Sky Glass review: Could be the future of TV, just don’t ditch your Sky Q box just yet

Unless you’ve been living inside a cave for the past two months, you’ve probably seen the posters for Sky Glass plastered across every billboard in Britain. For those who have missed the barrage of marketing, Sky Glass is a custom-designed 4K TV that streams live television, on-demand boxsets and streaming apps over your broadband connection. This is a seismic move from the company as this is the first product they have launched that doesn’t require a dish stuck to your walls and it’s been a long time coming with Sky first announcing that it was working on a dish-free device all the way back in 2017.

Want to be one of the first to get your hands on Sky Glass? You can put down your details right now. Sky Glass, which is available in 43-, 55-, and 65-inch sizes, started to ship to customers from October 18, 2021. However, Sky is prioritising its Diamond & Platinum users, so you’ll need to pre-register to make sure you’re near the front of that queue. Prices start from £13 a month for the 43-inch panel, with the 55-inch model costing £17 a month, and the 65-inch 4K TV starting from £21 a month

Contract length: Up to 48 months | Upfront cost: £10

In a nutshell, Sky Glass is a Sky Q box and soundbar baked into a flatscreen telly. In all of its glossy new adverts and posters, Sky promises this ground-breaking new gadget is the future of its television service, but are they right?

Is it finally time to ditch your trusted Samsung or Sony television in favour of a set designed by Sky, and has Sky Glass really been worth the four-year wait? has had this TV plugged into our wall for over two weeks and here’s what we think…

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