The FTV (Flat Screen TV) was produced in 1984 and was a further development of Sinclair's minitaure TVs going back to 1966.
It differed from previous models in that the tube had a 90 degree bend in it, allowing it to fit in a much smaller profile case, making it truly pocket size. It ran off a rechargable battery or mains adapter.
However, the design was difficult, and complex circuitry was required to obtain a square picture after the beam had been bent at right-
The viewing angle was also less than his previous TVs due to a lens on the front of the display.
The TV was short-
It was also known as the TV80, referring to it's selling price.
I spotted this gold FTV recently on Ebay. It has real gold panels fitted. It is possibly unique and may have been made as a promotional piece or gift for a wealthy customer!
Hallmarks visible on the side. Thanks to Nick Adamson, Welwyn Cashbrokers for kind permission to use the photos.