Home Cinema

Sony KD-49XE9005 review

How long does it take your brain to process an image? No, it’s faster than that – it’s around 13 milliseconds. In the time it

Viewsonic PRO7827HD review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PRO7827HD has very good overall image quality with superb black levels and contrast for the money. A shorter-throw lens helps it

Epson Home Cinema 2045 review

THE GOOD: The Epson Home Cinema 2045 offers very good image quality, with full HD resolution and accurate color. It lacks the DLP “rainbow effect,”

Yamaha RX-A860 review

PROS Smooth, musical performer Twin HDMI outputs Powerful DSP processing modes HDMI passthrough functionality CONS Only three HDMI HDCP 2.2 inputs Messy user interface Button-tastic

BenQ HT2050 review

THE GOOD: The BenQ HT2050 has excellent overall image quality with best-in-class black levels and contrast. A shorter-throw lens helps it project a larger image

Viewsonic PJD7828HDL review

THE GOOD: The Viewsonic PJD7828HDL offers very good image quality for the price, with full HD resolution, a bright image and solid contrast. A short-throw

Epson Home Cinema 640 review

THE GOOD: At $350, the Epson Home Cinema 640 is one of the least expensive home theater projectors available. It’s extremely bright, and thus able

JBL Cinema SB 450 review

THE GOOD: The JBL Cinema SB 450 offers home theater thrills in a stylish package. The sizable subwoofer is capable of providing meaty bass. The

Oppo UDP-203 vs Panasonic DMP-UB900 – which is better?

Oppo and Panasonic go head-to-head to see which 4K Blu-ray player deserves to be in your home cinema room… If the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and Oppo

Epson EH-TW6700 review

If a projector is a bridge between the big-screen spectacle of the cinema, and the comfortable familiarity of the home, then Epson’s EH-TW6700 straddles the

BenQ W8000 review

PROS Superb colour performance Detailed and clean pictures Plenty of brightness CONS Average black levels Rainbow noise High input lag KEY FEATURES Full HD single-chip

LG PH450UG Minibeam Projector review

OUR VERDICT In many ways, the LG PH450UG represents a new wave in portable projectors. Offering excellent wired and wireless connectivity, not to mention a

BenQ W1090 review

BenQ has had a good run of sub-£1000/$1500 projectors, with four- and five-star reviews peppering its range in the past couple of years. Its recent

Sony KDL-75XE94 Hand-on Review

KEY FEATURES 4K resolution Dolby Vision/HDR10 Direct LED lighting X1 Extreme chip Manufacturer: Sony Review Price: free/subscription HANDS-ON WITH SONY’S HOME CINEMA HERO PROMISING KING-SIZED

BenQ W1210ST review

PROS Superbly low input lag Good contrast and colour Strong movie performance CONS Slight noise in dark movie scenes Some black crush in the best

HDMI 2.0 vs 1.4 : What’s the difference?

HDMI 2.0 VS 1.4: THE BASICS HDMI 2.0 was announced as a standard in late 2013. It got a lot of people confused, wondering if

Exquizon LED GP12 Portable Projector Review : Mobility & Usability for just $70.99

Projectors are extremely useful devices because they allow us the visual prowess of seeing any picture or clip in large format. They can be extremely

Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price

Ultra-HD TVs are certainly becoming more popular, we know that for sure. The amount of content on offer has increased exponentially since 4K was first

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Xbox One : An in-depth look at the 2017 console wars

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 and Nintendo Switch vs Xbox One: How does Nintendo’s new hybrid console stack up against its rivals over at Sony and

Hands on: Nintendo Switch review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Innovative and fun, the Switch looks set to make Nintendo cool again. FOR Unique design Interesting announced titles AGAINST Battery concerns Online

Hands on: LG SJ9 Soundbar review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Depending on its price, LG’s new SJ9 soundbar might be the most convenient way yet of getting Dolby’s impressive surround sound technology

Pioneer VSX-531 review

If capitalism has shown us anything, it’s that money is power. Skew that into a home cinema context and that correlation isn’t necessarily as straightforward –

PSB Imagine XA Dolby Atmos Speaker Review

What is the PSB Imagine XA? The PSB Imagine XA is a Dolby Atmos Speaker Module that uses upward-firing drivers that have been specifically designed

DroidBOX GO Review : Android Pocket Pico DLP Projector

PROS HDMI IN Pocket and portable size Nice design + tripod Stable work Good projection during the day and at night CONS Nothing so far

Arcam Solo Movie 2.1 review

Since the experimental emergence of multi-channel surround sound in 1952’s This is Cinerama (ironically a documentary made to showcase a new widescreen projection format), the

Epson EH-TW7300 3LCD Projector Review

The Good Excellent image quality with normal Blu-ray Very good HDR playback with UHD Blu-ray Superb accuracy out of the box for Rec.709 content Excellent

Sony VPL-VW550ES review

PROS Incredibly detailed and crisp 4K pictures Good HDR flexibility HLG support CONS Slightly noisy in HDR-friendly high lamp mode Doesn’t auto-switch to high lamp

Bose SoundTouch 300 review

Bose’s latest soundbar offering, the SoundTouch 300, is much like the Build-A-Bear concept. Choose your basic product first, then accessorise away to your heart’s desire.

Sony SRS-ZR7 review

Verdict This speaker has a sleek design and is very versatile, but doesn’t have the sound quality needed to make the most of it For

PSB SubSeries 450 Subwoofer Review

PRICE $1,499 AT A GLANCE Plus Very powerful on music Outstanding build quality Small size Minus Tepid output at the very bottom THE VERDICT One