Presentation of the TCL 43P8
A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the TCL 43P8.
First, the size : 43 inches on this device.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Through our review today, you will understand why the TCL 43P8 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.
TV design presentation TCL 43P8
The TCL 43P8 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
Very different from its predecessors, the brand tries here to differentiate itself to meet the needs of consumers.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 43P8 is quite standard, flat.
With a size of 43 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. 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 charm of the 43P8 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In conclusion, TCL has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 43P8 to have a beautiful object in your living room.
The screen of the TCL 43P8
The TCL could hardly do better than this 43P8 with a LED screen.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices.
The TCL television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
And with his 43 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that meets the expectations of its range.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
TCL chooses 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 Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
Thus, the TCL 43P8 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.
The sound of the TCL 43P8
The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 43P8 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.
Basically, the final rendering is fine.
However, we will recommend to add speakers that will allow a better experience.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43P8 TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.
43P8 from TCL – Embedded intelligence
On the software side, the TCL 43P8 is equipped with the operating system Android Pie 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 43P8 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 43P8 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?
43P8 from TCL – Its connectivity
As for the connectivity aspect on TCL 43P8, it provides you with sufficient elements.
With a number of connections below the average of its range, you will have to choose which appliance(s) in your home you need to connect to your TV.
It is with 8 possible connections that this 43P8 is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)
43P8 from TCL – Technical characteristics
The main features of this TV set:
|Sizes of the television without stand||97 x 18.5 x 62.3 cm|
|Screen size in inches||43|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Smart TV||Android Pie 9|
|Tuners available||DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||1|
|Number of HDMI ports||2|
|Number of audio outputs||1|
|Component Input (YpbPr)||Yes|
|Composite Input (Video)||Yes|
|HDR Dolby Vision Compatible||Yes|
|Power consumption||85 W|
43P8 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 choice of TCL to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 43P8, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
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.
If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the sound power, the display frequency.