REVIEW / LG 55EG960V: The OLED/UHD Partnership is Back On- TVs - 29/06/2015 10:13 June 29, 2015
The 65EC970V's panel had a big white subpixel, a slightly smaller blue, and then a smaller and narrower green and red. This time around, it's...
REVIEW / Panasonic TX-40CS630E: an Affordable TV for Your Film Nights- TVs - 22/06/2015 10:18 June 22, 2015
This model has a VA panel, and its subpixels look very much like those found on Innolux models. These often provide better contrast but at...
Cheap TVs: Best Budget TV 2015- TVs - 18/06/2015 12:23 June 18, 2015
Yes, you can get a good TV for under £300!
We're often asked what televisions we'd recommend for around the £300 mark, how such a television compares to others, what...
REVIEW / Samsung UE40J6300: an Unresponsive Curved TV- TVs - 15/06/2015 10:07 June 15, 2015
In the UK, the J6300 series is available in four different screen sizes: 32", 40", 48" and 55". In the US, it doesn't seem to be available in 40" or 48", but 50" and 60" versions exist,...
Getting a Smoother and Sharper TV Picture: How Does it Work?- TVs - 08/06/2015 16:15 June 8, 2015
BFI, interpolation, refresh rate—what it all means
The term 'motion compensation' actually covers several different technologies. Manufacturer's motion rate: a particularly vague concept... The motion rate is always marked on the...
55EG960V: Initial Results from Our Tests on LG's New UHD OLED TV- TVs - 08/06/2015 13:44 June 8, 2015
Will it outperform its illustrious predecessor?
LG's latest television, the 55EG960V, recently touched down in our test labs. It replaces the brand's 970V series. As soon as it arrived, we couldn't wait to get it out of the box and...
REVIEW / Changhong UHD55B6000IS: a UHD TV for Under £760- TVs - 25/05/2015 16:09 May 25, 2015
Changhong clearly wanted to make a big impact with its first UHD television, bringing out the UHD55B6000IS at half the price of the major brands' equivalent 55" models. The price has...
REVIEW / Samsung UE55H8000: Top-of-the-Range Full HD Television- TVs - 25/05/2015 10:13 May 25, 2015
NB: After carrying out a few of our tests, we discovered that the television we'd been sent was a preproduction model. Samsung has confirmed that the settings are different on the commercially...
LG's New UHD OLED TV Now Available in UK (55EG960V)- TVs - 21/05/2015 16:22 May 21, 2015
Prob worth it, if you've got the cash
It's already been available for a few months now in the US as the 55EG9600, but LG's latest OLED gem is now for sale in the UK as well, under the name 55EG960V. It's...
LG Unveils its Ultra-Slim, 55" OLED Wallpaper Panel- TVs - 21/05/2015 12:40 May 21, 2015
A 55-incher to go, anybody?
Tell me you've never dreamed of being able to cart your 55" TV around the house with you. Simply take it down, carry it to another room and then stick it to another wall. Heaven, right? LG...
REVIEW / Samsung UE32J5500: Small Diagonal and Just the Essential Features- TVs - 18/05/2015 10:14 May 18, 2015
The J5500 is available in three sizes: 32", 43" and 48". We haven't been able to get hold of the 43" and 48" versions, but it's almost certain that the latter has a PSA panel, since...
REVIEW / Samsung UE40JU6670 TV: UHD and a Small Diagonal- TVs - 11/05/2015 10:25 May 11, 2015
There are actually two very similar models: the H6670 and H6640. The only difference between the two is the colour of the chassis, which is grey for the H6670 and black for the H6640....
REVIEW / Panasonic TX-55CX700B: Great Colours and UHD Upscaling- TVs - 04/05/2015 10:26 May 4, 2015
Panasonic might have used IPS in the majority of its 2014 TVs, but the first 2015 model we've come across uses a VA panel. More specifically—as...
Acer Announces K138ST Portable Video Projector- Video Projectors - 28/04/2015 10:41 April 28, 2015
Long life and towable size
This week Acer announced three new video projectors, one of which is the portable K138ST. The K138ST is smaller than a sheet of A4 paper. That's just the right...
REVIEW / BenQ W1350: A Worthy Successor to the W1300- Video Projectors - 27/04/2015 17:03 April 27, 2015
Unsurprisingly, this projector—which, by the way, offers ISF-certified calibration—uses a DLP Dark Chip 3 chip. The image treatment processes and chassis are identical to the W1300's,...
REVIEW / 65UF850V: The First of LG's 2015 UHD LCD Televisions- TVs - 27/04/2015 10:25 April 27, 2015
The 65UF850V uses the same IPS screen technology as its predecessor. Viewing angles are therefore wider than on other types of panel (PSA, UV²A...
Sony to Release Planet's Thinnest TV (X900C) This Summer?- TVs - 24/04/2015 11:14 April 24, 2015
Definitely in the States, maybe Europe
It was the thinnest TV at CES, and it blew us away: the Sony X900C is a high-end TV with Ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) and a 4.9-mm-thick frame, making it the thinnest LED...
REVIEW / UE65JS9500: Samsung's New Flagship UHD Television- TVs - 20/04/2015 15:27 April 20, 2015
The Samsung UE65JS9500 incorporates a PSA panel fresh from the brand's own production line. As we'd expect, this panel offers a contrast twice...
REVIEW / Philips 65PUS9809: A Sound & Light Show from this UHD TV- TVs - 13/04/2015 15:25 April 13, 2015
The 65PUS9809 uses a VA panel with PSA technology. This type of panel offers higher contrast than the average of Samsung's panels and even greater...
The Samsung UE65JS9500 TV Arrives in our Labs- TVs - 07/04/2015 15:31 April 7, 2015
First test results from Samsung's flagship model
We've been talking about the UE65JS9500 a lot this week, and by sheer coincidence Samsung's top-of-the-range 2015 television has just arrived in our labs. We couldn't help ourselves;...
REVIEW / Sony VPL-VW300ES: A 4K Projector for Your Home- Video Projectors - 06/04/2015 10:15 April 6, 2015
The projector uses three-panel SXRD technology to produce a true 4K resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels, i.e. Cinema 4K. There's also an X-Reality PRO 4K processor capable of upscaling...
Xiaomi Launches an Android Smart TV for $320/£215- TVs - 25/03/2015 16:54 March 25, 2015
Available exclusively...in China
It may never reach our shores, but the Mi TV 2 has still managed to attract our attention. Aside from its rock-bottom price, the Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) TV offers the sorts of...
For 2015, Philips Talks Image Quality, Ambilight & Android- TVs - 20/03/2015 18:05 March 20, 2015
The television as a complete entertainment centre
At the beginning of the week, in Barcelona, Philips revealed its lineup of televisions for 2015. We managed to find out more about the new arrivals and their features. It was also...
REVIEW / Philips 40PUK6809 Strikes Balance Between Price and Performance- TVs - 16/03/2015 10:17 March 16, 2015
We tested the 40" version, but it's also available in 50" (50PUK6809). We'd like to thank everyone at Boulanger, Aubervilliers, for having let us test the TV in their shop. [sous_note(861,Qualité...
LG Set to Launch an HDR-Compatible OLED Television in 2015- TVs - 13/03/2015 12:26 March 13, 2015
Has the brightness problem been resolved?
LG is apparently working on HDR-compatible OLED panels. Or at least that's what an LG representative told a Forbes journalist this week. In case you were wondering,...
REVIEW / Acer H7550ST: a Video Projector Offering Wired or Wireless Connectivity- Video Projectors - 09/03/2015 10:24 March 9, 2015
Destined for home cinema use, the H7550ST is a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) DLP projector with short focal length, ideal for when you can't get much distance between the projector...
REVIEW / LG 55UB850V TV: UHD Resolution Isn't Everything- TVs - 02/03/2015 10:17 March 2, 2015
We tested the 55" version, but it's also available in 49" (49UB850V). We'd like to thank everyone at Boulanger, Aubervilliers, for having let us test the television in their...
Panasonic Unveils its 2015 Premium TV Range- TVs - 26/02/2015 13:08 February 26, 2015
The Japanese brand presents a wider choice
Panasonic Convention 2015 is currently taking place in Frankfurt, and the Japanese brand has just released the details of its 2015 television range. Of the many models, the flagship...
REVIEW / Thomson 48FZ5635 Television: A Jack of All Trades, Master of None- TVs - 23/02/2015 10:18 February 23, 2015
We tested the 48" version, but it's also available in 55" (55FZ5635). Thomson has opted for a PSA panel produced by Samsung. As you'd expect,...
YouTube Will Soon be Incompatible with Certain Smart TVs- TVs - 11/02/2015 16:03 February 11, 2015
Pre-2013 models affected
As the YouTube app evolves, API v2 being mothballed for developers to focus on v3, owners of older Smart TVs may find that YouTube completely disappears from their sets. The old development...
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