the TV will automatically switch to a TV channel.
2. Select a picture format
Select one of the following formats (not all of them are available on every TV):
• [Auto fill] / [Fill screen]
Automatically enlarges the picture to fill the screen. Picture distortion is minimal, subtitles remain visible. Not suitable for PC input. Some extreme picture formats can still show black bars
• [Fit to screen]
Automatically zooms in the picture to fill the screen without distortion. Black bars may be visible. Not suitable for PC input.
Allows to manually zoom the picture in or out. Black bars may be visible.
• [Auto zoom]
Automatically zooms in the picture to fill the screen as much as possible without distortion. Black bars may be visible. Not suitable for PC input
• [Super zoom]
Removes the black bars on the side of 4:3 broadcasts. The picture is adjusted to fit the screen.
Allows to manually stretch or squeeze the picture regarding both height and width. Black bars (horizontal and / or vertical) may be visible.
Allows to manually move the whole picture through the screen. Shifting is only possible when the picture is zoomed in.
• [Movie expand 16:9]
Scales the picture to a 16:9 format.
• [Wide screen]
Stretches the picture to a 16:9 format.
• [Unscaled] / [Original]
Expert mode for HD or PC input. Pixel for pixel display. Black bars may appear with pictures from a computer.
Additional step for Set-top box users
When using the TV in combination with a set-top box, the box itself can also have picture format settings. Check the different picture format settings on the set-top box to see if the correct format appears.