Big screen action
If you missed out on tickets to watch your favourite sport this summer that doesn’t mean you need to miss out on any of the action.
The latest big screen TVs are the next best thing to actually being there – and with so many channels to choose from you could argue that keeping up to date from the comfort of your sofa is actually even better.
A big screen TV will not only immerse you in the events, but with great sound, better contrast ratios and integrated systems – such as Freeview, you’ll be glued to your TV until the final medals are awarded.
Here are just some of the great TVs available in store and online:
Large screen value
At under £300, this 40-inch LCD HD ready TV from Technika is amazing value.
With a sleek black design it not only looks good, but has an outstanding picture too – with Full HD 1080p resolution and a superb contrast ratio. This makes it ideal for keeping up with even the fastest man in the world.
This TV also features integrated Freeview and with three HDMI sockets you’ll be able to connect up your other devices to the HD screen too.
Great for sport
The Samsung PS51E450 Plasma TV has an amazing 51-inch screen and is packed with all the latest tech, including a Freeview tuner.
HD ready and powered by Samsung’s HyperReal Engine, the PS51E450’s picture enhancing technology means that whichever sport you choose it will look amazing.
The 600Hz sub field motion and dynamic contrast ratio provides fantastic picture quality and with a USB 2.0 port and two HDMI sockets you can keep all of your multimedia in one place.
Even if the final result doesn’t live up to your expectations this TV will.
If you like to get even more from your TV and really see it as the hub of your multimedia world then why not choose a Smart TV?
Samsung’s EH5300 range is available in 32-, 40- and 46-inch sizes, and each version comes with an LED backlit screen as well as Full HD 1080p.
Video on-demand services from Samsung not only include all of the usual digital channels you’d expect, but exclusively, Samsung Smart TVs also include ITV Player; so you can catch up for up to 30 days with ITV1, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and Children’s ITV.
You’ll be able to catch up on any of the day’s sport that you’ve missed as well as, including all of the Champions League football matches. Built-in apps and web browsing also mean that you can share your thoughts on events with friends and family too.
Plus, if you have photos or videos that you’d like to share the EH5300’s AllShare Play feature will allow you to stream content from any compatible device nearby, including PCs.
Need a break from all of the summer’s sport? Buy the Samsung EH5300 Smart LED TV between 14 May – 31 July and you can claim up to 20 movie rentals of your choice for free using Acetrax Movies credits.
Backlit LED TVs
The LG LS3400 42-inch LED backlit TV’s technology delivers amazing brightness, clarity and detail – so colours and black levels will look like nothing you’ve seen before.
The TV has an Intelligent Sensor which automatically optimises the picture to suit the lighting and colour conditions in the room, and with an easy self-calibration feature adjusting the picture black level, colour, tint and sharpness will take all of the guesswork out of achieving the perfect picture.
With a great picture, motion clarity index of MCI 100 and rated ‘A’ for energy efficiency this TV is just what you need for the sporting season.
Great value Backlit LED
Backlit TV technology doesn’t have to be out of reach with this great value Full HD LED TV with Freeview from Technika.
With a 40-inch screen, 4000:1 contrast ratio and 1080p resolution even the blades of grass and sailing waves from Weymouth will look crystal clear.
Other great features include built-in Freeview, three HDMI sockets and a USB port.
Its slim design means this TV can be wall-mounted and if you install surround sound you’ll not only experience being immersed by the pictures, but feel the roar of the crowd too – creating your very own home cinema set up.
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