Life S16502 from Medion : Test and analysis

What about the new Medion Life S16502 ?

Today we are going to analyse the Medion Life S16502, a mid-range television from Medion. An review to check the capacities of this model.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 64.5 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Has the Medion succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Medion Life S16502

The Medion Life S16502 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.
In short, the Medion 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 Medion Life S16502 is revealed.

Life S16502 from Medion – The screen

The Medion 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 regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 50 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Medion has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
Thus, the Medion Life S16502 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

Life S16502 from Medion – 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 television set is equipped with  several loudspeakers for a sound power of 12 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will put you at the very heart of your movies. Immersive and impressive.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the Life S16502 Medion, it is the word correct that comes out.

The Intelligent aspect of the Medion Life S16502

On the software side, the Medion Life S16502 is equipped with the operating system Smart TV. You have the opportunity to explore 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Medion Life S16502

This television Medion Life S16502 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the Life S16502’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 13 connections, not too bad. The Medion Life S16502 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Life S16502 from Medion – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 56
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 50
Sound power 12
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 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 82 W

Our conclusion on the Medion Life S16502

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.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new Medion we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.