Real World Consumer Tests and Product Reviews

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Wilson Pro Staff 97LS - tennis racket specifications

List of features and specifications of the premium tennis racket Wilson Pro Staff 97LS

Wilson Pro Staff 97LS specs
Wilson Pro Staff 97LS tennis racket specs
  • 97 sq. in. / 625.81 sq. cm.
  • Length: 27in / 68.58cm
  • Strung Weight: 10.8oz / 303.34g
  • Balance: 13.1in / 33.27cm / 3 pts HL
  • Swingweight: 314
  • Stiffness: 67
  • Beam Width: 23mm / 23mm / 23mm /
  • Composition: Graphite
  • Power Level: Low-Medium
  • Stroke Style: Medium-Full
  • Swing Speed: Medium-Fast
  • Racquet Colors:Black
  • Grip Type: Wilson Synthetic
  • String Pattern: 18 Mains / 16 Crosses
  • Mains skip: 8T,10T,8H,10H
  • One Piece
  • No Shared Holes
  • String Tension: 50-60 pounds
Price: around $190-220
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Test and Review

Test and Review consumer blog


Test and Review offers various tests and product reviews, showing different aspects of the product you are interested in. Your opinion is always welcomed and appreciated, so please share your thoughts with us, let us know what is your experience with the featured product. 
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Looking for a good 27-inch 4k IPS monitor - check the LG 27UD59-B

LG 27UD59-B is affordable and one of the better 27-inch 4k IPS monitors on the market today 

LG 27UD59-B - my review

LG 27UD59-B main specifications
  • Size: 27 inches 
  • Resolution: 4k Ultra HD
  • Matrix type: IPS
  • Response time: 5 ms
  • Viewing angles: 178 / 178
  • Refresh rate: 56 - 61 Hz
  • Dimensions: 24.9 x 18.2 x 8 inch
  • Weight: 12.3 lbs 

My followers probably know that I have reviewed plenty of interesting PC monitors, from very budget ones to cutting edge panels that cost thousands of dollars. Today, at my consumer blog I will be taking a closer look at a mid-range device from LG, offering new technology in the face of 4k IPS panels while maintaining a decent price tag of under $300. So, without further ado, here is my consumer review of the 27-inch 4k IPS monitor LG 27UD59-B:

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What we know about the Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV

Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV main features and specifications

Techwood TV review

Well, there isn't much I can share about the Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV, except for the fact that it was a cheap 32-inch HD TV, mostly sold in France. As far as I know this Techwood TV is not for sale any more. Here are the its main features and specifications in few lines: 
  • Image resolution (max): 1366 x 768
  • Brightness: 300 cd / m²
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 100,000: 1
  • Response time: 20 ms max
  • Connectors: 2 HDMI 1.4 (HDCP), 1 SCART RGB, 1 AV and HELMET, 1 PC / YUV SOCKET, 1 PCMCIA CARD READER (CI +), 1 COAXIAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT, 1 USB multimedia PORT
  • Dimensions (with stand): 744 x 90 x 451 mm
  • Vesa wall mountable
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Sony KD-55A1 - one of the best 55 inch premium TVs for 2018

Sony Bravia KD-55A1 is one of consumers favorite 55 inch 4k OLED TVs in 2018

Sony KD-55A1 OLED TV review
Sony KD-55A1 55-inch OLED TV

Sony KD-55A1
is premium OLED TV and shouldn't be compared with any base 4k model that you've seen for under $800. This TV got much recognition this year, including winning the design awards in its category. It is a truly great looking TV with an amazing picture quality and plenty of features to impress the average consumer. Here are my thoughts about this product:

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Is this a super beautiful Vectra C or what!?

A beauty shot our gorgeous looking Vectra C hatchback

my Vectra C - beauty shot
my Vectra C hatchback

As you've already seen in my previous posts I have a really nice looking Vectra C so today I decided to share one of its most recent beauty shots. The car is with a special black chameleon paint that turns into very dark purple in direct sunlight (very hard to notice). Unfortunately it is quite often that small dents occur on the paint which partially ruins the great looks of it. So here is the image I've taken some time ago:
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Delicious meals I've cooked recently

My top 6 delicious meals from recent years

meals I've prepared recently - top 6

Today we will be a bit off topic with something delicious to share, just for fyi, in case you like to cook... or eat yummy food. I am sharing with you few of the nice meals I have prepared recently with short explanation of what the meal is and how I made them.
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A budget laptop I really like - Dell i5567-5274GRY

A budget and yet powerful laptop - the Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY

Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY laptop
Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY laptop

Dell i5567-5274GRY  laptop review
Dell is still my favorite computer brand, due to many reasons. One of them is the fact that they make some of the best laptops for many years. I personally am using the Dell Latitude E7240 ultrabook for more than 4 years and it is just amazing. Today I will be taking a quick look at a cheaper laptop from dell, which caught my attention in the eBay daily deals. That is the Dell i5567-5274GRY, which is basically a 15.6-inch laptop with Intel i5 processor, SSD and Windows 10.
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Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB specs

Full specifications and features of the 13 inch ultrabook Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB

I've said it before and I still think that the future of computing is in reliable and well equipped ultrabooks, rather than in tablets. Today I will be taking a closer look at the specifications of a very popular Chinese ultra-portable laptop by Xiaomi - the Notebook Air 13 with Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB. Here are they:
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Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL fryer

Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL fryer - my test and review

Tefal FR480015 Mega fryer review
My review of the  Tefal FR480015 Mega fryer

It is me in the kitchen again and today reviewing one of the biggest home fryers I have seen - the Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL. With this one you can easily cook up to 2 kg of food at a time, which is... a lot. Actually that is the biggest fryer offered by Tefal on the market today. This fryer is perfect for bigger families who need food prepared fast.
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Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer - consumer opinion

Real world test and review of one of the best fryers on the market today - the Tefal Super Uno FR302130

Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer review
The cool looking and yet very functional Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer

"Traditional fryer with unique design", that is how Tefal promotes their Super Uno FR302130. It is really a cool looking appliance with some unique features that make it stand out from other regular deep-dryers.

Main features
  • Large frying capacity - up to 1.5 kg /2 liters of oil needed/
  • Cool walls
  • Removable non-stick bowl
  • Removable lid with built-in odor filter
  • Digital timer
  • Dish washer friendly parts
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Sharp LC-24CHF4012E 24-inch TV - my quick product review

Features, specifications, price info and my quick product review of the 24-inch HD LED TV Sharp LC-24CHF4012E

Sharp LC-24CHF4012E TV
Would you consider buying the Sharp LC-24CHF4012E TV?

The 24-inch TV size is getting more and more popular these days and Sharp are taking full advantage of the situation producing some of the best small panels in the industry. Their AQUOS F4010 SERIES is quite popular on markets around the world, that is why I decided to take a closer look at one of the members of this TV series - the compact and affordable Sharp LC-24CHF4012E.

Sharp LC-24CHF4012E main features:
  • Screen size: 24-inch (60 cm)
  • Display resolution: HD 1366 x 768
  • Sound: 2 x 3W stereo speakers with DTS TruSurround
  • Tuners: Digital - DVB-T/T2/C/S/S2 (MPEG4 +HEVC) and Analogue - PAL, SECAM
  • Connections: 2x HDMI, 1x USB, CI+, headphone jack, antenna in (RF), Digital optical audio
  • Energy class: A
  • Dimensions (with stand): 560 x 140 x 386 
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What I think about the NIKE Downshifter 8 trainers and running shoes

My review of the NIKE Downshifter 8 trainers after covering just couple of miles with them

NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes
my NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes

I bought my NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes couple of weeks ago on an amazing deal for just $30. It was quite a good price, considering previously I've seen them for around $45-60 retail price. After I wore the Downshifter 8 couple of time and couple of miles, here is my real world consumer review.
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Finlux 24flz274s 24 inch LED TV

Finlux 24flz274s 24 inch LED TV - main features, specifications and price info

Finlux 24flz274s TV

Finlux is manufacturing variety of LED TVs, many of which are compact in size and come at a very cheap price. The Finlux 24flz274s is a clear example for that - that is basically a 24 inch HD LED TV with resolution of 1366 x 768. One big advantage of the 24flz274s is its energy efficiencyclass, being class A+.
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LEMFO LEM5 specs and product overview

The LEMFO LEM5 Android 5.1 MTK6580 1GB/ 8GB Smart Watch Phone - Test and Review

LEMFO LEM5 specs and product overview

Today at Test and Review I will be sharing some more information with you about a very interesting smartwatch which comes at a pretty decent price - the LEMFO LEM5. This is basically a quad-core Android smartwatch with 1GB of RAM and 1.39 inch IPS display. Here are its main specifications:
  • Display: 1.39 inch IPS OLED Round Display with resolution of 400 by 400 
  • Frequency Band: 2G: GSM 850 900 1900 2100/ 3G: WCDMA 850 1900 2100 
  • RAM 1GB + 8GB in flash  
  • OS Android 5.1  
  • Bluetooth / GPS / WiFi Supported   
  • Stylish popular private Clock Interface for choice  
  • Features: Heart Rate Monitor, Pedometer and Sedentary Reminder  
  • Battery capacity: 450 mAh
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Renault targeting X4 and GLE customers with the all new Arkana?

2020 Renault Arkana SUV walkaround and unveiling - video from Moscow motor show

Renault Arkana SUV
Renault Arkana impresses with aggressive sporty design

Renault is launching a brand new SUV (or should I say coupe crossover), presented at the 2018 Moscow Motor Show - ARKANA. The new vehicle reminds very much of what BMW pioneered some years ago with the X6 and later with the smaller X4 and recently by Mercedes as well (please don't ask me to spell their model line, it is just ridiculous... GLE, GLC etc.).
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IFA 2018 - everything you need to know

What are the news and technology trends from the 2018 IFA exhibition in Berlin - check out in the short video presentation

IFA 2018 video

One of the biggest international exhibitions for consumer electronics IFA 2018 ends today. What are the trends from one of the oldest shows as well, check out in the following video, enjoy:

IFA 2018 summary - video

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eBay UK offers cheap 11 inch "back to school" laptop - Lenovo IdeaPad 120S

Very good deal for the 11 inch laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK at eBay UK - price info, specifications, features and my opinion about this compact computer

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK review

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK


It is this time of the year when parents are eager to buy new "equipment" for their kids for the beginning of the new school year. Retailers take this moment seriously and offer variety of good deals from different categories. Today at our consumer blog I will be taking a closer look at the compact 11 inch laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK. Currently it is offered for just £110 at eBay UK, which I believe is a pretty good price. Here are its main features:
  • 11.6 HD display with resolution of 1366 x 768
  • 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron n3350 dual-core processor
  • Intel HD 500 graphics card
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life
  • 4 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 32 GB eMMC storage space
  • Micro SD media card reader.
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 USB Type-C port
  • 1 HDMI port
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi connection
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Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster - my review

Product specifications and my review of the designer toaster Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12

Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster
Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster review

I have reviewed plenty of our Tefal products these days and I have to admit most of them function really well, nothing major to complain. The most recent was the deep fryer TEFAL Uno M, which is pretty good as well.

Tefal Subito 3 toaster Tefal Subito 3 TT260D12 toaster

Today we will take a closer look at a product that is not very popular but could attract your attention thanks to its beautiful design and of course good build quality - the Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster (also known as TEFAL Subito TT260D12, please note no wine is included in the box whatsoever).
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Best 3 products by Tefal I am using

I am using plenty of Tefal's products - here is my list with the top 3 of them

my Tefal products
Tefal is one of the strongest brands when discussing kitchen tech and appliances

Tefal is popular worldwide and literally millions of consumers are using their products every day. I am actually one of them, using at least 5 of their products in my household (electrical appliances, pans, etc.). Today I decided to share my list with the top 3 Tefal products I am using.
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Samsung UE43MU6172U 4k LED TV

My quick overview of the 43 inch 4k Ultra HD LED TV Samsung UE43MU6172U

Samsung UE43MU6172U TV
Samsung UE43MU6172U TV

Couple of weeks I noticed an interesting offer for a 43 inch 4k Ultra HD LED TV - the Samsung UE43MU6172U. This is a mid-range panel from the Korean manufacturer, with nice design and affordable price tag.

Features
  • UHD Resolution
  • PurColor
  • HDR
  • UHD Dimming
  • Smart View
  • WiFi
  • Smart TV
  • Sound: 2 x 10W stereo speakers
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TEFAL Uno M - real world consumer test

The first meals cooked with our new deep fryer - the TEFAL Uno M FF1231 tested for the first time

TEFAL Uno M test
TEFAL Uno M before its first mission : )

As I shared with you last week we decided to get a deep fryer after giving it a long thought on the topic we stopped our attention on the budget TEFAL Uno M. It is a very simple and easy to operate fryer that costed us less than $60 (a pretty good deal I think). This product is also known as Tefal Uno M FF123130 and is one of the best selling deep fryers in Europe.

Main advantages of the TEFAL Uno M fryer:
  • Cheap
  • Good looking 
  • Good build quality - made to last
  • Premium brand - Tefal
  • Cooks up to 1 kg of food 

Why I ordered the TEFAL Uno M for our new deep fryer?


First meal prepared with the TEFAL Uno M
Probably you are wondering what is the very first thing I decided to cook in the Uno M. Actually, it was couple of things - first I tried with some zucchini which turned out pretty good and then I we made some french fries, a must for each deep fryer. Both were pretty delicious and I have no major complaints with the Tefal Uno M.
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How to clean microwave in 3 easy steps

Cleaning your microwave is not hard, especially if you have the right approach

microwave clean
clean microwave in 3 easy steps and less than 3 minutes

I am really surprised that many consumers find it hard to clean their microwave ovens. I get the part that kitchen appliances could be a big hassle sometimes with tasks like cleaning the deep-fryer after couple of months of use. But cleaning microwave could be easy, especially if you have the correct approach to this not so difficult household task.
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LG 32LJ500V Full HD LED TV - specs and price info

List of features, specifications and price information about the compact 32 inch Full HD LED TV LG 32LJ500V

LG 32LJ500V TV
LG 32LJ500V 32 inc Full HD LED TV

LG 32LJ500V is one of the very popular compact 32 inch LED TVs in 2018. This is actually one of the cheapest 32 inch Full HD panels offered by LG but it is not only the low price that attracts many customers in this TV. The LG 32LJ500V offers pretty good picture quality and sound. What are the rest of its good qualities? I will let you know in my short review next.
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Why I ordered the TEFAL Uno M for our new deep fryer?

Waiting for new kitchen appliance - expecting our new deep fryer TEFAL Uno M FF123130

TEFAL Uno M FF123130
Tefal Uno M FF123130

It has been quite a dilemma in the last couple of months, should we buy a deep fryer or shouldn't we. And if yes, what kind of fryer, should be one of those new fancy hot air fryers that I have never used or should we take a standard fryer that uses a lot of oil and makes french fries and chicken wings super delicious. Guess what I chose... yep, chose the classics and bought a new TEFAL Uno M deep fryer.

our new fryer - TEFAL Uno M
TEFAL Uno M

About the TEFAL Uno M FF123130
It is one of the budget and quite basic fryers offered by Tefal. It doesn't have any additional oil filtration system like the Tefal Filtra One FF175D71. It is a simple fryer offered in white plastic or as an alternative you can buy it in black and metallic/INOX. I chose the white version of it since it is a bit cheaper and looks a bit more traditional.
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Tefal with cool new mini oven - Optimo 19L

My thoughts about the new TEFAL Optimo 19L convection oven

Tefal Optimo 19L mini oven
Tefal Optimo 19L mini oven

Couple of years ago it was very difficult to find a decent mini oven that wouldn't take too much space and would a good job for occasional baking. I remember my grandma bought couple of these but all of them were cheap and were only good for some warming up rather than serious cooking. 

Thankfully these days things have changed and Tefal recently released few very good convection ovens in different sizes but all very capable in the kitchen. The one that I reviewed the other day was the Optimo 19L which is the smaller version. And for those who need more space there is the Optimo 33L which should be good for roomier dishes.
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I can't sell my tablet but not sure why... Lenovo Tab 2 A8?

I am having troubles selling my Lenovo Tab 2 A8 and I am not sure why it is so hard to sell

sell Lenovo Tab 2 A8
Anyone who wants my Lenovo Tab 2 A8 tablet??

I've put my almost brand new Android tablet Lenovo TAB 2 A8-50F on the classifieds couple of weeks ago but found out there is almost zero interest in it, even after I dropped the price couple of times.

About the Lenovo Tab 2 A8
Well it is a pretty decent tablet which I got as a present couple of years ago. Unfortunately, I never used it so much and it remained almost in brand new condition. The reason behind was the fact that my smartphones got bigger and the screen size difference was close to insignificant in order to justify carrying an additional Android device with me. Even though the Tab 2 A8 has an 8-inch display I consider it a tablet from the compact segment closer to the 5+ inch smartphones rather than to the 10 and above inch tablets. Other than that the tablet has pretty decent specs, good enough for web browsing and watching YouTube on the go.
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Astra H - one of the reliable cars made by Opel

Few thoughts on the development of the Opel Astra H throughout the years

Opel Astra H


You probably heard that Opel had not only financial problems but also some reliability issues related to the vehicles they produce recently. Before selling the brand GM realized that and made one last attempt to save the company by launching models like the Insignia which was build on a worldwide platform costing way too much. Prior to that point Opel had some good and some not so good cars and today I will talk more about the Astra H which is a compact hatchback/wagon/sedan/cabrio produced from 2004-2009.

Background
Astra H was sold mostly in Europe and Asia and was a very strong competitor for the best-selling Golf Mark V. The Astra achieved great sales in Turkey and Russia mostly in its 4-door sedan version while most Europeans preferred the 3 or the 5-door hatchbacks and the estate version. Most popular were the 1.7 l diesels as well as the small 1.6 l petrol engines.

Some of you who read my blog regularly probably remember that I've spend some time to review the Astra H after owning a facelift hatchback version for more than year. For the most part I was left with good impressions (already sold it, switched to Vectra C... needed bigger car for longer journeys) except for the fact that it had an aftermarket LPG system installed, which turns out to be a huge mistake with this model. Whatever you do please don't waste money and time for an LPG on EcoTec engine, they are just not made for the cheaper fuel and you will have plenty of problems after some time driving on liquified gas.
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HAIER AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA air-conditioner

HAIER AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA Tundra digital inverter  A/C – features and specifications



HAIER AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA is an affordable inverter air conditioner with very good characteristics and extremely appealing price tag. I have used couple of Haier A/C systems so far and I can say I was very pleased with they performance, especially with the cooling part. Heating was not OK, but not great, mostly because these were regular split systems rather than digital inverters.

Here are HAIER AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA  main specifications
BRAND HAIER
NAME Inverter A/C
MODEL AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA
CAPACITYCOOLING 2.600 KW
CAPACITYHEATING 2.800 KW
POWERCONSUMPTIONCOOLING 0.810 KW
POWERCONSHEATING 0.780 KW
INVERTER MOTOR YES
ON OFF NO
EER 3.21
SEASONAL EER 6.20
COP 3.61
SEASONAL COP 4
ENERGY CLASS COOLING A++
ENERGY CLASS HEATING A+
NEGATIVE ION NO
BACTERIA KILLING FILTER YES
PLAZMA NO
AUTO RESTART YES
NOISE LEV.INSIDE UNIT MIN/MAX 54
NOISE LEV.OUTSIDE UNIT 61
AIR CIRCULATION (M3/H) 500 М3/Ч
WEIGHT INSIDE UNIT 8.8 kg
WEIGHT OUTSIDE UNIT 25.5 kg
REMOTE CONTROL YES
WARRANTY 24 MONTHS


Product features
• Completely silent operation: Through sophisticated Quiet setting, you can achieve noise reduction up to 20db (A), by controlling the compressor frequency, the fan speed and air flow.
• Smart air distribution: Automatic airflow upstream in the cooling or vertically during heating that air is automatically distributed throughout the room without direct exposure to the human body.
• Seeping comfort: The temperature setting and the background noise can be adapted to the more ideal level when you select the function “Sleep” during sleep.
• Eurovent Certification is certified by Eurovent organosmo for ektimiseis performance of air conditioning units in accordance with European standards. Warrants to the end user that the listed features of your machine (power consumption, performance, noise, etc.) is accurate and in accordance with design features.
• Ease of Installation
• Easy and fast motor repair
• Connect tubing from 2 sides
• Intelligent air distribution
HAIER AS09TA2HRA/1U09BE8ERA Price
This A/C costs around $350.
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Vectra C - second hand car info

Opel and Vauxhall Vectra C is one of the most preferred second hand cars today and here is why - car advantages, minuses and consumer opinion

Vectra C second hand car
Vectra C - second hand car

Vectra C pros     
                                             Cons and problems
  • Cheap                                                               Wear issues in the interior
  • Relatively reliable                                             Weak engines 
  • Comfortable                                                      Harsh ride 
  • Variety of engines - petrol and diesel

Don't get me wrong, Vectra C has its problems and issues and I would say there are plenty of opportunities in this car. But considering its price as a second hand car and the cheap maintenance it turns out as one of the most preferred used vehicles on the European market (Vauxhall in UK, Opel in the rest of Europe).
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Digihome 49UHDHDR TV

Digihome 49UHDHDR 49 inch 4k Ultra HD HDR Smart LED TV

Main features

  • Size: 49 inch diagonal
  • Resolution: 4K Ultra HD
  • Smart TV: Yes
  • Android: No
  • WiFi: Yes
  • Price: Around £200

My review of the Digihome 49UHDHDR TV: You have probably noticed that I like Digihome televisions a lot. In today's review I will take a look at the 49 inch 4k Ultra HD LED TV Digihome 49UHDHDR. This is one of their latest premium televisions, equipped with build-in WiFi for the Smart TV applications and HDR technology for enhanced picture quality.
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Crown 32133 LED TV - my review

My review of the cheap 32 inch HD LED TV - Crown 32133

Crown 32133 TV - since the World Cup in Russia already began my focus for reviews will be targeting mostly LED televisions. Today we are taking a closer look at an affordable 32 inch HD LED TV offered by Crown - 32133.

Crown 32133 main features:
  • Size: 32 inch
  • Resolution: HD 1366 x 768 pixels
  • 3D TV: No
  • Smart TV: No
  • DVB-T tuner: Yes
  • DVB-T2 tuner: No
  • DVB-C tuner: Yes
  • Teletext: Yes
  • Dolby sound: No
  • HDMI: Yes, 3x
  • USB: 1x
  • Scart 1x
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Delays in the official release of the long waited Samsung Galaxy J7(2018) SM-J720F

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) SM-J720F still not delivered in tech stores, consumers are impatient


Samsung's J-series smartphones turned into real success in the last couple of years. The  Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018) SM-J720F leaked couple of months ago but we couldn't see the final version which is yet to be released in markets around the world.

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Audi Q8 promises to be one of the most interesting SUVs on the market in the years to come

The all new Audi Q8 was already revealed and it promises high-end technology with extravagant design features


Audi Q8 was long waited by most Audi fans, just like BMW fans wait for the X7. And now that both SUVs are about to be released on the market we will take a closer look at the Q8 which looks like it will be one of the most technologically advanced SUVs on the market in 2019.

Not to waste anymore of your time, here is a short video presentation of the new Audi Q8:
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The best 32 inch LED TVs I would recommend for 2018 and why

Presenting you my list with the best 32 inch HD and Full HD LED televisions for 2018 and the reasons why they are in the list

best TVs 2018

There are so many different TVs on the market these days that some of you may find it really hard to choose from the bunch. That is why I decided to make this short list with the best 32 inch LED televisions for 2018 and why I decided that they are good fit for this list. So, lets not waste more of your time, here is the list:
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JVC LT-32C672 Smart LED TV - my review

My review of the 32 inch HD Smart LED TV JVC LT-32C672

Today at my consumer product blog we will take a closer look at another affordable 32 inch HD LED TV - the Smart JVC LT-32C672. This budget oriented television is offered mainly in UK for the price of just £260. Some of may find it a bit expensive for such a small screen and that is the reason I used the word "affordable" as I wouldn't say this JVC TV is cheap. To get better idea for the TV here are the specifications of the LT-32C672:

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Bush DLED32265HDDVDB 32 inch LED TV with DVD - my review

Reviewing the 32 inch TV with DVD Bush DLED32265HDDVDB - pros and cons of having a combo TV


Bush TVs are not very popular and many of you who are located outside UK haven't even heard of the Bush brand. The HD TV that I will review today is the 32 inch Bush DLED32265HDDVDB  and it is quite an interesting television due to the fact that it is a combo 2 in 1 device combining LED TV and built-in DVD player. What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a combo TV we will find out in the next few lines.
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Samsung UE32J4000 LED TV - my review

My review of the 32 inch HD LED TV Samsung UE32J4000 / UE32J4000AW/


Samsung UE32J4000 review - this TV is one of the most popular 32 inch HD LED TVs in Europe. It is known for its good picture quality simple and yet stylish design and very good build quality. Last week I had the chance to test it for couple of days and in the next few lines I will share my impression with the UE32J4000 / in my case UE32J4000AW/.
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Sound problems and issues with NEO LED-3229 TV

NEO LED-3229 TV produces really awful sound but is it related to the quality of the speakers or it is an isolated problem?


After testing the cheap 32 inch LED TV NEO LED-3229 TV for couple of days we analyzed most of its pros and cons. The sound quality was definitely not one of its strong points but is this really the actual factory state of the TV or there might be some kind of issue with the TV we reviewed. Lets discuss the symptoms to find out:
  1. Poor sound quality and playing with the settings and presets - when I first turned the TV on the sound it produced was flat, without any sufficient bass and treble. Luckily there are settings to change these settings and turn them up. Unfortunately after half an hour playing with these settings and testing the surround preset the result I got was even worse than what I heard initially.

  2. Could it be an issue with the TV- NEO LED-3229 TV has really small and flat downfiring speakers located on the bottom of the TV frame. If I have to be honest I don't think there are any factory issues with them as I didn't hear any rattle or strange sounds.

The cheapest new 32 inch LED TV in 2018


My verdict would be that no matter that this is one really cheap TV NEO should really invest $2-3 and put better speakers in their televisions. Other than that everything is as expected, low to average build quality and decent picture, good set of ports and connection options.

I would love to hear your opinion in case you own a NEO TV and let me know what you think about the sound quality, I would much appreciate it.
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Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU TV specifications

Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU TV features, specifications and quick product review

Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU TV specs
Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU
Hey dear consumers! Today we will take a closer look at one of Samsung's best selling 32 inch Full HD LED TVs - the Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU.

Samsung UE32M5520AKXXU TV specifications
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Top 3 reasons why I would consider buying the LG 49UJ620V

LG 49UJ620V is one of the affordable 4K LED TVs that I would recommend before the World Cup in Russia

LG 49UJ620V review

LG 49UJ620V review - there are couple of reasons I would recommend this 49 inch 4K Ultra HD LED TV but lets start with the specs first:
  • Image resolution: 3840 x 2160 IPS
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9
  • Brightness: Ultra Luminance
  • True Motion refresh 100
  • Active HDR
  • HDR10
  • HLG
  • Color Master Engine
  • 4K Upscaler
  • True Color Accuracy
  • HDR Effect
  • Smart TV: YES
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The cheapest new 32 inch LED TV in 2018 - NEO LED-3229

We review one of the cheapest HD LED TVs for 2018 - the 32 inch NEO LED-3229

NEO LED-3229 TV
NEO LED-3229 - the cheapest 2018 LED TV
Here at For consumers we review cheap LED televisions quite often because we believe there are very good picks for less money. The NEO LED-3229 is a 32 inch HD LED television and currently it is one of the cheapest sold on European market. Now lets take a look at its main features and specifications:

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NEO LED-3229 is a cheap 32 inch TV made in China

NEO LED-3229 is a pretty good choice for a cheap 32 inch HD LED TV - here is why

NEO LED-3229 TV
NEO LED-3229 TV

We have reviewed many cheap TVs in the last couple of months and today we are taking a closer look at another one. The NEO LED-3229 is a cheap 32 inch HD LED TV sold mostly in Eastern Europe. NEO is a preferred manufacturer of cheap electronics targeting mostly business customers like hotels, guest houses and others who need cheap brand new equipment for their properties.

The most impressive feature of the NEO LED-3229 is its price. The tested model we will talk about today has a price tag of just 130 Euros. This of course is very cheap, especially for a TV made in China. Yest, the LED-3229 is assembled/manufactured in China, unlike many other cheap TVs offered in Bulgaria and Romania which are mostly made somewhere on the Balkans or in Turkey.
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HP ProBook 450 G5 2RS03EA laptop review

Consumer review of the 15.6 inch Intel powered laptop HP ProBook 450 G5 2RS03EA


The business oriented HP ProBook 450 G5 2RS03EA is very popular in Eastern Europe and Asia and thanks to its good specifications and value for money ration it is considered one of HP's successful stories in the laptop market.

You have probably heard that HP struggled a bit in this market due to bad reputation and quality issues in many of their mid-priced laptops. Meanwhile the competition from Dell, Lenovo and Asus had a very aggressive approach in this segment and made it quite difficult for HP to achieve top sales in global markets. Today we will be taking a look at a very balanced laptop from HP, combining modern technology, good specs and relatively affordable price tag. The HP ProBook 450 G5 2RS03EA is a 15.6 inch laptop, powered by Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM (offered with 16GB as well).
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Luxor LUX0132007/01 - TV specs

Luxor LUX0132007/01 LED TV specifications

Luxor LUX0132007/01 TV
Luxor LUX0132007/01 - cheap 32 inch TV

Hi dear consumers! Today we are taking a closer look at one of the cheapest 32 inch LED TVs on the UK market. The Luxor LUX0132007/01 is actually pretty hard to find these days, except for couple of refurbished offers. But first of all here are the LUX0132007/01 TV specifications:
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Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650 vs Sony Bravia KDL-42W650 - which is better?

Comparing two of the most popular entry level Sony TVs: Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650 vs Sony Bravia KDL-42W650


The Bravia KDL-40WD650 and Bravia KDL-42W650 are some of the most popular mid-sized Sony LED TVs in the last couple of years. I myself have used the the Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650 for over and year and I would love to share my impressions with the TV so far.

Sony Bravia KDL-42W650 TV

40 vs 42
Size matters when discussing LED TVs. The difference between the 40 inch KDL-40WD650 and the 42 inch KDL-42W650 but the bigger screen is much better when watching TVs. But all depends on the size of the room you are using the TV in - smaller spaces require smaller sized screens. I personally like both the 40 and 42 inch sizes. I believe the 40 inch is better if watching lots of TV programs as many of them come out better on more balanced screens (some figures look really annoying on bigger TVs).

TV specifications
TV specifications
Sony Bravia KDL-42W650Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650

TV type: LED backlit LCD
Viewing angle: 178° (Right/Left), 178° (Up/Down)
Display resolution: Full HD 1080p
Sound technology: Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby® Pulse
Sound modes: Standard, Cinema, Sports, Music, Game, Compressed Audio
Power supply: DC 19.5V
Power consumption: 84 W

Screen size: 40 inch
HD specification: Full HD
TV resolution: 1920×1080
Optimized frequency: 200 Hz
Screen shape: Flat

Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650 review


Other differences
When the 42W650 was first released it was slightly more expensive compared to the 40WD650 which came out few years later. As I mentioned I have used the Sony Bravia KDL-42W650 for more than a year and I have to admit I am very pleased with its performance. The Smart TV functions could be improved a little, since the interface is not the fastest nor the most intuitive. Both these TVs have very good energy efficiency figures.

Sony Bravia KDL-40WD650 vs Sony Bravia KDL-42W650 - which is better?
Well, I don't think we would have a clear winner in this comparison since both TVs offer very good picture quality in Full HD and they are very similar in size and functions. Probably it is up to the personal preference if you need the bigger screen or 40 inches would be just fine for you. I would be happy to hear your opinion about these two TVs so feel free to share your impressions and opinion in the comments section below.
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UTOK U24HD3 vs Blaupunkt 24/207O - small TVs in review

UTOK U24HD3 and Blaupunkt 24/207O two cheap LED TVs that compete in the small TV segment but which is better?



We've reviewed plenty of small TVs recently and most of them were pretty cheap. I think price tag is one of the leading factors when choosing small TV. Today at Test and Review we are taking closer look at two direct competitors in the small LED TV segment - the Romanian UTOK U24HD3 and the not-German Blaupunkt 24/207O. They both can be found for under 200 Euros and they are both sold mostly on the European market.

Is 24 inches enough?

Well, it depends on the buyer. Since the UTOK U24HD3 and Blaupunkt 24/207O are both 24 inches I believe they will be perfect for small spaces like kitchens. I wouldn't recommend neither of these for multimedia, watching movies or any other that would require much bigger screen in order to enjoy the content. Other than that, these two are not the most compact TVs in the segment since their frames are pretty thick. I like how the Blaupunkt looks a bit better just because of its stand. What is your opinion about the looks of these two small TVs? Feel free to leave me your opinion in the comments section below.

Blaupunkt 236/2070 23.6 inch LED HD TV


Technical specifications

These two TVs are very similar in specs. They both deliver good picture in HD resolution. Please note that these are non-smart TVs. The Blaupunkt 24/207O has one HDMI more (overall of 2) compared to the UTOK U24HD3. Most other specs are pretty much the same or very similar. Both these TVs are energy efficiency class A which is definitely a positive thing.

Price

In regards to the price, the winner must be the UTOK U24HD3 since I've seen this TV on sale for less than 100 Euros which is quite cheap. That is thanks to the fact that the UTOK brand is managed in Eastern Europe, mostly in Romania.

UTOK U24HD3 vs Blaupunkt 24/207O - which is better?

Well, if it was my money I would definitely go with the Blaupunkt 24/207O. You will have to pay more for it but I like the design a bit more, I think the build quality is a bit better, as well as the picture quality. Of course, the UTOK U24HD3 has the price advantage so it is definitely our price winner, not only comparing it to the Blaupunkt but in the segment in general.

Luxor TV

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The all new BMW X7 is bigger than X5 and better than Q7?

BMW X7 video review


Well, we are pretty much sure about the first part of the statement in the title as the new X7 will be pretty big and of course bigger than the smaller sibling the X5. In today's video review we will take a closer look at a pre-production version of the X7 so not all features and specs will be released but I am sure you will get a good impression what this SUV is going to be about.

BMW X7 - video


Please let us know what you think about the X7 in the comment section below, I will be more than happy to get your opinion.
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Blaupunkt 40/138MXN - best option for a cheap 40 inch TV in UK?

Is the Blaupunkt 40/138MXN a good option for a cheap 40 inch Smart LED TV in UK - lets find out


You are in UK and you are looking for a cheap 40 inch Smart LED TV for under £300? Well, look no further since the Blaupunkt 40/138MXN is all of that - a Smart LED Full HD 1080p television offered at the price of just £250 in UK.

TV Specifications

To start with I will share the most important specifications of the Blaupunkt 40/138MXN so you case decide if it fits your criteria:

Dimensions: 57cm(H) 92.1cm(W) 19.8cm(D)
Remote Control: Standard Remote x 1
Energy Saving Mode: Yes
Screen Size: 40 Inches
Screen Type: LED
3D: No
Smart TV: Yes
Manual / Quick Guide: Yes
Power Cable: Yes
Built-in Instruction Manual: No
Remote Control Batteries: AAA x 2
Mini / Slim Wall Mount Supported: Yes
Vesa Wall Mount Supported: Yes
Resolution Size: 1920 x 1080
Resolution Type: 1080p Full HD
Manufacture Motion Rate: 100AMR Hz
Annual Power Consumption: 70 Kwh
Film Picture Mode: Yes
Game Picture Mode: No
Number of Internal Speakers: 2
Audio Power: 20 Watt
3D Sound: No
Number of Tuners: Single
Internet Connection: Built-in WiFi
Web Browsing: Yes
Digital Text Services: Yes
Auto Tuning: Yes
Auto Power Off: Yes
EPG: 7 Days
App / Portal Store: Yes
Smart Phone / Tablet App Available: No
Recommended Content: Yes
Built-in Camera: No
Motion Control: No
Voice Control: No
Picture-in-Picture: No
Tuner Type: Freeview HD
On-mode Power Consumption: 48 Watt
Processor Type: Single Core
Standard Refresh Rate: 50 Hz
DLNA Certified: Yes
HDMI Input: 3
Scart Input: 1
Component Video Input: 1
Composite Video Input: 1
USB Input: 2
Digital Optical Output: 1
Ethernet (LAN) Input: Yes - Service Only
NFC (Near Field Communication): No
Supported Audio Formats: MP3, M4a, WMA, AAC, AC3, EAC3,LPCM, OGG
Supported Video Formats: AVI/MKV/WMV/ASF/MP4/M4v/RM/RMVB/VOB/TS/M2TS/MPG/FLV/SWF
Supported Image Formats: JPG, JPEG, BMP, PNG
WiFi: Yes
Miracast: Yes
Parental Control: Yes
Headphone Socket: 1
Netflix: Yes
Facebook: No
Youtube: Yes
Twitter: No
BBC iPlayer: Yes
Viewing Angle: 176/176 Degrees
Stand Type: Static
TV DVD Combi: No
Series / Family: BLA-40/138M-GB-11B4-FEGPX-UK
Vesa Wall Mount Size: 300 x 200 mm
Sports Picture Mode: No
USB Playback: Movie, Music, Photo
USB File System: FAT32
USB Recording (DVR): Yes
ITV Hub: No
Demand 5: No
All 4: No
Other Smart Services: Deezer, BBC Sport, BBC Weather, BBC News
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel): Yes
WiFi Direct: No
Intel WiDi: No
MHL Compatible: No
Standby Power Consumption: 0.5 Watt
Analog RCA L/R Audio Output: 0
Analog RCA L/R Audio Input: 1
Digital Coaxial Output: 0
Ultra HD 4K Upscaling: No
Scroll Back EPG: 0 Days
Web Applications Built-in: Yes
Audio Processing: DTS
Scroll Back Compatible EPG: No
Wireless Soundbar Compatible (same brand only): No
Dolby Sound Technology: Yes
Built-in Tuners: DVB-T/T2
Amazon Instant Video: No
Aerial Cable: Yes
Multiroom Compatible: No
Curved Design: No
Connected Features: No
4K Ultra HD: No
Now TV: No
Google Cast: No
HEVC / H.265 4K Codec: No
Stand Design: 2 Point Stand
HDR (High Dynamic Range): No
Music Sound Mode: Yes
Film Sound Mode: Yes
USB 3.0: No
Container Formats: AVI/MKV/WMV/ASF/MP4/M4v/RM/RMVB/VOB/TS/M2TS/MPG/FLV/SWF
Sleep Mode: Yes
Timer Mode: Yes
Aerial Input (RF): 1
Satellite Input (LNB): 0
PC Audio Input: 1
Common Interface (CI): Yes
Stand and Fixings: Yes
Wall Bracket Adapter: Not Required
Scart Adapter: Not Required
Component Adapter: Yes - Included
Composite Adapter: Yes - Included
Ultra HD 4K Streaming: No
HDR Streaming: No
Full HD: Yes
Adjustable Stand: No

The cheap Blaupunkt 24/207O is the best small TV I would recommend


TV features

Well, these are a lot of specifications, hopefully you make any use of them at all. The most important things about the Blaupunkt 40/138MXN I mentioned in the first paragraph. Some of the advantages of this TV besides from the price - it is a Smart TV (not Android) and it offers good picture quality in Full HD (not to be compared with premium brands like Sony and Samsung). I like the simple design of it, even though it looks a bit cheap on first glance. The LED pane frames are thin but far from the thinnest in the class.

Price

Since we've already discussed that - the cheapest I could find it on the UK market is around £250.
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Blaupunkt 24/207O TV review

Blaupunkt 24/207O is a cheap 24 inch small LED TV that is one of my personal favorites and here are my top 3 reasons why - test and review

As many of our readers know I like to give purchase advice related to buying TVs, computers and other consumer electronics. Today I will do so for a small budget LED TV that is offered mainly in UK and few other parts of Europe (if you still consider the UK is still part of Europe... just kidding). The TV I will recommend you is the 24 inch HD LED Blaupunkt 24/207O. The main features and specs of this TV will not impress  you with anything special so don't expect any cutting edge technology in this short review. It is just that the Blaupunkt 24/207O is a good performer and it is a good deal as well and that is the main reason why I think it is great value for money TV.
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LG 43UJ635V - my favorite 43 inch 4k TV reviewed

My top 3 reasons to like the LG 43UJ635V this Specifications and quick consumer review of the premium 43 inch 4K UHD LED TV 

LG 43UJ635V TV

To start with I have to say that I really like the LG 43UJ635V 4K Ultra HD LED TV. To save you some time and before I give you the list with its main features and specs, here are the top 3 things I like about the 43UJ635V:
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Quick sandwich making tips with the Tefal Ultracompact SM1552

Sandwich making is easy when you follow couple of very basic tips - here are mine, using the Tefal Ultracompact SM1552

Tefal Ultracompact SM1552 sandwich maker
Sandwich making is easy with the Tefal Ultracompact SM1552

Making sandwiches has never been easier these days, thanks to the variety of kitchen appliances that make our day a little bit easier. Couple of weeks ago I bought my first ever sandwich maker - Tefal Ultracompact SM1552. Actually I wasn't really into sandwich makers but I found that one on a very good price and decided to give it a try. The result was that I made pretty good homemade sandwiches/toasts in no time. So here are couple of quick tips and advice I would give to beginner sandwich makers (home chefs):
  1. Buy a quality brand sandwich makers, don't compromise just for saving couple of bucks - I would strongly advise you to invest in quality brand like Tefal, Philips or Moulinex, it's really not worth saving some cash in case you plan to use the sandwich maker on daily basis.

  2. Read the manual - usually operating with sandwich makers is pretty easy and some of them don't even have any buttons or switches, just plug it in and it is ready for use. Anyways, I would advise you to read the instructions/user manual first.

  3. I wait for the sandwich maker to warm up a bit before putting the toast in it - I don't know why, I just believe it conserves the substances between the two bread slices better and sandwiches taste a bit better.

  4. Clean your sandwich maker well after each use - if you leave any dirty spots and areas that might ruin your next portion, no matter how well it was prepared. So just make sure to clean the sandwich maker well after you use it. 

Well, these were my quick "in the kitchen" tips for making better sandwiches at home. With the Tefal Ultracompact SM1552 I learned how to make good cheese toast real quick. One thing that worries me is that making delicious sandwiches is so easy now that I may gain some extra weight in no time... hopefully I don't.
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Why I really like the Vectra C interior and comfort features!?

Discussion about Vectra C interior and comfort features as well as some minor problems and issues

Vectra C comfort
Vectra C interior is quite roomy and spacious, especially considering the overall dimensions of the vehicle. The estate version is the roomiest from all Vectra C body styles, next is the hatchback and the sedan scores last in this category.

Comfort features
Vectra C is relatively comfortable vehicle and despite the firm ride it is considered pretty good option for longer trips. There are couple of different versions of the interior, depending on the level of equipment but most cars were ordered with extras that didn’t belong to a specific package.
semi leather interior
Vectra C semi-leather interior is the best option

Full leather
- the full leather interior is pretty good but I if not ordered with tinted windows you may find it pretty uncomfortable to use the seats in the summertime. The leather interior in the OPC/VRX version of the Vectra is even nicer with sport Recaro seats and tide side bolstering.
Semi-leather - this is the kind of interior I got in my Vectra C and I believe this is the perfect balance of luxury and everyday usability. The doors are almost full leather while the seats are semi-leather.
Fabric - the regular fabric interior is also good but the seats in this version are not as comfortable as the leather ones. On the other hand this is the most durable option.

Vectra C steering wheel
The leather wrapped steering wheel is just perfect

Unfortunately the overall good impression from Vectra C interior is ruined by the cheap plastics that can be found in multiple locations in the cabin. All versions are equipped with dual armrests - front and rear which do a pretty good job on longer journeys.

Buying used car – Opel Vectra C


Controls and switches
Opel/Vauxhall Vectra C controls are easy to use and operate… for the most part. My car was equipped with a dual-zone climate control which meant some simple air-conditioning settings needed to be done through the menus (like turning AC on/off). Other than that stereo controls are easy to work with as most of them are pretty bug. Same can be said for the steering wheel controls. Window switches are not the best in class.
Vectra C switches

Key and remote locking
One thing I particularly like is the remote control key for my hatchback Vectra C. It feels very solid and it also accommodates some interesting features like moving up all windows that remained open when locking the vehicle.

Overall Vectra C is a comfortable and well thought car. Of course there are areas that could be improved but that is valid for most cars, especially those which are considered budget ones.
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LG 60UJ750V - great deal for a 60 inch big screen 4K TV

Features, specifications and deal info for the 60 inch 4K Ultra HD LED TV LG 60UJ750V

LG 60UJ750V 4k LED TV
LG 60UJ750V
Consumers are buying bigger and bigger LED TV screens each year and some people are actually getting ridiculous with the screen size they are aiming to purchase. So to begin with I will advise you not to go wild when buying new TV, just make sure the size is calibrated to fit your room size nicely.
Today I will share some information, features and specifications of one big TV - the 60 inch 4k LED TV LG 60UJ750V. It is offered on a great deal at eBay and here is what it offers:

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Tefal Ultracompact SM1552 sandwich maker - user review

Tefal Ultracompact SM1552 consumer product review after three weeks

Tefal Ultaracompact SM1552 sandwich maker
Tefal Ultracompact SM1552

Today's review is dedicated to the Tefal Ultracompact SM1552 sandwich maker which I have been using in the last couple of weeks. This is actually my first sandwich/toast maker ever.

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SANDISK Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Memory Stick 32 GB

SANDISK Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Memory Stick 32 GB - Test and Review


This is probably going to be one of the shortest reviews we've done recently. Today we are taking a look at super-compact portable storage solution - the SANDISK Ultra Flair USB 3.0 Memory Stick 32 GB.

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HP 15-bs013dx - great 15.6-inch laptop deal at BestBuy

HP 15-bs013dx is a very capable 15-inch touch screen laptop with good features, specs and affordable price


Our US readers will be very happy with the laptop that we are going to review today - the 15.6-inch touch screen and Intel processor HP 15-bs013dx. This laptop received a very good score from BestBuy reviewers - 4.5 which is pretty good for a mid-range computer from a brand that doesn't do very well in the consumer laptop segment in the last couple of years.

HP 15-bs013dx - laptop features

Windows 10 operating system
Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you markup Web pages on your screen. Learn more ›

15.6" touch screen
BrightView glossy screen maintains the vivid colors in your photos and videos. Typical 1366 x 768 HD resolution. WLED backlight.

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U mobile processor
Smart dual-core, four-way processing performance for HD-quality computing.

8GB system memory (RAM)
Substantial high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run your games and photo- and video-editing applications, as well as multiple programs and browser tabs all at once.

1TB HDD - more than enough storage space, unfortunately no SSD
Holds a sizeable collection of digital photos, music, HD videos and DVD-quality movies. 5400 rpm spindle speed for standard read/write times.

Cloud support - Dropbox
Store your photos, videos, documents and other files on Dropbox for secure access across multiple devices. Fees may apply.

Intel® HD Graphics 620
On-processor graphics with shared video memory provide everyday image quality for Internet use, basic photo editing and casual gaming.

Bluetooth
Wirelessly transfer photos, music and other media between the desktop and your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone or MP3 player, or connect Bluetooth wireless accessories.

2x SuperSpeed 10Gbs USB 3.1 ports
Ultra-fast data connections to transfer large files rapidly.

USB 2.0 port
Quick plug-and-play connectivity for your devices and accessories.

HDMI 
Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.

Built-in media reader
Supports SD memory card formats.

Wireless network connectivity
High-speed wireless LAN built into the screen, so it connects to your network or hotspots on the most common Wi-Fi standards in both laptop and tablet modes.

Additional ports
Headphone/microphone combo jack.

Weighs 4.52 lbs. and measures 0.9" thin
Balances portability and screen size, so you get a respectable amount of viewing space without the laptop being too cumbersome for practical portability - 3-cell lithium-ion battery.

Intel, Pentium, Celeron, Core, Atom, Ultrabook, Intel Inside and the Intel Inside logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.

HP laptops with Intel’s fifth-generation Core i processors


Price - the HP 15-bs013dx can be found online for as low as $370.

My opinion

The 15-bs013dx is pretty good laptop for the money - it is fast enough for all daily tasks and small business thanks to the Intel i3 processor. As a downside I would mention the lack of SSD, not even a smaller one for start up and cache operations. I am also not big fan of the glossy BrightView displays but there is some advantage for having a touch screen laptop.
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Blaupunkt 236/2070 23.6 inch LED HD TV 720p

Blaupunkt 236/2070 23.6 inch LED HD TV 720p - consumer review, features and specs


Today at Test and Review I will present you one compact TV that is targeting mostly the European market - the 24 inch Blaupunkt 236/2070. This is basically a 23.6 inch HD 720p LED TV which comes in different name/product code depending on the location. The 236/2070 is specifically targeting customers from Eastern Europe.

Luxor TVs


When I saw the Blaupunkt 236/2070 in the store the other day it was place right next to a very similar small Sharp TV with the only difference that the Blaupunkt was slightly cheaper. I have seen these TVs being used mostly in hotels but I am sure they will also fit any mid-sized kitchen or even a small bedroom.

Yet another Blaupunkt TV

Blaupunkt are marketing their products by reminding their customers that the brand was established a long time ago in Germany. Make no mistake, most of the products are made in Asia or Central/Eastern Europe. Still, latest Blaupunkt products I've tested impressed with solid build quality but performance was average. And so is the price. You can find the Blaupunkt 236/2070 for around 100-120 Euros which is an OK price for a good small TV. Of course there are cheaper alternatives like the UTOK U24HD3 which is offered mostly in Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria but I believe Blaupunkt's quality and performance is slightly better.

I am not going to get into specifics but with the Blaupunkt 236/2070 you will get USB media player, HDMI, analogue and digital tuner, easy to use remote control and good viewing angles.

LG 32LJ500U review


That is all I can share for the Blaupunkt 236/2070 for now. Check the rest of our TV reviews for more offers.

Review of the Blaupunkt Sydney 220 BT car audio with Bluetooth

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