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Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box
alaScore 95

3 reviews

Feb, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ben Patterson (techhive.com)

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box review: Want to make your Hue lights sync with your TV? Here's the answer

 

This compact device does an impressive job of syncing your Hue lights with your TV without any detectable latency, but it's pricey, and there's no remote.

Accurate color syncing ; Low latency ; Automatically switches inputs when a video source is powered on

Expensive ; No physical remote or support for third-party universal remotes ; Can’t sync your lights with Dolby Vision or HDR10+ content

For the time being, we’ll assume you’ve connected your video sources to the HDMI Sync Box. (We’ll cover the AV receiver scenario in a moment.) If that’s the case, you simply power on your TV (the Sync Box can detect your TV’s power state and turn...

Expert review by : Tyler Hayes (techradar.com)

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box review

 

The Hue Play HDMI Sync Box makes Hue lights explode with color from behind your TV and shouldn't fail to pull you into most movies and shows.

Immersive watching experience Sleek and discrete hardware box Four HDMI ports with 4K support

Pricey Needs Philips Hue Bridge to work Requires some furniture rejigging

The Hue Play HDMI Sync Box makes Hue lights explode from behind your TV and shouldn't fail to pull you into most movies and shows. It comes at a steep price, but those looking to create a unique and truly impressive entertainment space won't be...

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Stuart Andrews (expertreviews.co.uk)

Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box review: Sync your lighting to your movies, games and TV

 

Adds a new immersive layer to films, games and programmes, but the experience will cost you

Well-designed app ; Immersive lighting for TV, films and games ; Works with wide range of 1080p and 4K sources

No Dolby Vision or HDR10+ ; Slow to switch between sources ; Expensive, and requires a Hue Bridge

0.45kg

Jan, 2020

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