Author: Steve May

BenQ W1050

The BenQ W1050 is a budget belter of a home entertainment projector, that delivers bright, vibrant images without complication. But with the TV market shifting conclusively to 4K UHD, does it still make sense...

Panasonic FX700 Series (TX-49FX700)

In Panasonic’s 2018 TV line-up, the 4K HDR FX700 sits above the brand’s entry-level FX600 range, and alongside the FX740 (which is a Currys/PC World-exclusive variant with a more arty design and OLED-style base),...

Panasonic FX600 Series (TX-55FX600)

The hottest TV category this year is shaping up to be entry-level UHD. In 2018, every major brand want a slice of this booming budget market. But can the cheapest 4K HDR sets really...

Sony Bravia X850F Series (XBR-65X850F)

In the battle for the middle-tier television sets, Sony is clearly leading the pack. Sony’s XBR-X900E series was one of the best mid-range screens for its price range last year, and now that the...

Sony Bravia XF80 4K HDR TV (KD-55XF8096)

The incoming XF80 Series (anticipated to be the X800F in the US) provides a new entry point for 4K HDR from Sony. Available in 55-inch (KD-55XF8096), 49-inch (KD-49XF8096) and 43-inch (KD-43XF8096) screen sizes, these...

Marantz NR1608 Dolby Atmos AV receiver

AV receivers may have a reputation for shelf-bowing bulk, but you don’t need a behemoth amp to bring home immersive home cinema, particularly if you’re kitting out a regular-sized living room. A slimline model...

Philips OLED 873 4K HDR TV (65OLED873)

The incoming Philips OLED 873 is, for all intents and purposes, a carbon copy of 2017’s 55-inch 55POS9002 (now renamed the 55OLED873), albeit in an altogether more generous 65-inch screen size. Quite why Philips...

Sony UBP-X1000ES Ultra HD Blu-ray player

The UBP-X1000ES is Sony’s premium 4K Blu-ray offering, a posh stablemate to the unfeasibly fine UBP-X800. In terms of performance and value, the latter can be considered one of the best value UHD Blu-ray...

Panasonic TX-50EX750

The only thing separating Panasonic’s five-strong line of EX750 LED LCD TVs and its OLED range toppers is the underrated but advanced TX-55EZ952. In terms of spec then, this is a well-appointed flatscreen fleet. ...