TCL 43S525 : the new Ultra HD 4K
A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the TCL 43S525.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 43 inches.
Simple and about average. It’ll be just right for anybody who wants to watch TV without changing their home into a home cinema.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution. It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of TCL have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Through our review today, you will understand why the TCL 43S525 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.
TV design presentation TCL 43S525
Sober but in line with current trends. TCL has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
The design of the TCL 43S525 is largely inspired by the other models in the S5 series.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
The 43S525 is quite standard, flat.
With a size of 43 inches, 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 43S525 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
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 43S525
The TCL has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.
The TCL 43S525 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 43 inches, the 43S525 belongs to the series of standard models in its range.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Finally, TCL has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.
The sound of the TCL 43S525
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 43S525 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 for a sound power of 8 W.
Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43S525 TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.
43S525 from TCL – Embedded intelligence
On the software side, the TCL 43S525 is equipped with the operating system Roku TV; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 43S525 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 43S525
All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
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.
This model has a total of 5 connections, not too bad. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output
Presentation of the technical features of the TCL 43S525
Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:
|Sizes of the television without stand||96 cm x 56.13 cm x 7.37 cm|
|Screen size in inches||43|
|Screen resolution||Ultra HD 4K|
|Smart TV||Roku TV|
|Number of tuners||3|
|Number of USB ports||1|
|Number of HDMI ports||3|
|Number of audio outputs||1|
|Number of audio inputs||0|
|HDR Dolby Vision Compatible||Yes|
Our conclusion on the TCL 43S525
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.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.
In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the depth of the colours, the screen size.