What is the new TCL 55P65US worth ?
TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 55P65US, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
In its 55 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
The engineers from TCL say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K 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.
Why can we consider this 55P65US as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.
55P65US from TCL – Design
The TCL 55P65US with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
Innovation. This seems to be the key word given by TCL to characterize the 55P65US.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The TCL 55P65US is rather flat.
With a size of 55 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.
The interest of the 55P65US is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short, the TCL has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the TCL 55P65US is revealed.
TV screen presentation TCL 55P65US
The display of this 55P65US is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. It’s clearly one of the best TVs in its class right now.
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. It’s better than the others for a TV in its class.
And with his 55 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the top of 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.
With a frequency of 60 Hz, the fluidity of the images displayed on the television set is not exceptional. In some cases there may even be image shift problems. This also explains why it is placed in the entry-level of its range at TCL.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.
TV sound presentation TCL 55P65US
The TCL 55P65US is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles for a sound power of 8 W.
In summary, you have at your disposal a rendering below what you will find in the other models. And for those who are always more demanding, adopt a few more speakers. The home cinema experience is yours with a sound that resonates right into your living room furniture.
The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.
55P65US from TCL – Embedded intelligence
For the software part, the 55P65US TCL has an operating system Android 9; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 55P65US is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 55P65US with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?
The connection system of the TCL 55P65US
This television TCL 55P65US offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.
It is with 8 possible connections that this 55P65US is presented. The TCL 55P65US allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…
In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
55P65US from TCL – Technical characteristics
Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:
|Sizes of the television without stand||124.46 cm x 71.88 cm x 7.62 cm|
|Screen size in inches||55|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Display system||Direct LED|
|Smart TV||Android 9|
|Tuners available||DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||2|
|Number of HDMI ports||3|
|Number of audio outputs||1|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|HDR Dolby Vision Compatible||Yes|
55P65US from TCL – The conclusion
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.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the TCL know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
This model uses Direct LED technology for its display. The result is good: the lighting is uniform and the contrast is pleasant.
TCL chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.
From this new TCL we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the sound power.