With HD-ready TV prices hitting rock bottom, it was only a matter of time before Full HD TVs did the same. You can now find largescreen 1080p sets for well under a grand, and one of the leading protagonists in this price plummet is Evesham, whose £650 Alqemi VX set boasts the sort of spec sheet usually found on much pricier TVs.
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Like alchemists of yore, we’re convinced that Evesham has employed wizards to create its none-more-affordable Alqemi range of LCD TVs: it has certainly succeeded in turning base materials into gold.
Evesham is a British company known for its PC equipment. In recent years, it has embraced the world of high-definition television and it keeps on getting better.
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Evesham has always had an aggressive pricing policy, which explains why the Alqemi VX is so much cheaper than its big name rivals. But low price doesn't always mean low quality, so we're hoping Evesham hasn't cut too many corners
For those with limited space, 26-inch sets are still ideal and this TV is a bargain, but does the spec suffer as a result? Sadly, yes it does. The first thing we notice is the slightly cheap-looking design
At £600, the HD-ready Alqemi 32SX for low-cost PC manufacturer Evesham, is a superbly cheap TV, but it's certainly not nasty. Suitably robust, the piano black finish sets off contemporary living rooms a treat
Evesham, purveyor of affordable PCs, is trying something new. Its presence here should make that clear - its new and wide range of Alqemi HD LCDs are its attempt to turn its computer experience into AV gold.
Evesham is known for its affordable PCs, but it has now branched off into the world of HD TVs with a large range of LCD models named Alqemi. And while the 32SX isn't quite pure magic, it costs just £600 and certainly has a few tricks up its sleeve