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Our February 2009 issue is packed with exclusive news and reviews, including a Group Test of 15 Blu-ray players and a first look at one of Sony's premium Z series TVs

The February 2009 issue of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision goes on sale today, January 8th, and it's packed with exclusive news and reviews.

Our lead First Test sees us taking a first look at Sony's Z series of TVs with the £1500 Sony KDL-40Z4500. This new range model is the first to sport Sony's Motionflow 200Hz technology. You can read our full verdict on page 6.

If you're in the market for a new Blu-ray player, check out our exhaustive Group Test of 15 Blu-ray players, with prices from £190-£1600.

This month's Supertest focuses on 32in LCD screens, with models from Sony, Panasonic, Toshiba, Samsung and more going head-to-head for top spot in that ultra-competitive class.

On the hi-fi side of things we've got a cracking six-way Group Test of floorstanding stereo speakers between £1200-£1600 featuring entries from Dali, Dynaudio, PMC and Spendor.

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Don't forget the importance of cables – we've got a speaker cable round-up to help you get the best from your system, while in a similar vein you'll find a Test Express on phono stages to make sure your vinyl sounds as sweet as it can.

If you're the proud new owner of a portable media player then you'll want to take a careful look at our Round Up of headphone bargains, with everyone from Sennheiser to AKG to Grado being represented – you know those freebie buds aren't up to the job.

There's yet more of the world's most desirable kit in our Temptations section, with the Sooloos music server setting our pulses racing this month, while last but far from least is a micro systems Group Test where we tell you how best to spend £300 on a versatile little hi-fi system.

Oh, and to bring you a bit of post-Christmas cheer we're giving away 10 Pure Avanti Flow internet radios in our £2800 competition. Enter on our website here from Thursday 8th January.