55C815 from TCL : Our anlysis

TCL 55C815 : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Recently TCL has released information about its new model of television . It is the 55C815.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
First, the size : 54.6 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.
In addition this TCL displays 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.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 55C815 TCL ? All answer elements just after.

The design of the TCL 55C815

The TCL 55C815 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
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.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that TCL has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the TCL 55C815

The display of this 55C815 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.

The TCL 55C815 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 54.6 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 50 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality 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.

55C815 from TCL – The sound

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  several loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the ultimate in sound gathered in this 55C815 TCL. The quality of manufacture allows you to immerse yourself in the best of home theater sound.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the TCL 55C815

On the software side, the TCL 55C815 is equipped with the operating system Android 9.0 Pie. You have the opportunity to explore 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 55C815 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the TCL 55C815 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 55C815

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 11 possible connections that this 55C815 is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the TCL 55C815

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 66
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 113 W

To conclude on the TCL 55C815

Finally, this new TCL 55C815 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the display frequency, the available RAM.