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Philips 800 Series OLED TVs offer Ambilight and Dolby Vision from £1,500

(Image credit: Philips)

On the hunt for a new OLED TV? Want it to be a bit flashier than the average black rectangle in the corner of your home? Then check out the new Philips 800 Series OLED TVs, set to hit UK stores from July.

The OLED805, OLED855 and OLED865 sets (which we previewed earlier this year in Amsterdam), will start at £1,500, and will be available in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes.

It's a comprehensive update for Philips' OLED range, which impressed so much with the OLED804 and OLED984 sets. This year's models are all powered by Philips 4th-generation P5 processor, and have wide-ranging HDR support, including HDR10+ and Dolby Vision.

A TV that shines

With all models supporting Android 9 smart TV functions and offering a 3-sided Ambilight system, which matches on-screen action with blooms of coloured light from behind the screen, it's only the stand design that sets them apart.

The OLED805 (pictured above) has a chamfered, dark chrome stand, while the OLED855 and OLED865 screens have a central stand, finished in chrome and Muirhead leather:

(Image credit: Philips)

With AI picture processing and a commitment to premium audio encoding, the Philips OLED sets seem well priced and aggressively feature-full. We'll be looking forward to putting them through their paces in a full review shortly, so keep checking back to TechRadar for more information soon.

Gerald Lynch

Gerald is the Executive Editor for TechRadar, taking care of the site's home cinema, gaming, smart home, entertainment and audio output. He loves his gaming, but don't expect him to play with you unless your console is hooked up to a 4K HDR screen and a 7.1 surround system. Based out of TechRadar Towers, London, Gerald was previously Editor of Gizmodo UK. He dreams of the day when he can pop on a VR headset and meet Lawnmower Man-era Pierce Brosnan. Sadly, Pierce doesn't share the dream.