Reviews & hands-on

  • Televisions 5 out of 5

    Sony KDL-40W905A smart 3D TV review

    By 13 May 2013

    Sony seems determined to improve its image. While rival TV manufacturers tout voice recognition systems and play tuner Top Trumps, Sony’s latest flagship is all about picture quality. Indeed with its groundbreaking wide colour Triluminos backlight and...

  • Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Hannspree SE40LMNB review

    By 26 January 2012

    Can a telly that lacks Freeview HD, 3D and any semblance of a 'smart' platform really be considered suitable for modern living? That depends on what you're after, but we're sure Hannspree's latest bargain basement edge LED-backlit LCD TV has enough to...

  • Home Cinema

    Samsung 55ES8000 LED TV pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Samsung's 55-inch Super OLED TV quite rightly grabbed the CES headlines but the Korean company also used this year's Vegas expo to go live with its "ultra-slim bezel" range with the Samsung UNES8000 leading the way. The edge lit LED line ranges in size...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Toshiba 47VL863 review

    By 17 November 2011

    Toshiba deserves its reputation as a click-teaser. SED, Cell TV, Full-array LED: all mouth-watering TV technologies that it’s promised that have come to nought. But there is hope. This year the company appears determined to be cutting-edge and not just...