Philex Thor Flat HDMI review

It might not be the best under £50, but the Philex Thor is a gutsy, solid and well built HDMI cable Tested at £40.00

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

It might not be the best under £50, but the Philex Thor is a gutsy, solid and well built HDMI cable

Pros

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    Good build

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    well balanced

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    gutsy

Cons

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    Not the best below £50

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    businesslike looks

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So, here's a new flat HDMI at a modest price, sporting all the requisite badges (it's claimed to be HDMI version 1.3c certified) and built to a satisfactory standard, complete with a disconcertingly rubbery outer shroud that's nothing if not businesslike.

That's the Thor Flat HDMI for you – and what's not to like? Simply put, not a lot: this is a gutsy cable, its balance adding useful heft over some near priced peers, and its picture boasting a zesty snap and vitality that more than justifies its price.

It's not the best below £50, though, so it' gets four stars.

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