Audio & Video

Acer V9800 review

PROS Stunning UHD image clarity Effective HDR presentation Vibrant colour rendering CONS Limited black level Doesn’t support 3D Not HLG HDR/Dolby Vision compatible KEY FEATURES

Skullcandy Method Wireless review

PROS Low price Decent sound quality Light CONS Slighly cheaper wired pairs sound better KEY FEATURES 9-hour battery life Bluetooth 4.1 Micro USB charging Manufacturer:

Audeze iSINE10 Earphones Review : In more ways than one, the iSINE is the start of something new

Pros Exceptional sound quality Good Lightning implementation Comfortable and well specified Cons Can be a little ruthless Looks won’t be to everyone’s taste Not hugely

Sennheiser Ambeo Smart Headset preview: Exploring 3D sound

Sennheiser launched the Ambeo mic in 2016, taking a step into devices that were designed for 3D audio, or audio to support the sort of sound

Arcam rPlay review

Verdict An affordable, easy-to-use way to introduce myriad streaming solutions to your hi-fi system For Insightful, solid and articulate sound Vast streaming service support 24-bit/192kHz

Best Floorstanding Speakers of 2017

Serious about your speakers? Then it’s time to bring out the big guns. Floorstanding speakers have one of the most recognizable profiles of all speaker

Orbitsound ONE P70 review

PROS Clear, expansive sound anywherre in the room Plenty of bass for its size Robust build quality Easy to install and operate CONS Deep cabinet

The Top 10 Waterproof Headphones for Swimming

When it comes to choosing the right headphones for swimming, nothing beats the following top 10 waterproof headphones for swimming that we’ve encountered so far.

Samsung QE49Q7C review

Never one to rest on its laurels, Samsung’s 2017 QLED TVs, are aimed at taking a direct swipe at the ever-increasing popularity of OLED screens.

Sony STR-DN1080 review

The Good: The Sony STR-DN1080 offers all of the features you could want in a modern receiver — multiroom music, Chromecast streaming, Dolby Atmos and

Goldring 1042 review

Goldring is Britain’s oldest cartridge company. It used to make turntables as well back in the vinyl heyday, so it’s safe to assume its bods

Linn Klimax LP12 review

The Linn LP12 was introduced in 1973. This unassuming belt-driven turntable took a while to gain traction, but by the ’80s it had become the

LG OLEDC7P review

The Good: The LG C7 is the best-performing TV we’ve tested to date. It delivers perfect black levels, wide viewing angles, accurate color and a

Ortofon 2m Blue MM review

2M is Danish cartridge specialist Ortofon’s entry-level hi-fi range – the company’s bread-and-butter needles, if you like. The 2M Red, at just under half this

Luxman EQ-500 review

Phono stages aren’t the most glamorous item in a hi-fi chain. But if you want to hear your cherished record player at its best, a

Sony KD-65A1 OLED review

PROS Outstanding picture quality An innovative sound system that works Gorgeous design CONS Expensive Uninspiring remote KEY FEATURES 4K and HDR HDR10 and Dolby Vision

Top 10 Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2017

In this review we feature the top 10 best bookshelf speakers of 2017 that outperform the competition. These bookshelf speakers pump out incredible audio performance,

The best 15 turntables of What Hi-Fi?’s lifetime

Our celebration of Record Store Day means we get to pay homage to the 15 best turntables What Hi-Fi? has spun in its four decades.

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

There are three ways to get access to Sky’s content. The options are the Now TV or Now TV Smart Box route or the Sky Q route, choosing

Clearaudio Concept MM V2 review

Clearaudio is an established German company that makes a range of turntables, arms and cartridges that includes some extremely exotic examples. The flagship Statement turntable is

Arendal 1723 5.1 Speaker Package Review

The Good Big sound when needed Responsive and detailed Tonally matched Flexible in installation Solidly built Superbly engineered The Bad Size and weight won’t suit

Audio Technica AT-F7 review

Verdict Needs to be heard, especially if you lean more to subtle or orchestral music than strictly rhythm-led tracks For Revealing and refined; great with

Yamaha WXAD-10 (MusicCast Add) review

OUR VERDICT Yamaha’s WX-AD10 multiroom adaptor warrants a hi-fi high five – it’s a gorgeous Hi-Res Audio streaming upgrade for legacy amps and music systems.

Thorens TD 203 review

When it comes to heritage, few hi-fi manufacturers can match Thorens. The brand was founded in 1883 to make music boxes, began making phonographs in

Vi AI Personal Trainer review: Heart rate-tracking Bluetooth earbuds with serious potential

These $250 Bluetooth earphones pack in a heart rate sensor, voice-coaching, and gorgeous Harman/Kardon sound in one lightweight package. But they’re hindered by an ultra-narrow

Zappiti Duo (2017) 4K HDR Media Streaming Player Review : Going from strength to strength

Pros Relatively simple to set up Excellent build quality Comprehensive connections Good, back-lit remote 4K HDR support Immersive audio capability Frame-packed 3D is no issue

Leema Acoustics Quasar All-in-One System Review : The name is celestial but is the Quasar a star?

Pros Exceptional sound quality Good connectivity Superb build Cons Control app is limited Setup more involved than rivals What is the Leema Acoustics Quasar? The

Samsung Q9F QLED TV review

OUR VERDICT While the Q9F is still at heart an LCD TV and as such can’t fully escape a couple of traditional LCD compromises, it

JVC DLA-Z1 4K Laser Projector Review : JVC finally deliver native 4K and laser but at what cost?

The Good Sharp 4K image Very bright Extremely wide colour gamut Great HDR performance for a projector Good greyscale and gamma Accurate colours The Bad

RJ Armadillo Bluetooth Speakers Quick Review

What we liked about it: Quality build Can get really loud Balanced sound quality What we didn’t: Uninspiring design RJ Electronics, an arm of the