Good idea : the 43P615 (AP) Direct-LED from TCL

What is the new TCL 43P615 (AP) worth ?

TCL ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 43P615 (AP), an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 42.5 inches.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
In addition this TCL displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
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 43P615 (AP)

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.
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.
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 43P615 (AP)

The display of this 43P615 (AP) 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. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 42.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is among the most models in its category.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the TCL 43P615 (AP) 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 43P615 (AP)

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however TCL has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and provides a sound power of 9.5 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 43P615 (AP) TCL, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set TCL 43P615 (AP)

For the software part, the 43P615 (AP) TCL has an 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 43P615 (AP) is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of TCL 43P615 (AP)

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.

It is with 6 possible connections that this 43P615 (AP) is presented. The TCL considers that with the43P615 (AP) the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 1 HDMI port, 2 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

43P615 (AP) from TCL – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 9.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 75 W

Our conclusion on the TCL 43P615 (AP)

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 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.

From this new TCL we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.