Home Cinema

DBPOWER RD-810 Mini Projector Review

Turn your Home into a Cinema for the Price of a Weekly Shop! Let’s be honest, going to the cinema in the UK is expensive!

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Look at the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s the Galaxy S8+. For some the immediate reaction is that Samsung hasn’t evolved this phone since the last

BenQ W1700 Review

Pros  Crisp, sharp, detailed 4K playback  Surprisingly bright with HDR sources  Great value for what’s on offer Cons  Black levels could be better  Some colour

Best soundbars to improve your TV’s audio

TV speakers suck, but not everyone has the room—or the budget—for an A/V receiver and six or more loudspeakers. A soundbar can fit under or

Sony Z9F soundbar hands-on review: Raising the bar for virtual surround sound

Dolby Atmos is the ultimate in surround sound right now – but unless you’ve got some serious space for all the speakers, you’re only able to

Top 10 Wireless Home Theater Systems of 2017

Here are our top picks for the best wireless home theater system that deliver superb 5.1 surround sound performance and can sync wirelessly without the

BenQ GS1 Review

Pros Watchable pictures in all but direct sunlight Cute, practical design Surprisingly rich feature list – including Wi-Fi and Android OS Cons Black levels are

Sonos Sub review: All about that bass

Sonos launched its wireless subwoofer – the Sonos Sub – way back in 2012. It was originally designed to fit into any room, promising to instantly boost

Sonos PlayBar review: An excellent wireless multi-room and TV speaker solution

The Sonos Playbar is specifically designed to sit under or above your wall-mounted TV, while the more recent Sonos Playbase, is designed to sit beneath your

Damson S-Series makes Dolby Atmos wireless: Hands-on

Home cinema fans want Dolby Atmos, but they generally don’t want a room full of speakers and cables: enter Damson’s confusingly small, wireless Atmos surround

B&O BeoVision Eclipse Review

Pros Spectacular design and build quality Class-leading built-in sound quality Stunning OLED picture quality Cons It’s expensive It can be complicated to use in some

Sony UBP-X1000ES review

The phrase ‘pushing the envelope’ has nothing to do with post, or stationery for that matter. It originally referred to the ‘flight envelope’ – the

Sky Soundbox review

“Is it a soundbar? Is it a speaker? No, it’s a Soundbox!” And a Soundbox actually appears to be a cross between the two. “Does

Sim2 Nero 4 UHD Review

Pros Beautifully designed Outstanding HDR on occasion Consistently outstanding SDR pictures Isn’t actually expensive for such a highly specified projector Cons Evidence of rainbow effect

Denon HEOS AVR 2017 Review

Pros Slim, elegant design Smooth, detailed sound Excellent app and polished multiroom performance Clutter-free wireless rears and sub Cons Limited scale and muscle No auto-calibration

Yamaha RX-A3070 review

We’re not used to seeing anything less than five-star products from Yamaha at this end of the market. Yamaha’s flagship AV receivers tend to win Awards and find their

Multi-room audio: everything you need to know

It’s easier than ever to fill your home with music, thanks to simple, affordable wireless speakers that can combine to make feature-packed, voice-controlled multi-room music

Sonos One review

Pros Great sound Small and convenient Proper Alexa integration Supports Google Assistant (in 2018) Cons Alexa not fully compatible with Spotify at launch Key Features

KEF Q350 AV 5.1 review

Verdict It takes up a bit of space, but thanks to its bold and powerful performance this KEF surround package deserves every inch For Bold, powerful presentation

Denon AVR-X6400H review

Spending over £2000/$2000 on an AV receiver is no frivolous matter. Good thing, this Denon AVR-X6400H – one of Denon’s top AVRs for 2017 –

Amazon Echo vs Sonos One: Battle of the smart speakers

The Amazon Echo was the original smart speaker. There have been countless rivals and imitators, but it remains one of the most popular options for anyone wanting

Sonos One hands-on review

Key Features Review Price: £299/$398 Sonos multiroom audio Trueplay room calibration Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility Sonos One hands-on: first look at Sonos’ first

10 of the world’s most expensive TVs

We’ve thought long and hard about whether a TV costing north of £6000/$7,980 could possibly win a What Hi-Fi? Award. But that’s a petty consideration

Optoma UHD65 review

Two technologies have become vital for getting the most out of the latest movies and TV shows – 4K resolution, and High Dynamic Range (HDR). But

Samsung UE40MU6400U review

Isn’t it bizarre that a 40in set like the Samsung UE40MU6400U seems fairly small by modern TV standards? Not long ago this was the size

Sony VPL-VW760ES hands-on review

Key Features Native 4K SXRD projector Laser Diode light engine HDR10 and HLG HDR playback 2000 lumens brightness Infinity:1 claimed contrast ratio Sony VPL-VW760ES hands-on

Epson EH-LS100 Hands-on Review

Key Features Review Price: £2500/$3750 Ultra-short-throw projection system Native Full HD resolution Laser projection system 4000 lumens claimed light output Strikingly affordable for a laser

Hands on: JBL Bar 5.1 review

OUR EARLY VERDICT The clever transforming design of the JBL Bar 5.1 soundbar could make taking the surround-sound plunge easier than ever. FOR Solid sound

Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar review

OUR VERDICT Audio enthusiasts will find a lot to love with the Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ Soundbar. With cutting edge technology like Ultra High Quality 32-bit

Sony UBP-X800 4K UHD Blu-ray player review

OUR VERDICT Sony hits the UHD sweet spot with the UBP-X800 – a brilliant, beautiful 4K UHD player at a sensible price. FOR Superb 4K