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Loewe Connect Media Series LCD TV(22", 26", 32", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and remote control. The sound and image quality also get good opinions, whereas many are negative about the tuner and color.

design, image quality, sound, remote control, connectivity

value for money, usability, color, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Loewe Connect Media Series LCD TV(22", 26", 32", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 60 reviews)

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Loewe Connect 37 Media

 

The Connect 37 has a secret weapon: an optional built-in HDD recorder

Stylish design ; Fantastic features ; Superb audio

Expensive ; Confusing user menus

Meanwhile, if you're watching HD and you want to call in the TV's pixel-by-pixel 'no overscanning' mode, you have to choose a '16:9 PC' setting. Highly illogical

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Loewe Connect 37 37in LCD TV

 

Loewe brings together style and features in the form of its Connect 37 LCD TV.

Still, once the seemingly inevitable teething pains have been sorted out, the system really does work very well. It's bizarrely thrilling to see your digital photos streaming wirelessly through to the TV, especially as the TV shows them in wonderful...

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Loewe Connect 42 Media Full HD+100 DR+ 42in LCD TV

 

If you've cash to burn on a living room centrepiece, this 42in Loewe LCD TV could be it.

Yet more improvements worthy of note include a free TWONKY account; the facility to update the TV's system software via the Internet rather than having to have a dealer do it for you; an application that lets you add Internet Radio favourite lists to...

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Loewe Connect 42 Media Full-HD+ 100 DR+ review

 

Thanks to numerous improvements and upgrades, the Loewe Connect 42 Media Full-HD+ 100 DR+ is a much better TV than the Connect 37 Media Full-HD+ DR+ that we reviewed last year, both in terms of its performance and multimedia functionality. Bang &...

Sumptuous design ; Frequently excellent picture quality ; Outstanding audio ; Brilliant multimedia capability ; Can be upgraded with a number of modules

Very dear ; Care has to be taken with the picture set-up ; Some motion-processing artefacts ; Black levels could be better

Conclusion Not everyone will want or be able to cough up nearly £3,000 for a 42-inch TV. But we think the Connect 42 Media Full-HD+ 100 DR+ is talented enough to justify its steep price, particularly if you're also tempted by Loewe's other AV offerings

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Loewe Connect 32 Media Full-HD+ DR+ review

 

This is one of the best 32-inch TVs we've ever used. If it wasn't for the enormous price tag, we would have no problem recommending it to everyone. The problem is, for most people the price is just far too high -- you could almost get a 50-inch Pioneer...

Design ; HD picture ; Sound quality ; Remote ; Menu system ; PVR integration ; Media streaming

Price ; Freeview picture could be better

If you want something a bit more reasonable, but a similar size, consider the Philips 32PFL9603, which also features Ambilight to engage you in games and movies. If you're looking to spend more and want a great TV, don't forget that for this kind of...

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Loewe Connect 37 Media

 

A wireless network media player in a telly? A super-sexy 1080p one, to boot? That'll be Loewe's Connect 37 Media

Slick concept. Excellent integration. Good picture. Superb sound. Gorgeous looks

Picture has some noise. Doesn't support Apple Lossless. Hard-disk and Freesat modules are cost options

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Stuff magazine

 

A wireless network media player in a telly? A super-sexy 1080p one, to boot? That'll be Loewe's Connect 37 Media

Not cheap, but the Connect 37 delivers enough quality and geek prowess to justify its lofty aspirations

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Loewe Connect 37 Media Full-HD+ DR+ review

 

If it wasn't for the price, this TV would be an excellent choice for anyone looking for an all-in-one solution. As it is, there isn't very much this TV doesn't do, and its picture and sound quality are certainly excellent

Picture and sound quality ; Media streaming ; Built-in PVR ; Ease of use ; Design

Price ; Some codec support missing from media streaming portion

We can't pretend this isn't an expensive piece of equipment, but we can't forget that it's much more than just a TV. The Loewe Connect 37 Full-HD+ DR+ is three products in one: a media streamer, PVR and television, all with excellent functionality. By...

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Loewe Connect 37

 

The most flexible TV we've tested - from its built-in network media player to optional hard-disk recorder and Freesat tuner, this is a sleek, stylish solution.

A clever concept; good picture with great sound; easy-to-use considering its complex nature

Some picture noise; won't stream Apple Lossless files or high bit-rate MP3s; DR+ hard drive and Freesat tuner are cost options

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Loewe Connect 42

 

Plenty of substance to back up the 'premium product' pretensions, but still, an expensive option

Good looks, fine ergonomics; quite dynamic sound; splendid TV reception and recording

Can sound a bit shouty at high volumes; even at this level of performance it seems pricey

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Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion:No / Yes
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG2) / DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD) / No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2) / DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV:No / Yes
HDTV:No / Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio / Audio/Video / No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video / No
Picture and Picture (PAP):No / Yes
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP / 2 Tuner PIP / No
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording:No / Yes
Web Browser:No / Yes
Web Content Access:No / Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus:No / Yes
DLNA certified:No / Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet:No / Yes
Front AV Interface:No / Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video / No
S-Video:No / Yes
Secure Digital Card: No
USB:No / Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready / Yes
YUV Interface:No / Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Not Applicable / not VESA compatible / Unknown / VESA 100

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100 / 120 / 50
Frequency:100 Hertz / 50 Hertz
Full HD:No / Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):B
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D:No / Yes
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable / Shutter Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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