The absence of a battery leaves the thumpy Fender Monterey Bluetooth speaker reliant on AC power.
An IPX7 weatherization rating means this speaker can survive a dip in the pool, but it's audio performance left us wanting.
Panasonic announced at CES 2018 that its new OLEDs would be the first in the industry to support the HDR10+ standard, the open alternative to Dolby Vision.
You won't see Dolby Vision or quantum dots at this price point, but you will at least get HDR.
Both its 5000- and 6000-series smart TVs will deliver wide color gamut and Dolby Vision HDR. The 6000 series gets built-in Roku.
There's not a lot different in Sony's 2018 TV lineup, and that's not a bad thing.
Hisense has upped its game with quantum dot color. Dolby Vision is supported by the top two models in the line, which also offer the full array of Google TV and IoT services.
Like OLEDs, mLEDs enable deeper blacks because they don't need a separate backlight.
These speakers show that you don't have to sacrifice sonic quality or break the bank to enjoy wireless sound. They're not portable, but for static installations they're fantastic.
LG's 2018 smart TVs will offer improved support for high dynamic range. support for higher refresh rates on its high-end models, and better color mapping and color correction. But it will continue to use replacement RGBW (2.88K) in some of its cheaper models.
Many of LG's 2017 LCD TVs use subtractive RGBW which steals every 4th subpixel and changes it to white. It helps with brightness and contrast, but reduces the TV's true resolution from 4K to 2.8K.
This smart speaker is expensive, but it delivers a sonic performance you won't get from any Echo.
With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.
Android and infrared come together to convert your big-screen TV into a massive tablet.
This handsome device is a top-notch disc player that's great for digital audio systems, but it doesn't off any type of analog output.
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