TCL 40D3000 : the new Full HD
TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 40D3000, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 40 inches.
We are dealing with a rather small screen, which is quite unusual with this television maker.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution. Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Has the TCL succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .
The design of the TCL 40D3000
The TCL 40D3000 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the TCL 40D3000 is largely inspired by the other models in the D100 series.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
The TCL 40D3000 is simply flat.
With a size of 40 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!
TV screen presentation TCL 40D3000
The designers of TCL have made this new TV set 40D3000. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new 40D3000 TCL, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. A sum of characteristics that places it among the best in its range.
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. In addition, with a screen of 40 inches, the 40D3000 belongs to the series of small models in its range.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, this television sets itself below its competitors. The game mode is to be avoided, as well as the cinema mode, due to the delay that can occur in the image.
In addition, TCL has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Full HD image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.
TV sound presentation TCL 40D3000
A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The equipment consists of two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.
In other words, you get an average rendering.
Depending on your requirements, you can add a few speakers to amplify the sound experience.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 40D3000 TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.
Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 40D3000
To smart TV aficionados, keep moving on. This model does not have one. In case you can’t do without it, and this 40D3000 is your final choice, you will need to add a TV-Box next to it.
The connection system of the TCL 40D3000
This television TCL 40D3000 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
You will need to carefully choose the devices you want to connect to this 40D3000. The reason? there are few choices in terms of available connectors.
It is with 7 possible connections that this 40D3000 is presented. The TCL considers that with the40D3000 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .
You have the following connections at your disposal:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
Technical characteristics of the TCL 40D3000
Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:
|Sizes of the television without stand||92.2 cm x 53.594 cm x 7.366 cm|
|Screen size in inches||40|
|Screen resolution||Full HD|
|Display system||Direct LED|
|Tuners available||DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||1|
|Number of HDMI ports||2|
|Number of audio outputs||1|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|Power consumption||65 W|
Our conclusion on the TCL 40D3000
The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
Back to the future! As in the film, you are propelled into the past. In other words, it feels like it’s the 2000s. No smart tv? you read it right. It is possible, and it is the choice that TCL makes on this 40D3000.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.
If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.