Digital Christmas: There’s no place like home

12 Dec 2010

Transform your sitting room into a technological wonderland with some great multimedia tech.

LG LX9900 3D TV

This LED 3D Ready TV boasts a 47-inch display. With a slim depth of 3.16cm, it really makes the most out of space for home viewing.

Its active shutter system means that each eye gets the full 3D experience for a more detailed picture.

It’s also a Full HD TV for top 2D viewing and owners can access internet applications through the LG NetCast feature. It offers TruMotion 400Hz for increased image clarity for fast-paced scenes.

The LX9900’s speakers are hidden and it has HDMI inputs and USB ports for playing digital entertainment.

Where: Dixons

Toshiba REGZA WL768 TV

Toshiba REGZA WL768

This is Toshiba’s first 3D enabled television, bringing the 3D cinema experience right to your living room. It’s available in three huge sizes – 40 inches, 46 inches and 55 inches.

The REGZA WL768 is quite slim and stylish, too, created with the Danish design house, Jacob Jensen Design. Along with 3D viewing capabilities, it lets you access the internet, allowing you to watch clips from YouTube on this monster screen.

It has Full HD playback, four HDMI ports and two USB ports, which support DivX HD, MKV, JPEG and MP3 files. The TV also comes with Toshiba 3D active shutter glasses.

Where: Harvey Norman, Dixons and Power City.

Panasonic SC-BTT755 Full HD 3D Blu-ray Home Cinema System

Panasonic Home Cinema System

The SC-BTT755 Home Cinema System offers Full HD Upsampling for advanced image quality. Its 3D movie features are heightened by its sound technologies.

The Advanced Bamboo Cone Speaker provides clear vocals and the Kelton Subwoofer adds bass.

The 7.1 channel surround function provides cinematic sound quality and the speaker box suppresses acoustic reflections.

It features networking functions, letting you stream movies from online to the sitting room.

You can also watch movies from digital cameras through the integrated SD card slot and USB port.

You can even plug your iPod or iPhone directly into it, in order to play music or display photos and films on your TV.

Where: DID, Power City, Soundstore, Harvey Norman and Expert

Sony Bravia EX401

Sony Bravia EX401

For this TV, it’s all about recapturing the cinematic experience. Enjoy the 1,080p Full HD experience on its 32-inch screen.

Adding to its sharp image quality, the TV features 24p True Cinema, reproducing images at a rate of 24 frames per second – the standard it was filmed at.

You can also choose from two different cinema modes to reproduce film-like textures. Its four HDMI inputs allow you to play HD sources, such as from the PlayStation 3 and Blu-ray players.

And with BRAVIA Sync, you can control your entire home entertainment system with a remote control for compatible devices.

Where: The Carphone Warehouse

Samsung LE32C530F1WXXU 32 Inch HD TV

Samsung 32 inch

This 32-inch widescreen TV provides Full HD (1,080p) video playback for all your film-watching needs. It includes three HDMI slots for digital entertainment.

The TV also has a USB port for watching videos or photos from your digital camera on the big screen or playing music from it.

It also includes a Wide Colour Enhancer, which aims to achieve the most accurate colour display possible for your viewing pleasure.

Where: Argos