TCL 40S305 : the television Direct LED from TCL

What about the new TCL 40S305 ?

Today we are going to analyse the TCL 40S305, a mid-range television from TCL. An review to check the capacities of this model.
In its 40 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 40 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

40S305 from TCL – Design

The TCL 40S305 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 40S305. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
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.
This TCL 40S305 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With a size of 40 inches, 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.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
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.

40S305 from TCL – The screen

The designers of TCL have made this new TV set 40S305. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
With this new model, TCL confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. With a screen size of 40 inches, this 40S305 is among the most models in its category.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
TCL chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality resolution.
Thus, the TCL 40S305 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 40S305

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  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 4 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 40S305 TCL is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

40S305 from TCL – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the TCL 40S305 is equipped with the operating system Roku 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.

40S305 from TCL – Its connectivity

This television TCL 40S305 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

This model has a total of 6 connections, not too bad. The TCL considers that with the40S305 the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

You have the following connections at your disposal:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

40S305 from TCL – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 92.2 cm x 53.594 cm x 7.366 cm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 4
Smart TV Roku TV
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
Composite Input (Video) Yes
VESA compatibility Yes

To conclude on the TCL 40S305

In conclusion, the TCL 40S305 is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.

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