TVs

  • Panasonic TX-50AX802B review

    1,499
    inc VAT for 50in model

    The Panasonic TX-50AX802B has first-class picture quality and an imminent fix for 4K Netflix makes this our new 4K TV of choice

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 50in, Native resolution: 3,840x2,160, Video inputs: 4x HDMI, DisplayPort, Component, Composite, SCART, Tuner: Freeview HD, Freesat HD, Dimensions: 1,131x673x238mm

    Published 
    24 Oct 2014
  • Philips 55PFS5709 review

    799
    inc VAT for 55in model

    The PFS5709 is a great-looking TV, but its mediocre screen means you'll need to put in the work to get a good picture

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 55in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 3x HDMI, SCART, component, Tuner: Freeview HD, DVB-S2, Dimensions: 721x1,243x280mm

    Published 
    23 Oct 2014
  • Samsung HW-H750 review

    480
    inc VAT

    It’s expensive and you may be better off with a proper surround sound system, but the HW-H750’s audio is top notch

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 4, RMS power output: 160W, Dimensions: Soundbar: 57x943x123mm, Subwoofer: 305x305x401mm, Weight: 3.5kg (10.6kg Subwoofer), Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth

    Published 
    16 Oct 2014
  • TEAC HA-P50 headphone amplifier review

    299
    inc VAT

    Get high-resolution lossless audio from an iPhone and use top-end headphones with your smartphone thanks to TEAC's compact DAC/amp

    Key specs 

    Digital inputs: USB-A, Micro USB, optical 3.5mm mini-Toslink, Analogue inputs: 3.5mm, Analogue outputs: 3.5mm

    Published 
    6 Oct 2014
  • Sony VPL-HW40ES

    1,846
    inc VAT

    The VPL-HW40ES is expensive, but its picture quality and frame and detail creation software is superb for the price

    Key specs 

    Projector type: SXRD, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: HDMI x2, VGA, Component, Lamp life: 3,000h, Lamp brightness: 1,700 lumen, Size: 407x179x464mm

    Published 
    6 Oct 2014
  • LG 47LB730V review

    LG 47LB730V header
    749
    inc VAT for 47in model

    A superior screen and smart TV interface make the LG 47LB730V one of the best TVs of 2014

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 47in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 3x HDMI, SCART, component, composite, Tuner: Freeview HD, Dimensions: 1,061x666x227mm

    Published 
    5 Oct 2014
  • Toshiba 47L7453DB review

    Toshiba 47L7453D header
    750
    inc VAT for 47in model

    The Toshiba 47L7453DB is a decent TV but you'll need to spend lots of time tweaking its picture and its smart content is very underwhelming

    Key specs 

    Screen size: 47in, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 4x HDMI, VGA, SCART, component, composite, Tuner: Freeview HD, Dimensions: 662x1,071x190mm

    Published 
    4 Oct 2014
  • LG NB3540 review

    215
    inc VAT

    Excellent sound quality, but the good-looking NB3540 has limited ports and poor dynamic range compression

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 160W, Dimensions: Soundbar: 770x75x35mm, Subwoofer:196x297x390mm , Weight: 1.3kg, Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth 3.0

    Published 
    4 Oct 2014
  • Google Chromecast review

    Google Chromecast top down view
    30
    inc VAT

    The Google Chromecast is a cheap way to make your TV smart, but there are few mainstream apps that support it

    Key specs 

    Video outputs: HDMI, Networking: 802.11n (2.4GHz only), Dimensions: 720x350x12mm, Streaming formats: Chromecast, Internet streaming services: BBC iPlayer, BT Sport, Netflix

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Bayan Audio Soundbook Go review

    Bayan Audio Soundbook Go front
    80
    www.bayanaudio.com

    The Soundbook Go is a wireless Bluetooth speaker that looks and sounds good, but we'd prefer it to be tougher

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 15W, Dock connector: None, Wireless: Bluetooth (A2DP), Dimensions: 160x40x88mm, Weight: 480g

    Published 
    30 Sep 2014
  • Panasonic SC-HTE180 review

    280
    inc VAT

    This large speaker board has a great range of ports, but only average sound quality

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2.1, RMS power output: 60W, Dimensions: 700x365x60mm, Weight: 2.1kg, Dock connector: N/A, Networking: Bluetooth

    Published 
    23 Sep 2014
  • Elgato Game Capture HD60 review

    Elgato Game Capture HD60 front
    120
    inc VAT

    The Game Capture HD60 is a handy gadget, and its time-rewind feature and plenty of live streaming options will win it many fans

    Key specs 

    Warranty: One-year RTB, Details: www.elgato.com, Part code: Game Capture HD60

    Published 
    19 Sep 2014
  • Sony HDR-MV1 review

    249
    Amazon

    The HDR-MV1 is a good choice for musicians looking to record performances for social media, but video quality could be better

    Key specs 

    Optical zoom: N/A, Sensor: 1/2.3 back-illuminated CMOS, LCD screen: 2.7in, 230,000 dots, Size (HxWxD): 116.5x70.5x27mm, Weight: 165g

    Published 
    8 Sep 2014
  • Samsung Shape M5 review

    Samsung SHAPE M5 speakers front black and white
    230
    inc VAT

    These Multiroom speakers have an attractive design and good sound quality

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: Not disclosed, Dock connector: None, Networking: Bluetooth (A2DP), Wi-Fi (Dual Band), Dimensions: 342.5x113.2x168mm, Weight: 2.3kg, Streaming formats: Samsung Mesh Network

    Published 
    6 Sep 2014
  • TVman Mobility review

    Dediprog TVman Front Antenna
    70
    inc VAT

    The TVman Mobility's television reception can be inconsistent, but it's an okay portable media server

    Key specs 

    Tuners: DVB-T, Dimensions (WxDxH): 61x97x11mm, Networking: 802.11b/g/n, Internal disk capacity: N/A, Warranty: One-year RTB, Details: www.noovo.co, Part code: TVman-Pocket_ZDP-1

    Published 
    4 Sep 2014
  • Optoma HD50 review

    1,000
    inc VAT

    With its large lens and tiny chassis, the HD50 is a highly flexible projector that's much more portable than the competition

    Key specs 

    Projector type: DLP, Projector type: DLP, Contrast ratio: 50,000:1, Lens shift: Vertical +15%, Document formats read: N/A, Lamp life in economy mode: 3,500h, Lamp brightness: 2,220 lumen, Size: 124x286x265mm

    Published 
    2 Sep 2014
  • Pure Jongo T6 review

    Pure Jongo T6 front
    200
    inc VAT

    Versatile multiroom speakers that sound better as a pair

    Key specs 

    Speakers: 2, RMS power output: 100W, Dock connector: None, Networking: Bluetooth (A2DP), Wi-Fi, Dimensions: 370x175x190mm, Weight: 3.8kg, Streaming formats: N/A

    Published 
    31 Aug 2014
  • BlueAnt Pump HD Sportbuds review

    BlueAnt Pump HD Sportbuds USB port
    100
    Inc VAT

    The Pump HD Sportbuds very secure fit makes them a perfect companion for strenuous exercise

    Key specs 

    Headphones subtype: Neckband Bluetooth headphones, Plug type: N/A, Weight: 32g, Cable length: N/A

    Published 
    26 Aug 2014
  • Roku Streaming Stick review

    Roku Streaming Stick
    50

    A great media streamer at a low price with plenty of content, but it can be a bit sluggish

    Key specs 

    Video outputs: HDMI 1.4, Networking: 802.11n (dual band), Dimensions: 78x28x12mm, Streaming formats: UPnP, Plex, Internet streaming services: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD, Demand Five, Netflix

    Published 
    21 Aug 2014
  • Optoma GT1080 review

    Optoma GT1080
    650
    inc VAT

    The Optoma GT1080's short throw makes it a versatile big-screen TV substitute

    Key specs 

    Projector type: Single-chip DLP, Native resolution: 1,920x1,080, Video inputs: 2xHDMI (1xMHL), Lamp life: 5,000h, Lamp brightness: 2,800 lumen, Size: 114x315x224mm, Weight: 2.65kg

    Published 
    13 Aug 2014