Trusted Reviews is supported by its audience. If you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Hannspree AD32UMMB Review - Conclusions Review


The set additionally manages to rise above its non-full HD native resolution with relatively static HD footage to deliver an image of very respectable sharpness and detail. It’s less accomplished when it comes to upscaling standard definition sources to its 1366×768 pixels, though, leaving them looking a bit soft and muted (though at least they don’t also look especially noisy).

Hannspree AD32UMMB – Motion Concerns

Discussing the AD32UMMB’s sharpness does bring us to the set’s biggest picture weakness, though. For while, as stated, Hannspree’s set does pretty well when it comes to handling static HD footage, sharpness levels take a fairly major hit whenever the screen has to handle any significant amount of motion.

This is down, almost certainly, to the panel at the TV’s heart not enjoying a very rapid response time by modern standards. And the problem can be so severe that it actually leaves pictures looking smeary from time to time. There’s nothing much you can do about the problem either, given the absence of any serious motion processing circuitry.
Hannspree AD32UMMB
The resolution loss is joined when watching Blu-rays, moreover, by a little juddering during camera pans.
Not surprisingly the motion problems we’re talking about here aren’t particularly conducive to video gaming. And the AD32UMMB further blots its copy book with gamers by turning in below average input lag figure of around 67ms – enough, just about, to slightly impact your gaming performance.

Hannspree AD32UMMB – Val

The motion and input lag flaws are severe enough to stop us giving the AD32UMMB the unbridled recommendation it might otherwise have earned. That said, while the Finlux 32F8030-T handles motion much better, if you don’t want to or can’t find the extra £100 needed for that model, by £200 32in standards the AD32UMMB remains an unusually accomplished picture performer.
Hannspree AD32UMMB
Its sound isn’t shockingly bad either – which counts as a compliment when you’re talking about the ultra-cheap end of the TV market! Its speakers are able to get reasonably loud without distorting or suffering cabinet ‘rattle’, and voices sound surprisingly well-rounded and clear. Probably inevitably the set’s inability to shift through many gears with its soundstage finds action scenes sounding rather crowded and muddy, but this effect only occasionally descends into actual harshness. In short, the AD32UMMB seldom causes your ears the sort of physical pain created by most budget small-screen TVs.


While this Hannspree doesn’t join the Finlux 32F8030-T in totally rewriting the budget TV rulebook, it’s still far better than you’ve any right to expect for under £200. So if your budget won’t stretch to the £300 Finlux, the AD32UMMB has got to at least make your shortlist.

We test every TV we review thoroughly over an extended period of time. We use industry standard tests to compare features properly. We’ll always tell you what we find. We never, ever, accept money to review a product.

Find out more about how we test in our ethics policy.

Used as the main TV for the review period

Tested for more than a week

Tested using industry calibrated tools, discs and with real world use

Tested with broadcast content (HD/SD), video streams and demo discs

Trusted Score

rating-star rating-star rating-star rating-star rating-star

Score in detail

  • Features 6
  • Value 9
  • Image Quality 7
  • Design 7
  • Sound Quality 7

Why trust our journalism?

Founded in 2003, Trusted Reviews exists to give our readers thorough, unbiased and independent advice on what to buy.

Today, we have millions of users a month from around the world, and assess more than 1,000 products a year.

author icon

Editorial independence

Editorial independence means being able to give an unbiased verdict about a product or company, with the avoidance of conflicts of interest. To ensure this is possible, every member of the editorial staff follows a clear code of conduct.

author icon

Professional conduct

We also expect our journalists to follow clear ethical standards in their work. Our staff members must strive for honesty and accuracy in everything they do. We follow the IPSO Editors’ code of practice to underpin these standards.